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National Technology Day 2022

May 18, 2022
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Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh says, future belongs to technology-driven economy and calls for building Innovation Ecosystem in the country

Information Technology

Efficient 3D modelling of large area landforms

May 18, 2022
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A novel machine learning based method to compress and reconstruct 3D spatial data from remote sensing

Biomedical Science

Digital odour detection and synthesis in the offing

May 18, 2022
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Researchers use quantum biology techniques to gain insights into the molecular behaviour of the odour molecules.

Engineering Science

Valleytronics for fast and energy-efficient computing

May 18, 2022
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Researchers propose a quantum material based valleytronics device structure that can be implemented using existing technology.

Bioengineering

Algae-powered computing

May 18, 2022
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Researchers have used a widespread species of blue-green algae to power a microprocessor continuously for a year - and counting - using nothing but ambient light and water.

Bioengineering

T cells block nerve cell regeneration with age, but can be reversed

May 18, 2022
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New research in mice shows T cells prevent damaged nerve cells from regenerating due to a reversible, ageing-related mechanism.

Microbiology

Bacteria with recording function capture gut health status

May 18, 2022
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These microorganisms could one day offer a noninvasive means of diagnosing disease or assessing the impact of a diet on health.

Astrophysics

First image of black hole at the center of our galaxy

May 18, 2022
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The image was produced by an international research team, called the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration, consisting of more than 300 researchers from 80 institutions around the world.

Geological Science

Zircons (and the secrets they hold) are forever

May 18, 2022
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4-billion-year-old crystals offer clues to when plate tectonics began, setting stage for life on Earth

Quantum Science

New qubit platform could transform quantum information science and technology

May 18, 2022
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Research from Argonne, UChicago scientists marks another step in quest for an ideal quantum bit

Physics

Dragonflies use vision, subtle wing control to straighten up and fly right

May 18, 2022
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The research reveals a chain of mechanisms that begins with the dragonfly’s eyes – all five of them – and continues through its muscles and wing pitch.

Biotechnology

Study probes the relationship between genetics, proteins, and disease risk

May 18, 2022
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Study has uncovered novel insights into genetic determinants of health and generated data that could lead to a better understanding of racial health disparities

Microbiology

Microbes help orchestrate how the gut uses its genes

May 18, 2022
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The microbes that help break down food actually tell the gut how to do its job better, according to a new study in mice at Duke.

Biomedical Science

Flu causes cardiac complications by directly infecting the heart

May 18, 2022
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Study revealed that the electrical malfunctions and heart scarring seen in some of the sickest flu patients are caused by direct influenza infection of cardiac cells.

Chemical Engineering

Energy researchers invent chameleon metal that acts like many others

May 18, 2022
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Study could significantly advance technology for storing renewable energy, making renewable fuels and manufacturing sustainable materials, all while reducing reliance on precious metals. 

Biomedical Science

Scientists transform beating heart stem cells into brain cells

May 18, 2022
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Study could help understand how specific genes affect the development of your body and the role they play in developmental diseases, potentially leading to new therapies.

Agricultural Science

Scientists grow plants in soil from the moon

May 18, 2022
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Researchers showed that plants can successfully sprout and grow in lunar soil.

Psychology

Here’s why you got attached to your favorite fictional character

May 18, 2022
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study has revealed people create emotional attachments with fictional characters by making similar judgments about their personalities as they do with real-life people

Astrophysics

A new model for inferring density inhomogeneity in the solar corona

May 11, 2022
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Scientists develop a new approach to estimate the amount of density inhomogeneity in the solar atmosphere, which can be quantified by the density filling factor

Engineering Science

Ways for broader design & engineering of reconfigurable magnonic crystals

May 11, 2022
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Study may lead to magnon based computing systems and bring about a paradigm shift in computing and communication devices.