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Air Pollution Hurts Rural India Too, Not Just Its Cities

Air Pollution Hurts Rural India Too, Not Just Its Cities

New research shows that rural and urban regions of India face similarly high health risks due to air pollution. – Photo by Sudhira HS Rural India’s air pollution problem needs more attention. Air pollution, the leading cause for premature deaths in the world, is portrayed in mainstream media as a grave health crisis for urban […]

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Boosting The Protein Production In Cyanobacteria

Boosting The Protein Production In Cyanobacteria

Researchers modify DNA to improve protein production in cyanobacteria. – Image by Josef Reischig Cyanobacteria are a type of unicellular organisms that can utilize sunlight and synthesize their food. Their ability to carry out photosynthesis makes them excellent candidates in the field of biotechnology for the production of desired chemicals and proteins. To kick-start this […]

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Efficiently Cooling Down Systems That Generate Heat

Efficiently Cooling Down Systems That Generate Heat

Researchers have used mathematical analysis of thermodynamics of small scale systems for effectively cooling down IC chips, photovoltaic cells, and gas turbine blades of aero-engines. – Photo by Kaspars Eglitis With the growing need for enhanced performance and faster speeds of aeroplanes, the operating temperatures of their combustion engines are rising. Inside, the blades of […]

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Examining The Impact Of Natural Gas Use On Indian Economy  And  Environment

Examining The Impact Of Natural Gas Use On Indian Economy And Environment

Researchers study the impact of increasing natural gas consumption on the economy and environment of India. – Image credits: Pixabay With the population growing by about 1% each year, the demand for fuels like oil, natural gas and coal is also ever-increasing in India. Entire economies survive on these non-renewable sources of energy. But what […]

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For A Smooth Journey, An  Automated System To  Classify Road Surface Quality

For A Smooth Journey, An Automated System To Classify Road Surface Quality

Road monitoring system from IIT Bombay can classify road quality surface using crowdsourced data – Photo by Ananya Many drivers might have grumbled at their navigation system for leading them through pothole-filled roads under the pretext of the fastest route. It is no secret that the conditions of roads in various parts of our country […]

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