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Saturday, June 25, 2022



IISc top Indian university, overtakes IITs: QS World University Rankings

June 10, 2022 9:49 am

The report shows that India's presence in the top 500 category is also IIT-driven. Apart from IISc, eight IITs (Delhi, Bombay, Madras, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Roorkee, Guwahati, Indore) are ranked among the top 500 globally.

IISc researchers discover how to make solid-state batteries last longer, charge faster

June 03, 2022 2:49 pm

Adding a thin layer of certain metals to the electrolyte surface delays formation of dendrites, which can short-circuit batteries and render them useless, finds IISc team

IISc develops device that improves data encryption, cyber security

May 27, 2022 3:30 pm

True random number generator (TRNG), can improve data encryption and provide improved security for sensitive digital data such as credit card details, passwords and other personal information.

Bengaluru’s environmental literacy rate is 3.5%; in Uttar Kannada & Shivamogga it is 45%: Expert

May 20, 2022 7:46 am

Ramachandra stated that the government bodies which should rejuvenate the lake don’t think about decontaminating the waterbodies.

IISc’s 3D printed gloves to help physiotherapy for stroke victims

May 05, 2022 10:11 am

Customisable gloves exploit properties of light to sense a patient’s limb or finger movement, can be remotely controlled

Concretisation in Bengaluru amplifying heatwaves, say IISc professors

April 21, 2022 2:13 pm

Experts call for creating more water bodies like lakes and green areas in the city to reduce the daily maximum temperatures.

Microplastics in Cauvery river may be harming fish: IISc study

April 11, 2022 4:52 pm

Using a technique called Raman spectroscopy, the researchers detected microplastics and toxic chemicals containing the cyclohexyl functional group.

IISc Bangalore, University of Melbourne to offer joint PhD programme in Science and Tech

April 10, 2022 9:39 am

As a part of this joint initiative, IISc and University of Melbourne will support up to 10 joint PhD candidates each year for the next five years.

IISc researchers identify alternative low-cost technique to produce metal powders for 3D printing

April 06, 2022 5:15 pm

The researchers say that making metal powder using abrasion also has potential in other high-performance applications such as in aircraft engines, where a high degree of specificity and sophistication are required

Bengaluru IISc to set up public health centre with Rs105 cr funding from philanthropist

March 17, 2022 8:47 pm

The centre will offer dual-degree programmes Master of Public Health-PhD (5-6 years) and Master of Public Health-MTech (3 years)


What the Jio institute is expected to earn in its first year: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

Reliance’s Jio institute, recently declared an ‘Institute of Eminence,’ puts it at par with the likes of IIT-Delhi, IIT-Bombay, IISc and BITS . Here's a look at its earnings projection in today's News in Numbers. See more: