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  • Kerala gets advanced cardiac care lab, the first of its kind in the state

    Kerala gets advanced cardiac care lab, the first of its kind in the state

    N. B. Nair Thiruvananthapuram (ISJ) – Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology (SCTIMST) has unveiled an advanced cardiac electrophysiology laboratory for early diagnosis and treatment of several cardiac ailments. The...

    14 Jun 2019 2:03 PM GMT
  • India plans its own space station by 2030: ISRO Chief

    India plans its own space station by 2030: ISRO Chief

    N.B. Nair New Delhi (ISJ) – India's space agency, Indian Space Research Organisation has announced plans to set up a space station on its own to conduct microgravity experiments. The station, tentatively planned to be launched in 2030 would have a pa...

    13 Jun 2019 3:43 PM GMT
  • India unveils its most complex space mission ever

    India unveils its most complex space mission ever

    N.B. NairBengaluru (ISJ) – India unveiled its most complex space mission ever – the second Moon Mission or Chandrayaan-2. Announcing it in Bengaluru today (June 12), K. Sivan, Chairman of India's space agency, Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO...

    12 Jun 2019 1:59 PM GMT
  • Engineering students smart device can measure soil moisture, temperature and regulate irrigation

    Engineering student's smart device can measure soil moisture, temperature and regulate irrigation

    N.B. Nair Ahmedabad (ISJ) - An Indian engineering student has developed a cost-effective smart device, which can revolutionise water-starved farm sector in the country. The Smart Plant Monitoring System can measure the soil moisture, temperature in t...

    25 April 2019 5:08 AM GMT
  • Indian scientists find genetic factors responsible for infertility among men

    Indian scientists find genetic factors responsible for infertility among men

    Hyderabad (ISW) - Male infertility in India is very high. It is generally due to low production and motility of sperm, abnormal shape of sperm or complete absence of it. Now a group of Indian scientists have found underlying genetic factors for infert...

    23 April 2019 1:43 PM GMT
  • Neuroscience to be the key enabler of better artificial intelligence

    Neuroscience to be the key enabler of better artificial intelligence

    Dr Shyam Diwakar* Alan Turing's 1950s paper (Computing Machinery and Intelligence, Mind, Volume LIX, Issue 236, 1 October 1950, Pages 433–460) and his question 'can machines think?' has been the basis of the then artificial intelligence. In March 2...

    16 April 2019 7:02 AM GMT
  • CSIR-IIP bails out state-run PNG suppliers from technically unsafe burners

    CSIR-IIP bails out state-run PNG suppliers from technically unsafe burners

    N.B. Nair Dehradun (ISJ) – Dehradun-based Indian Institute of Petroleum, India's only laboratory carrying out advanced research in petroleum sector, under the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has come out with the country's first ...

    17 March 2019 7:37 AM GMT
  • Moderate alcohol consumption linked with high blood pressure

    Moderate alcohol consumption linked with high blood pressure

    Washington (ISJ) - A study of more than 17,000 U.S. adults shows that moderate alcohol consumption—seven to 13 drinks per week—substantially raises one's risk of high blood pressure, or hypertension, according to research being presented at the Americ...

    11 March 2019 2:34 PM GMT
  • A nap a day keeps High Blood Pressure at bay

    A nap a day keeps High Blood Pressure at bay

    Washington (ISJ) - It seems napping may do more than just reboot our energy level and improve our mood. New research being presented at the American College of Cardiology's 68th Annual Scientific Session reveals, people who took advantage of a midday ...

    11 March 2019 9:52 AM GMT
  • A blood-clotting protein hold key to liver regeneration

    A blood-clotting protein hold key to liver regeneration

    Washington (ISJ) - The liver is the only organ in the body that can regenerate. But some patients who undergo a liver resection, a surgery that removes a diseased portion of the organ, end up needing a transplant because the renewal process doesn't wo...

    11 March 2019 8:50 AM GMT
  • AI may help diagnose mental illnesses

    AI may help diagnose mental illnesses

    Bengaluru (ISW) - Artificial Intelligence is finding new applications in a range of fields. Now researchers from India and Canada have developed a machine learning-based tool that can diagnose schizophrenia with high accuracy. Although research on ma...

    6 March 2019 3:56 PM GMT
  • Chemical pollutants at home degrade fertility in both men and dogs, study finds

    Chemical pollutants at home degrade fertility in both men and dogs, study finds

    London (ISJ) - A new research by scientists at the University of Nottingham suggests, environmental contaminants found in the home and diet have the same adverse effects on male fertility in both humans and in domestic dogs. There has been increasin...

    5 March 2019 3:16 PM GMT
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