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Nanoparticles for Pain Relief

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June 11, 2021 • Delhi, Gujarat, Medicine, Science, Therapeutics

Injections are painful. But what if drugs and vaccines that can’t be taken orally are administered nasally? Especially those that need to be delivered to the brain? How do we make such nanocapsules for nasal spray?

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Nanoparticles for Pain Relief

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Injections are painful. But what if drugs and vaccines that can’t be taken orally are administered nasally? Especially those that need to be delivered to the brain? How do we make such nanocapsules for nasal spray?

Technology »

Is the Banana Raw, Ripe or Rotten?

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How can food industries select bananas at the right stage of ripeness for making various kinds of products? Easy, say researchers from Coimbatore. They have trained a machine learning algorithm to do just that.

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Expanding peafowl distribution in Kerala

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Sanjo Jose and P O Nameer, from the Kerala Agricultural University were puzzled about increased sightings of peacocks in Kerala. Investigating into the environmental and climatic factors that increase distribution of peafowl, they find that the species may soon extent its territory in Kerala.

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Diesel and Petrol Blend: cleaner combustion and more efficiency

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To achieve reduced emissions, improved fuel efficiency and increased load carrying capacity of compression ignition engines, Devendra Deshmukh and Vasudev D Chaudhari from IIT Indore suggest blending of diesel and petrol.

Agriculture »

Mint Money from Mint

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When should we plant mint? How should it be planted? At what density of plantation? Scientists from CSIR-CIMAP explore the best practices in mint cultivation to maximise farmers income.

Medicine »

Vacillating between vaccines: the continuing COVID conundrum

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Why are people getting reinfected after CO||VID-19? Will the vaccine protect you from infection? A review by scientists in JNCASR Bengaluru will soon answer such questions.

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