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Bengaluru | Sep 24, 2021
Friend or foe? Study shows fan-throated lizards could be evolving novel behaviours to avoid a brawl

Researchers find that altered signalling patterns for survival by a fan-throated lizard species could be setting the stage for its evolution

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Sep 9, 2021
Lab in a capsule: a modular device for biological experiments in space

Researchers from IISc and ISRO develop a compact module to conduct microbiology experiments in space

General, Science, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | May 17, 2021
Breaking the genetic code of cancer propagation

Researchers have identified two groups of genes that switch activity and help cancer cells evade therapy and spread aggressively.

General, Science, Health, Society, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Dec 18, 2020
Using viruses to kill Tuberculosis bacteria

Researchers use a cocktail of bacteriophages to fight drug-resistant tuberculosis.

General, Science, Health, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Nov 25, 2020
Sex without getting caught: Interactions between tree crickets and their predators

Searching for mates and predation risk can alter spatial interactions between tree crickets and green lynx spiders.

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Nov 17, 2020
A new mathematical model explains how seed dispersal maintain savanna and forest biomes

Scientists used mathematical models and satellite data to understand how seed dispersal from forest trees helps in maintaining the savanna–forest boundaries.

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Oct 27, 2020
Printing now made simpler and cheaper for biological cells and liquid suspensions

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science have developed a new technique that can effectively print a wide range of liquids inks including biopolymers, biological solutions containing cells, as well as water-based inks.

General, Science, Technology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Oct 2, 2020
Liquids behave differently on curved surfaces than flat ones

Scientists study evolution of liquids on spherical surfaces and their properties.

General, Science, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Sep 7, 2020
Cracked: Scientists show how glass crystallises in real-time

In a new study, researchers devise a unique way to observe the process of devitrification under a microscope, in real-time. 

General, Science, Technology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Jun 2, 2020
A novel rapid and inexpensive diagnostic device for tuberculosis

In a recent study, researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, and Christian Medical College, Vellore, have developed a novel, inexpensive and easy-to-use device to detect tuberculosis.

General, Science, Health, Deep-dive
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