2021 >> May

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Science and Society
People

Dr. Sonu Gandhi

May 13, 2021
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Researcher working on low-cost smart nano devices for detection of disease receives SERB Women Excellence Award

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Dr. Antara Banerjee

May 13, 2021
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Woman scientist credited for making important contributions in the field of female reproduction receives SERB Women Excellence award

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Dr. Shobhna Kapoor

May 13, 2021
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SERB Women Excellence Awardee’s work has potential to discover resistance-free membrane-centric drugs for infectious diseases

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Dr. Vinu Mohan A.M.

May 13, 2021
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New wearable sensors capable of monitoring biomarkers from sweat can obviate necessity of invasive tests for monitoring health

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Sanjib Kumar Agarwalla

May 13, 2021
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Swarna Jayanti Fellow to explore the signatures of New Physics in Neutrino experiments

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Dr. Satyapriya Bhandari

May 13, 2021
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INSPIRE Faculty fellow modifying tiny dots for fabricating optical materials useful for optical sensors, light-emitting purposes, energy conversion & composites

Event

Innovations in Robotics by school children

May 13, 2021
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An effort to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship   

Space Science

Unlocking India’s Space Potential. Geospatial Data and Mapping

May 13, 2021
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Liberalised geospatial policy & space-based remote sensing policies to do wonders for country

Features
Agricultural Science

Nutrients packed mango variety

May 13, 2021
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Kota farmer develops mango variety that bears fruits round the year

Biotechnology

Primary and continuous cell lines – indispensable for biological research

May 13, 2021
Devaki Muralidharan, Soumika Ghosal, Abinaya Ramesh and Maddaly Ravi

Cell lines are extensively used in basic biomedical research to study the various aspects of pathology, physiology, patho-physiology of disease, morphology, drug effects and the differentiation of cells.

Discoveries and Innovations-Biological Sciences
Evolution

Species scent

May 13, 2021
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Research on one species, the apple fly, suggests this evolution might not take as long as we would expect

Ecology

Region-wise antivenom for snakebite – a necessity

May 13, 2021
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New study finds that the venom of Russell’s vipers was dramatically different in composition and toxicity based on geographical location

Discoveries and Innovations-Chemical Sciences
Quantum Science

New state of materials

May 13, 2021
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The discovery can lead to better, tuneable, controllable quantum technologies

Chemical Engineering

Deciphering particle self-assembly

May 13, 2021
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Scientists tuned the nature of the chiral activity of millimetre-sized rice-shaped grains with the help of 3D printing

Electronics Engineering

Electronic nose with biodegradable polymer and monomer

May 13, 2021
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that can detect hydrogen sulphide (H2S), a poisonous, corrosive, and flammable gas produced from swamps and sewers.

Discoveries and Innovations-Earth and Planetary Sciences
Engineering Science

Tracking solar eruptions

May 13, 2021
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Scientists have developed a new technique to track the huge bubbles of gas threaded with magnetic field lines that are ejected from the Sun

Geology

Non-uniformity of Himalayas

May 13, 2021
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Scientists have found that the Himalayas are not uniform which could result in significantly large earthquake events in the Himalayas

Astronomy

Origin of winds from black hole accretion discs

May 13, 2021
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Study of the generation of wind and its subsequent driving by the radiation from the diffuse material in spiral motion around a massive central body

Astronomy

Farthest Gamma-ray emitting active galaxy

May 13, 2021
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Astronomers have discovered a new active galaxy that has so far been stumbled upon

Discoveries and Innovations-Engineering Sciences
Artificial Intelligence

Breast cancer progression prediction

May 13, 2021
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Researchers have developed classification method based on Deep Learning (DL) network, for evaluation of hormone status

Biomedical Science

Sweat-based non-invasive diagnosis

May 13, 2021
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Researchers have developed a new device that can generate sweat at resting and detect markers and transmit through a mobile phone.

Artificial Intelligence

Digital process of Sanskrit texts

May 13, 2021
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Researchers have developed a digital infrastructure for the efficient processing of Sanskrit texts, by effectively combining state-of-the-art machine learning techniques

Discoveries and Innovations-Medical Sciences
Biomedical Science

Keeping HIV virus in check by artificial enzyme

May 13, 2021
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Researchers develop a nano alternative to a natural enzyme that is used to block reactivation and replication of the virus in the host’s immune cells.