First-ever study on Nicobar long-tailed macaques finds they have high levels of sensorimotor skills.They are experts at eating hard-to-open fruits like coconut and even floss their teeth after eating.
Scientists studying saliva of Indians find a thriving community of microbes in it. Though most of these are common to globally observed members of the oral microbiome, a few bacteria are exclusive to the Indian population.
Scientists from Shivaji University, Kolhapur use beds of floating plants for bioremediation of dye contaminated water.
Newly identified biomarker may help patients with oral cancer avoid surgery, thereby lessening morbidity and cost of treatment.
Mimicking the body's natural blood coagulants, scientists fashion artificial peptides with superior clotting properties.
Unfazed by opposition from international community, Indian scientists propose a new use for nano-sized curcumin in reducing toxicity caused by anti-tuberculosis drugs and in preventing reinfection of tuberculosis.
Scientists use enzymes to convert lignin fibres from ridge-gourd into nanoparticles to be used in a variety of bio-products.