A call for Indian marine scientists to establish a culture of diving safety

A call for Indian marine scientists to establish a culture of diving safety

Thinesh Thangadurai & Anthony Bellantuono

Marine researchers often use diving techniques to observe underwater habitats and to carry out undersea experiments. India, in spite of being home to a number of exciting marine research projects, lacks concrete regulations and guidelines to ensure the safety of diving scientists. In this article, Thinesh Thangadurai and Anthony Bellantuono provide some suggestions on remedying this situation.

Mycobacterium tuberculosis

A low-cost paper-and-plastic device to detect tuberculosis

Joel P. Joseph

Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that kills lakhs of Indians every year. Early detection of the disease is key to administering treatment; however, this has been hampered by the fact that current diagnostic techniques are often costly and time-consuming. Now, researchers from the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, have come up with an inexpensive paper-based diagnostic device for tuberculosis detection.

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IndiaBiostreams: Promoting Translational and Industrial Research

Dr. Alka Sharma (Scientist G, DBT) and Deepanwita Chattopadhyay, (Chairperson & CEO, IKP Knowledge Park), joined us on the fifth instalment of the interactive webinar series from the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India. This webinar was on promoting translational and industrial research through research facilities, resources and technology platforms.

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In this sixth episode of the series on “informational interviews”, IndiaBioscience chats with Chagun Basha and Aditya Kaushik, two engineers-turned science policy professionals. Listen to learn more about their career paths and also about our new collaborative venture, the science policy forumhere.

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