2021 >> Apr

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Science and Society
People

Computer History Museum honours tech legend Raj Reddy

April 16, 2021
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CHM's Fellow Awards recognize extraordinary individuals for a lifetime of achievement in computing and technology

People

Dr. Pushpa Mittra Bhargava

April 16, 2021
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Remembering the architect of modern biology and biotechnology in India  

Event

DBT celebrates its 35th Foundation Day

April 16, 2021
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The function to celebrate the 35th Foundation Day of DBT was held through video-conferencing

Government Initiatives

Global Bio India2021

April 16, 2021
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The largest bio-technology conglomerate

Government Initiatives

Mainstreaming gender in STEM: Policies and practices

April 16, 2021
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Women leaders deliberate on various policies and best practices to promote women in S&T

Features
Mathematical Science

How math can help us understand the human body

April 16, 2021
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Graph theory helps biologists study homeostasis, researchers say

Space Science

Touchdown! NASA's Mars Perseverance Rover Safely Lands on Red Planet

April 16, 2021
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A key objective for Perseverance’s mission on Mars is astrobiology, including the search for signs of ancient microbial life.

Neuroscience

First-in-human clinical trial to assess gene therapy for Alzheimer’s disease

April 16, 2021
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UC San Diego researchers will inject harmless virus carrying a restorative gene into participants’ brains, where earlier animal studies suggest it may slow, prevent or reverse progression of the neurological disorder

Biotechnology

Models for biological research - Part 1

April 16, 2021
Abinaya Ramesh, Devaki Muralidharan, Soumika Ghosal and Maddaly Ravi

From absolute in vitro to complete in vivo models

Discoveries and Innovations-Biological Sciences
Microbiology

Diphtheria could become a major global threat

April 16, 2021
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Researchers found that Diphtheria has started to become resistant to several classes of antibiotics

Biotechnology

The glue that holds cells (and us) together

April 16, 2021
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Study to find what keeps these cells together and how does this glue form and change to promote the functions of a tissue

Biotechnology

New platform to measure DNA modifications

April 16, 2021
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The technique has potential application in early detection of Cancer, Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s

Biotechnology

New hope for a cure for Parkinson’s Disease

April 16, 2021
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Study shows that energy deficiency in certain cells in the human brain could be a major cause for the development of the neurodegenerative disorder

Biochemistry

Detecting the effect of prolonged alcohol exposure on Red Blood Cells

April 16, 2021
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Scientists develop high-resolution platform that can be tuned for a point-of-care screening of several other blood-related conditions in the future

Discoveries and Innovations-Chemical Sciences
Material Science

Converting waste heat to electricity

April 16, 2021
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Scientists identified a lead-free material which can efficiently allow recovery of electricity from ‘waste heat’.

Discoveries and Innovations-Earth and Planetary Sciences
Environmental Science

Black clams can provide potential early warning

April 16, 2021
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Sublethal exposure study of lead (Pb) on black clams to provide early warning information on marine pollution

Astronomy

Metal rich environment crucial for light giant planets

April 16, 2021
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Study explores connections between the planet and host star properties

Discoveries and Innovations-Engineering Sciences
Engineering Science

Zero-emission technology for E-waste management

April 16, 2021
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The methodology is a three-step process which involves pyrolysis of e-waste, separation of metal fraction, and recovery of individual metals

Biomedical Science

Wearable sweat sensor bandages

April 16, 2021
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The researchers develop a novel sensor that can be mounted on adhesive bandage and embedded on garments

Artificial Intelligence

Automated system to detect colorectal cancer

April 16, 2021
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Researchers designed an automated Artificial Intelligence-based system to detect colorectal cancer

Discoveries and Innovations-Physical Sciences
Computer Technology

Automated diagnosis of COVID-19 lung infection

April 16, 2021
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The software tool developed by the IISc-led team reveals the severity of lung infections