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  • AI helps identify bat species suspected of carrying Nipah virus

    AI helps identify bat species suspected of carrying Nipah virus

    New Delhi (ISW): The recent outbreak of Nipah virus in Kerala, which follows one that occurred in 2018, has brought the focus back on bats which are known to host the virus. Using machine learning - a form of artificial intelligence (AI) – an...

    3 July 2019 12:28 PM GMT
  • India plans its own space station by 2030: ISRO Chief

    India plans its own space station by 2030: ISRO Chief

    N.B. Nair New Delhi (ISJ) – India's space agency, Indian Space Research Organisation has announced plans to set up a space station on its own to conduct microgravity experiments. The station, tentatively planned to be launched in 2030 would have a...

    13 Jun 2019 3:43 PM GMT
  • India unveils its most complex space mission ever

    India unveils its most complex space mission ever

    Bengaluru (ISJ) – India unveiled its most complex space mission ever – the second Moon Mission or Chandrayaan-2. Announcing it in Bengaluru today (June 12), K. Sivan, Chairman of India's space agency, Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO said,...

    12 Jun 2019 1:59 PM GMT
  • CSIR-IIP bails out state-run PNG suppliers from technically unsafe burners

    CSIR-IIP bails out state-run PNG suppliers from technically unsafe burners

    N.B. Nair Dehradun (ISJ) – Dehradun-based Indian Institute of Petroleum, India's only laboratory carrying out advanced research in petroleum sector, under the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has come out with the country's...

    17 March 2019 7:37 AM GMT
  • Unscientific claims tarnish image of Indian science:  Scientists and Academicians

    Unscientific claims tarnish image of Indian science: Scientists and Academicians

    N.B. Nair Mumbai (ISJ) – Thirty seven scientists and science academicians have decried efforts to pass off mythology as science at the just concluded Indian Science Congress held at Jalandhar. In a joint letter addressed to the General President of...

    10 Jan 2019 9:50 AM GMT
  • Pseudoscience poses great danger, says Prof Vijay Raghavan

    Pseudoscience poses great danger, says Prof Vijay Raghavan

    N.B. Nair New Delhi (ISJ) – Principal Scientific Advisor to the government, Professor K. Vijay Raghavan has termed it as 'unfortunate', the claim of Andhra Pradesh University Vice Chancellor G. Nageswhar Rao at the just concluded Indian Science...

    7 Jan 2019 1:20 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...

    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • IITians indigenous processor could challenge global majors, Intel and AMD

    IITians' indigenous processor could challenge global majors, Intel and AMD

    N.B. Nair Chennai (ISJ) – Motivated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make In India' concept, a team of researchers at IIT-Madras plans to take on global-majors Intel and AMD in the manufacture of computer processors. India's first indigenous...

    26 Nov 2018 7:26 AM 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
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