Jyoti Singh

Science Communicator/AAAS Fellow

Recent articles

Designing a puncture-proof tire

A design that balances puncture-free strength with the elasticity needed for a comfortable, shock-free ride.

Ultra-thin and ultra-flexible touchscreens

Nano-thin flexible touchscreens could be printed like a newspaper.

The hottest exoplanet KELT-9b

Even molecules are torn to shreds.

Securing data transfer across optical fiber networks

Realizing a future quantum network.

Sound of a mummy heard again for the first time in 3,000 years

The sound of a mummified priest has been heard for the first time in 3,000 years, thanks to ingenious research by a team of academics.

Scientists created snake venom without snakes

Creating lab-based antivenoms and developing new venom-based treatments.


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My articles

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...

Scientists find antimalarial drug may be repurposed to treat Zika

In their search for a possible treatment for Zika virus infection, a team of Indian researchers has identified a viral protein that can be targeted by an already available antimalarial drug, hydroxychloroquine (HCQ). Researchers hit upon the protein...

Use your phone camera for real-time pollution check

When the air quality in Delhi and other cities in the north is deteriorating with pollution level touching ‘hazardous’ mark, a new mobile app promises to be of some help. The app, Air Cognizer, uses camera images...

Modifications in school bag can reduce load for children

Heavy school bags are always a problem for school children. A group of Indian researchers has now redesigned school bag pack so that it can reduce the load on spine and shoulders of children. In the modified design,...