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The carbon debate, with shades of grey

Is the world getting greener? That would be a paradox when nations are putting their heads together to find ways to fight global warming. While the world is condemning carbon dioxide (CO2) a

Scientists must use common man’s language: Mashelkar

Calling for improved communication in the field of science and technology, eminent scientist and chairman, National Innovation Foundation, Dr Raghunath Mashelkar has said that it is important to ad

Physicist Stephen Hawking is no more

Celebrated theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, known for his ideas about black holes and quantum gravity, died on Wednesday. He was 76. Life of Hawking has been inspiration not on

Sci-Tech Empowered Committee set up for COVID-19

To take speedy decisions on research and development for Sars-Cov-2 virus and COVID-19, the government has constituted a Science and Technology Empowered Committee. The committee, se

Gaganyaan mission not affected by pandemic

The launch of India’s first human space mission, ‘Gaganyaan’, will not be affected by Covid-19 and preparations are going on in the right direction even amid the pandemic.

Covid-19 and cardiovascular disease: What the research says

According to the American Heart Association, ‘cardiovascular disease’ refers to a number of conditions including heart disease, heart attack, stroke, arrhythmia (abnormal heartbeat) and

Pankaj Chaturvedi, named among top scientists, shares tips to become effective leader

Noted oncologist Pankaj Chaturvedi has been named among the top 2 percent best scientists of the world based on productivity through publications and citations.   Professor Chatu

“Focus on percent of population vaccinated rather than numbers”

Expressing regret that despite being the largest producer of vaccines in the world things have fallen apart in India, Ashok Seth, a Padma Bhushan awardee and chairman of Fortis Escorts Heart Instit

Thackeray launches three fast-track DNA units under Nirbhaya scheme

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray has launched three state-of-the-art human DNA units under the Nirbhaya Scheme for efficiency in criminal investigations. A wildlife DNA unit in Nagpur ma

The not-so-secret sauce of policy-making

It is believed that Otto von Bismark, the first Chancellor of the German empire from 19th century, was often quoted as saying, “Laws are like sausages. It is best not to see them being made.&

Between the waves: Lessons of preparedness, togetherness and optimism

Stop Predicting, Revisit Life: Lessons from COVID-19 By Vinay Sharma, Rabindranath Bhattacharyya, Sanjeev Kumar Mahajan, and Himanshu Shekhar Mishra Bloomsb

India’s bioeconomy to touch $300B by 2030

Bioeconomy will be key to India’s future economy over the next 25 years, says union minister of state (independent charge) science and technology Dr Jitendra Singh. Releasing &

ISRO too wants to develop space tourism

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is in the process of developing indigenous capabilities towards space tourism through the demonstration of human space flight capability to low earth o

India’s first national repository for life science data dedicated to the nation

India’s first national repository for life science data, ‘Indian Biological Data Center’ (IBDC), established at Faridabad, Haryana, was dedicated to the nation on Thursday.

Soumya Swaminathan to head M S Swaminathan Research Foundation

Former World Health Organisation (WHO) chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan takes charge as chairperson of M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) from February 1.   Founded by

Homi Bhabha: New biography presents the human side of a towering genius

Homi J. Bhabha: A Life By Bakhtiar K. Dadabhoy Rupa, 776 pages, Rs 995

Mumbai to host G-20 RIIG Summit and Research Ministers’ meeting during July 4-5

After the Research and Innovation Initiative Gathering (RIIG) Summit inception meeting held in Kolkata followed by thematic conferences in Ranchi, Dibrugarh, Dharamshala and Diu, Mumbai will host t

Research & Innovation for Equitable Society set as key theme in concluding G20 RIIG meeting

The fifth and final G20 Research and Innovation Ministerial Meeting (RIIG) chaired by Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Science and Technology, Jitendra Singh concluded in Mumbai on

India can become Green Hydrogen exporter: Jitendra Singh

India has the potential to be a Green Hydrogen exporter, minister of state (independent charge) science & technology Dr Jitendra Singh has said. Addressing the International Conf

Coast Guard rescues research vessel with 36 crew on board

In a daring, high-priority rescue operation, the Indian Coast Guard, Goa, on Thursday rescued the distressed research vessel ‘Sindhu Sadhana’, belonging to the CSIR-National Institute o

Chandrayaan lands on moon

India’s Chandrayaan-3 has made history with its successful soft landing on the south pole of the moon on Wednesday. Prime minister Narendra Modi, who is in South Africa for th

COP28 discusses climate resilient development in Himalayas

Impacts and implications of Climate Change Vulnerability in the Himalayan Region and ways of creating ‘Climate Resilient Development in Indian Himalayan Region by making mountain communities

India’s maiden winter scientific Arctic expedition launched

Kiren Rijiju, union minister, ministry of earth sciences (MoES), flagged off India’s first winter scientific expedition to the Arctic from the MoES headquarters here on Monday. Indian scienti

Visionary Talk: Amitabh Gupta, Pune Police Commissioner with Kailashnath Adhikari, MD, Governance Now


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