Artificial photosynthesis to provide solutions for carbon capture and conversion

New Delhi, March 25, 2021: Scientists have found a method to mimic nature’s own process of reducing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, namely photosynthesis, to capture excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. This artificial photosynthesis (AP) harnesses solar energy and converts the captured carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide (CO), which can be used as a […]

New state of the materials discovered that can lead to better, tunable, controllable quantum technologies

New Delhi, March 24, 2021: Scientists have discovered a new exotic, strange state of materials in contact with an environment that alters its physical properties in the presence of an electromagnetic field, leading to better quantum technologies, which are tunable and controllable as per the user requirements. They have shown that, in an external electromagnetic […]

Scientists develop molecular sensor that will aid in identifying new drugs of therapeutic value

New Delhi, March 23, 2021: Researchers have recently developed a molecular sensor, which can identify cancer drugs by detecting how such chemicals modify microtubules inside living cells. Microtubules are part of the cytoskeleton, a structural network within the cell’s cytoplasm, and they alter in response to several chemicals. Understanding tubulin modifications has remained a challenge till […]

OTPRMS, certificates, DigiLocker, registration fees

OTPRMS certificates linked with DigiLocker, registration fees waived

New Delhi, March 20, 2021: In order to ensure hassle-free access to verified Online Teacher Pupil Registration Management System (OTPRMS) Certificates, the Ministry of Education has decided to link the certificates with DigiLocker. The issued certificates will automatically be transferred to DigiLocker and the same may be traced at the website of National Council for […]

New wearable sensors capable of monitoring biomarkers from sweat can obviate necessity of invasive tests for monitoring health

New Delhi, March 18, 2021: Dr. Vinu Mohan A.M., scientist at CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CECRI), Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, a recipient of the INSPIRE Faculty Fellowship instituted by the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, has introduced a flexible low cost, wearable sensor that can track sweat for monitoring the health and physiological status […]

Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, drone,use, Digital Sky Platform

Drone use permission to Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research for field trials

New Delhi, March 17, 2021: Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have granted a conditional exemption to ICAR – Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research (llSR), Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh for conducting the trials to evaluate drone spraying solution for controlling pest and diseases of sugarcane crop using drones. The exemption for […]

Gaganyaan, ISRO, scientists, astronauts,Amazonia-1

Gaganyaan: Four Indian astronauts undergoing generic space flight training in Russia

New Delhi, March 15, 2021:Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr.Jitendra Singh said that four Indian astronaut candidates are currently undergoing generic space flight training in Russia as part of Gaganyaan Programme. In a written reply to a question […]

Mera Ration mobile app launch to benefit the migrants

New Delhi, March 12, 2021: Sudhanshu Pandey, Secretary, Department of Food & Public Distribution under Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution today addressed a Press Conference on “One Nation One Ration Card” (ONORC) plan. On this occasion Secretary also launches Mera Ration mobile app. Mera Ration mobile app will benefit especially those ration […]