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  • India to work on futuristic concept of cyber twin

    India to work on futuristic concept of "cyber twin"

    New Delhi (ISW) - Just imagine being able to know what Dr A P J Abdul Kalam, who expired in July 2015, would have thought about the latest test firing of the supersonic missile or any other current issue of his interest. Such a scenario is...

    16 July 2018 11:38 AM GMT
  • Indigenous radar to track monsoon winds turns functional

    Indigenous radar to track monsoon winds turns functional

    Kochi, Kerala (ISW) - An indigenously built radar to scan high skies over the Indian ocean for movement of air and monsoon winds has started functioning at the Cochin University of Science and Technology in Kochi, Kerala. The radar, designed and...

    7 July 2018 9:58 AM GMT
  • Vitamin D deficiency may be linked to diabetes risk in women

    Vitamin D deficiency may be linked to diabetes risk in women

    New Delhi (ISW): Lower vitamin D levels may be linked to higher blood glucose levels in Indian women with pre-diabetes condition, according to a new study. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin produced endogenously when ultraviolet rays from sunlight...

    4 July 2018 4:35 AM GMT
  • Ozone pollution can damage wheat crop

    Ozone pollution can damage wheat crop

    Varanasi (ISW) - Air pollution is not only injurious to human health, but to plant life also. Scientists from Banaras Hindu University (BHU) have found most wheat cultivars developed after the year 2000 are more sensitive to damage due to ozone -a...

    8 May 2018 11:13 AM GMT
  • 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...

    18 Feb 2018 7:57 AM GMT
  • Indian researchers develop Virtual psychiatrist to diagnose mental disorders

    Indian researchers develop 'Virtual psychiatrist' to diagnose mental disorders

    New Delhi (ISW) - India has a burden of 56 million people suffering from depressive disorder, which works out to 4.5% of the total population. According to a report of the World Health Organisation, almost 7.5% Indians suffer from major or minor...

    29 Dec 2017 9:34 AM GMT
  • Indian scientists develop technology for harvesting water from dew

    Indian scientists develop technology for harvesting water from dew

    Gandhinagar (ISW): We often notice dew drops on leaves, grass and some sloping surfaces in morning hours. These dew drops can actually be a source of drinking water. A group of Indian scientists, working with experts from France, has...

    6 Sep 2017 3:24 PM GMT
  • IITM team develops trainer robot for medical colleges

    IITM team develops trainer robot for medical colleges

    Just like industrial robots that are increasingly becoming common on factory floors, surgical robots are making their presence felt in hospitals. However, prohibitive costs and lack of training facilities are hampering their faster rollout. A...

    6 July 2017 12:52 PM GMT
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