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Researchers find more effective way to combat misinformation on social media

New York: As misinformation campaigns on social media continue to pose a challenge to governments and regulators across the world, Rice University researchers have discovered a more efficient way for social media companies to keep misinformation from spreading online...

India, Portugal officials discuss collaboration in healthcare, agritech at DST-CII summit

New Delhi: Officials from India and Portugal discussed various potential areas of collaboration including healthcare, agritech, water and waste management during a three-day technology summit which ended on December 9, the Department of Science and Technology said. Portugal was the...

Govt sets up new Centres of Excellence to lead climate change research in Himalayan region

New Delhi: The government has set up three Centres of Excellence (CoE) which would lead the climate change research in the Himalayan region. The three centres set up at University of Kashmir, Sikkim University and Tezpur University were inaugurated...

Smartphone camera may be used to detect coronavirus, say scientists

New Delhi: Researchers in the US, including a Nobel laureate, have developed an assay that can detect the presence of coronavirus in a nasal swab using a device attached to an ordinary smartphone. Once rolled out, the smartphone-mounted device...

Young scientists share innovative ideas in a range of areas at the SCO Young Scientist Conclave

New Delhi: Young scientists shared their innovative ideas and result in a range of thematic areas in the five days Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Young Scientist Conclave during 24- 28 November 2020. The areas included agriculture and food processing;...

DST Autonomous Institute Investigates Formation of Second – Generation Stars

New Delhi: Tracing the formation of massive stars at much younger stage made easy. Scientists have investigated how massive stars trigger the formation of second-generation stars (stars molded from remnants of first-generation star formation activity) in HII regions ---...

Developing Drug Delivery Platforms, Swarna Jayanti Fellow’s New Research Endeavour

New Delhi: Dr. Dibyendu Das from Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata, a recipient of this years Swarna Jayanti Fellowship of the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India will be using simple chemical...

Game Changing Treatment for Cancer Soon? Swarna Jayanti Fellow of DST may have Answers

New Delhi: Removing cancer cells at an early stage may be possible in near future. Dr. R. Mahalakshmi, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Bhopal, a recipient of this year’s SwarnaJayanti Fellowship of the Department...

New Clues to First Line of Defence of Immune System for Cancer & Developmental Diseases: DST Study

New Delhi: A new study has found that Macrophages, which are the immune system's first line of defence against infection, are actually white blood corpuscles subdivided in distinct populations with diverse functions. This diversity may provide new clues to...

Ushering New Era of AI & Robotics in India through ARTPARK

New Delhi: New Era of social transformation through AI & Robotics has been heralded by ARTPARK. An AI & Robotics Technologies Park (ARTPARK) set up in Bengaluru will promote technology innovations in AI & Robotics leading to societal impact...
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National skills &entrepreneurship innovation conclave concludes

New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram: The National skills &entrepreneurship innovation conclave concluded here on Friday. The two-day virtual conclave was a huge...
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Krishna Teja is the New CEO Smart City Thiruvananthapuram and Director Kerala Tourism

Thiruvananthapuram: V R Krishna Teja Mylavarapu, an IAS officer of 2015 batch is the new Director for Kerala Tourism and he also been given...

National Skill & entrepreneurship innovation conclave gets off to a flying start

New DelhiThiruvananthapuram: A virtual Skill @ entrepreneurship innovation conclave is organized by APAC News Network in association with the Department of Labour and Skills,...

Several states insist on negative Covid-19 report

Delhi: With a sudden rise in Covid-19 cases, several state governments are insisting that people entering their respective states need to carry a Covid-19...

Teachers storm Bengaluru roads over fee cut

Bengaluru: It is rare for teachers to go on a protest on the road but thousands of teachers of private schools in Bengaluru stormed...