Indian scientists develop database of everyday chemicals harmful to human health

New Delhi, 19 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): In our daily lives, we get exposed to dozens of chemicals either through products we use or consume as well as through exposure to the environment.

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रसायन मुक्त चाय उत्पादन में मददगार हो सकते हैं सूक्ष्मजीव

नई दिल्ली, 19 जुलाई, 2019 (इंडिया साइंस वायर): भारत में उत्पादित चाय का एक बड़ा हिस्सा निर्यात किया जाता है और यह अर्थव्यवस्था में अहम स्थान रखती है।

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New method to study insect muscles developed

New Delhi, 19 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): Much like birds, insects exhibit remarkably variable and versatile flights. Fruit flies, for instance, achieve wing beat frequencies of approximately 200 Hertz.

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No evidence of rift between Einstein and Bose: new book

New Delhi, 18 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): Satyendra Nath Bose is the only Indian physicist whose name is tagged with Albert Einstein in the hall of modern physics

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नई तकनीक से चुनौतियों के हल खोजने वाले उद्यमियों को पुरस्कार

New Delhi, 18 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): किसी दिव्यांग को ऐसा कृत्रिम अंग मिल जाए जो दिमाग के संकेतों से संचालित हो तो इसे तकनीक पर आधारित एक महत्वपूर्ण सामाजिक योगदान माना जाएगा।

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Promising tech startups get grants worth Rupees 6 crore

New Delhi, 18 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): Sixteen promising startups and 20 teams of university students have been given grants totaling Rupees six crore by the India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP)

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Call to strengthen infrastructure for quality assurance

New Delhi, 17 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): Director of Delhi-based National Physical Laboratory, Dinesh K. Aswal, has highlighted the need to strengthen the infrastructure

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Here is a chance to name an exoplanet and its star

New Delhi, 17 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): Do you wish to get a celestial body named after your favorite hero or sportsperson? You now have a chance to make that dream come true, officially.

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Here is why states need tailor-made strategies to address anaemia

New Delhi, 17 July, 2019 (India Science Wire):Anaemia is a major public health concern in India, with over 51% of Indian women in the age group of 15 to 49 suffering from the condition.

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टीबी से बचाव के लिए आईसीएमआर कर रहा है टीकों का परीक्षण

नई दिल्ली, 16 जुलाई, 2019 (इंडिया साइंस वायर): टीबी या क्षय रोग एक गंभीर संक्रामक बीमारी है जो मरीज के संपर्क में आने से दूसरे लोगों में भी फैल सकती है।

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Increasing protein and dairy intake may help reduce burden of diabetes: study

New Delhi, 16 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): Currently, cancer treatment involves surgical removal of the tumour followed by radiation therapy to arrest further growth of malignancy.

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Scientists figure out molecular mechanism behind latent TB

New Delhi, 15 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): Tuberculosis infection results in approximately nine million new cases worldwide every year.

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How advances in nanotechnology may help in targeted cancer treatment

Bengaluru, 15 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): Currently, cancer treatment involves surgical removal of the tumour followed by radiation therapy to arrest further growth of malignancy.

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Platform to accelerate innovations for India

New Delhi, 10 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): To build Artificial Intelligence solutions to address the various problems faced by the country and to accelerate innovations in the area of artificial intelligence

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Study highlights need to understand people’s perspective too for better conservation efforts

New Delhi, 10 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): Environmental conservation studies normally focus on the ecological aspects of landscapes and the socio-economic facets of people living in their neighbourhood.

