Researchers at IIT Bombay discover the role of environmental resources, genes and mating in species in the development of new species in the same area, challenging the traditional view that new species can develop only in distinct geographies.

tropical diseases

Patna
5 Aug 2020

A recent study presents a success story of controlling the spread of Kala-azar in Bihar.

Bengaluru
13 Dec 2019

Pune researchers take a molecular modelling approach to identify drug targets for the deadly Nipah virus.

Bengaluru
5 Sep 2019

Visceral leishmaniasis, or kala-azar, is an insidious disease that affects thousands of people every year. This illness can be fatal, if not diagnosed and treated on time. However, despite best efforts, India still lags behind in eliminating this disease completely. A recent study published in the journal PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases has investigated the factors that lead to the delayed diagnosis and treatment of kala-azar.