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Mumbai | Jul 1, 2022
Studying cognitive health in older adults: lessons from an ongoing all-India survey

Large pan-India studies show that exercise in adulthood and education in childhood is associated with better cognitive functioning in older adults

General, Science, Health, Society, Friday Features
Bengaluru | Jun 24, 2022
The microscopic world of diatoms

Diatoms provide a peek into our history, while also being a source of nutrition, energy and oxygen

General, Science, Ecology, Society, Friday Features
Chennai | Jun 22, 2022
Dew point Hike and Tuberculosis Spike

Researchers study how relative humidity, temperature and dew point temperature are related to spread of tuberculosis infections

General, Science, Health, Society, Deep-dive
Patancheru, Telangana | Jun 21, 2022
Rainwater harvesting ensures sustainable groundwater availability

Researchers study rainfall and soil-loss to find potential rain water harvesting zones in Indian semi-arid regions

General, Science, Engineering, Ecology, Society, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Jun 20, 2022
A novel bandage for better healing of wounds

Researchers have developed a dermal patch with a blend of natural healing agents and polymers in bilayer structure for improved wound healing.

General, Science, Health, Society, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Jun 13, 2022
A Portal to Indian Culture

A collaboration between the Ministry of Culture and IIT Bombay, the Indian Culture Portal is a treasure trove of Indian knowledge, art, culture and history, and a digital space like no other.

General, Society, Deep-dive
Lucknow | May 27, 2022
Pollen fossils from India tell a tale

A research team records the distribution of pollen fossils of Crotonoideae species from different regions in India. 

General, Science, Ecology, Society
Bengaluru | Apr 22, 2022
Re-building independent India through homegrown ideas

Dinesh C. Sharma’s ‘Indian Innovation - 100 ideas that transformed India’ is an inspiring book documenting all key innovations post-independence in India.

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Ecology, Health, Society, Featured
Mumbai | Apr 21, 2022
Money rewards are less likely to improve mood if you are in pain.

University students who experience physical pain perform worse on tasks and have lower moods than those without pain.

General, Science, Health, Society, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Apr 13, 2022
The emerging association between COVID-19 and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Review of evidence shows that rheumatoid arthritis and COVID-19 affect the human body through similar chemical mechanisms.

General, Science, Health, Society, Deep-dive
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