With the COVID-19 pandemic causing massive disruptions in our healthcare system, many Indian innovators are rising to the challenge. In this article, Vanshika explores some new technologies and ingenious solutions developed by Indian researchers from academia as well as industry that are currently in the pipeline.
This is the first article in our new column series on science popularisation in Indian languages. The Language Project offers free video courses in synthetic biology in 26 different languages (9 of which are Indian), and is the brainchild of a group of undergraduate students from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras.
An Indo-French workshop on marine biology and biotechnology was held at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, between 7-9 March 2016. Plans for setting up India's first marine biology institute, the National Institute of Marine Biology and Biotechnology (NIMBB), were unveiled at this workshop.