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Mumbai | May 15
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A team of researchers from University of Aberdeen, UK, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, People’s Republic of China, and Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai have looked at the effects of availability of a smartphone based real time passenger information system on a passenger’s willingness to use public transport. Their studies reveal that although there was an initial excitement for the app, there were insufficient users required to scale up.

General, Science, Technology, Society, News
May 5

Genetically Modified Crops are those whose genetic makeup has been altered by introducing a foreign gene into its system. This is a popular technique to get the best of both worlds; we retain the desirable traits of the original plant and introduce new beneficial traits from other plants.

General, Science, Technology, Ecology, Scitoons, SciQs
Bengaluru | May 3
Infographic : Purabi Deshpande / Research Matters

Scientists from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, use magnetic fields to navigate nanomotors in cells.

General, Science, Technology, Health, Deep-dive
Mumbai | May 2
Photo : Ashutosh Raina

IIT Bombay researchers design a badminton training system using wearable technology.

General, Science, Technology, Deep-dive
Apr 28

The excruciating pain of having a failed organ and the grim chances of replacing it is a struggle of millions of patients across the globe. A ground-breaking discovery in this field, is giving a whole new definition to having one’s own personal organ! This discovery is none other than tissue engineering -- a science that has changed the face of organ transplant.

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Bengaluru | Apr 25

Scientists from Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, have developed a novel detonation–driven shock tube device for needle-free, painless drug delivery method. If commercialized the technology could replace the dreaded injections used in drug delivery.

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Kharagpur | Apr 25
Infographic : Purabi Deshpande / Research Matters

In the past century, fossil fuels like petrol and diesel have powered our vehicles, machines and in fact, our world! But the era of these fuels is coming to an end; all our petroleum reserves are soon ending, and the increasing pollution due to these fuels is making the world sick. Now, our hope lies in biofuels—fuels produced by organic wastes that are renewable and eco-friendly, unlike fossil fuels.

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Mumbai | Apr 19
Photo : Jayesh Bellare

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, develop a polymer based bioartificial pancreas which can be implanted into the body to help diabetic patients.

General, Science, Technology, Health, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Apr 18
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Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, show that pomegranates are more than just a tasty treat. Their new method is a cost-effective, zero-waste method of extracting oil from pomegranate seeds, which also yields high-quality protein and dietary fibres.

General, Science, Technology, Health, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Apr 17

Researchers from ICMR-National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health, Bombay, College of Pharmacy, and Indian Institute of Technology Bombay in Mumbai used popular online algorithms and molecular dynamics, to design an effective antimicrobial peptide.

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