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Adequate water most important for plant diversity

New Delhi, 09 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): India has a total geographical area of nearly 329 million hectares. The climate varies from the north to the south and east to west. However, in spite of this diversity,

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Dual drug delivery system may make heart stents safer

Bengaluru, 09 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): Medicated stents are widely used to unblock heart arteries. While the drug prevents the growth of muscle cells around the stent

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Enthusiastic female participation in Smart India Hackthon-2019

New Delhi, 09 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): The nation-wide Grand Finale of the second part of the Smart India Hackathon-2019 (Hardware Edition) began on Monday at 18 centres

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युवा अन्वेषकों के हाइटेक नवाचारों को पुरस्कार

नई दिल्ली, 08 जुलाई, 2019 (इंडिया साइंस वायर): खेत में कीटनाशकों का छिड़काव करते समय रसायनिक दवाओं के संपर्क में आने से किसानों की सेहत पर बुरा असर पड़ता है।

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Indian scientists develop 'black gold' - a wonder material

New Delhi, 08 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): A Indians are fascinated with gold, making India one of the largest consumers of the yellow metal globally.

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ICMR launches Mission SHAKTTI

New Delhi, 08 July, 2019 (India Science Wire):To commemorate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has launched Mission SHAKTTI (School based Health Awareness, Knowledge Test and Training Initiative) in collaboration with National Gandhi Museum and Directorate of Education, Govt. of Delhi.

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These innovations are high tech yet frugal in application

New Delhi, 06 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): An anti-pesticide dermal gel, a low-cost insulin pump, new method for screening drugs against malaria and kala-azar, an early diagnosis method for osteoporosis

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Here is how forecast of extreme rainfall events can be improved

New Delhi, 05 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): On July 2, the Maharashtra government decided to close private and public schools in Mumbai based on IMD’s rainfall forecast which predicted “intermittent rain in city and suburbs, with heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places for the next 24 hours.”

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वैज्ञानिकों ने की FMD पशु संक्रमण के आनुवांशिक कारणों की खोज

वास्को-द-गामा (गोवा), 04 जुलाई, 2019 (इंडिया साइंस वायर):खुरपका व मुंहपका रोग पशुओं में होने वाला संक्रामक विषाणुजनित रोग है। भारतीय वैज्ञानिकों ने इस रोग विषाणु के फैलने के लिए जिम्मेदार आनुवांशिक और पारिस्थितिकी कारकों का पता लगाने में सफलता पाई है।

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Micro plastics - an invisible danger to human health

New Delhi, 04 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): Plastics – the wonder material known for its durability, stability and affordability – has become a major environmental challenge in recent years.

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Human Atlas - an Initiative for holistic understanding of human biology

New Delhi, 03 July, 2019 (India Science Wire):A new human atlas initiative has been launched to create a unified database of molecular network of all the tissues in the human body

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शहरीकरण और फसल चक्र में बदलाव से बढ़ रहा है तापमान

New Delhi, 03 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): बढ़ते शहरीकरण एवं फसल चक्र में बदलाव से भूमि उपयोग और भूमि आवरण बदल रहा है

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Urbanization, changing cropping patterns contributing to temperature rise: study

New Delhi, 03 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): Warming induced by changes in land use and land cover is contributing to rise in temperature in Eastern India, according to a new study.

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AI helps identify bat species suspected of carrying Nipah virus

New Delhi, 02 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): The recent outbreak of Nipah virus in Kerala, which follows one that occurred in 2018, has brought the focus back on bats which are known to host the virus.

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जलवायु अनुकूलन मे महत्वपूर्ण हो सकते हैं मोटे अनाज

नई दिल्ली, 02 जुलाई, 2019 (इंडिया साइंस वायर): बढ़ते तापमान, मानसून के बदलते चक्र और चरम मौसमी घटनाओं के कारण खाद्यान्न सुरक्षा के लिए खतरा बढ़ रहा है।

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Neem chemical can disable cotton pest in multiple ways: study

New Delhi, 02 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): The neem plant, Azadirachta indica, is known to contain a potent phytochemical Azadirachtin-A (Aza-A) that can ward off several pests.

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Here is how millets can make India’s food basket climate-resilient

New Delhi, 01 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): Increasing temperatures, changing monsoon and more frequent extreme climate events are posing a threat to food security in India.

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Vitamin combo may help treat kala azar

New Delhi, 01 July, 2019 (India Science Wire): Increasing temperatures, changing monsoon and more frequent extreme climate events are posing a threat to food security in India.

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