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  • Wind power vulnerable to climate change in India

    Wind power vulnerable to climate change in India

    London (ISJ) -The warming of the Indian Ocean, caused by global climate change, may be causing a slow decline in wind power potential in India, according to a new study from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences...

    6 Dec 2018 3:25 PM GMT
  • Air pollution killing more people than tobacco in India: study

    Air pollution killing more people than tobacco in India: study

    New Delhi (ISW) - One in every eight deaths in India is attributable to air pollution in India, making it a leading risk factor for death in the country. This makes air pollution a bigger contributor to the disease burden than tobacco, according to...

    6 Dec 2018 2:03 PM GMT
  • Bibha Chowdhuri – celebrating a forgotten life in physics

    Bibha Chowdhuri – celebrating a forgotten life in physics

    New Delhi (ISW) - The history of elementary particle physics and cosmic rays in India is replete with references to the work done by great men like Homi Jehangir Bhabha, Vikram Sarabhai, M G K Menon and pioneering research conducted at places like...

    5 Dec 2018 1:15 PM GMT
  • IIT-Roorke researchers develop nanocomposite to fight antibiotic resistance

    IIT-Roorke researchers develop nanocomposite to fight antibiotic resistance

    Roorkee-Uttarakhand (ISW) - Antibiotic resistance is a major problem in the health sector globally. Many times bacteria form biofilms to resist the action of antibiotics. The bacteria do so by adhering together to form a matrix with the help of...

    4 Dec 2018 1:00 PM GMT
  • Does childrens birthday put them at risk of ADHD?

    Does children's birthday put them at risk of ADHD?

    Washington (ISJ) - Could a child's birthday put them at risk for an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) misdiagnosis? The answer appears to be yes, at least among children born in August who start school in the United States with a Sept....

    4 Dec 2018 12:05 PM GMT
  • Immunotherapy offers ray of hope for triple negative breast cancer patients

    Immunotherapy offers ray of hope for triple negative breast cancer patients

    Thiruvananthapuram-Kerala (ISW) - Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide with over two million new cases diagnosed in 2018. There are different types of breast cancers, mainly classified based on the expression of certain...

    29 Nov 2018 12:33 PM GMT
  • No evidence to link 2018 Kerala floods to climate change; study

    No evidence to link 2018 Kerala floods to climate change; study

    New Delhi (ISW) - The frequency and intensity of extreme weather events in India appears to be going up, as projected by various scientific assessments on climate change. But it may not be right to connect every such event with climate change, as...

    27 Nov 2018 1:02 PM GMT
  • Farm scientists develop buttermilk-based bioformulation to control cotton disease

    Farm scientists develop buttermilk-based bioformulation to control cotton disease

    Coimbatore-TN (ISW) - Scientists at Coimbatore-based Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) have found a plant growth promoting rhizobacteria called Bacillus amyloliquefaciens that can be used to fight Tobacco Streak Virus (TSV) in cotton crop. ...

    26 Nov 2018 12:59 PM GMT
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