Dr Niruj Mohan Ramanujam

Astronomy EPO, public ownership of science, LGBT archives, cooking as a science.

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Machine-learning enables capturing 3-D microstructures in real-time

Scientists at the Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM), a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at the...

Converting water into solar fuel

By transforming optical fibers into photocatalytic microreactors, scientists at the University of Southampton were able to convert water into hydrogen fuel using...

This protein sense light and temperature in plants

Temperature is a critical environmental cue influencing all aspects of plant development and growth. A better understanding of this mechanism will help...

Coronavirus’s mysterious symptom found

Little is known about COVID-19, and even less is comprehended. Contrasted ominously and improperly with flu and SARS (another coronavirus syndrome), COVID-19...

Yale’s lung fibrosis drug shows promise for treating COVID-19 lung distress

A few years ago, Yale pulmonologist Dr. Naftali Kaminski started developing a drug for lung fibrosis, which now seems effective against specific...

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...

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Everything you wanted to know about the first ever image of a black hole

The Event Horizon Telescope has released the first direct image of a black hole and its neighbourhood. This black hole lurks in the centre of a nearby galaxy called M87. This historic image shows a ring of...

AstroSat discovers new group of stars in globular cluster NGC 2808

The Indian multi-wavelength space observatory AstroSat launched in September 2015 continues to yield exciting results. Using this observatory, astronomers from Thiruvananthapuram and Mumbai have identified a new population of ultraviolet stars in the globular cluster NGC 2808. Globular...