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AIC-CCMB gets NIDHI-Seed Support System from DST for its start-ups

New Delhi: The Atal Incubation Centre–Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (AIC-CCMB), Hyderabad has been awarded the NIDHI-Seed Support System (NIDHI-SSS) grant of INR 5.25 crores by the National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science...

Indian diaspora in the Gulf region deliberate on open science policy

New Delhi: The Indians from the Gulf region deliberated on the open science policy, fellowships and opportunities for innovators at the post-draft STIP consultation on Friday. Indian scientific diaspora, including academicians, thought leaders, stakeholders, members of Science India Forum,...

New ant species discovered

One of the species is named after Prof. Amitabh Joshi. Two new species of a rare ant genus have been discovered in India. The species of the ant genus Ooceraea found in Kerala, and Tamil Nadu adds to the diversity...

Improving Wheat Productivity, DST INSPIRE Faculty Fellow Shows the Way

New Delhi: We may soon have a wheat variety that does not lose its productivity under heat stress. Heat stress causes a dramatic reduction in yield and quality loss of wheat, the food crop that nurtures more than one-third of the...

Increasing Information Transfer with Ultra High Mobility Electron

New Delhi: Scientists at Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST), Mohali (Punjab), an autonomous institution of Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, have produced an ultra-high mobility 2d-electron gas (2DEG) at the interface of two...

Encouraging Local Language Content, NIXI Offers Free Domain

New Delhi: With an aim of proliferation of local language content, National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) announced that it will offer a free IDN (Internationalized Domain Name) in any of their preferred 22 official Indian language along with...

Draft 5th National STIP Guided by Self-Reliance Vision to Position India Among Top 3 Scientific Superpowers

New Delhi: The 5th National Science Technology and Innovation Policy finalized and available for public consultation is guided by the broad vision of achieving technological self-reliance and positioning India among the top three scientific superpowers in the decade to...

North Atlantic disturbance that derails Indian monsoons

New Delhi: A planetary wave from the North Atlantic is capable of derailing the Indian monsoon on which the Indian economy is heavily dependent, suggests a study published in the journal 'Science'. The findings suggest that modelling efforts ought to...

Moon is behind methane emissions in Arctic Ocean

London: The total amount of methane in the atmosphere has increased immensely over the past decades, and while some of the increase can be ascribed to human activity, other sources are not very well constrained. It may not be very...

Robots may encourage risk-taking behaviour in people, finds study

London: Robots can encourage people to take greater risks in certain situations than they would if there was nothing to influence their behaviours, a new study reveals. "We know that peer pressure can lead to higher risk-taking behaviour. With the...
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Dignitaries unveil APAC Smart & Sustainable City Conclave brochure

Thiruvananthapuram: Key dignitaries from Kerala State Government including Chief Secretary, Govt of Kerala Dr Vishwas Mehta, Thiruvananthapuram Municipal Corporation...
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Opportunities Explored: Utarakhand-Netherlands Collaboration for Sustainable Water Management

New Delhi: The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, New Delhi and APAC News Network organised a virtual panel discussion on Friday. Marten ven...

AIC-CCMB gets NIDHI-Seed Support System from DST for its start-ups

New Delhi: The Atal Incubation Centre–Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (AIC-CCMB), Hyderabad has been awarded the NIDHI-Seed Support System (NIDHI-SSS) grant of INR...

Indian diaspora in the Gulf region deliberate on open science policy

New Delhi: The Indians from the Gulf region deliberated on the open science policy, fellowships and opportunities for innovators at the post-draft STIP consultation...

Wheels of change: Sanitary workers in Warangal given cycles

Warangal: Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation (GWMC) introduces an eco-friendly trend ‘Cycle for Change’ that would not only help the corporation workers and staff keep...