Jyoti Singh

Science Communicator/AAAS Fellow

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Coronavirus varied alongside variations in its genome

In a new study, scientists at the University of California, Davis, are trying to establish if genomic variation in the virus is...

PittCoVacc: Vaccine against COVID-19 shows promise

Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have announced a potential vaccine against Coronavirus that shows promise for neutralizing the...

SmartBra to detect cancer at the earliest stages

In collaboration with startup IcosaMed, EPFL students have developed smart clothing that can be used to diagnose cancer at the earliest stages.

New class of taste receptors discovered

According to a study, opsin proteins, known for decades to be required for vision, also function as taste receptors. The study sheds...

Artificial proteins that function as molecular logic gates

Scientists at the University of Washington School of Medicine have devised artificial proteins that can regulate gene expression inside human T-cells. What's...

Humans’ direct ancestor existed 100,000 to 200,000 years earlier than previously thought

Fossil humans are rare, representing only a very small percentage of all of the fossil mammals discovered at any given paleontological site....

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CCMB may soon come up with diagnostic kits for COVID-19

To combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organisation (WHO) insists that widescale "testing, testing, and testing" is the key as early diagnosis may help save lives. Aligning with the call of WHO, the Centre...

Personal reading scanner machine for visually impaired

Nearly 4.7 million people in India are blind or visually impaired, this physical disability keeps them away from many things one of which is, reading. To make them self-dependent when it comes to reading Central...

e-waste recycling based on zero waste concept

Massive generation of mobile phone batteries, its rudimentary disposal, improper collection system as well as lack of cost-effective processing technology has resulted in the loss of valuables encapsulated in them. For recovery of cobalt and...

Scientist develop inexpensive technology for production of silver nanowires

The importance of nanowires has been steadily increasing in the development of various nano-electronic devices, ranging from conductor inks used in electronic circuit manufacturing to the production of touchscreens and infrared shields. Researchers at National...

Scientists extract biofertilizer from human hair

Every year, about 300,000 tons of human hair is treated as waste and is being discarded as such. Although human hair is biodegradable, its accumulation in waste streams due to uncontrolled disposal leads to clogging...

Scientists created organic and herbal lipsticks for lipstick lovers

Scientists have extracted natural colors and dyes from the natural occurring vegetables and plants sources and developed organic and herbal lipsticks for ladies.

CIMAP transfers technology for herbal products

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CSIR-CIMAP), Lucknow has transferred the five technologies of herbal formulation to Nandan Impex Private Limited (NIPL), Mumbai. These products have been named Relaxomap,...

Strategic reasons do not allow dual time zones in India

Northeastern states of India Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura – and Andaman and Nicobar Islands were demanding different time zone as theses face difficulty in managing their routine work schedule. But this...