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Study proposes low cost, high efficiency anti-bacterial masks

A team of scientists have put together various techniques for decontamination and reuse of respiratory masks based on experimental data and guidelines issued by the Center for Disease Control

Published on 2nd March 2021
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Some of Earth's microbes can survive on Mars' surface temporarily, suggests study

The researchers from NASA and German Aerospace Center tested the endurance of microorganisms to Martian conditions by launching them into the stratosphere

Published on 22nd February 2021
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Russian scientists probe prehistoric viruses by analysing remains of animals from permafrost

The Siberia-based lab said in a statement that the aim of the project was to identify paleoviruses and conduct advanced research into virus evolution

Published on 18th February 2021
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How are experts tracking variants of the coronavirus? 

Around the world, researchers have sequenced more than 500,000 genomes of the COVID-19 virus to date. Viruses can mutate as they make copies of themselves after infecting a person.

Published on 11th February 2021
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DNA test can quickly identify pneumonia in COVID-19 patients, aiding faster treatment: Study

For patients with the most severe forms of COVID-19, mechanical ventilation is often the only way to keep them alive

Published on 15th January 2021
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We are challenging nature fundamentally: In conversation with Infosys Prize winner Prof Arindam Ghosh and Prof Srinivas Kulkarni

Scientific temper has changed since the pandemic hit. More people are interested in it and more people know about scientists. The news is talking about them. But does this really help?

Published on 29th December 2020
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AI-designed serotonin sensor helpful in studying sleep, mental health, finds study

Preclinical experiments, primarily in mice, showed that the sensor could detect subtle, real-time changes in brain serotonin levels during sleep, fear, and social interactions

Published on 27th December 2020
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IIT Roorkee prof study finds Fbln7-C can delay reprogramming process of macrophages in tumor tissues

This work was published in the CYTOKINE journal, the official journal of the International Cytokine and Interferon Society

Published on 9th December 2020
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Study sheds light on why some people may become seriously ill from meningococcal bacteria

The researchers linked RNA mutations within the bacterium Neisseria meningitides to invasive meningococcal disease, marking the first time a non-coding RNA in a bacterium has been linked to disease 

Published on 8th December 2020
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Genetically engineered T cells could lead to therapies for autoimmune diseases

The immune system fights bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens by utilizing several types of T cells, all of which have receptors that are specific to particular antigens

Published on 4th December 2020
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From Stanford to Madurai Kamaraj University, meet the winners of the Infosys Prize 2020

All six winners were from varied backgrounds but were picked during a difficult year for the world at large — and they were announced virtually

Published on 2nd December 2020
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Ensuring safety on our campuses when colleges reopen is of utmost importance: NIIT University's Rajendra S Pawar

We spoke to Rajendra S Pawar, Founder, NIIT University about how COVID-19 has impacted every aspect of life including higher education and learning, what NIIT is doing to tackle the situation and more

Published on 26th November 2020
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Work from home, online classes increasing number of patients complaining about ear irritation, infection

According to medical experts, use of headphones and earpods for long hours in the last seven to eight months has increased such complaints

Published on 19th November 2020
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This biodegradable patch developed by an Anna University student can detect blood sugar levels in sweat  

Anna University researchers have developed a biodegradable patch that detects blood sugar levels in sweat. It is biodegradable and cruelty-free!

Published on 17th November 2020
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IIT Roorkee researchers develop the world’s first specific bacterial biosensor to detect environmental pollutant

The biosensor showed a satisfactory and reproducible recovery rate for the detection of SDS in real samples of sewage water, river water, and pond water

Published on 11th November 2020

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