Today is National Science Day—a day to celebrate the spirit of science and scientific temper across the county. It is a day to commemorate Sir C V Raman’s discovery of the Raman effect. This year, the theme of National Science Day is ‘Women in Science’, celebrating the contributions of women scientists to the field of science in India.
Researchers from IISc, Bengaluru, and Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, have developed nanoparticles that can deliver drugs to targeted mammalian cells, using a type of plant virus called sesbania mosaic virus.
Neutrinos are the elusive sub-atomic particles in the Universe. They are abundant throughout the universe and tens of thousands pass through our body every second!
Scientists from the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru study how and why animals from different species interact with each other.
The Indian National Science Academy (INSA) has announced the winners of the INSA medal for young Scientists for the year 2018. Thirty young scientists from institutions and universities across the country have been selected for their contributions to science and technology.
In a ceremony held on the 25th of April, 2018, in New Delhi, the Indian National Science Academy (INSA) has released a new book entitled "Indian Science: Transforming India. Impact of Science in Independent India". The book is a compilation of interesting stories about some of the significant developments in the field of science and technology in the country, and their remarkable impact on the society.
In a step that could ease some tension about India's Neutrino Observatory, the Indian National Science Academy (INSA), the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and Indian Academy of Sciences (IAS) have issued a joint statement supporting the India-based neutrino observatory to be set up in Bodi West Hills in Theni district of Tamil Nadu.