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Bengaluru | Mar 25, 2022
Novel technique, novel device: RapidET could be a gamechanger in cancer biopsy tissue analyses

Scientists develop a novel instrument for rapid electro-thermal analysis of cancer biopsy tissue. 

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Mar 16, 2022
A colony of the tropical paper wasp Ropalidia marginata with a few individuals uniquely colour coded for identification (picture credit Nitika Sharma)

Study finds that considering multiple social interactions as a whole instead of individual interactions helps identify the potential queen of a wasp colony. 

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Dec 10, 2021
A view of the forest canopy - Photo: KS Seshadri

Researchers find a greater abundance but an altered epiphyte community in selectively logged forests

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Sep 24, 2021
Friend or foe? Study shows fan-throated lizards could be evolving novel behaviours to avoid a brawl

Researchers find that altered signalling patterns for survival by a fan-throated lizard species could be setting the stage for its evolution

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Sep 9, 2021
Lab in a capsule: a modular device for biological experiments in space

Researchers from IISc and ISRO develop a compact module to conduct microbiology experiments in space

General, Science, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | May 28, 2021
Bridged: Gaps between mathematical methods of understanding nature

Researchers have sealed the mathematical gaps between two seemingly different approaches explaining particle interactions.

General, Science, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | May 17, 2021
Breaking the genetic code of cancer propagation

Researchers have identified two groups of genes that switch activity and help cancer cells evade therapy and spread aggressively.

General, Science, Health, Society, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Feb 27, 2021
Directions of rotation drive the collective motion of particles

Researchers have used rotation of particles to drive the way beads group together and move on a plate.

General, Science, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Dec 18, 2020
Using viruses to kill Tuberculosis bacteria

Researchers use a cocktail of bacteriophages to fight drug-resistant tuberculosis.

General, Science, Health, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Nov 25, 2020
Sex without getting caught: Interactions between tree crickets and their predators

Searching for mates and predation risk can alter spatial interactions between tree crickets and green lynx spiders.

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
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