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Indian scientists find a new technique to detect Chronic Kidney Disease
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Indian scientists find a new technique to detect Chronic Kidney Disease

Indian researchers have developed a technique which can potentially help in rapid detection of chronic kidney disease (CKD).

MeiTy begins construction of a new complex to house two of its wings and autonomous institutions under them
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MeiTy begins construction of a new complex to house two of its wings and autonomous institutions under them

MeiTy is constructing a complex for two of its wings - Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR).

Researchers develop a weed removal device that could save India hundreds of crores
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Researchers develop a weed removal device that could save India hundreds of crores

While contact-type weed eradicators have been developed, this device introduces variability to the dose of herbicide in proportion to weed density.

Nanoparticles extracted from sugar could be a low-cost solution for detecting the presence of lead in water
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Nanoparticles extracted from sugar could be a low-cost solution for detecting the presence of lead in water

Researchers have developed a way to derive nanoparticles from table sugar and these particles can be used as a sensor for detection of lead in water.

Scientists find that earthworm guts can digest cellulose, opening new avenues for the recycling of organic waste
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Scientists find that earthworm guts can digest cellulose, opening new avenues for the recycling of organic waste

Cellulose-degrading bacteria in the gut of an earthworm breaks it down into carbon, hydrogen and oxygen which makes up most of the soil organic matter.

Study confirms drastic shift in malaria occurrence in India as number of severe cases rise
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Study confirms drastic shift in malaria occurrence in India as number of severe cases rise

India used to be mostly burdened with a mild form of malaria cases but now there is an increasing number of P. falciparum (deadly form of malaria) cases.

Speciality rice varieties of Kerala are a storehouse of nutrition: Study
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Speciality rice varieties of Kerala are a storehouse of nutrition: Study

Kerala is home to a number of speciality rice varieties such as Pokkali, a saltwater-tolerant organic rice having medicinal properties.

Narendra Modi inaugurates the 105th Indian Science Congress at Imphal, reiterating the importance of science and technology
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Narendra Modi inaugurates the 105th Indian Science Congress at Imphal, reiterating the importance of science and technology

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke about scientific social responsibility through science and technology.

Scientist develop new hardware to measure blood pressure more accurately using an app
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Scientist develop new hardware to measure blood pressure more accurately using an app

While high blood pressure is treatable with lifestyle changes and medication, only around 20 percent of people with hypertension have their condition under control.

Astronomers detect for first time light coming from the very first stars of our universe
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Astronomers detect for first time light coming from the very first stars of our universe

First stars rich in hydrogen were massive, tens and thousands time massive than our Sun. Massive stars live fast and burn out fast.

NAL is working on Mark 2 version of its light transport aircraft Saras: CSIR
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NAL is working on Mark 2 version of its light transport aircraft Saras: CSIR

Dr Harsh Vardhan said NAL had proposed to get Mark 2 version of the aircraft certified initially for military and subsequently for the civilian version.

Events like NSFFI can help promote a much-needed scientific temperament in the country: Report
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Events like NSFFI can help promote a much-needed scientific temperament in the country: Report

Over 200 filmmakers along with a large contingent of scientists, students and film critics gathered for 8th National Science Film Festival of India (NSFFI).

A desert in Oman resembles Mars enough to convince scientists to conduct simulation tests there for a manned mission
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A desert in Oman resembles Mars enough to convince scientists to conduct simulation tests there for a manned mission

On the eastern edge of a seemingly endless dune is the Oman Mars Base: a giant 2.4-ton inflated habitat surrounded by shipping containers.

Here's why Hyderabad continues to be the cradle of modern astronomy in India
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Here's why Hyderabad continues to be the cradle of modern astronomy in India

Hyderabad's Osmania University was the first educational institution in the country to start teaching astronomy and astrophysics at postgraduate level.

Astronomy education in India is lacking and only a handful of universities are taking the initiative, says ASI president
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Astronomy education in India is lacking and only a handful of universities are taking the initiative, says ASI president

The number of UG-level colleges with courses in astronomy and astrophysics is tiny and at the school level, astronomy does not figure in the curriculum.

Ancient stone age tools found in Tamil Nadu suggest reframing of ‘Out of Africa’ theories
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Ancient stone age tools found in Tamil Nadu suggest reframing of ‘Out of Africa’ theories

New 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.

IISc scientists have developed dual-gated transistors to make gadgets more power efficient
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IISc scientists have developed dual-gated transistors to make gadgets more power efficient

The dual-gated transistors on the device can easily switch between power-efficient and high-performance modes, depending on the need.

Climate change to only worsen the weed menace that Indian farmers face every year
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Climate change to only worsen the weed menace that Indian farmers face every year

Weeds, unlike crop plants, are sturdy and can grow in a wide range of climatic conditions and soil types and can easily adapt to climate change.

The Lunar Eclipse of 31 January: Here's everything from science to superstition about the rare celestial event
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The Lunar Eclipse of 31 January: Here's everything from science to superstition about the rare celestial event

In this lunar eclipse, the Full Moon will first enter the penumbral shadow and will appear a bit dimmer, a stage which is easy to miss.

Researchers have developed a marking system to clamp down on all types of piracy in manufacturing
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Researchers have developed a marking system to clamp down on all types of piracy in manufacturing

This system is "the safest in the world" when it comes to clamping down on all types of pirate manufacturing, according to head of the researchers.