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This IISc alum's start-up has developed what could be the simplest way to detect breast cancer

Dr Geetha Manjunath's health-tech start-up NIRAMAI has devised a touch-free, pain-free and radiation-free way to detect breast cancer in women. They have screened more than 30,000 women in India

Published on 4th October 2020
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In conversation with Radhika Radhakrishnan: A feminist researcher's guide on surviving the internet

Social researcher Radhika Radhakrishnan shares her experience with sexual violence on social media and how she manages to stay true to her intentions

Published on 3rd October 2020
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How Jyotsna Siddharth's Project Anti-Caste Love is driving the conversation towards caste in romance

Jyotsna Siddharth talks about starting a platform that discovers, discusses and debates the role that caste plays in love and romance

Published on 23rd September 2020
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Adivaasi Drishyam wants to keep you informed about the wealth of knowledge that adivasi communities possess through their webinars

Started by Eugene Soreng and his team, this YouTube channel and Instagram page are all about passing on the information about adivasi culture, cuisine, songs and a lot more. This is how he does it

Published on 25th September 2020
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IIT Madras researchers develop nano-coated Magnesium alloys to repair bone fractures

The researchers found that the rabbit femur implanted with the coated magnesium alloy showed bone formation and also bridged the defect region

Published on 21st September 2020
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Filmmaker Munmun Dhalaria's documentaries are a peek into the Himalayan communities' response to COVID-19

We spoke to documentary filmmaker Munmun Dhalaria to know more about the projects she has been working on during the pandemic

Published on 12th September 2020
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Several TISS student groups demand removal of new Registrar for ‘problematic, hateful’ social media posts

Ever since RM Joshi was appointed in late August, students from the Institute have been sharing statements, open letters, sent representations to the administration 

Published on 11th September 2020
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Social distancing is our vaccine till a COVID cure arrives: Health Ministry officials amid Unlock 4.0

During a press briefing on Thursday, the ministry officials observed that people are sidelining the use of masks and following of social distancing protocols.

Published on 3rd September 2020
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Institute can’t ask for funds when it is unsure of how pandemic will impact semester: TISS studentS

 

In their response, the ASA demanded to know why the Institute was levying fees for the development fund when they were already charging tuition and IT/ Computer fees

Published on 19th August 2020
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TISS clarifies why its charging lab, studio, medical, computer, Students’ Union fee despite running online classes

The administration also clarified issues regarding extension of fee payment deadline, feeinstallments, financial assistance, semester registration, accessing TISSOL materials

Published on 19th August 2020
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Toronto University researchers develop cell injection technique that could help reverse vision loss

Many researchers have experimented with treatments based on injecting healthy photoreceptors or RPE cells into the eye to replace the dead cells

Published on 14th August 2020
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COVID-19 may increase the risk of blood clots in pregnant women, say scientists 

According to the researchers, including those from the Tufts University School of Medicine in the US, one of the many complications of COVID-19 is the formation of blood clots in previously healthy pe

Published on 30th July 2020
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Study reveals how renegade protein interrupts brain cell function in Alzheimer's disease

Led by researchers from NYU Grossman School of Medicine, the new study analysed the makeup of such tangles and found 12 proteins that they say have not before been tied to both tau and Alzheimer's 

Published on 28th July 2020
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Sherly Devarapalli conducts self-defense classes for girls in rural Telangana schools

Before launching Goodwill, Hyderabad-based Sherly Devarapalli worked with many NGOs like Be The Change and conducted self-defense sessions for them and gathered a lot of experience from there

Published on 27th July 2020
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COVID-19 patients who smoke, vape are at higher risk than others: Study

"COVID-19 seems to have this ability to increase the risk for blood coagulation, as does smoke," Luca Cucullo, lead researcher, said. "This may ultimately translate in higher risk for stroke."

Published on 26th July 2020

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