A research team led by Dr. Subi J. George and Dr. S. Balasubramanian at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bangalore, have shown that synthetic molecules can grow and be controlled on similar stimuli such as biological systems.
Researchers are exploring mechanisms adopted by plants to survive in low phosphate soils and figuring out if they can develop better strategies for plants to deal with poor water availability and low soil minerals
The new study led by Prof. Subramaniam Ganesh of Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) suggests that glycogen has a protective role in neurons of patients suffering from neurodegenerative disorders.
Degenerative disc disease is a major cause of low back pain affecting the mobility of people. A group of Indian scientists have developed a silk-based bioartificial disc that may find use in disc replacement therapy in future.
Researchers at Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati have provided a strategy for self-healing and the super-hydrophobic coating which might simplify the process of protecting surfaces from the water.