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IISc finds spot in QS top 200 rankings

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) is the topmost Indian institute as per the QS University Rankings out on Thursday.

published on : 7th May 2021

IIT Bombay is top Indian institute in latest QS rankings, IISc and IIT Delhi also in top 200

The top three global institutes in the World University Rankings 2021 are Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Stanford University and Harvard University from the US

published on : 6th May 2021

IISc research aims at improving computer deep network

However phenomena such as 3D shape processing, surface invariance, occlusion, natural parts and the global advantage were absent in trained networks.

published on : 22nd April 2021

Second Covid wave to peak in April, 11 lakh cases in Karnataka by Sept: IISc

IISc study also predicts India could see total number of cases rise to over 63.5 lakh by October 9 this year 

published on : 2nd April 2021

IISc develops artificial enzymes to block reactivation of HIV

The virus hides inside the host’s immune cells in a “latent” state and stably maintains its reservoir.

published on : 2nd April 2021

Anti-venom needs to be region-specific, finds IISc study

Russell’s viper (Daboia russelii) is among the ‘big four’ major killer snakes in the world.

published on : 28th March 2021

IISc gets e-vehicle charging station

 The off-grid solar EV charging station was launched by British Deputy High Commissioner Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford and IISc Director Dr Govindan Rangarajan.

published on : 17th March 2021

Layered masks protect, but can spread virus, says IISc study

The researchers, however, clarify that when these masks are unavailable, even single-layered masks may offer some protection, and must be used wherever mandated.

published on : 7th March 2021

IISc study shows higher, faster COVID mutations in Bengaluru than national, global average

It found that the three Bengaluru isolates analysed had 27 mutations in the viral genomes with over 11 mutations per sample — more than both the national average of 8.4 and global average of 7.3.

published on : 5th March 2021

34-year-old PhD student ends life in hostel room at IISc campus in Bengaluru

A senior police officer from Sadashivanagar police station said that the deceased Ranadeer Kumar hailed from Bihar. He was supposed to submit his PhD thesis this year.

published on : 3rd March 2021

IISc's 'AnamNet' reveals severity of lung infection in COVID-19 patients

AnamNet looks out for specific abnormal features and estimates the damage in the lungs, and identify infected areas in a chest CT scan with a high level of accuracy.

published on : 18th February 2021

'Pose major threat to farming community': Over 400 academicians flag concern regarding agri laws

Last month, over 850 academicians from various educational institutions across the country had signed an open letter backing the legislations.

published on : 4th February 2021

Droughts in India influenced by North Atlantic air currents: IISc study

The study, which has been published in Science, was carried out by researchers at the Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (CAOS), IISc. 

published on : 12th December 2020

IISc startups get ready for second Covid wave

3 firms await different approvals to launch products, methods  

published on : 6th December 2020

Six startups at Indian Institute of Science get CSR funds from US conglomerate Honeywell

Three of the six startups are heavily involved in the COVID-19 crisis, said President, Honeywell India, Akshay Bellare, without disclosing the quantum of CSR funds set aside

published on : 1st December 2020
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