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Bengaluru | Sep 19

Researchers from IISC, Bengaluru, investigated the role of the protein Sirtuin 6 in the process of energy generation from glucose in a failing heart.

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Mumbai | Sep 19
Photo by: Purabi Deshpande, Gubbi Labs

Researchers from IIT Bombay develop a system for fast and accurate detection of molecules.

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Health, Deep-dive
Jammu | Sep 18

Researchers from IIIM, Jammu, have designed an anticancer drug from the medical herb Babchi.

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Bengaluru | Sep 11

Researchers from Jawaharlal Nehru University, National Institute of Plant Genome Research and CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, India, have identified a new strain of bacteria, β-proteobacterium Pandoraea, that can help break up lignin and decompose it. The bacterial strain produces polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) which have the potential to replace conventional plastics.

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Bengaluru | Sep 11

Researchers from IISER Bhopal proposed a method of protein labelling to develop selective and sensitive drugs that could be used to treat a variety of diseases. It can be used to develop less harmful cancer chemotherapeutics.

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Bengaluru | Sep 10

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc), Chennai and University of Leeds, UK study the role of the genes that control our immune response and how they play a crucial role in countering the spread of H1N1 influenza.

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Bengaluru | Sep 6
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Study from the Ashoka Trust from Research in Ecology and the Environment details the importance of a global standard to curb the adulteration of herbal medicines.

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Sep 1

Henrietta Lacks was just 31 years old when she passed away in October of 1951, succumbing to a short battle with cervical cancer. A poor, African-American tobacco farmer, her life and death was a quiet affair, perhaps most felt by her five young children and the widower she left behind.

General, Science, Health, Society, SciQs
Bengaluru | Aug 31
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Researchers from the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, find the mechanism which enhances inflammation and highlights its important applications.

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Bengaluru | Aug 29

Scientists from the University of Plymouth, UK, George Washington University, USA, Imperial College London, UK, and Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India, explore a leathal fungus threatening the existence of frogs.

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