Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, look into the various ways in which our solid waste management woes can be solved. In their efforts integrated waste management appears as a solution that can help reduce the pollution caused due to open dumping.
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A new study by researchers from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai has, for the first time, demonstrated an efficient way to convert garden waste into fuel pellets that could be used for cooking.
Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay propse a novel algorithm that can help solve problems involving systems with multiple components, such as irrigation canals.
New data gathered by researchers from University of Amsterdam (UvA), over a period of several years from slums across Bengaluru could help in understanding and tackling poverty in India.
While the country struggles with various problems related to waste management, scientists from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, have come up with a novel solution to turn waste to wealth. The researchers develop a method to generate energy from landfill leachate and microbial fuel cells.
In an interdisciplinary study, scientists from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, display how the use of nanotechnologies can be useful in treatment of cancer.
Scientists from the Central University of Gujarat (CUG), Gandhinagar, use computers to design the most efficient drug against TB. They apply pharmacophore modelling approach to understand the interactions between proteins found in Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) and the compounds which can suppress the bacteria.
Scientists from Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram have possibly designed the first sustainable molecular keypad lock, which can also be used as a sensor of a poisonous pesticide.
Manipulation of particles whose sizes are a billionth of a metre poses a huge challenge and is a vast area of research. Manipulation of objects on this scale has important application from medicines to quantum technologies. Scientists from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore have devised a new approach to trap and maneuver nanoscale objects.
As conventional memory devices like the hard drives and flash drives, generally made of semiconductor materials reaching limit in terms of their size and storage capacity a new emerging technology- Resistive Random Access Memory (RRAM)- holds the promise of cheaper and efficient replacement to existing technologies.