S&T News
How Hitchhiking Worms Choose their Vehicles

The new study shows that to avoid overcrowding, the worms do tend to select wasps with fewer passengers.

Press Release
IIT Guwahati Scientists Develop Efficient Catalytic System for Biofuel and Lactic Acid Production

The "Efficient Catalysts" have the potential for selective production of Lactic Acid and Biofuel from industrial/biomass wastes glycerol and ethanol respectively

Press Release
How Safe is Your Tea in a Paper Cup?

IIT Kharagpur research gives evidence of microplastic pollution in the hot liquid consumed from disposable paper cups.

Shreyoshi Ghosh
World’s First ‘Lichen Garden’ Developed in Munsiyari, India

The research wing of the Uttarakhand State Forest Department has developed a unique ‘lichen garden’ at Munsiyari, Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand.

Sanjeeva Nayaka & Sanjeev Chaturvedi
IIT Madras Researchers Develop Anti-Bacterial, Biodegradable Food Wrapping Material

Prevents packaged food contamination by bacteria as well as reduces the plastic waste generated in the environment when disposing the wrappers.

Scientists discover new pair of salivary glands, may help improve cancer treatments

Researchers at Netherlands Cancer Institute-Amsterdam, Netherlands have found previously overlooked and clinically relevant macroscopic pair of salivary glands in the nasopharynx area.

Jyoti Singh
IIT Delhi-incubated Startup Launches Antimicrobial Water Storage Containers ‘AqCure’

IIT Delhi-incubated startup launches Antimicrobial water storage containers "AqCure", which is based on the inherent antimicrobial properties of copper.

Press Release
On the Sense of Smell in Asymptomatic COVID-19 Infection

Nose to the rescue: Using the sense of smell to identify asymptomatic COVID-19 infection

Emergence of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater: Inspection through Wastewater-based Epidemiology essential for India

The presence of SARS-CoV-2 fragments in wastewater is a great matter of concern for India also.

Madhulika Bhati and Madhur D. Gajbhiye
Phytochemicals as potential therapeutic agents against COVID-19 infection

Several phytochemical compounds and found a few that are able to bind with the non-structural protein 15 (Nsp 15) which is known to play a critical role in virulence of SARS-COVs.