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This portable vaccine carrier might just solve Karnataka's vaccine transportation problem once and for all

The box is powered by a battery that would last eight hours, thereby ensuring the potency of the vaccines

Published on 24th June 2017
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Now a dessert that kills mosquitoes. Manipal University alumni develop a larvicide 'cake bomb'   

Rains may come and go, but puddles remain and breed mosquitoes. Read on to find out about the cake that can stop this

Published on 21st July 2017
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One out of four Bengaluru students are over-weight, finds study

There is an increasing trend of the risk of lifestyle diseases, due to reduced physical activity, which can raise problems like high sugar, strokes, high cholesterol

Published on 27th February 2018
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JNU veteran professor appointed as Benaras Hindu University's new VC

Rakesh Bhatnagar will take charge from BHU Registrar Neeraj Tripathi, who had been holding the additional charge of the top post since October last year

Published on 24th March 2018
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Pharma industry has a range of career options, says director National Institute of Biologicals

He said that the industry is expected to touch $100 billion by 2025, driven by increasing consumer spending, rapid urbanisation and rising health care insurance

Published on 22nd April 2018
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Monkeys and dog bite patients at AIIMS: Union Ministry steps in to vaccinate the animals

According to reports, 100 persons-including patients, doctors, students and professors are bitten by animals each month at the institute's campus

Published on 25th April 2018
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UN report says child death declined faster in India over the past five years

According to the report, the gender gap in child survival has reduced almost four-fold in the last five years. However, an estimated 6.3 million children under 15 years of age died in 2017.

Published on 18th September 2018
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Why Kannur Collector Mir Mohammed Ali is someone all Indian youth should look up to

IAS officer Mir Mohammed Ali, the collector of Kannur, is not only transforming the face of the district which was once bloodied with frequent political violence, there's a lot more to him as a person

Published on 31st October 2018
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IIT Roorkee discovers chikungunya medication in tamarind seeds

Chikungunya and other alphaviruses are made of a single strand of RNA that is enveloped in a capsule. 

Published on 13th November 2018
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No report cards for school kids in Meghalaya refusing Measles-Rubella vaccination

Nearly 4 lakh of the 13 lakh children between nine months and 15 years of age in Meghalaya have been vaccinated against measles and rubella

Published on 22nd November 2018
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IISC Blast: Three students remain critical, confusion over cause continues

The students called the department to inform that they heard a loud blast and also saw fumes coming out of the research laboratory for Hypersonic and Shockwave of Aerospace Department

Published on 6th December 2018
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Could AI and bots replace trained doctors for better diagnosis? Only time will tell

Artificial intelligence (AI) may be poised to wipe out cervical cancer after a study showed that computer algorithms can detect precancerous lesions far better than trained experts

Published on 28th January 2019
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Robust public health system necessary to control epidemics, says prof who discovered Ebola

Dr Baron Peter Piot delivered a lecture on the topic ‘100 Years after the Spanish Flu: Are we ready for the Next Epidemic?’ on Friday at the University of Hyderabad

Published on 19th March 2019
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Chennai-based parent develops an app that gets kids to fight junk monsters and count their calories

Bhargav Sri Prakash tells us about his app Fooya that was established to bring about a healthy lifestyle in every child

Published on 31st May 2019
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Affordable to all: Hyderabad IITian develops mobile vaccination service model

With his model, which was developed in collaboration with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the IITian plans to increase vaccination coverage among low-income urban populations

Published on 4th June 2019

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