New age sustainable disinfectants and sanitizers may bring relief from chemical ones with side effects

  EJ News Network 2020-10-26 19:27:51

“The structures and processes which made these extraordinary achievements possible are being incorporated in the upcoming Science, Technology and Innovation Policy 2020”: Prof. Ashutosh Sharma, DST Secretary
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Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar awardee’s demystification of transformation of glass to crystal can help dispose liquid nuclear waste safely

  EJ News Network 2020-10-17 23:02:27

Using real-time monitoring of the particles with an optical microscope and machine learning methods to determine subtle structural features hidden in the glass, they identified a parameter called ‘softness’, which determines the extent of devitrification
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DST: Woman scientist with break-in career finds solution for nuclear weapons in dust particles

  EJ News Network 2020-10-13 16:11:37

The Women Scientist Scheme (WOS A) fellowship of the Department of Science & Technology (DST) provides opportunities to women scientists and technologists who had a break in their career but desired to return to the mainstream
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DBT-THSTI recognized as a Global Bioassay Laboratory to assess COVID 19 Vaccine by CEPI

  EJ News Network 2020-10-05 23:40:42

Translational Health Science And Technology Institute (THSTI), an autonomous institute of the Department of Biotechnology, has now been recognized by CEPI as one of the Global network of Laboratories for centralized assessment of COVID 19 Vaccines
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Ultra-Violet Imaging Telescope: Ministry of Science & Technology

  EJ News Network 2020-09-28 21:29:33

Ultra-Violet Imaging Telescope is India’s first multi-wavelength astronomical observatory AstroSat in the sky and has carried out 1166 observations of 800 unique celestial sources
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Himalayan Chandra Telescope to highlight the science it produced: Ministry of Science & Technology

  EJ News Network 2020-09-28 21:18:52

Himalayan Chandra Telescope has been used in many coordinated international campaigns to monitor stellar explosions, comets, and exo-planets, and has contributed significantly to these studies
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Analysis on Earthquakes’ Frequency in NCR: Ministry of Earth Science

  EJ News Network 2020-09-24 22:56:10

The analysis carried out by NCS on past 20 years earthquakes occurred in and around Delhi, does not show any definite pattern in frequency of earthquake occurrence: Dr Harsh Vardhan
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Scientists from Indian Institute of Astrophysics find a new model to probe how black holes rip apart stars

  EJ News Network 2020-09-16 22:05:09

Scientists have found a new way to probe into supermassive black holes – detecting their properties like mass and spin by observing how they rip apart stars
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Cyclone warning centres in India: Ministry of Earth Science

  EJ News Network 2020-09-15 22:55:19

IMD has demonstrated its capability to provide early warning for Cyclones with high precision and has earned accolades globally and nationally”--Dr. Harsh Vardhan
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Prediction System for Earthquakes: Ministry of Earth Science

  EJ News Network 2020-09-15 22:44:26

National Centre for Seismology (NCS) maintains a National Seismological Network (NSN) to detect and locate earthquakes in and around the country
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Frequencv of Natural Disasters: Ministry of Earth Science

  EJ News Network 2020-09-15 22:39:37

“Studies show an increase in frequency of severe cyclones over Arabian Sea in recent years” – Dr. Harsh Vardhan
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National Research Centre on Camels: Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

  EJ News Network 2020-09-15 22:24:21

For setting up of a branch in Gujarat of National Research Centre on Camel (NRCC), Bikaner, an appropriate size of land and other resources on nominal cost/lease basis is desired from the Government of Gujarat
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Study on Cultivation of GM Crops: Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

  EJ News Network 2020-09-15 22:17:30

Bt cotton is the only genetically modified (GM) crop that has been approved for commercial cultivation in 2002 by the Government of India
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Promotion of Agricultural Research: Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

  EJ News Network 2020-09-15 22:11:27

To promote agricultural research and education, and to make the country self- reliant in the agriculture sector, DARE/ICAR has developed a country wide network
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Elon Musk unveils pig with chip in its brain

  EJ News Network 2020-08-30 12:42:15

Elon Musk unveils pig with chip in its brain
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Scotland: Nuclear Power Station Hunterston B to decommission by Jan 2022

  EJ News Network 2020-08-28 10:05:22

Hunterston B, operating at reduced output in recent years due to cracks in its core will be decommissioned by 2022
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INSPIRE faculty fellow developing low-cost biodiesel from microalgae

  EJ News Network 2020-08-24 21:49:04

While fossil fuels deplete, the fuel potential of algae residing in the vast marine environment surrounding India remains unexplored. Low-cost biodiesel from microalgae of marine origin may soon turn a reality, thanks to the efforts of a scientist who is working on biotechnological studies and tools for increasing the lipid accumulation in microalgae for biodiesel production.
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Patents for COVID-19 Innovations: Industrial Training Institute, Berhampur files 3 Patents

  EJ News Network 2020-08-21 19:55:09

Industrial Training Institute, Berhampur files 3 Patents for COVID-19 related innovations; Leverages technical expertise to contribute to Aatmanirbhar Bharat
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ARCI scientists convert tamarind waste & cotton waste to supercapacitor electrodes

  EJ News Network 2020-08-21 19:43:30

Tamarind seeds and cotton waste may soon be used to make low-cost supercapacitors for energy storage - waste biomass can be used to develop cost-effective supercapacitor devices. This can pave the way towards affordable electric vehicles and hybrid vehicles which bank on supercapacitors significantly for their application in braking systems and start-stop cycles
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Department of Science & Technology (DST) invites research proposals on Carbon Capture, Utilisation & Storage (CCUS)

  EJ News Network 2020-08-20 16:13:50

DST encourages translational research on Carbon Capture, Utilisation & Storage (CCUS) CCUS is one of the identified innovation challenges in the Mission Innovation (MI) Programme, a global initiative of 24 countries and the European Union to accelerate the global clean energy innovation in which the Department of Science & Technology (DST) is an active partner
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