News  /  Published 29.09.22

SERB and IITGN to host a conclave on “Women in Science & Technology: Fostering Innovation”

The event is designed to encourage women working in science, technology, and engineering fields to transform their innovative ideas into technology...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 28.09.22

Govt to reduce awards for science, health; to establish Nobel like prize

The Home Ministry has asked eight science and health departments to prune the over 300 awards handed out by them and institute honours of “high stature” for “really deserving candida...

News  /  Published 16.09.22

IISC researchers develop new method to deliver TB vaccine

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have designed a new method to deliver a vaccine candidate for tuberculosis (TB). It involves using spherical vesicles secreted by bacteria coate...

World  /  Published 14.09.22

Covid: Novel plastic film can kill virus

Scientists in the UK have developed a plastic film that can kill the SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which land on its surface with just room light. The self-sterilising film developed by a team at Queen&...
By PTI in London

India  /  Published 30.08.22

Boxing: New software to pack a punch

Indian engineers and sports scientists have teamed up to design an analytics software that uses electronic wireless sensors to measure a boxer’s punch force, foot and body movements and extract ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


World  /  Published 29.08.22

US: coating may kill Covid

Scientists in the US have developed a durable and safe-to-use coating that may kill the COVID-19 causing SARS-CoV-2 virus, E. coli and MRSA bacteria, and a variety of other pathogens within minutes. ...
By PTI in Washington

Science Tech  /  Published 30.05.22

Matter of seconds

F or nearly 150 years, the world’s metrologists have agreed on strict definitions for units of measurement through the International Bureau of Weights and Measures, known by its French acronym, ...
By Alanna Mitchell

Opinion  /  Published 21.05.22

People’s ecologist

I come from a family of scientists, but I shied away from studying science myself. Yet, in a happy irony, it turned out that the most important intellectual collaboration of my life was with a scienti...
By Ramachandra Guha

News  /  Published 29.04.22

In pics: Cinema on wheels, drizzle in Kolkata and more

A quick look at the day that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

India  /  Published 12.04.22

Zebrafish clue to microplastic health hazard

Scientists in India have recorded heart defects and skeletal deformities in zebrafish embryos exposed to river water contaminated with microplastics that they say could be fresh evidence for the poten...
By G S Mudur in New Delhi


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