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How these Amrita students' robot, Wallpbot, can paint high-rise buildings in a jiffy

The students behind the first painting robot speak about their aims to make it easier for painters to do their job and decreasing toxicity

Published on 15th October 2019
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Soot yourself: This Bengaluru student just made a device that can clear the soot in the air we breathe

 Ashik S V's soot pollution control device that traps soot content from smoke will be soon installed in Kadirenahalli underpass in Bengaluru and his college will fund this project 

Published on 12th October 2019
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This team of health experts have designed an app to train primary health care providers to detect and screen cancer

Regi Jacob, a co-investigator for the M-Onco Ed app speaks about how it educates doctors on how to detect cancer before it is too late to treat it

Published on 2nd October 2019
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This new blood test may detect 20 types of cancers

The test's specificity - its ability to return a positive result only when cancer is actually present - was high, as was its ability to pinpoint the organ or tissue of origin, they found

Published on 28th September 2019
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E-cigarette ban to quell new nicotine addictions

The government took the ordinance route to ban electronic cigarettes so that their usage didn't acquire epidemic proportions, especially among the children, adolescent and youth

Published on 28th September 2019
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Indian scientists at IISER measure Van der Waals force using optical tweezers constructed from lasers

VdW is of ubiquitous nature with its manifestations found all around us — starting from how a gecko sticks to a wall to how rainwater accumulated on a canopy falls down

Published on 27th September 2019
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IIITH develops tools to detect 33 types of renal cancer; plans to study lung cancer among Indians

The IIITH research team has been able to classify 33 different types of cancers till now using histopathological images from the US government-funded, Cancer Genome Atlas Project

Published on 25th September 2019
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This mother of a differently-abled kid started a pre-school where inclusivity is the norm

Farida Rizwan has been fighting against the social stigma of differentiating between regular and special kids through her preschool and daycare centre. Now, she is raising funds through Milaap

Published on 18th September 2019
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Jadavpur University issue: Babul Supriyo threatens to file a defamation suit against CPI(M) leader Md Salim

Salim claimed, on September 19, Supriyo had misbehaved with women at the university premises

Published on 21st September 2019
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PETA urges Air India to serve low-cost, vegan meals to its crew members and passengers

Research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition concluded that "the incidence of all cancers combined was lower among vegetarians than among meat-eaters"

Published on 20th September 2019
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Can meditation and yoga be used to treat dementia? This Kerala medical college thinks so

The psychosomatic clinic of the Department of Psychiatry of the Medical College will take the lead in chalking out a programme for using MBI for dementia

Published on 18th September 2019
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Now, you can read Shaji Madathil's take on karma in English as well

Shaji Madathil has translated his popular Malaylam novel, Pathirapattile Thennila, into English so that ‘angrezi-speakers’ can also enjoy reading his first novel

Published on 18th September 2019
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This Kozhikode cancer survivor secured A plus in all subjects in class X boards

She wrote her SSLC exams while undergoing four sessions of Chemotherapy each week, not bowing to the pains and physical difficulties

Published on 16th September 2019
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Nano cells in our body may be the mini treatment transporters that kill cancer cells: Study

The study from Michigan State University and Stanford University was published in the Molecular Cancer Therapeutics journal and focused on breast cancer cells in mice

Published on 14th September 2019
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Scientists discover breakthrough to prevent hair loss from chemotherapy

The study described how damage in the hair follicle caused by taxanes, cancer drugs which can cause permanent hair loss, can be prevented

Published on 13th September 2019

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