Articles by Dinesh C Sharma
Feb 01, 2018
Ancient stone age tools found in Tamil Nadu suggest reframing of ‘Out of Africa’ theoriesNew evidence suggests that a Middle Palaeolithic culture was present in India around 385,000 years ago — roughly the same time that it is known to have developed in Africa and in Europe.
Jan 23, 2018
India could soon lose ‘Pharmacy of the world’ tag as the drug industry becomes increasingly dependent on ChinaIndia now depends on China fully for ingredients to make not only an advanced drug but also essential drugs like paracetamol, metformin, aspirin etc.
Jan 10, 2018
Despite awareness, Northeast states continue to ignore warnings and construct non earthquake-resistant buildings: StudyIt was found that while several reinforced concrete buildings in Imphal suffered damage from the earthquake, traditional wooden houses reported no damage.
Jan 02, 2018
A new study reveals that rural women have the resilience to cope with climate risksWomen in high-risk zones, especially arid and semi-arid zones choose leaves and stem of many plants available throughout the year for food.
Dec 26, 2017
Study state that ‘virtual psychiatrist’ is effective in diagnosing disorders related to mental healthA ‘virtual psychiatrist’ tool developed by Indian researchers can help address the problem of mental disorders.
Dec 20, 2017
Four research startups from India are developing rapid tests to help check antibiotic resistanceThe Discovery Awards in India are funded by the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council in India (BIRAC).
Dec 13, 2017
Nagaland to revive traditional rice varieties in wake of climate changeThe hilly state of Nagaland has initiated steps to revive traditional rice as well as millet varieties which over the years gave way to high yielding crop varieties for various reasons.
Dec 07, 2017
Unique science gallery to open in Bengaluru, where science and art will interactThe science gallery will promote cross-linking of disciplines and social issues in novel ways and will try to engage young people.
Dec 05, 2017
A healthy lifestyle can overcome genetic risk of heart disease: StudyResearchers looked at two gene variants, MC4R and TCF7L2, known to increase the risk of metabolic disorders among study participants
Nov 29, 2017
Himachal farmers start growing pomegranate and cabbage, as apple line recedes due to climate changeAnother major cause of apple production taking a hit is increased incidence of hailstorms during the flowering and fruit setting stages.