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Archived Research Highlights

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The Lipid Travel Diary

New research identifies specific molecules that mediate transport of lipids inside a cell and to the bloodstream

A typical cell in the human body is filled with a fluid called cytoplasm and has a nucleus and several other organelles. Suspended inside the cytoplasm are lipid droplets—vesicles or sacs made of lipid molecules, just like oil droplets. Another organelle, the endoplasmic reticulum (ER), is an interconnected web of tubular network surrounding the cell’s nucleus.

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IIT Bombay Team wins Algorand Grant for Blockchain Research

IIT Bombay is a part of a multi-institute endeavour MEGA-ACE which has received Algorand grant for strengthening research in blockchain technology 

Today, the news is full of buzzwords such as 'cryptocurrency' and „blockchain'. Ever wondered what they are? Blockchain is a distributed digital database that is shared using a computer network. It records transactions and tracks ownership of assets such as cryptocurrencies, land records and goods in the supply chain.

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Using diamonds as probes to explore fast-changing weak magnetic fields

Exploiting quantum defects in diamond to image fast-changing weak magnetic fields

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Plastic-lined farm ponds exacerbate water scarcity in semi-arid regions

Study of plastic-lined farmponds inorchard farmingand itsimpacton society

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Microwave Radiation to Detect Tiny Plastic Pollutants

Researchers devise a new technique to identify the presence of tiny invisible plastic pollutants using microwave radiation.

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Advanced drug delivery by wearables and implants: our saviours

A comprehensive survey of the advanced drug delivery solutions

Have you ever missed taking your medicine? You may just let it go and tell yourself to be regular henceforth. While the implications of missing a single dose of medicine may not be serious in many cases, not adhering to a strict dosing schedule may lead to serious problems in some medical conditions or diseases such as diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular and eye diseases.

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IIT Bombay builds 5G core towards developing an end-to-end 5G testbed

Multi-institutional 5G test bed project to help develop human resources and 5G infrastructure and create an enabling environment

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Infrared light control at nano scale for quantum computation

Researchers find a new way of building voltage controlled quantum circuits using a combination of graphene and alpha molybdenum trioxide.

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A Portal to Indian Culture

A collaboration between the Ministry of Culture and IIT Bombay, the Indian Culture Portal is a treasure trove of Indian knowledge, art, culture and history, and a digital space like no other.

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A novel bandage for better healing of wounds

Researchers have developed a dermal patch with a blend of natural healing agents and polymers in a bilayer structure for improved wound healing

Wound dressings have evolved considerably from the herbal concoctions and magical potions that were popularly accepted as therapy, until the 19th century. Today, wound care is no longer just using a piece of gauze dipped in Dettol. With bioactive agents, nanoparticles, antioxidant agents, growth factors, polymers and more, the science of wound healing is advancing continually.

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