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Life of a Cancer Cell

This new Cancer-drug from IIT Madras will save endangered trees in India and China. Here's how

Camptothecin, the third most in-demand alkaloid, is commercially extracted in India from the endangered plant, Nothapodytes nimmoniana

Published on 25th February 2021
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How Niveditha went from being a dyslexic student with red-marked report cards to being an award-winning PhD scholar

Niveditha B Warrier is a second-year PhD scholar at Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady. She is researching dyslexic narratives in English

Published on 24th February 2021
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Want to communicate effectively? Be mindful of what you say 

Be precise and persuasive. It is important to be present in a conversation, either online or offline, instead of having your eyes glued to the mobile, it’s important to give our complete attention

Published on 24th February 2021
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IIT Madras research could find way to make HIV drugs attack virus more aggressively using electrostatic charges

The need for drugs to combat drug-resistant HIV strains led researchers to delve into molecular structure of protease to identify weak sites that can offer a handle for better inhibitor development

Published on 18th February 2021
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Not a single ST PhD student was enrolled in 9 IIITs in the past two years, reveals MoE data

The Ministry has provided the data for only 17 out of the 25 IIITs. Of them 9, IIITs haven't had any ST PhD student enrolled in 2019 and 2020

Published on 17th February 2021
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Four JNU students claim they were thrashed by ABVP members and a professor, ABVP calls it pure fiction

The assaulted students allege that they were beaten up by students belonging to the university's ABVP unit and Tapan Bihari, a faculty member, who is also the warden of the Periyar hostel

Published on 17th February 2021
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What could the Union Budget have done to make the lives of Dalit students better?

Under School Education, the NCDHR suggests 500 state of the art modern schools, inclusion cells in schools and appointment of SC, ST teachers in rural areas

Published on 17th February 2021
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Jadavpur Varsity profs write to WB Governor over gross irregularities in staff recruitment

The teachers begin the letter by saying that several candidates were not called for the interview even after API verification

Published on 17th February 2021
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Delhi University has reopened four more libraries for research scholars and faculty members

The varsity reopened the Central Science Library, Ratan Tata Library, South Delhi Campus Library, and Faculty of Law Library for PhD/MPhil scholars and faculty members on Monday

Published on 15th February 2021
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JNU allows final-year PhD scholars to return to campus in eight, ninth phase of reopening

Earlier, JNU had allowed fourth semester MPhil and MTech students of its science school and special centre, as well as final semester MBA students

Published on 14th February 2021
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Banaras Hindu University develops 'adsorbent' from rice husk

The adsorbent has been synthesised by Dr Vishal Mishra and his PhD students Veer Singh and Jyoti Singh, and has proved effective adsorption-cum-reduction of hexavalent chromium

Published on 10th February 2021
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Inefficiency of Merit: Have India's top technical, scientific institutes used the ‘merit’ debate to deny jobs to teachers from oppressed communities?

Technical and scientific institutes have maintained that due to the ‘sophisticated nature’ of certain jobs, they cannot allow people who come in through reservation to occupy them

Published on 8th February 2021
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Former V-P Hamid Ansari gets candid about his life, shares that he wanted to become teacher

Although Ansari aspired to become a teacher, he sat for the civil servic examination on the insistence of his mother

Published on 8th February 2021
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Himalayan glaciers are melting twice as fast since the start of the 21st century: Study

While not specifically calculated in the study, the glaciers may have lost as much as a quarter of their enormous mass over the last four decades, said Maurer, lead author of the study

Published on 7th February 2021
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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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