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Tracking quantum phenomena in 2D graphene

In the current study, when the researchers applied an electrical potential to the edge of two-layered graphene, they found that heat was transported only in the upstream channels and dissipated at certain “hotspots” in that direction.

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IIT Gandhinagar to start ‘Sparkle Series’ to popularise STEM among young girls

IIT Gandhinagar to start ‘Sparkle Series’ to popularise STEM among young girls.

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IIT Mandi Researchers Discover Phytochemicals in a Himalayan Plant that inhibit the COVID-19 Virus

Researchers show that phytochemical-rich petals of Rhododendron arboreum found in the Himalayan region, locally called “Buransh” shows antiviral activity and fight against the virus.

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Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Science Quiz

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A Bizarre Life-cycle

A marsupial called Antechinus or marsupial mouse was completely immersed in its “once in a lifetime affair” – mating.

Anubha Das
Researchers develop first fully 3D-printed, flexible OLED display

In a groundbreaking new study, researchers at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities used a customized printer to fully 3D print a flexible organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display. 

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IIT Mandi Researchers Plot COVID-19, Past Pandemics Across Seasons, Give Recommendations for Future

According to a study, a robust emergency plan to mitigate the spread of the next pandemic needs to be carefully planned.

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How the Brain’s Blue Spot helps us Focus our Attention

The neurotransmitter noradrenaline regulates our brain’s sensitivity to relevant information.

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Science During Freedom Movement & Challenges in Science Communication take Centre stage at

The two-day "Vigyanika-Science Literature Festival" got underway on 11 December 2021 at the Institute Menezes Braganza, Panaji, Goa, as part of the 7th India International Science Festival.

G. Mahesh
Not merely public transport but green too – From Footprint To Toe-print

Sweden, with 90% of the vehicle kilometres traversed by the buses in its public transportation system being powered by renewable fuel – biodiesel, biogas, bioethanol and electricity – is a model to emulate. What it has achieved may seem utopian for a large democracy like India, but yet, as they say, if one aims for the Moon and misses, one at least lands among the stars.

G. Venkatesh

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