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Bengaluru Scientist Gets Dr Kalayya Award

Dr A T Sadashiva of Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, received the Dr Kalayya Krishnamurthy National Award.

10 Oct 2015

Long-lasting Mango Variety 'Arka Udaya' Developed in Karnataka

A new late-season variety of mango ‘Arka Udaya’ has been identified by the Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR) at Bengaluru.

16 Aug 2015

Why Hypothyroidism Drugs Act up

Researchers explain how different brands of the same thyroxine work differently.

13 Aug 2015

Organ Transplants Call for Sensitive Handling, Says Devi Shetty

Dr Devi Shetty of Narayana Hrudayalaya underlines the need for hospitals to act ethically, and not exploit bereaved families .

13 Aug 2015

Treating Cancer With Turmeric

Curcumin is present in turmeric and is a known anti-oxidant that has shown promise as an anti-cancer agent.

12 Aug 2015

Tumour in Blood Vessel Removed in 25 Minutes

S T Prabhuswamy is 78, has high blood pressure and sugar..

26 Jul 2015

City Scientists Develop Drug to Kill Resistant Bacteria

Scientists in a city research institute have developed a drug that will not only treat bacterial infections but will also prevent bacteria from turning resistant to medicines

13 Jul 2014

‘Discrimination Against Women in Science Exists’

The field of science is hard. A lot of women with PhDs are dropping out. We must find a way to get them into mainstream areas

13 Jan 2014

Non-toxic and More Absorbent Drugs in Line for HIV Care

Scientists have formulated nano sized particles out of semi-synthetic starch particles called chitosan.

01 Dec 2013

Expo on Maths Mysteries begins

The Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum has been abuzz with children and mathematical activity as a unique exhibition on mathematics started on Friday. ‘

23 Nov 2013

Now, GPS collars to track elephant movement

A Bangalore-based conservation organisation is testing GPS collars that could help tackle man-elephant conflicts.

07 Nov 2013

'New technologies can raise crop yields, improve nutrition'

Mango varieties like Amrapali and Dasheri, when planted at a distance of fi ve metres by four metres, yield 32 tonnes per ha

05 Nov 2013

Fewer women part of nation's manpower, reveals study

If the ‘Global Employment Trends 2013’ report is anything to go by, the number of Indian women at work is on the decline.  

23 Oct 2013

Indians largely ignorant about strokes: Survey

A national survey conducted across metros highlighted the lack of awareness on strokes, and its implications largely among younger Indians.

19 Oct 2013

Dementia patients to increase in India by 2050, says report

If you are forgetting messages, routes or names, asking questions repetitively or have increasing difficulties with activities that require organisation and planning, you could be suffering from dementia, the cause of which could be Alzheimer’s disease. 

08 Oct 2013

'Not just vultures, Diclofenac kills other birds too'

Diclofenac, a commonly used pain killer, could be responsible for the vanishing vulture population in India. Experts say other birds too can be harmed by this drug.

06 Oct 2013

Countering the threat of ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is a particularly vexing problem for doctors as there are no means for screening to detect it early.

06 Oct 2013

IIHR makes veggies, fruits bigger, better

Arka Sahan is a variety of custard apple which weighs between 800 grams and 1.2 kg and can be scooped up like ice cream and eaten while Arka Bheem is a hybrid of onion having a shelf-life of up to three months.

30 Sep 2013

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