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  • Fifteen scientific achievements in India in 2018, beyond rockets and missiles

    Fifteen scientific achievements in India in 2018, beyond rockets and missiles

    New Delhi (ISW): The year 2018 is ending with spectacular success of Indian scientists and technologists in space and defence sectors, with a series of high impact missions. But that's not all Indian scientists achieved in 2018. Several scientific dev...

    31 Dec 2018 6:03 AM GMT
  • National Mathematics Day Special - A lesson from Ramanujans elbow

    National Mathematics Day Special - A lesson from Ramanujan's elbow

    New Delhi (ISW) - Scribbled in black ink, about 130 unlabeled pages with mystifying mathematical equations that made no sense at the first glance was gathering the proverbial dust in a quiet corner in a box with assorted bills and letters at the libr...

    21 Dec 2018 3:16 PM GMT
  • Indian scientists developing model for artificial rains in deficient regions

    Indian scientists developing model for artificial rains in deficient regions

    N. B. Nair Pune (ISJ) – Indian weather scientists are carrying out an extensive study of the cloud systems to develop a model for artificial rains in deficient regions. The study is currently underway in Solapur of Maharashtra over the rain shadow re...

    18 Dec 2018 7:30 AM GMT
  • All may not be well with Indias ageing population

    All may not be well with India's ageing population

    New Delhi (ISJ) - Most of us would dream of a healthy retired life filled with peace and happiness. However, if statistics are to be believed, this dream may be a far cry from reality. Although there has been an increase of ten years in the average li...

    13 Dec 2018 3:53 PM GMT
  • NCL scientists develop improved catalyst for faster conversion of biomass to biofuel

    NCL scientists develop improved catalyst for faster conversion of biomass to biofuel

    Pune (ISW) - In their quest for greener sources of energy, researchers are focusing their attention on efficient conversion of biomass into biofuel. Scientists at the National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune, have developed a faster, environment-frien...

    13 Dec 2018 1:39 PM GMT
  • Poor quality of drugs making treatment of ringworm less effective

    Poor quality of drugs making treatment of ringworm less effective

    New Delhi (ISW) - Drug resistance may not be the only reason for a drug failing to treat properly or losing its proven effectiveness. Poor quality of drug might also be contributing to decreased effectiveness. This is what researchers have found in t...

    12 Dec 2018 4:50 AM GMT
  • 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 (SEAS)...

    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 a ...

    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 the...

    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 polyme...

    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. 1...

    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 protei...

    29 Nov 2018 12:33 PM GMT
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