Physical forces play a major role in how the cells in our brain grow and signal to each other. In a recent study, scientists from the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune, Raman Research Institute (RRI), Bangalore, and University of Hyderabad developed a simple assay to show that neurons are shaped by attachment to the substrate underneath them.
Study uses fractal techniques to quantify differences in drug-resistant TB strains
Study reinforces belief that exploring more ways to do the same task underlies faster learning
New research throws light on a mechanism by which Nisin, a food preservative and bacteriocin, kills bacteria.
New research has used extracts from green tea leaves and vajradanti roots to create nanoparticle-based biomedical delivery vehicles that could one day be used to isolate and excise cancerous tissue.
Prerna Sharma, a young woman scientist makes it to the Forbes India 30under30 list. Anjali Thomas tells us more about her work in this profile that was first published in Forbes India.
Ipsita Herlekarreports on a recent study from the National Centre for Biological Studies (NCBS), Bangalore, in which researchers have identified mechanical connections in the thorax that enable a fly to achieve precise control and coordination of the wing and body movements.
This article was first published in NCBS news.