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IIT Kharagpur Researchers Develop Essential Oil Extractor to Economize Betel Leaf Production in India

The extractor is capable of saving 44% of the time and 30% of the energy requirement while increasing the oil yield by more than 16%, as compared to the current process and apparatus popularly used.

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IIT Delhi Develops Handheld Device for Early and Rapid Diagnosis of Dengue

The technique was employed to fabricate silver nanorods array based SERS active biosensors in order to detect pathogens.

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Launch of ProrIISeTM Software for Automating IP Processes

An indigenous Indian software for automating the process of protecting and translating Intellectual Property (IP)

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Supernova Explosion Traced to One of the Hottest Kind of Stars

The rare Wolf-Rayet stars are highly luminous objects a thousand times that of the Sun and have intrigued astronomers for long.

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IIT Mandi Researchers Develop Algorithms to Predict the Functioning of Vehicular Internal Combustion Engines

The algorithms will improve engine performance and lower vehicular emissions.

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Nanozymes that can block HIV reactivation

Vanadium pentoxide nanosheet-based nanonzymes work by mimicking a natural enzyme called glutathione peroxidase that helps reduce oxidative stress levels in the host’s cells, which is required to keep the virus in check.

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Call for Application: ClimateScience Olympiad 2021

ClimateScience Olympiad to find innovative solutions to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Global olympiad on climate change
Novel technique for tracking solar eruptions that disrupt space weather to be used in India’s first solar mission

Scientists have developed a new technique to track the huge bubbles of gas threaded with magnetic field lines that are ejected from the Sun, disrupting space weather and causing geomagnetic storms, satellite failures, and power outages.

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Differences in snake venom composition raise questions about treatment

Snakebite kills around 58,000 Indians annually, and a majority of snakebites that lead to death or disability are attributed to the ‘big four’ of Indian snakes – the Russell’s viper (Daboia russelii), one of the deadliest snake species in the world, the spectacled cobra (Naja naja), the common krait (Bungarus caeruleus) and the saw-scaled viper (Echis carinatus).

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ISRO makes breakthrough demonstration of free-space Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) over 300 m

The free-space QKD was demonstrated at Space Applications Centre (SAC), Ahmedabad, between two line-of-sight buildings within the campus. The experiment was performed at night, in order to ensure that there is no interference of the direct sunlight.