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  • 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
  • Scientists develop transgenic rice that can grow under high salinity and drought

    Scientists develop transgenic rice that can grow under high salinity and drought

    New Delhi (ISW) - A group of researchers from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) and University of Illinois have developed transgenic rice that promises to generate high yields ev...

    25 Oct 2018 1:41 PM 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 a...

    17 Aug 2018 12:10 PM GMT
  • Indian researchers confirm Bael extracts can neutralize cobra venom

    Indian researchers confirm Bael extracts can neutralize cobra venom

    Thiruvananthapuram (ISW) - An estimated 50,000 people die of snake bites in India every year and many don't even make it to a hospital. In traditional systems of medicine, over 350 plant species have been identified as antidotes to snake venom but the...

    2 April 2018 12:16 PM GMT
  • Indian researchers find arthritis drug may treat cancer too

    Indian researchers find arthritis drug may treat cancer too

    New Delhi (ISW): A new treatment option for stomach cancer may be in the offing. Researchers at the School of Life Sciences and Special Centre for Molecular Medicine at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi have found anti-arthritis drug diflun...

    6 Sep 2017 5:32 PM GMT
  • Seven defining S&T contributions that have impacted every Indian

    Seven defining S&T contributions that have impacted every Indian

    New Delhi (ISW) - As India completes 70 years of its independence, it is time to introspect at the contribution of science and technology to national development. Several scientific and technological developments have touched the lives of common...

    14 Aug 2017 1:44 PM GMT
  • Indian scientists resurrect World War era drug to fight malaria

    Indian scientists resurrect World War era drug to fight malaria

    New Delhi, (ISW) - A neglected and old anti-parasitic drug used during the World War II is emerging as a new weapon in the fight against malaria as malaria parasite becomes resistant to currently available drugs. A group of Indian...

    8 Aug 2017 1:19 PM GMT
  • Turmeric component could prevent reinfection of tuberculosis: study

    Turmeric component could prevent reinfection of tuberculosis: study

    A study by Indian scientists has found that nanoparticle-formulated Curcumin – a bioactive component in Turmeric has therapeutic properties, which can significantly reduce reactivation and reinfection of Tuberculosis. Curcumin can also speed up...

    12 July 2017 2:30 AM GMT
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