SPV Foundation posts Rs 3 cr grant for bioscience research; TIFR scientist Vidita Vaidya bags research grant
Vidita’s Neurobiology lab at TIFR currently studies the molecular, epigenetic and cellular changes that contribute to persistent alterations in human behaviour. It also focusses on molecular and cellular adaptations that arise from sustained antidepressant treatment.
Centre proposes Rs 33 crore to protect Indian satellites from space debris
In Sep, India launched the early warning system Netra (Network for...
IIT Hyderabad to collaborate with Japanese Institutions for research in Earthquake Engineering
For earthquake engineering, the institute is c...
Huawei moving US research center to Canada
Huawei Technologies Ltd. is the No 2 global smartphone brand and the biggest maker of network gear for phone carriers. U.S. authorities say the company is a security risk, which Huawei denies, and announced curbs in May on its access to American components and technology.
Government sets in motion process to revamp criminal laws
The new structure and content of criminal laws will be citizen centric, reflect the aspirations of a modern democracy and provide for speedy justice, especially to the weaker sections of society, said an official. The BPRD may undertake review of the laws such as the IPC, CrPC, Indian Evidence Act and the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.
7 in 10 Indian executives believe AI will change the way we work and live in next decade, shows survey
The findings of the survey show that 71 per cent strongly believe that AI will fundamentally change the way we live and work during the next decade, and that an overwhelming 96 per cent believe those changes will be positive. 44 per cent said that their roles have already been impacted by AI.
Our orbiter had already located Vikram Lander: ISRO Chief rejects NASA claims
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chief K Sivan has claimed that the Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2 had been spotted by the space ag...
Researchers develop portable device to screen cervical cancer
The research was undertaken by a team led by Anil Sao and Arnav Bhavsar, professors at IIT Mandi along with research scholars -Srishti Gautam and Krati Gupta. The team, along with the industry collaborators, has developed AI-based algorithms that enables the device to undertake automatic screening for cervical cancer.
Adobe appoints Nanda Kambhatla as India research team head
Based out of Bengaluru, Kambhatla will lead Adobe's research initiatives in the region, including artificial intelligence, natural language processing, machine learning, big-data analytics and insight, and content intelligence technologies. He will report to Adobe Research Vice President. Before joining Adobe, Kambhatla was the VP of Enterprise AI at Symphony AI.
Vikram lander debris: The engineer who cracked it for India
A 33-year-old avid space watcher from Chennai has received kudos for zeroing in on a piece of debris on the moon, which turned out to be the remains of India's most-watched outer space launch in recent times.
India conducts fresh night trial of Prithvi-2 missile
The flight test of the surface-to-surface missile was carried out barely a fortnight after two back-to-back trials of the Prithvi-2 were conducted successfully at night from the same base on November 20.
Only 1/5th of over 25,000 applications filed by Indian institutes from 2009-19 granted patents: Govt
The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) filed 2,413 patent applications; 3,751 applications were filed by the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), 2,016 by the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and 998 by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
ISRO to launch surveillance satellite on Dec 11
India will put into orbit another of its sharp-eyed surveillance satellite RISAT-2BR1 with synthetic aperture radar on December 11, an Indian space agency official said on Tuesday.
Chennai techie uses Nasa images to find Vikram lander debris, gets credit from US agency
A Chennai techie, Shanmuga Subramanian, used lunar images from Nasa's Moon's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter captured on different dates and studied them for weeks to locate the debris of the lander. He wrote to Nasa informing about his findings. In a tweet later, Nasa confirmed the news and released images of impact site on moon surface.
'Tata Group, LinkedIn among firms adopting neuro research marketing'
The neuro science research technique collects data from respondents by brain recordings and facial coding in specialised labs, instead of verbal or emailed responses. It involves respondents, who are paid to sign up for the research, after which they are invited to a Nielsen lab which collects data from them through brain mapping, facial coding and biometrics.
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