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How IIT Madras's Virtual Reality model performed life-saving heart surgery on Egyptian boy

The 11-year-old underwent surgery at Chennai's MGM Hospital after being turned down by several hospitals in the US and Europe

Published on 31st May 2020
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IIT Madras' dredging methodology helps Odisha's Chilika Lake to triple Irrawaddy Dolphin population 

The IIT Madras team developed the dredging methodology identifying the location of dredging along with disposal and selection of suitable dredger with minimum impact on the ecosystem

Published on 29th May 2020
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This portable spittoon converts your spit into biodegradable waste within a few seconds and can cut COVID spread

EzySpit – the world’s first-of-its-kind mobile spittoon converts your spit into biodegradable waste in semi-solid form. We find out more

Published on 29th May 2020
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One lakh grant alloted to encourage students to start dialogue on environment in Srinagar 

The project comprises multiple components, ranging from soil and moisture conservation to plantation to environmental education in schools

Published on 29th May 2020
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This fully immersive VR software is redefining the design process for Architecture students

Founded in 2018, Trezi connects architects, designers and students with the various stakeholders involved in design-based projects and building designs

Published on 28th May 2020
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This architect duo is building sustainable spaces using eco-friendly, traditional methods. Here's how

Studio Dcode, an eco-friendly architecture firm uses local labour, resources and more importantly, local arts and crafts in the homes, offices and other spaces they build. We find out how

Published on 27th May 2020
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Delhi Court order from 2017 not valid in 2020? Hue and cry in JNU after CCTV cameras installed in hostels

The students also said that they were threatened and told that if they resist the admin will file FIRs against them

Published on 26th May 2020
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85 percent of students miss interaction with teachers, online classes can't replace schools: Survey

Around 50 per cent of the students, covered in the survey, stated that they find it difficult to understand the subject without the classroom environment and teacher present

Published on 26th May 2020
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IIT Ropar researchers develop synthetic material for anti-microbial coatings on PPE kits

These materials are non-volatile in nature with no foul smell, possess very high anti-microbial activities, and have high shelf life on different metallic or non-metallic surfaces

Published on 24th May 2020
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We know the air we breathe is toxic. Bengaluru-based start-up Ambee tells us just how much 

Ambee has installed over 500 sensors all over India. The start-up has air quality data for over one lakh pincodes across 65 countries. This is how they do what they do extremely efficiently

Published on 24th May 2020
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These webinars hosted by waste-management company Ceiba Green Solutions will keep your green thumbs busy

The latest is that together with Upcycler's Lab, Mumbai, Ceiba Green Solutions are going to coming up with a board game very soon and it will be about waste management and segregation. How's that?

Published on 24th May 2020
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One year after Payal Tadvi: How Indian campuses have normalised casteism and failed to provide a safe space for marginalised students

On the first death anniversary of Dr Payal Tadvi, who was pushed to suicide because of her casteist peers, we look at how campuses have allowed the nurturing and breeding of caste hegemony 

Published on 22nd May 2020
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Study shows six feet social distancing may not be enough to avoid COVID-19 spread

To study how saliva moves through the air, Dbouk and Drikakis created a computational fluid dynamics simulation that examines the state of every saliva droplet moving through the air

Published on 23rd May 2020
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This start-up by IIT Madras alumni is making air purifiers that suck the pollution and toxicity out. Here's how

AirOK Technologies is taking the #AatmaNirbharBharat narrative forward with their indigenously developed air purification tech. This is how it works 

Published on 23rd May 2020
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This Hyderabad start-up can 3D print parts of low-cost housing — and compound walls even! Here's how

As soon as Siri Chandana Vodela and Gaayatri Yaarlagadd passed out of MEC, they started working for their own start-up full-time along with friend, college mate and Co-founder, Shiva Bhisne  

Published on 22nd May 2020

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