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Travel and Multitasking: Digital and social divide

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June 16, 2019

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.

Targeting Salmonella in the era of drug resistance

Pune University researchers identify six drug targets for treating antibiotic resistant salmonella

Arrest that Biofilm! Starring the Spider Lily

The beach spider lily, Hymenocallis littoralis, has medicinal benefits. It has anti-viral properties and is useful in tumour or cancer cases. It also inhibits biofilm formation – important in overcoming pathogens. Biofilms make cells impermeable to antimicrobials and can cause antibiotic resistance. However, we lack studies on the active compounds that inhibit biofilm formation. Last… Read More ›

Fluorescent tool for cyanide sensing

Mumbai University researchers come up with cost effective way to monitor cyanide in water. A call for action to environmental entrepreneurs.

Filling Carbon Nanotubes with metal nanowires

Ashna Bajpai and team from IISER Pune makes metal nanowires and covers them with a layer of carbon

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