Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Researchers have developed a novel water repellent material that can be used for real-time monitoring of human movements. The material developed is flexible, non-stretchable and environmentally friendly that can detect low strains with high sensitivity. Wearable motion sensors are used for physiological monitoring of human movement.
Central government will set up science museums across the country to promote scientific temper. Covid-19 pandemic has emphasised the importance of increasing scientific awareness of society and perpetuating scientific thinking. India is strengthening science-based approaches by promoting experience-based learning.
IIT Madras is offering an internship in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science through its Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (RBCDSAI). The Post Baccalaureate Fellowship is now accepting applications for the exception graduates. Candidates will be pursuing one to two years of research internship in the area and will be paid a […]
The Centre has extended the nationwide COVID-19 containment measures till October 31. The step has been taken in view of localised spreads of the virus in a few states and the disease continuing to be a public health challenge in the country. The home secretary said states and UTs, on a regular basis, should closely […]
Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore students have created a low-cost, environment-friendly alternative to single-use plastic. The team — under the supervision of professors Suryasarathi Bose and Kaushik Chatterjee from the Department of Materials Engineering — has filed a patent for the invention. This was created under IPTel, the intellectual property and technology licensing unit […]
The Union education ministry has formed a 12-member committee to develop new curriculums for school, early childhood, teacher and adult education. The panel tasked with developing four national curriculum frameworks (NCFs) will be headed by National Education Policy-2020 (NEP-2020) drafting committee chairperson K Kasturirangan. The committee will discuss “position papers” finalised by national focus groups […]
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has partnered with the Taylor & Francis Group with 28 faculty spanning 10 departments. Taylor & Francis’ growing list of outstanding titles in artificial intelligence and machine learning range from fundamental and theoretical concepts to advanced applications. The collaboration will explore safety, security, and ethical concerns in AI and […]
Central government has constituted a 12-member national steering committee to develop the new national curriculum framework (NCF) in line with the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. The committee will be headed by K Kasturirangan, who had also led the NEP 2020 drafting committee. India is currently following its fourth national curriculum framework that was published […]
The national winners for the James Dyson Awards 2021, have been announced today. The invention of LifeBox by Deval Karia from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore has been adjudicated as the national winner for this year’s edition. The project LifeBox has been developed with a vision to explore drones as a transport channel […]
Niti Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission in collaboration with ISRO and CBSE has launched ‘Space Challenge’ for school students across India. This challenge has been designed for all the school students, mentors and teachers across the country. The aim of this challenge is to enable innovation among young school students.