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This 23-year-old from Hyderabad grew foot-long hair to donate for cancer patients. Here's why

Hair for Hope is an organisation that aims to create awareness about hair donation and ensures that the donated hair reaches organisations which are not only registered, but need it too

Published on 24th April 2019
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TN, Bengaluru students to study Zero Shadow Day on April 24, collaborate with students from other cities

The children in Chennai will measure the length of the shadow cast — almost zero on April 24 at noon, that is when the Sun crosses the local meridian

Published on 24th April 2019
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Slow Clap: Holy Cow to boost Indian economy and help build healthy India

The National Cow Commission will propose to make it mandatory for fertilizer-producing companies to manufacture 10 per cent bio-fertilizers from cow dung and cow urine

Published on 23rd April 2019
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IIT Roorkee researchers develop a new non-invasive method of detecting Breast and Ovarian Cancer

The research team identified certain proteins present in the saliva, which act as potential biomarkers indicative of Breast & Ovarian cancer metastasis

Published on 16th April 2019
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Researchers develop new technique to study movement of cells without dyes

While scientists can currently track the movement of cells using molecular dyes or labels, the practice comes with limitations. Dyes alter the behaviour of cells before, eventually, killing them

Published on 12th April 2019
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From eve-teasing to cyberbullying, how Vijayawada's Vasavya Mahila Mandali can help

Vasavya Mahila Mandali has been working with and for women for 50 years now and continues to do so to build a more equal society

Published on 6th March 2019
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IIT Hyderabad Researchers find Antarctic fungi that could help in treating Leukemia

This work could lead to the development of chemotherapeutic treatment methods that have fewer side effects than the existing methods
 

Published on 19th February 2019
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Is failure in exams a major cause for suicides in India?

As many as 8,068, 8,934 and 9,747 suicides were committed worldwide just due to failure in examinations during 2014-2016. How bad is it in India? Here's what we found

Published on 18th February 2019
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Even exposure to smoker's fingers can cause respiratory problems in children: Study

According to a study published in the journal Tobacco Use Insights, not smoking around children does not prevent exposure to nicotine

Published on 10th February 2019
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Researchers whose discoveries have been celebrated much are also protesting for a hike. Here's why ​

We talk to three research scholars who have brought laurels to the country and have made breakthrough discoveries in their fields of study, who are also protesting for the hike in their fellowship

Published on 30th January 2019
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Could AI and bots replace trained doctors for better diagnosis? Only time will tell

Artificial intelligence (AI) may be poised to wipe out cervical cancer after a study showed that computer algorithms can detect precancerous lesions far better than trained experts

Published on 28th January 2019
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Colour, spice and drama is always my style with baking: Antony Amourdoux, Pondicherry-based banker-turned-baker

The Great British Bake Off contestant speaks about mixing a bit of his own identity into his delicious desserts and how life has changed following the show

Published on 19th January 2019
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This device helps women in the painless and early detection of breast cancer. Here's how

iBreastExam is a non-invasive device that can screen women for breast cancer without causing any pain. We talk to the Founder and CEO of the company that invented it

Published on 14th January 2019
Sing for humanity

How you can save a life by recording a song on your smartphone

Thomas John talks about Sing for Humanity, which is an initiative that lets donors sing a song that may just go online and help save lives in the process

Published on 3rd January 2019
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Facebook ads may help reduce cancer deaths: University of Colorado study

Visiting online ads on Facebook can prompt users to register for cancer screening camps more regularly 

Published on 31st December 2018

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