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Biomedical Science

Innovative arthritis treatment combines heat with exercise

March 28, 2022
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Engineers have discovered that increasing the temperature of cartilage in the knee during physical exertion could prevent the cartilage from degenerating.

Chemical Engineering

Breaking down plastic into its constituent parts

March 28, 2022
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Researchers have succeeded in breaking down plastic into its molecular building blocks and in recovering over 90 percent of them.

Biotechnology

A new dimension in transplantation

March 28, 2022
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researchers developed a new technique that can transplant mitochondria – the tiny powerhouses of the cell – from one living cell to another with unparalleled efficiency.

Chemical Engineering

A stretchable display that could revolutionize how humans interact with electronics

March 28, 2022
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After discovering a groundbreaking way to create an elastic light-emitting polymer,  chemical engineers have developed high-brightness, stretchy color displays.

Nanotechnology

New technique to improve electronic properties of nanocrystals

March 28, 2022
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A new study introduces a breakthrough in making nanocrystals function together electronically.

Biotechnology

Success treating night blindness in dogs could lead to human gene therapy

March 28, 2022
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Scientists have successfully restored dim-light vision to dogs with an inherited disorder that causes night blindness.

Chemical Engineering

Upcyling polyester could reduce plastic waste

March 28, 2022
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Researchers develop a new method called plastic upcycling; efficient use of the chemistry has implications from bioremediation to medicine

Microbiology

Scientists discover how molecule becomes anticancer weapon

March 28, 2022
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Deep-sea microbe provides rich source of medically potent drugs

Geological Science

On Jupiter’s moon Europa, ‘chaos terrains’ could be shuttling oxygen to ocean

March 28, 2022
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Salt water within the icy shell of Jupiter’s moon Europa could be transporting oxygen into an ice-covered ocean of liquid water where it could potentially help sustain alien life

Material Science

Don’t underestimate undulating graphene

March 28, 2022
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Scientists put forth the idea that growing atom-thick graphene on a gently textured surface creates peaks and valleys in the sheets that turn them into “pseudo-electromagnetic” devices.

Food/Nutrition

Plant-based omega-3s may boost heart health, reduce risk of heart disease

March 28, 2022
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Study found that the major plant-based version of the nutrient, alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), can benefit heart health and reduce the risk of heart disease for those who don’t eat seafood.

Engineering Science

Tiny, cheap solution for quantum-secure encryption

March 28, 2022
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Microchips with tiny clocks may hold key to future of computing security

Biology

Study shows how geographic features influence evolutionary outcomes

March 28, 2022
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Scientists develop a new method to measure the extent to which regional geographic features that affect local rates of speciation, extinction and dispersal for species.

People

Dr. Adersh Asok, DST-INSPIRE Faculty fellow

March 21, 2022
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Conducting research and development for unique optical materials and optics for energy self-sustenance

People

Dr. Divya Somvanshi, DST-INSPIRE Faculty fellow

March 21, 2022
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Working on doping techniques for monolayer and bi-layer 2D-semiconductors for future 2D-electronics devices optimization

Computer Technology

Touch-less touch screen technology

March 21, 2022
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Scientists develop a technique that can restrain viruses spreading through contact

Neuroscience

Study suggests lithium may decrease risk of developing dementia

March 21, 2022
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Researchers have identified a link which suggests that lithium could decrease the risk of developing dementia

Information Technology

Filtering and blocking cookies automatically

March 21, 2022
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Researchers develop a browser extension that uses machine learning to recognise and block unnecessary cookies

Engineering Science

New technique opens door to cheaper semiconductors, higher chip yield

March 21, 2022
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Scientists have developed a technique to create a highly uniform and scalable semiconductor wafer, paving the way to higher chip yield and more cost-efficient semiconductors.

Material Science

Scientists create new lead-free piezoelectric materials

March 21, 2022
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Researchers have discovered that a compound they created in the lab, could be a promising alternative to certain piezoelectric materials.