Indian researchers find antimalarial drug that may be repurposed to treat Zika
Zika gets transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito from the Aedes genus, mainly Aedes aegypti.
Malaria cases brought down in Odisha using the eradication programme: Report
In 2010, malaria services were intensified and expanded with the involvement of ASHAs.
IISF 2018 Day 2: Science community discusses ways to connect science with society
International Science Film and Literature Festival was also inaugurated on 6 October at IISF 2018.
Fourth edition of India International Science Festival begins in Lucknow
The aim of Young Scientists’ Conference is to provide a platform to young scientists, entrepreneurs, and researchers.
Antimicrobial drug resistance is posing a new challenge to child survival
The problem is not sparing vulnerable population groups like newborn babies.
Early warning system can predict dengue outbreaks by mining meteorological data
In the study, scientists analysed weather parameters before and during dengue outbreaks in Delhi.
Training health workers can help manage hypertension in rural areas
A new study found that training available workforce such as Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) could be effective in rural areas.
School students display innovative and eco-friendly ideas and models at Child Innovators Exhibition 2018
The exhibition has been put together by the Ahmedabad-based National Innovation Foundation (NIF) which works with children and grassroots innovators.
National Research Development Corporation to develop ASEAN technology data bank to help entrepreneurs
DST will implement three major components under this project. First, there will be ASEAN-India Research and Training fellowship for researchers for six months.
Pride of India Expo organised as part of the India Science Congress saw a huge turnout
This year’s Expo was“Vigyan Jyot” or Flame of Knowledge to popularise science among youth and motivate them to take up science as their career.
DST has introduced a new scheme to promote participation of women in the fields of science and technology
DST and Indo-US Science & Technology Forum (IUSSTF) have jointly announced the Indo-US Fellowship for Women in STEMM.
Manipur University to host the annual session of the Indian Science Congress on 15 March
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will formally inaugurate the 105th session of the congress on 16 March. Manipur University will host the science congress.
Scientists identify potential early biomarker for Alzheimer’s
The researchers have found that early breaking down of a protein, F-actin, in the brain leads to disruption in communication among nerve cells.
Young Indian minds felicitated at IGNITE 2017 for their bright ideas
IGNITE is a national competition of original technological ideas and innovations by children up to class 12 or those out of school up to the age of 17 years.