The Genome Asia 100K Project, launched in 2016, aims to sequence the genomes of 100,000 Asian individuals to address the underrepresentation of non-European populations in most published genomics studies. The first pilot phase of the project was completed recently, with the publication of 1739 genome sequences from samples spread across 64 different Asian countries.
From cell walls to differential equations, cultural history to machine learning, artificial enzymes to anthropology - this year’s Infosys Prize winners represent a wide diversity of research areas and backgrounds. The list of awardees for 2019 was announced by the Infosys Science Foundation on Thursday during a formal event in Bengaluru.
At the 9th India Alliance Fellows’ Meeting, held between 13-15 June, 2019, in Bengaluru, scientists spanning disciplines and career stages came together with policy-makers and funding agency representatives to discuss science as well as to deliberate on matters of immediate relevance to the Indian scientific community.
Whether it be in a spy movie or a romantic novel, secret coded messages have captured our imagination for ages. Now, a new chemical synthesized by researchers at the CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram allows invisible messages to be imprinted by sunlight on cellulose paper. The messages can only be read under UV light, and self-destruct within days.
At the 8th annual India Alliance fellows’ meeting, scientists spanning several disciplines and career stages came together to discuss innovative findings and to share their experience about the practical side of doing research in India.
Indian National Science Academy (INSA) releases a book that offers a look into the impact of science in independent India.
A report from the workshop on "Careers in Science" at the International Congress of Cell Biology 2018.