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IIT-Bombay to develop gel for nasal passage

The Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), a statutory body of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), is supporting IIT-Bombay for developing a gel that can be applied to the nasal...

IIT-Guwahati develops low-cost system to disinfect areas

The Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G) on Tuesday said its researchers have developed a low-cost UVC LED-based disinfection system amid the spread of Covid-19 in the country. The team is also...

ISM Dhanbad builds shield station

Premier technical institute IIT(ISM) has developed a disinfectant station, which can be used in hospitals, police stations, malls and other public places, to disinfect visitors and employees amid concerns over sanitisation and...

IIT works on 3D-printed antiviral face shields

An acute shortage of personal protective gear (PPE) is being faced by medical, police and security personnel working on the frontlines in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. To address this shortage,...

COVID-19: IITs to hold special placement drives for students affected by cancelled job offers

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will hold special placement drives for those students whose job offers got cancelled amid the coronavirus outbreak, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' said on Wednesday.

IIT-Kharagpur donates Rs 1 crore to PM-CARES fund

IIT-Kharagpur donated Rs 1 crore to the PM-CARES fund to support the central government’s efforts in combating the coronavirus outbreak. The premier institute had launched a campaign among its...

Disinfectant tunnels installed in more places, but are they safe? Experts raise doubts

As cases of coronavirus continue to rise in Tamil Nadu, taking its toll on the state’s healthcare system, the local administration is looking for new ideas to halt the spread of the...

Patna Women’s College Sisters are making masks for the transgender community and underprivileged in...

The lockdown of 21 consecutive days has forced all the people to stay in the house. At the same time, to avoid coronavirus, things like masks, sanitizers, etc, are out of stock...

Parenting in the digital age: How to shield kids from inappropriate material online

It was in February this year that a popular vlogger, Matt Watson, made some shocking revelations on YouTube about the platform and uncovered what he dubbed a ‘softcore paedophile ring’.

Jadavpur University working on low-cost masks

Researchers at Jadavpur University have developed a prototype of a three-layer fabric mask using low-cost and readily available materials, amid the growing demand for such safety equipment to combat the dreaded coronavirus.
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