• New hope for mitochondrial disorders

    New Delhi: Efforts to find a treatment for mitochondrial disorders is set to get a major boost with a team of researchers at the Department of Biotechnology’s National Institute of Immunology (DBT-NII) figuring out a way to tackle autosomal dominant progressive external ophthalmoplegia (adPEO), which is a widely prevalent mitochondrial disorder. Mitochondrial genetic disorders refer to a group of conditions…

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  • New tool to fight antimicrobial resistance

    New Delhi: A team of researchers at the Department of Biotechnology’s Hyderabad-based National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (DBT-NIAB) has developed a new technique to detect the presence of an antibiotic called Oxytetracycline (OTC) in milk samples. Oxytetracycline is known for its broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity and is one of the extensively used antibiotics in veterinary practices. Its excessive consumption can cause…

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  • Fashion

    International Science Film Festival of India comes to close

    New Delhi : A total of 20 films have bagged awards at the International Science Film Festival of India (ISFFI) 2020, which was held as part of the sixth India International Science Festival 2020 held from December 22-25. Six films bagged the awards for the international categories and 14 for the national categories. In the international categories, the award winners…

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  • Entertainment

    Bringing science and films together

    New Delhi : Film star, Amitabh Bachchan, today, appreciated the efforts being made by the Union Ministry of Science and Technology to help take science to the common man through various means including films, television programmes and other modes of communication. In a video address to the concluding session of India International Science Film Festival organised as part of the…

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  • Amitabh Bachchan and Shekhar Kapur to grace the award ceremony of International Science Film Festival of India

    New Delhi : The 6th edition of International Science Film Festival of India (ISFFI) has been unprecedented in many a way. Despite the disruptions caused by COVID pandemic, ISFFI 2020 received the highest number of entries from India and abroad, breaking all previous records. To add another feather, star of the millennium Amitabh Bachchan, internationally acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, and…

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  • Auto

    A product to help disabled get in and out of car

    New Delhi: There are about 2.68 crore people with disabilities in India. About 20% of them have difficulty in movement which causes problems in commuting. A significant challenge of mobility has to do with getting in & out of cars. There is a dearth of products that are completely engineered to provide assistance. Available solutions are mainly modifications made by…

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