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  • 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...

    16 April 2019 7:02 AM 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...

    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...

    13 Dec 2018 3:53 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
  • 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
  • Indian scientists develop rapid tests for detection of TB

    Indian scientists develop rapid tests for detection of TB

    New Delhi (ISW) - Tuberculosis claims two million lives each year globally. Early detection and treatment are crucial to prevent spread, outbreaks, and development of resistance. Scientists at the Translational Health Science and Technology...

    22 Nov 2018 2:20 PM GMT
  • Indian researchers develop nanotech-based crash sensors for automobiles

    Indian researchers develop nanotech-based crash sensors for automobiles

    N.B. Nair Bengaluru (ISJ Exclusive) – A team of Indian researchers has developed a nanotechnology-based crash sensor that could activate airbags in automobiles, faster than conventional technology. The crash sensors developed by the team at the...

    30 Oct 2018 1:02 PM GMT
  • IITD startup develops technology to convert crop residue into useful products

    IITD startup develops technology to convert crop residue into useful products

    New Delhi (ISW) - Crop residue burning has begun in the Northern states, posing a threat to air quality in the region. While several measures are being tried to prevent burning of paddy straw and mitigate the pollution, a startup incubated in the...

    16 Oct 2018 12:39 PM GMT
  • AI to detect foetal heart problems

    AI to detect foetal heart problems

    Tokyo (ISJ) - Japanese scientists have developed a novel system that can automatically detect abnormalities in foetal hearts in real-time using artificial intelligence (AI). Researchers at RIKEN Centre for Advanced Intelligence Project (AIP) have...

    20 Sep 2018 12:51 PM GMT
  • Air pollution adding to Indias diabetes burden: Study

    Air pollution adding to India's diabetes burden: Study

    Mumbai (ISW) - The ill-effects of air pollution on human health have been reported extensively; some estimates attribute nearly one fourth of all deaths in India to air pollution, particularly exposure to particulate matter smaller than 2.5 microns...

    19 Sep 2018 12:19 PM GMT
  • New migrant pest threatens major crops

    New migrant pest threatens major crops

    Mysuru (ISW) - A new migrant insect that can potentially cause losses to dozens of crops has been found in Karnataka. The pest has been damaging maize plants in certain parts of the state, and is not a native and known species in India, scientists...

    5 Sep 2018 10:41 AM GMT
  • India may miss SDG target on reducing child mortality: study

    India may miss SDG target on reducing child mortality: study

    New Delhi (ISW) - A new study has warned that over two-thirds of the districts in the country are unlikely to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target of reducing deaths to 25 or less per 1000 live births in under 5-year old children...

    17 Aug 2018 12:10 PM GMT
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