Scientists

Stanford University names world's top 2% scientists, 36 from 2 IITs

The list comprises 14 scientists from the IIT (BHU) and 22 faculty members or researchers from the IIT-Guwahati.

published on : 14th November 2020

Scientists decode why COVID-19 spares children

According to the researchers, children have lower levels of a receptor protein that the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 needs to invade airway epithelial cells in the lung.

published on : 14th November 2020

UK government scientists warn COVID-19 reinfections 'to be expected'

“Based on knowledge of other coronaviruses, reinfection is to be expected, although at present the point at which an individual is likely to be susceptible to reinfection is not known,” notes the pape

published on : 18th October 2020

Scientists detect long-lived antibodies in blood, saliva samples from COVID-19 patients

However, it noted that the spike protein-targeted IgG responses decayed slowly over a period of 90 days.

published on : 9th October 2020

PMSF demands stipend for foreign national resident doctors at AIIMS

The group has urged the Prime Minister's Office and the Ministry of Health to intervene in the matter at the earliest.

published on : 19th September 2020

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds Russian scientists for developing COVID-19 vaccine

President Vladimir Putin last month announced that Russian scientists had developed the world's first vaccine against COVID-19.

published on : 4th September 2020

ISRO scientists release music video 'Uyarum Sankholiyil' urging people to stay positive amid COVID-19

A group of scientists from ISRO are in the spotlight for a song they released, which narrates the strength of perseverance of Indians, and the need to stay positive

published on : 14th August 2020

Remembering CS Seshadri: 'He made colleagues buy his dream'

As a prominent face in independent India’s list of mathematicians, CS Seshadri, a Padma Bhushan recipient, known for his notable works in algebraic geometry, passed away on Friday in Chennai.

published on : 20th July 2020

Singapore scientists discover five antibodies that can combat COVID-19

The scientists managed to isolate the first two antibodies for testing within a month of receiving the blood samples from the National Centre for Infectious Diseases and Singapore General Hospital.

published on : 17th June 2020

COVID-19: Donald Trump lashes out at scientists whose findings contradict him

As President Donald Trump pushes to reopen the country despite warnings from doctors about the consequences of moving too quickly during the coronavirus crisis.

published on : 22nd May 2020

IGIB scientists develop low-cost COVID-19 test; name it after detective character 'Feluda'

When asked why the test was named after Feluda, Agarwal said the researchers at MIT and University of California, Berkeley also use CRSIPR, but different technologies.

published on : 22nd April 2020

Band of doctors overcomes fear to save riot victims in northeast Delhi

Standing true to Hippocratic oath, these doctors risk their lives while accessing the worst affected areas without thinking twice  — often at odd hours.

published on : 2nd March 2020

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu seeks scientists' help to resolve farmer woes

Venkaiah Naidu advised the agricultural studies students to spend half their time in classrooms and the rest with farmers to gain first-hand practical knowledge.

published on : 23rd February 2020

Golden opportunity for students to meet ISRO scientists

The Tamil Nadu School Education Department has instructed all schools to encourage and facilitate students to apply for the ‘Young Scientist Programme 2020’,

published on : 14th February 2020

Japanese scientists develop ice cream that doesn't melt

The scientists injected the ice creams with polyphenol liquid extracted from strawberries so that they wouldn't melt for a longer time. 

published on : 8th August 2017
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