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  • Indian technologists develop cost-effective sensor to alert landslides

    Indian technologists develop cost-effective sensor to alert landslides

    N.B. Nair The sensor system can save a life from landslides at a mere Rs. 700 Mandi, Himachal Pradesh (ISJ): A research by University of Sheffield, London revealed, India accounted for 20 percent of fatal landslides across the world during the...

    23 Nov 2019 12:00 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 p...

    27 Nov 2018 1:02 PM GMT
  • Injectable gel may replace frequent insulin injections for Diabetes: study

    Injectable gel may replace frequent insulin injections for Diabetes: study

    Guwahati (ISW) - Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati have developed an injectable gel using silk proteins to deliver insulin producing cells needed to address type1 diabetes. The gel has been tested in rats. Normally islets in...

    22 Oct 2018 1:15 PM GMT
  • Cure for Kala Azar from Chayote

    Cure for Kala Azar from Chayote

    Guwahati (ISW): A popular vegetable helps in preparation of an effective nanoparticle-based formulation to treat Kala Azar, which is caused by Leishmania donovani. Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati used Sechium edule or Cha...

    16 July 2018 11:21 AM GMT
  • Researchers use sounds made by lungs to detect asthma

    Researchers use sounds made by lungs to detect asthma

    Kolkata (ISJ) - Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur (IITKGP) and Institute of Pulmocare and Research, Kolkata have proposed a new method to detect respiratory disorders, like asthma—by listening to the sounds made by l...

    13 May 2018 10:45 AM GMT
  • New study finds odd-even scheme led to increase in emissions

    New study finds odd-even scheme led to increase in emissions

    New Delhi (ISW): There seems to be no early end to the debate on whether the odd-even scheme implemented by Delhi Government in January 2016 was a success or not. A new research study, published in journal Current Science, indicates that ...

    2 April 2018 2:30 PM GMT
  • Extreme rainfall events in India linked to man-made emissions: study

    Extreme rainfall events in India linked to man-made emissions: study

    Gandhinagar (ISW): Here is more evidence why we need to worry about climate change. A new study says extreme rainfall events are on the rise in India and attributes the trend to man-made emissions, what scientists call anthropogenic warming. Not just ...

    30 March 2018 7:11 AM GMT
  • Harappans had knowledge of hydraulic engineering, reveals excavation

    Harappans had knowledge of hydraulic engineering, reveals excavation

    Gandhinagar (ISW) - Indian researchers have found buried water-harvesting system at Dholavira in Kutch district, Gujarat - one of the important sites of Harappan civilisation in India. A team of archeologists at Indian Institute of...

    6 March 2018 7:21 AM GMT
  • IIT-Hyderabad develops new technology that may help scale up memory storage capacity

    IIT-Hyderabad develops new technology that may help scale up memory storage capacity

    Hyderabad (ISW) - Silicon-based memory devices such as hard drives and flash drives are in high demand for gadgets that require storage. Conventional semiconductor material-based memory devices have limited scale-up ability to increase their storage c...

    20 Feb 2018 8:45 AM GMT
  • Heatwaves projected to become more frequent in India

    Heatwaves projected to become more frequent in India

    Gandhinagar (ISW) - Heatwaves in India are projected to become more frequent during the current century under different climate change scenarios, a new study has concluded. Even if the global mean temperature is limited to 2 degrees above p...

    20 Oct 2017 2:24 AM GMT
  • Indian scientists develop nanomaterial for smart supercapacitors

    Indian scientists develop nanomaterial for smart supercapacitors

    Scientists at the India Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, have developed a new nanocomposite material suitable for making energy storage devices called super capacitors. Unlike conventional batteries, there is no electrochemical reaction...

    8 July 2017 5:02 AM 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 trainer ...

    6 July 2017 12:52 PM GMT
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