New Delhi witnessed More Than 800 Innovations under One Roof

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On 14th February 2019, New Delhi witnessed the inauguration of the 7thNational Level Exhibition and Project Competition (NLEPC) of the INSPIRE Awards – MANAK programme, which was inaugurated by Prof Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India at IIT Delhi. The National Capital witnessed more than […]

NISCAIR joins the International Year of the Periodic Table celebrations

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The year 2019, the 150th year of the invention of the periodic table by Dmitri Mendeleev has been proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly as the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements. Year-long celebrations are planned across the world to celebrate the invention of the periodic […]

Ethical framework and standards needed for AI systems: experts

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India Science Wire If India wants to catch up with China and other countries in the emerging field of Artificial Intelligence it will have to make huge investments in developing all enabling technologies and necessary eco-system, and also develop a framework for ethics and standards in AI.  This was stated […]

A 3D Robot that Sweats

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Three-dimensional printing is an important and amazing application of the discipline of robotics. It gives the designer the freedom to provide new functionality to the robots they create. This also aids the user to blend there robots with new customization and functionalities according to their needs. The field of robotics […]

Accuracy in spinal surgery is a must: go for robotics aided surgery

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Doctors have struggled for years in doing spinal surgery with accuracy. They have succeeded several times but there are incidences of failure as well. Robots can undertake the job of spinal surgery with great degree of accuracy. A robot for spinal surgery has been created by the Nottingham Trent University. […]

How will global warming affect El Niño in the 21st Century?

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India Science Wire El Niño remains the largest climate phenomenon that appears frequently producing droughts, floods, wildfires, dust and snow storms, fish kill, and even elevated risks of civil conflicts. The theater of action for El Niño is the tropical Pacific Ocean but its global reach costs the global community […]

Biodegradable film developed from whey, isabgol and lotus stem starch

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India Science Wire Indian researchers have developed a biodegradable film using lotus stem starch, whey protein concentrate, and psyllium husk that has high structural integrity and low solubility. Starch can form continuous matrix and has been considered an important polymer due to low cost and renewability. But films made from […]