New biosensor promises faster kidney function test

New Delhi, August 24 (India Science Wire): Indian Institutes of Technology at Bombay and Indore have jointly developed a biosensor that makes it possible to detect kidney disorders in less than eight minutes. [read more]

Teabag method for removing fluoride from water developed

New Delhi, August 24 (India Science Wire): A low-cost method to remove fluoride from drinking water with specially made teabag-like pouches has been developed by a team of Indian researchers. [ read more ]

सही साबित हुआ सौर कोरोना पर भारतीय वैज्ञानिकों का पूर्वानुमान

New Delhi, August 23 (India Science Wire): भारतीय खगोल-वैज्ञानिकों द्वारा 21 अगस्त को पूर्ण सूर्य-ग्रहण के मौके पर सौर कोरोना की संरचना के बारे में लगाया गया पूर्वानुमान सही पाया गया है। [read more]

Indian prediction on solar corona proves right

New Delhi, August 23 (India Science Wire): The predictions made by Indian scientists about the shape of solar corona during the solar eclipse of August 21 have been largely right.[ read more ]

सार्क देशों में सुरक्षित पेयजल उपलब्धता में आठवें स्थान पर भारत

New Delhi, August 22 (India Science Wire): जलवायु परिवर्तन और पेयजल की बढ़ रही मांग के चलते दुनिया में पेयजल स्त्रोतों को कड़ी चुनौतियों का सामना करना पड़ सकता है। लेकिन भारत में सुरक्षित पेयजल की उपलब्‍धता की स्थिति संतोषजनक नहीं है। एक नए सर्वेक्षण में यह बात उभरकर आई है।[read more]

Scientists find natural food preservative from bacteria

New Delhi, August 22 (India Science Wire): Outbreak of food-borne pathogens can cause havoc. Now Indian scientists have found a solution - a bacterial protein isolated from intestine of chicken.[ read more ]

सौर कोरोना पर भारतीय वैज्ञानिकों की नई खोज

New Delhi, August 21 (India Science Wire): सोमवार का पूर्ण सूर्यग्रहण भारत में भले ही न दिखाई दिया हो, पर भारतीय खगोल-वैज्ञानिकों ने ग्रहण के दौरान सौर कोरोना की संरचना का पूर्वानुमान लगाया है[read more]

Magnetic streamers to decorate eclipsed sun, scientists predict

New Delhi, August 21 (India Science Wire): A team of Indian and British astronomers have predicted the likely shape of the Sun’s corona during the total solar eclipse on Monday. If the prediction comes true, it will mark a major scientific achievement and could facilitate forecasting of space weather in future.[ read more ]

2700 साल पुराने हैं पूर्वोत्‍तर के नवपाषाण अवशेष

New Delhi, August 18 (India Science Wire): पूर्वोत्‍तर भारत में कई दशक पूर्व पाए गए नवपाषाण (नियोलिथिक) युग के पुरातत्‍व अवशेषों की उम्र के बारे में पहली बार खुलासा हुआ है। भारतीय वैज्ञानिकों ने एक खास तकनीक की मदद से डेटिंग किए जाने के बाद इन अवशेषों की उम्र का पता लगाया है।[read more]

Neolithic artefacts of Northeast are 2700 years old, Study

New Delhi, August 18 (India Science Wire): For the first time, the age of the artefacts of Neolithic era recovered from two important sites in northeast India has been unraveled.[ read more ]

Indian scientists find how arsenic reduces immunity

New Delhi, August 17 (India Science Wire): A group of Indian scientists have figured out how exposure to arsenic reduces immunity.[read more]

Probiotic can prevent infections in infants

New Delhi, August 17 (India Science Wire): Thousands of infants die due to infections in the first few weeks of their life. A bulk of these deaths can be prevented with an inexpensive probiotic-based preventive therapy developed by a group of Indian and American scientists.[ read more ]

CSIR lab to develop new TB drug

New Delhi, August 16 (India Science Wire): The Institute of Microbial Technology, a constituent laboratory of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has identified two new molecules against tuberculosis and has joined hands with a private drug company for their further development.[read more]

Scientists develop natural material for faster blood clotting

New Delhi, August 16 (India Science Wire):Excessive blood loss due to injury may result in serious medical complications and, in extreme situations, even death. The problem could be severe in case of patients with impaired blood clotting capacity such as in hemophilia.[ read more ]

Mega science projects: India poised to join league of global scientific leaders

New Delhi, August 14 (India Science Wire): Shedding its hesitant and cautious approach of the past with regard to participating in global mega science projects, India has taken bold steps in recent years to join international scientific quests.[read more]

Seven defining S&T contributions that have impacted every Indian

New Delhi, August 14 (India Science Wire):As India completes 70 years of its independence, it is time to introspect at the contribution of science and technology to national development. Several scientific and technological developments have touched the lives of common people in the last seven decades [ read more ]

A new material combo to keep soldiers at high altitudes warm

New Delhi, August 11 (India Science Wire): Soldiers sometimes have to be at high altitude with sub-zero temperatures for prolonged periods of time. To keep warm, they use a variety of strategies. This could include warm clothing, using heat packs, or electric blankets. [read more]

नए ग्रिड मॉडल से सार्क देशों में दूर हो सकती है बिजली की किल्लत

New Delhi, August 11 (India Science Wire):दक्षिण एशियाई क्षेत्रीय सहयोग संगठन (सार्क) देशों में बिजली आपूर्ति की दिक्कतों को दूर करने के लिए वैज्ञानिकों ने शत प्रतिशत अक्षय ऊर्जा पर आधारित संकेंद्रित विद्युत प्रणाली के लिए एक ग्रिड एकीकरण मॉडल तैयार किया है। [ read more ]