Home » News » Science&Technology

Science&Technology

12 companies selected for the prestigious National Technology Awards 2020 for commercialization of innovative indigenous technologies

A total of 12 companies have been selected for the National Technology Awards 2020 for commercialization of successful commercialization of innovative indigenous technologies. They have been selected under three categories –indigenous technologies, MSME, and startups. Every year, for furtherance of its mandate, TDB seeks applications for prestigious National awards for commercialization of technologies under these three categories. These awards conferred ...

Read More »

India has launched 328 satellites from 33 different countries till date

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr.Jitendra Singh said that Rs 900 Crore was allocated to ISRO for F.Y. 2020-21for developing capacity for launching of satellites. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, he said that the Department of Space ...

Read More »

Scientists find geological evidence of eastern Himalaya earthquake recorded in history

Scientists have found the first geological evidence of an earthquake at Himebasti Village on the border of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, documented by historians as Sadiya earthquake in history, which is recorded to have caused massive destruction in the region and almost destroyed the town in 1697 CE. This finding could contribute to a seismic hazard map of the eastern ...

Read More »

Experts from central region discussed indigenization of technology, patent and IP rules for grassroot innovators at STIP consultation

Eminent Scientists, thought leaders, academicians, and industry experts of Central Indiahighlighted the need for indigenization of technology, focus on traditional medicine system like AYUSH, the role of states in reaching out on rural issues, patent and IP rules for grassroot innovators at the 4th STIP post-draft consultation titled “NitiCharcha” recently. “COVID 19 has brought a new dimension to science, technology, and innovation (STI) ...

Read More »

Successful Flight Test of Smart Anti Airfield Weapon

In yet another milestone, DRDO successfully conducted captive and release trial of indigenously developed Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW) from Hawk-I of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) off the Odisha coast on 21 January 2021. The smart weapon was successfully test fired from Indian Hawk-Mk132 of HAL. This was the 9th successful mission of SAAW conducted by DRDO till now. It was ...

Read More »

DST INSPIRE faculty from Chennai working on alternative anti-cancer therapy using transgenic zebrafish

Scientists are exploring an alternative anti-cancer therapy that involves targeting tumor generated the formation of new blood vessels which allow the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to the body’s tissues, technically called angiogenesis. Angiogenesis is critical in the growth of cancer because tumors need blood supply to grow. Tumors trigger the growth of blood cells by giving off chemical signals ...

Read More »

Biodiversity Conclave brings together Experts to discuss the Concerns Related with the Challenges of Biodiversity and Environment at IISF2020

Sixth India International Science Festival (IISF-2020) is being organized virtually from 22 December, 2020. CSIR is the Coordinating and CSIR-National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (NISTADS), New Delhi is the Nodal Institute for IISF 2020. This year, there are 41 events under various broad themes comprising of Science, Technology, Innovation and their interconnections with the human society. Sustainable ...

Read More »

Indian scientists develop energy efficient smart screens from discarded groundnut shells

Indian scientists have developed an eco-friendly smart screen from groundnut shells that could help not only in preserving privacy but also in energy conservation by controlling light and heat passing through it and reducing air conditioning load. A group of researchers led by Prof. S. Krishna Prasad, along with Dr Shankar Rao of the Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences ...

Read More »

CSIR-CMERI develops World’s Largest Solar Tree

CSIR-CMERI has developed the World’s Largest Solar Tree, which is installed at CSIR-CMERI Residential Colony, Durgapur. Prof.(Dr.) Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-CMERI, while elaborating about the technology stated that, “The installed capacity of the Solar Tree is above 11.5 kWp. It has the annual capacity to generate 12,000-14,000 units of Clean and Green Power”.                ...

Read More »

ARIES astronomers trace the mystery behind dwarf galaxy aberrations of massive star formatio

Amidst the billions of galaxies in the universe, a large number are tiny ones 100 times less massive than our own Milky-way galaxy. While most of these tiny tots called dwarf galaxies form stars at a much slower rate than the massive ones, some dwarf galaxies are seen forming new stars at a mass-normalized rate 10-100 times more than that ...

Read More »
WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com