Monday, Nov 28, 2022



Using uGMRT, Pune scientists unravel why star formation declined starting 8 billion yrs ago

June 29, 2022 5:04 am

Galaxies eight billion years ago contained roughly three times less atomic gas than the galaxies with the same stellar mass nine billion years ago, said NCRA scientist and another co-author of the paper Nissim Kanekar.

Now, accessing grants easier for scientists

March 02, 2022 1:29 am

“Issued on February 26, the new guidelines aim at reducing the compliance burden and switching from research administration to research facilitation,” said Science and Technology Minister Jitendra Singh.

'Seven different forms of mild COVID-19 identified'

November 03, 2020 4:06 pm

In a research published in the journal Allergy, scientists identified seven groups of symptoms including "flu-like symptoms" with fever, chills, fatigue and cough, "common cold-like symptoms" with rhinitis, sneezing, dry throat and nasal congestion, and "joint and muscle pain".

Dining out, going to pubs linked to contracting coronavirus: US study

September 12, 2020 5:08 pm

According to the research, adults who tested positive for the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 were nearly twice as likely to have reported dining at a restaurant than those with negative test results.

Antiviral drug used to treat cats also works against novel coronavirus, say scientists

August 28, 2020 5:04 pm

The scientists noted that the drug interferes with the virus' ability to replicate, and may help end infection. They said the drug is an inhibitor of some of the body's protease molecules.

COVID-19: Scientists decode how severe viral infection causes immune system 'exhaustion'

August 25, 2020 4:16 pm

The study noted that severe viral infections cause impairments to some components of the immune system such as the T cells in a process called immune 'exhaustion'.

Nasal vaccine prevents coronavirus infection in mice, says study

August 22, 2020 5:09 pm

According to the researchers, the nasal delivery route created a strong immune response throughout the body, but it was particularly effective in the nose and respiratory tract, preventing the infection from taking hold in the body.

Scientists decode how severe COVID-19 patients develop low blood oxygen levels

August 21, 2020 5:13 pm

The pilot study of 18 patients helps explain how COVID-19 behaves differently than classic acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in which lung inflammation leads to leaky blood vessels in the organ.

Scientists decode immune system changes in children with rare COVID-19 related syndrome

August 19, 2020 4:26 pm

According to the researchers, the rare disease, referred to as paediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome (PIMS-TS), has emerged in a small number of children during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Scientists identify potential drug candidate against Covid-19

August 15, 2020 7:14 pm

Scientists found that the pharmaceutical drug that shows promise as a weapon against Mpro, a key enzyme in the virus is Ebselen, which is used to treat multiple diseases, including bipolar disorders and hearing loss.