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This silk protein can help make beauty & skincare products

The research group at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, which has been working on different aspects of sericin, have developed new methods for extraction of sericin isolates and from different varieties of silkworms and have studied properties of resulting sericin.......................

New sensor device to rapidly detect heart diseases

The research project to develop the device is a joint effort between IIT Hyderabad and Delhi Technological University collaborating with researchers from IIT Kanpur, Zoological Survey of India and Iowa State University in the United States.................

IIT Guwahati researchers develop hand-held device to detect bacteria

This novel, low-cost diagnostic device is a biocompatible sensor that can detect bacteria without cell culture and microbiological assays, thereby useful not only in healthcare but also in anti-bioterrorism measures and environmental monitoring applications...................

New method developed to test cancer drugs

Finding a new way to develop non-animal models to test new cancer drugs, Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras have come up with a new strategy to simulate microgravity in their laboratory by using equipment called rotary cell culture system.....................

How advances in nanotechnology may help in targeted cancer treatment

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from India and America have developed one such nanotool that shows potential in precise imaging and treatment of tumours......................

IIT Hyderabad wins GCE grant for groundbreaking research in global health

Foundation for Center for Healthcare Entrepreneurship (CfHE) at the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad has become a winner of the Grand Challenges Explorations grant – an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.............

Smart, traceable drug delivery can make cancer therapy more effective

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Mandi have developed multifunctional gold nanostructure that can be used in cancer imaging and therapy...................

Scientists identify new route to tackle TB

In the new study, researchers from Indian Institute of Technology-Indore, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Faridabad, All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, and University of Bordeaux, France, analyzed the genome of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and identified.....................

Zinc supplementation suppresses fat deposition in liver, reveals fresh research

The joint research project by the scientific teams at the Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, and CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (CSIR-IITR), Lucknow, has concluded that zinc oxide nanoparticles can prevent fat accumulation in the liver..............

More nitrogen may help offset effect of climate change on wheat...

Scientists at Indian Institute of Technology- Kharagpur explored the possibility of nutrient management as a way to sustain wheat productivity even at higher concentrations of carbon dioxide.....................