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Dinesh C Sharma

Dinesh C Sharma
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Journalist, columnist, and author based in New Delhi. Latest book: The Outsourcer (MIT Press, 2015). Managing Editor, India Science Wire. Tweets and RTs personal.
New material to fasten the process of reading latent fingerprints

New material to fasten the process of reading latent fingerprints

Invisible fingerprints accidentally left behind by criminals are often difficult to decipher because available techniques can’t capture all the nuances in them. At times,...

A non-invasive method developed to assess burn wound healing

Assessing a burn wound to know the status of healing is currently an invasive process such as biopsy which is both painful and scarring....
Tear-based screening test soon for childhood blinding condition

Tear-based screening test soon for childhood blinding condition

Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is one of the most common serious eye complications that occurs in premature babies. It can lead to incomplete blood...
Researcher at Institute of Genomics, University of Tartu

Haryana’s Rors brought Western flavor to Indus Valley

People belonging to the Ror community living in parts of present-day Haryana and Rajasthan have emerged as a key player in the jigsaw puzzle...
New study questions Kerala flood link with climate change

New study questions Kerala flood link with climate change

The frequency and intensity of extreme weather events in India appears to be going up, as projected by various scientific assessments on climate change....
Boron-rich nanosheets can function as nanoscale factories to manufacture nanoparticles by using metal ions as raw material.

Surprising discovery: nanosheets can be chemical reagents too

Experimenting with extremely tiny materials – a millionth of a human hair – is allowing scientists to create new materials and think of innovative...

Double whammy of groundwater in India- Decrease in reserve and increasing carbon emissions

Over-extraction of groundwater is a major environmental challenge in many parts of India. It is not only leading to a rapid decline in groundwater...
Researchers collecting geothermal data through boreholes

Indian landmass is warming, confirms past climate records captured in depths of the earth

Scientists are literally looking into the ground for clinching evidence of climate change. A new study of geothermal records across India has shown that...
Sarada superba lizard on site. (credit: Abi Vanak)

Wind turbines are impacting ecology in Western Ghats

Wind energy, considered a clean source of energy, does have a carbon footprint and is also known to disturb bird life. Now a new...

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