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  • CCMB working to make personalised medicine a reality

    CCMB working to make personalised medicine a reality

    Hyderabad (ISW) - One size does not fit all. This applies to medicine, as much as for garments. Some medicines might work on some but not on others. The key to unravel this secret lies in the uniqueness of cells of each one of us. However, unlike...

    2018-02-18 08:12:27.0
  • Augmented video games can help in stroke recovery: study

    Augmented video games can help in stroke recovery: study

    Gandhinagar (ISW) - Video games, popular among kids in the 1990s, have made a comeback with the advent of virtual reality (VR) which gives users a sense of touch when augmented with add-on instruments. A group of Indian engineers and neuroscientists...

    2018-02-18 07:57:48.0
  • Stone Age tools found in TN suggest reframing of Out of Africa theories

    Stone Age tools found in TN suggest reframing of 'Out of Africa' theories

    Chennai (ISW) - Armed with newly discovered Stone Age tools in a village near Chennai, Indian scientists are challenging the popular scientific theory that the Middle Palaeolithic was brought to India by modern humans dispersing from Africa only...

    2018-01-31 18:43:18.0
  • Indian scientists claim discovery of safer, cheaper diagnosis and treatment of cancer

    Indian scientists claim discovery of safer, cheaper diagnosis and treatment of cancer

    Kochi (ISJ) – Indian scientists have claimed discovery of a safer, cheaper diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The process involves turning nanoparticles of calcium phosphate, a biomineral naturally found in human bones, into fully biodegradable...

    2018-01-31 18:14:58.0
  • Soil bacteria, Bt, has a life beyond GM crops

    Soil bacteria, Bt, has a life beyond GM crops

    Aligarh (ISW) - Soil bacteria, Bacillus thuringiensis or Bt, became famous for its connection with genetically modified crops like Bt cotton and Bt brinjal. But it has use beyond GM crops in agriculture. A group of Indian scientists have found new...

    2017-11-12 06:11:36.0
  • Consuming fruits, vegetables, and dals cuts risk of death: study

    Consuming fruits, vegetables, and dals cuts risk of death: study

    New Delhi (ISW) - People who consume around 375 to 500 grams of fruits, vegetables, and dal per day are at a reduced risk of death by nearly 23%, a new study published in The Lancet has found. While World Health Organization (WHO)...

    2017-11-09 15:29:03.0
  • Indian scientists discover strange polarisation in the Crab Nebula

    Indian scientists discover strange polarisation in the Crab Nebula

    Pune (ISJ) – India's multi-wavelength space telescope AstroSat has discovered a strange polarisation in the Crab Nebula. In a paper published in the latest edition of Nature Astronomy, Indian scientists have documented the results of their 18-month...

    2017-11-07 03:55:14.0
  • The dice has no memory: some random tales

    The dice has no memory: some random tales

    New Delhi, (ISW): 'Once is chance, twice is coincidence, third time is a pattern' is not always correct. If in a roll of dice, six comes thrice in a row, we think either the dice is loaded or the person is cheating or that in the next row, the odds...

    2017-11-05 05:22:05.0
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