Newly developed affordable radiative paint can reduce electricity consumption for cooling buildings

New Delhi, November 18, 2023: A new affordable, eco-friendly radiative cooling paint, specifically engineered to effectively cool structures like buildings, pavers, and tiles in hot weather conditions can diminish electricity consumption and offer essential relief during sweltering summer days. Cooling technologies are an integral part of human life due to the increased global warming and urban […]

Inspire Faculty fellow decodes molecular mechanism behind intriguing green algae surviving in extreme conditions like saline-soda lakes

New Delhi, November 17, 2023: A young researcher has divulged the secret of how one of the smallest green algae called Picocystis Salinarum survives the harshest of conditions by resorting to physiological adaptation to highly saline-alkaline/hyperosmotic conditions. This may pave the way for a promising future candidate for biotechnological applications like microalgal bioproducts and increasing […]

Novel therapeutic formulation developed for improved treatment of Indian red scorpion sting

New Delhi, November 07, 2023: A new therapeutic drug formulation (TDF) comprising of low doses of commercial equine anti-scorpion antivenom (ASA), α1- adrenoreceptor agonist (AAAs) and vitamin C, for inhibiting the Indian red scorpion venom-induced toxicity and associated symptoms can help improve clinical management of scorpion sting patients. Scorpion envenomation is a severe problem in […]

National Turmeric Board to raise awareness about turmeric

New Delhi, October 11, 2023: The Government of India on October 04, 2023 notified the constitution of the National Turmeric Board. The National Turmeric Board will focus on the development and growth of turmeric and turmeric products in the country. The National Turmeric Board will provide leadership on turmeric related matters, augment the efforts, and […]

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Assam celebrates Ganesh Puja with pandals crafted from bamboo

New Delhi, September 26, 2023: Ganesh Puja stands as a cherished celebration in India, representing more than just religious devotion. Beyond the spiritual fervor, Ganesh Puja has become a symbol of sustainable festivities, emphasizing the need for eco-friendly practices. To steer away from the environmental impact of plastic in these celebrations, many States are now […]

IJBB special issue on “Multiple facets of Protein Science”

New Delhi, Sept. 23, 2023: The Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics (IJBB), CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication and Policy Research (NIScPR), New Delhi, has brought out a special issue in association with the Department of Biochemistry, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara on the theme, “Multiple facets of Protein Science” in the Indian […]

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Potential treatment route for Alzheimer’s disease found in natural polyphenol

New Delhi, Sept 21, 2023: Scientists have found that highly abundant naturally occurring plant-based polyphenols (PPs) like tannic acid found in twigs of trees like Chestnut and Oak can modulate the ferroptosis-AD axis to yield a safe, cost-effective strategy for combating Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and reduce the societal burden of this debilitating neurodegenerative disorder. AD […]