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Bengaluru | Sep 17, 2019
 Bacterial remedy for the toxic pesticide Carbaryl

Carbaryl is one of the commonly used pesticides for agricultural as well as non-agricultural use. But like any other insecticide, higher concentrations of Carbaryl in the soil can have adverse effects on humans and other organisms. The need to completely remove it from the environment or break it down into less harmful substances is of primary importance. Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay), and Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB), Delhi, have achieved a significant breakthrough in identifying bacteria which can clean up this pesticide from the environment and understanding exactly how the breakdown occurs.

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Mumbai | Aug 12, 2019
Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) suggest that better conductivity of oil may help water droplets come together.

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) suggest that better conductivity of oil may help water droplets come together. Their findings may impact the design of electric field-based oil dehydrators.

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Mumbai | Aug 5, 2019
Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) proposes an improved additive manufacturing method to repair damaged industrial components for the sustainable growth of the industry.

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) proposes an improved additive manufacturing method to repair damaged industrial components for the sustainable growth of the industry.

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Bengaluru | Jun 28, 2019
A burst of radio waves, three-billion light years away, to shed light on the ‘missing matter’

A team of researchers, led by Prof. Keith Bannister at the Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in Australia, observed a burst of radio waves, three-billion light years away, using the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) telescope. This could shed light on the ‘missing matter’.

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Mumbai | Jun 17, 2019
Improving 3D printing by better understanding heat

Researchers from IIT Bombay and Pennsylvania State University, USA, propose improvements to refine 3D printing using heat. The proposed model can provide accurate processing scenarios for different alloys without trial and error.

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Bengaluru | May 9, 2019
Image credit: Annie Santamaria/ Gubbi Labs

All the electronic devices that we use today have components made of semiconductors, mostly silicon. In recent years, gallium nitride, another semiconductor, is making its way into electronics. It is better suited for high power and high-frequency applications. Researchers from IISc have developed India’s first-ever e-mode gallium nitride power transistor, whose performance is comparable to some of the best reports till date.

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Mumbai | Apr 15, 2019
Enabling Robust, High-Density Electronics with Graphene

Researchers find a unique new technique to make stable, low-power graphene transistors

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Bengaluru | Mar 19, 2019
India’s computer science graduates: High in quantity and low in quality, finds study | Research Matters

A new study, by researchers from the US, China, India and Russia, has compared the quality of computer science graduates from these four countries. 

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Mumbai | Mar 7, 2019
Scientists design low-power, low-cost wearable wireless devices to continuously monitor patient’s health indicators like ECG and EEG

Scientists design low-power, low-cost wearable wireless devices to continuously monitor patient’s health indicators like ECG and EEG  

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Mumbai | Mar 5, 2019
Jammer Proofing Communication Systems | Research by IIT Bombay

A theoretical study from IIT Bombay can help make our military communication more robust.

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