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  • 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 polyme...

    4 Dec 2018 1:00 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
  • 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 64-...

    26 Nov 2018 7:26 AM GMT
  • Accuracy of non-invasive blood tests depends on skin type: study

    Accuracy of non-invasive blood tests depends on skin type: study

    Shimla (ISW): Testing of blood parameters like glucose and haemoglobin levels using non-invasive devices based on light sensors is becoming popular. A new study by Indian researchers, however, has found that accuracy of such techniques depends on skin...

    23 Oct 2018 11:56 AM 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
  • 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 Indi...

    16 Oct 2018 12:39 PM GMT
  • Smart spraying can help cut pesticide use in orchards

    Smart spraying can help cut pesticide use in orchards

    New Delhi (ISW): A team of researchers has developed an ultrasonic sensor-based automatic spraying system that promises to cut down on the use of pesticides in orchards. The sprayer, which can be mounted on a tractor, works by sending out and receiv...

    9 Oct 2018 4:17 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
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