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Scientists figure out molecular mechanism behind latent TB

A team of researchers from Kolkata-based CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Bose Institute and Jadavpur University have figured out how tuberculosis bacterium is released from its reservoir inside the human body......................

Human Atlas: a PPP initiative for holistic understanding of human biology

This mega project will collate and integrate molecular information on human tissues and organs that currently lies hidden in research articles in an unstructured and disorganized form......................

Neem chemical can disable cotton pest in multiple ways: study

Researchers from India and Germany have now deciphered the mechanism by which neem phytotoxin acts in multiple ways to suppress the growth of the cotton pest. By exploiting this, scientists can develop broad-spectrum bioinsecticides.................

Mango leaf extract can prevent steel from corroding: study

In a bid to develop a ‘green’ alternative, researchers from the National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, have fabricated an anticorrosive material made from mango leaves to coat the steel.................

CSIR-CDRI initiating ‘Faculty Colloquium Series’

In the first chapter, Dr Wahajul Haq will deliver a talk on ‘Structure optimization of small molecules: Opportunities in new drug discovery research.’................

“IMTECH’s translational science agenda holds a big promise”

Read the exclusive freewheeling interview with Dr Anil Koul, Director, CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology-Chandigarh, where he shares his long term vision for the premier institute besides his insights on the required ingredients for the Indian innovation system. A Must Read......................

New graphene-based material developed for medical implants

Indian scientists have developed a new material for biomedical applications by combining a graphene-based nanomaterial with Hydroxyapatite (HAp), a commonly used bioceramic in implants.................

New mosquito repelling molecule identified

A team of researchers at National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune, has synthesized several molecules from two aromatic compounds and they claim these may show insecticidal and repellent property against mosquitoes too...........................

Lab cultivated meat to soon become a reality

The Cellular and Molecular Biology in collaboration with National Research Centre on Meat, has initiated research aimed at producing meat through cellular agriculture or cells sourced from animals and later cultivated into meat....................

NCL scientists synthesize cannabis like products in lab

Researchers from the National Chemical Laboratory, Pune have succeeded in synthesizing these two cannabis compounds in the laboratory through a chemical process...................