The inspirational value of ISRO's Mars mission
India's researchers need to find quickest and cheapest possible solutions to problems in the country; technology dearth no longer an acceptable excuse
Countdown to self-reliance
Indian space scientists have been forced on the indigenisation track to launch communications satellites
The statistician who "planned" India
P C Mahalanobis can rightly be called the father of Indian statistics.
Today, in the year of his
birth centenary, he is remembered not only as …
Frequent tremors in Khandwa, which lies on the Budwani-Sukta fault line,
may be signs of a larger quake to come
An output called research
Breaking the science glass ceiling: Four African women share what it took
Bias at workplace to lack of opportunities, what four African scientists dealt with to forge a career in STEM
वैज्ञानिकों के जीवन के अनछुए पहलुओं को उजागर करती पुस्तक
वैज्ञानिकों की जीवन यात्रा के अमूल्य क्षणों को उजागर करने वाली यह पुस्तक ऐसे कई मानदंड पेश करती है, जो विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी की ...
How international scientific collaborators sideline African researchers
Scientists from sub-Saharan Africa writing research papers on health in their own countries are often not named first or senior author, finds a study
Now, a way to diagnose ovarian cancer early
Australian scientists develop a blood test that can “dramatically improve” early detection of the disease
Cellulose nanofibres from bagasse can help in controlled release of pesticides
This could pose as a solution to the growing problem of micro-plastic pollution
DTE in Indian Science Congress: chronic underfunding in this sector highlighted
PM Modi reposes faith in deep-rooted scientific tradition to help India quickly adapt to new realities
Quantity v quality
Though India is churning out research papers at a higher rate, scientists are not celebrating as yet
From the blurbs
Pot-bellies weigh heavy upon Indian hearts
Paunches are common among Indians and this makes them especially prone to heart disease
Rats offer clue for human cancer treatment
A technique developed to fight tumours in rats may one day be used to treat humans
Vaccine to prevent viral infection in hens
Scientists in Madras gave come up with a vaccine that would help leash a viral disease that impairs the egg-laying ability of hens, and is often …
Breast cancer: Tracking down an elusive killer
Scientists are exploring various approaches to fight the deadliest cancer afflicting US women.
Computers to map the human genetic code
Indian scientists have developed a computer programme that transforms a huge quantity of genetic data into an easily understood graphic on a …
Is Mt Everest the tallest peak?
Scientists studying the evolution of the highest Himalayan peaks will soon announce the exact elevation of Mt Everest at present.
Serum found to curb lung cancer
Tests on mice show that a hormonal antibody inhibits the
growth of turnours, giving rise to hopes for a vaccine to
treat lung cancer.
Eavesdropping on animals via satellite
Technological advances allow biologists to sit in their labs and monitor animal movements.
Mea culpa, says vatican