Researchers at the Central Drug Research Insitute (CDRI), Lucknow, recently synethesized a class of chemical compounds which have strong anti-oxidant and anti-dyslipidemic activity, adding to the arsenal of potential drugs targeting lifestyle disorders such as obesity and diabetes.
Researchers from the Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD), Hyderabad have identified a novel protein complex which is essential for proper segregation of chromosomes during cell division.
Scientists find molecular pathways that tie mechanical movement in embryos with cartilage growth and show that more mechanical movement means better-formed cartilages
A new hope has emerged for kala azar patients with the discovery that a natural compound called voacamine can kill even drug-resistant strains of Leishmania.
In the peak litchi season, every year in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, a crisis unfolds with unflinching regularity. Hundreds of kids, after having gorged on litchis, die of encephalopathy. Several scientific teams have been working to find the reason behind this debacle. Finally, we have an answer.
Researchers study worms and yeast cells to uncover the pathways by which they survive extended periods of limited water availability.
An interview with Thomas Pucadyil from IISER Pune, on his work and interests. (Originally published in The Journal of Cell Biology)