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IIT Delhi Startup SWATRIC Collaborates with Flag Foundation of India to Develop Advanced Textile Solution for National Flag

An IIT Delhi startup SWATRIC has collaborated with the Flag Foundation of India to develop a top-notch and advanced textile solution for the national flag of the country.

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International study offers new insights into star formation in Milky Way

An international team of astronomers has carried out an extensive new survey of our galaxy, the Milky Way, which has revealed previously unseen signatures with unprecedented sensitivity and details that hint at how stars form and die.

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Ground-breaking treatment offers new hope for patients with persecutory delusions

The patients taking part in the trial had persecutory delusions despite treatment with antipsychotic medication. The 50% of the patients achieved recovery from their persecutory delusions using the new psychological treatment.

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IIT Delhi Researchers Demonstrate a New Brain-inspired Artificial Neuron for Building Accurate and Efficient Neuromorphic AI Systems

The study demonstrated neuron model with higher accuracy, faster convergence and flexibility in hardware implementation compared to other state-of-the-art adaptive threshold spiking neurons.

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Novel HIV vaccine trial starts at Oxford

The University of Oxford has started vaccinations of a novel HIV vaccine candidate as part of a Phase I clinical trial in the UK.

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Dr Jitendra Singh Assumes the Charge of S&T Ministry

Dr Jitendra Singh assumed charge of two portfolios — the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Earth Sciences with independent charge.

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Herd Immunity

According to the World Health Organization, ‘Herd Immunity’ is the indirect protection from an infectious disease that happens when a population is immune (to a virus) either through vaccination or immunity developed through the previous infection.


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IIT Gandhinagar researchers develop highly effective, environment-friendly and transparent anti-viral surface coating

This non-toxic surface coating can be easily applied on any of the indoor and outdoor objects like glass windows, wooden and plastic furniture, vehicles, automobiles, doorknobs, handles etc.

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The Genome of a Salt-secreting Mangrove Species Decoded by DBT-ILS

The study reported identi?cation of 614 genes, including 159 transcription factors, which are homologous to the genes that were functionally validated for salinity tolerance in transgenic systems.

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