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A Rocha India is educating kids on elephant conservation and the need to reduce human-animal conflict. Here's how

Why it is important for us to protect elephants and their natural habitat? Avinash Krishnan of A Rocha India speaks about their programmes meant to create awareness among kids and its positive results

Published on 15th November 2020
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Women show the way: Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Researchers need to modify genes in cells if they are to find out about life's inner workings. This used to be time-consuming, difficult and sometimes impossible work

Published on 7th October 2020
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Software major Dassault establishes research centre in collaboration with Noida's Shiv Nadar University

The Shiv Nadar University-Dassault Systemes Centre (SDC) of Excellence is for research, innovation, design and entrepreneurship

Published on 4th October 2020
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Why Pavan Srinath's public policy podcasts are the governance rundown we really needed 

Pavan Srinath is a bilingual podcaster with over ten years of experience communicating to India's youth about public policy, urban governance, current affairs and everything in between

Published on 23rd September 2020
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IIIT Hyderabad announces 11th cohort of deeptech and 5th cohort of medtech accelerators

The AVISHKAR & OJAS accelerator programmes at the Centre of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at International Institute of Information Technology-Hyderabad has opened applications for its 11th cohort 

Published on 6th August 2020
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Obesity and metabolic syndrome are risk factors for severe influenza, COVID-19

Multiple studies have shown that obesity is associated with increased severity of influenza A, higher viral titers in exhaled breath and prolonged transmission of the virus

Published on 16th July 2020
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Garden Up: How this IISc alumnus became a YouTuber to explain the science behind urban gardening

With over 700,000 subscribers on YouTube and more than 135,000 followers on Instagram, Ekta's page Garden Up is any plant lover's safe haven. We find out more

Published on 29th June 2020
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JNU researchers develop drug molecules against amoebiasis-causing protozoa

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Entamoeba histolytica is the third-leading cause of morbidity and mortality due to parasitic disease in humans

Published on 14th June 2020
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Here's how Hyderabad-based WeMakeScholars helps students apply for loans and avail scholarships to study abroad

WeMakeScholars had started expanding their offline presence last year by recruiting on-field representatives for students who would hand-hold them through the whole application process   

 

Published on 6th June 2020
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Kerala's Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology develop nasal, oral swabs for COVID-19 testing

The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) USA, recommends the usage of synthetic fibre swabs with plastic shafts

Published on 3rd May 2020
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42 per cent students are reconsidering their career choices amid the pandemic, says survey

Medicine, Business Management, Computer Application, IT and Entrepreneurship are amongst the top career preferences of students according to Mindler survey report

Published on 23rd April 2020
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US researchers design low-cost plastic face shields to battle shortage of PPEs

The face shiels help in protecting the eyes and prevent contamination of N95 masks worn by the frontline workers

Published on 5th April 2020
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IIT Hyderabad-incubated start-up develops 'Jivan Lite', a low-cost, portable emergency use ventilator

Pursuant to device certification, Aerobiosys Innovations aims to produce at least 50-70 IoT-enabled units per day through collaboration with an Industrial Partner

Published on 3rd April 2020
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Is the cap on hand sanitiser prices killing the start-ups who can manufacture it by the thousand? 

Amid all the panic-buying of hand sanitisers, there have been reports of non-availability in the markets. But who is to blame for the dwindling stocks?

Published on 28th March 2020
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COVID-19 vaccine on the way? UoH faculty member develops potential epitopes for experimental testing

Usually, vaccine discovery takes 15 years, but the powerful computational tools helped in quickly enlisting these vaccine candidates in about 10 days

Published on 28th March 2020

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