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When Researchers Turned A Cat Into A Phone

Cat turned into the telephone- well, we live in a strange world indeed. And here is the story behind this invention. (Keep your cats away while reading this blog)   Who? When? And Why? Professor Ernest Glen Weaver and his research assistant Charles William Bray. They both conducted this experiment at Princeton University in the

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Cooling Of Nano-particles At Quantum Level

A nano-particle, as the name itself suggests is a particle that has its diameter in the range 1 to 100 nm. The distinguishing property of nano-particles is that unlike microparticles, fine particles, and coarse particles, they are smaller in diameter, which inculcates very different physical and chemical properties in them.

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Silvia Caballero: A Rising Star In The Microbiome Field

It has been more than a decade since scientists have discovered antibiotic drug resistance species. It is believed that in the upcoming 20 years, nearly everyone is going to get affected by these resistant variants of microbes or superbugs. That is why Silvia Caballero feels an urgent rush to develop

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Computational Biology – A Gentle Introduction

The modern world is witnessing various multidisciplinary fields of biology. One of them is computational biology. With the revolution of life sciences over the years, computational biologists have now become leaders rather than mere service providers. What is Computational Biology? Computational biology is different from biological computing, which is a subfield of

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IISER Pune: A Hub For Research And Science Education

  IISER(Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research), Pune is one of the most premier institutes of higher education in India. The institutes, established by the Indian Parliament through the National Institutes of Technology, Science and Research (Amendment) Act, 2010 has been providing extremely high-quality education at the Undergraduate level. This powered

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TIFR Scientists discover ‘Black Gold’

Ever heard about something which helps in the absorption of carbon dioxide? Trees, right? Of course, your guess is correct, but have you heard of Black Gold? If not, you’re at the perfect place to gather information on this newly-developed material which has extraordinary properties. Some of its characteristics include

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