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  • Researchers flag lack of gender diversity in science Nobels

    Researchers flag lack of gender diversity in science Nobels

    However, it is not the first time where women have been underrepresented at the science Nobels. So far, more than 600 Nobels have been awarded in scientific disciplines, but just 23 have gone to women.

    October 11, 2021
  • Science Museum opened in Manipur’s Chandel

    Science Museum opened in Manipur’s Chandel

    The Autonomous Institute of Department of Biotechnology, Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD) established the 'Science Museum' at Maha Union Government School, Japhou, Chandel.

    August 14, 2021
  • Covidnama

    Covidnama

    Science has progressed at an astonishing pace during the pandemic. Six months ago, there were a handful of vaccine candidates in clinical trials. Today, 13 vaccines have been approved and 29 are in Phase 2 or 3 trials. Despite the incredible achievement of proceeding from scratch to having so many approved vaccines within a year, the final challenge remains: producing enough doses to vaccinate the world's population, and distributing vaccines in a fair and equitable manner because till everyone is vaccinated the danger of recurrence of coronavirus would not be over.

    April 28, 2021
  • ISRO invites scientific research proposals on AstroSat data

    ISRO invites scientific research proposals on AstroSat data

    Five Scientific payloads were flown onboard AstroSat. The multi-wavelength observations started six months after the launch and provides world-class data from Ultraviolet to High Energy X-rays.

    April 20, 2021
  • People trust computers more than humans: Study

    People trust computers more than humans: Study

    "Algorithms are able to do a huge number of tasks and the number of tasks that they are able to do is expanding practically every day," said researcher Eric Bogert from the University of Georgia.

    April 19, 2021
  • Once scorned, AI now buzzword for humanity

    Once scorned, AI now buzzword for humanity

    The book brings forth a compelling narrative that does not only put into perspective what AI means to us humans, but also tells a definitive story of how a project confined to the fringes of scientific community became a buzzword for humanity.

    March 23, 2021
  • Study reveals motion sickness severity

    Study reveals motion sickness severity

    "As we tested sensitivity to sensory cues, a robust relationship emerged. It was clear that the greater an individual's sensitivity to motion parallax cues, the more severe the motion sickness symptoms."

    March 10, 2021
  • NASA’s first Mars sample collection mission prepares to land

    NASA’s first Mars sample collection mission prepares to land

    The Perseverance rover, NASA's most sophisticated rover yet, will try to land at the Red Planet's Jezero Crater.

    February 16, 2021
  • UK variant of Covid will ‘sweep the world’, says scientist

    UK variant of Covid will ‘sweep the world’, says scientist

    "The new variant has 'swept the country' and 'it's going to sweep the world, in all probability'," Sharon Peacock, Director of Covid-19 Genomics UK (Cog-UK) told the BBC.

    February 11, 2021
  • Antarctica’s ice melt isn’t consistent: Study

    Antarctica’s ice melt isn’t consistent: Study

    "The ice sheet is not changing with a constant rate -- it's more complicated than a linear change."

    February 2, 2021
  • Covid attack on brain, not lungs, triggers severe disease in mice

    Covid attack on brain, not lungs, triggers severe disease in mice

    The study found virus levels in the brain were about 1,000 times higher than in other parts of the body.

    January 21, 2021
  • Lack of fatty acid triggers multiple sclerosis: Study

    Lack of fatty acid triggers multiple sclerosis: Study

    The finding, published in The Journal of Clinical Investigation, suggests that dietary change might help treat some people suffering the autoimmune disease.

    January 20, 2021
  • Even one alcoholic drink every day may up atrial fibrillation risk

    Even one alcoholic drink every day may up atrial fibrillation risk

    The study published in the European Heart Journal found that compared to drinking no alcohol at all, just one alcoholic drink a day was linked to a 16 percent increased risk of atrial fibrillation over an average (median) follow-up time of nearly 14 years.

    January 17, 2021
  • Growth of STEM toy market in coming years

    Growth of STEM toy market in coming years

    The market is expected to observe significant growth because of the emergence of robotics, STEM-based courses, the need for cognitive and mental development, and the rise in millennial spending for nostalgia.

    December 10, 2020
  • Nurturing creativity amongst learners

    Nurturing creativity amongst learners

    Realising the need to keep up with the demands of the tech world and make students ready to take on a future where robots are expected to become a part of life, schools are incorporating subjects such as coding and robotics in their curriculum.

    November 3, 2020
  • Performing specific functions

    Performing specific functions

    Cell specialisation demonstrates the unity and diversity of biology.

    October 7, 2020
  • Remains of Denmark’s royal saint

    Remains of Denmark’s royal saint

    Thanks to a unique method of radiocarbon dating, textiles in an 11th century crypt reveal the thread of events long past.

    October 7, 2020