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Bengaluru | Oct 4
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In a recent study, published in the journal Emerging Microbes & Infections, a multi-national team of researchers have traced the trail of the Zika virus from the forests of Africa to India and other Asian countries.

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Bengaluru | Oct 1

Researchers from DST's Centre for Policy Research, the IISc, and CSIR have examined the popular measurement standards used in research and their trustworthiness.

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New Delhi | Sep 27

Researchers impress upon the importance of developing cardiovascular disease risk programs in India by utilizing survey data.

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Bengaluru | Aug 9
Photo: "Dismantled houses where there have been cases of the plague". Source: Gordon, H. (1899) A Plague Stricken City. The English Illustrated Magazine, 22 (193): 17-23 in Ranganathan, M. 2018 "Rule By Difference: Empire, Liberalism, and the Legacies of Urban 'Improvement', Environment and Planning: A (Economy and Space). Published online June 22, 2018. DOI:http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0308518X18781851

Researchers from American university explore the reasons behind urban improvement through the ages.

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Rajgir | Aug 1

Study from Nalanda University, Bihar, explores whether the drinking water from bottles is following the standards set by Bureau of Indian Standards and is safe for consumption.

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Bengaluru | Jun 29

In a recent article published in the `Science’ magazine, titled ‘When the cure kills—CBD limits biodiversity research’, researchers have questioned the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), a framework formulated to conserve biodiversity. 

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Hyderabad | Jun 13

How hard is it shop for a few groceries? The majority of us may find this to be a trivial task. But, close to one billion people all over the world may find this an arduous one. Why? Because, unlike most of us, they live with long-term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments.

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Mumbai | May 24
Infographic : Purabi Deshpande / Research Matters

There exists a theory among economists called the ‘pollution haven hypothesis’ that talks about how foreign investments are related to environmental regulations. It states that companies from developed countries often seek to set up manufacturing units in developing countries not only because they can obtain cheap labour and resources, but also because environmental regulations in these countries are usually lenient, reducing the cost of compliance.  But does empirical data support this hypothesis?

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Bengaluru | May 22
Photo : Dr. Kartik Shanker

23rd of May is celebrated as theWorld Turtle Day. Read about the various organisations in India who use an array of methods to ensure that turtles are welcome on our shores. 

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New Delhi | May 10

Delhi, the city once famous for the charm of the Red Fort and the elegance of Qutub Minar, is today infamous for its pollution crisis. Ranked one of the most polluted cities in the world, the air in the city is taking a toll on its residents’ health. With over 10 million vehicles registered in Delhi, it is not surprising that the air is turning toxic. But how bad is the air really in the roads of Delhi?

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