Indian Institute of Technology

  • Leading edge technique to boost electric vehicle battery performance

    New Delhi: A team of researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, has developed an advanced technique that can precisely estimate one of the most important battery internal states known as the SOC (state of charge). SOC reflects the remaining capacity of the battery, i.e., how much more charge can be withdrawn from the battery before it gets fully discharged.…

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  • Researchers devise digital method to process Sanskrit texts

    New Delhi: While various digital resources have improved the accessibility and use of world languages and even regional languages, Sanskrit presents unique challenges in automated computational processing. In addition to the sheer volume and diversity, both stylistic and chronological, found in these texts, the linguistic peculiarities expressed by the language, pose several challenges in making these works accessible to the…

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  • New collaboration to launch India-UK Dual Doctoral Programme

    New Delhi: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur and The University of Manchester announced the launch of a dual award PhD programme. This will serve to consolidate and build on existing research collaborations across a number of thematic areas including environmental geochemistry, biomaterials and Industry 4.0. Students will be jointly recruited and spend time in both Manchester and Kharagpur, benefiting…

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  • New method for efficient removal of heavy metals from water

    New Delhi : Heavy metals in water could lead to several neurological diseases in humans including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis. A research team at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi has developed a fibrous membrane filter using a biopolymer-based material that helps to separate out the heavy metals from water samples. These membranes contain adsorbents – materials that…

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  • Health & Fitness

    Opioid addiction treating drug may be repurposed for type 2 diabetes

    New Delhi: India is the diabetic capital of the world as every sixth person with diabetes in the world is an Indian. Insulin resistance has been a big challenge for researchers who seek to understand and treat it. Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi (IIT Mandi) have unraveled the mechanism by which insulin overload in the body causes…

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