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Dwijesh Dutta Majumder: A Life in Computers

The scientist who played a key role in the making of the First Transistorised Indian Computer called ISIJU-1, and one of the first to learn to use computers in India, Prof. Dwijesh Dutta Majumder passed away on 27 June 2020.

Matiur Rahman
The Incredible Journey of Nitrates and Ammonia

It was on the evening of 4 August 2020, that Beirut, the capital city of Lebanon, witnessed one of the largest industrial accidents amid the COVID-19 pandemic and an economic crisis.

D.K. Srivastava & V.S. Ramamurthy
Forensic DNA Profiling During & Post COVID-19

In the current scenario, the biological exhibits cannot be processed as routine cases as examined earlier pre-COVID.

Hirak Ranjan Dash
COVID-19 Q&A

Questions & answers pertaining to various aspects of #COVID19

Staff
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.

IITM
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
Excessive Sitting & Cancer Risk in Times of COVID-19 Lockdowns

With much of the time spent inside homes studying, watching TV, reading, or even playing games – all the while sitting – there must be a heavy price to pay.

Parvaiz Yousuf
Indian Elderly-Emerging Challenges in the Aftermath of COVID-19

The sudden lockdown made the situation of the aged more vulnerable as they were not prepared, just as no one else was.

Neetu Batra
Combating Epidemics-Pandemics Mathematically

The article presents a brief overview of mathematics embedded in various aspects of the situation created by the pandemic COVID-19.

Kumar Gandharv Mishra
DISCOVERY AND APPLICATIONS OF X RAY (To mark the 125 years of the discovery of X-ray)

Test your knowledge on "DISCOVERY AND APPLICATIONS OF X RAY (To mark the 125 years of the discovery of X-ray)"

Bhupati Chakrabarti

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