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Travel and Multitasking: Digital and social divide

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June 16, 2019 • Behavioural science, Maharashtra

While travelling in the hustle bustle of Mumbai city, what do people do? How do economic and social conditions affect what you do when travelling? Varun Varghese and Arnab Jana from the IIT Bombay investigates.

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Making Boats with Discarded Fishing Nets

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Discarded fishnets cause havoc in marine environment. So use it to make fishing boats and save on fibreglass in the composite, advise researchers from Tamil Nadu

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Moringa Seed Dip-bag to Purify Water

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Researchers from Shoolini University, Solan, Himachal Pradesh suggest moringa seed powder in dip bags to remove pathogenic bacteria from water. Read more.

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Solar Cells with Nano-Needles: Flexible and Efficient

The efficiency of solar cells is like a jigsaw puzzle. All the pieces are disparate. Though the solution depends on every single piece available, the progress depends on some key pieces. The structure and arrangement of the nanoparticles is one such key piece in the puzzle that can lead us to quicker solutions. Rakesh Sonker,… Read More ›

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Hydropriming improves osmotic tolerance in green gram

Jisha and Jos from Calicut university has a tip for growing green gram: soak the seeds in water for a few hours before sowing.

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Paper Based Cancer Biosensor

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A paper based sensor to detect cancer by researchers from Delhi Technological University, Indian Institute of Science, Delhi University and Rajkiya Engineering College. Read on for details of this low cost diagnostic device.

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