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Feb 14, 2018
After Cape Town, Bengaluru set to face major water crisis: Atrocious state of Bellandur Lake a result of apathy by authoritiesIn the 1970s, Bengaluru boast of about 285 lakes; today there are just a little over 190, most of which are polluted with raw sewage.
Feb 13, 2018
Scientists identify potential early biomarker for Alzheimer’sThe researchers have found that early breaking down of a protein, F-actin, in the brain leads to disruption in communication among nerve cells.
Feb 07, 2018
THE Asia rankings 2018: No Indian institute in top 25, but with 44 listed varsities India improves overall scoreThe THE rankings for the Asian region found that the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore, the country's highest-ranked institution
Jan 31, 2018
IISc scientists have developed dual-gated transistors to make gadgets more power efficientThe dual-gated transistors on the device can easily switch between power-efficient and high-performance modes, depending on the need.
Jan 10, 2018
Scientists decode the genome of the HIV variant found in India, expect data to be useful for controlling the diseaseBecause HIV exhibits huge genetic diversity, the virus undergoes frequent genomic changes and each new variant differs in its response to therapy.
Dec 04, 2017
Study shows how motor protein Kinesin helps maintain the amount of fat in bloodTriglycerides are main components of fat, and molecules called very-low-density lipoproteins (VLDL) carry them.
Nov 28, 2017
War against Rotavirus to get a boost: Government introduces Rotavac vaccine in four more statesWith this, Rotavac vaccine will be available to more than half population of the country. Till now, it was introduced in only four states.
Nov 23, 2017
QS Rankings 2018: IIT Bombay ranked ninth among BRICS universities, 3 other Indian institutions in top 20Three IITs and the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore have made the cut among top 20 varsities in BRICS countries, according to the latest QS Rankings.
Nov 21, 2017
Mobiles and laptops may soon sport a new nanotech display deviceQuantum dot semiconductor nanocrystals absorb Ultraviolet light and produce sharp, bright colours.
Oct 24, 2017
Scientists at IISc Bangalore develop new chemical compound for controlled delivery of aspirinIn the new compound, aspirin is built into the backbone of a long polymer chain based on a sugar molecule called Xylitol, present in fruits and vegetables.