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NNWN/02/04/2022

Efforts to build fuel-efficient and less polluting next-generation gas turbines are expected to get a major boost with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Madras and the American multinational firm, General Electric (GE), establishing a state-of-the-art expanded gas turbine combustor testing facility at the National Centre for Combustion Research and Development…

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NNWN/16/07/2021

The Ministry of Earth Sciences’ National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) has entered into an agreement with Karnataka-based Cosmos Biotech LLP for the transfer of technology for the production of Ecotine, a key ingredient of skin care and sun protection products. Ecotine is a protein molecule that naturally occurs in…

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NNWN/ 28/06/2021

Even as countries have been struggling to deal with evolving Covid 19 variants, a US based study has found that the vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna may have more power to resist the virus for years. Both Pfizer and Moderna set off a persistent immune reaction in…

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NNWN/03-09-2021

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)’s Durgapur-based constituent laboratory CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI) has developed a mechanized scavenging system, which was initiated after intensive studies of the diverse nature of Indian sewerage systems and the manner of its chokages. Perhaps this can help scavengers to use technology…

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NNWM/08/07/2021

Interim analysis from phase 3 randomised controlled trial of more than 10,000 participants aged 18-59 years in Turkey suggests efficacy of two doses of CoronaVac is 83.5% against symptomatic COVID-19.In an immune response analysis of 1,400 participants from the vaccine and placebo groups, the vaccine induced a robust immune…

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NNWN/15/06/2021

Even as different variants of Coronavirus make global headlines, the Delta variant of coronavirus, first identified in India, has found to increase the risk of hospitalisation compared with Alpha variant found in Britain. But vaccines like Pfizer and AstraZeneca provide good protection against the strain.
According to a study published…

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NNWN/29/07/2021

भारतीय कृषि वैज्ञानिकों ने अपने एक अध्ययन में पाया है कि देश के अन्य हिस्सों में उगायी जाने वाली खीरे की सफेद गूदे की किस्मों के मुकाबले नारंगी-गूदे वाले खीरे की किस्म कैरोटीनॉयड सामग्री (प्रो-विटामिन-ए) के मामले में चार से पाँच गुना अधिक समृद्ध होती है। पूर्वोत्तर भारत के…

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NNWN/01/07/2021

Good news for HIV patients. According to an observational study, new HIV infections among men who have sex with men ( MSM) have found to be very low for over three years. thanks to the affordable daily pre-exposure prophylaxis ( PrEP) pill which was widely available. The findings of the…

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NNWN/25/03/2021

कोरोना वायरस को नियंत्रित करने के लियेके लिए पूरी दुनिया के वैज्ञानिक नये तरीके खोज रहे हैं। हवा के माध्यम सेकोरोना के फैलने की आशंका अपेक्षाकृत अधिक होती है। इसलिए,वैज्ञानिक प्रयास भी उसी दिशा में केंद्रित हैं। कोरोना वायरस विशेषकरसार्वजनिक स्थानों पर हवा के जरिये द्रुत गति से बड़ी…

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