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Archive for November 2012

Get an overview of CSIR products

27 November 2012

LUCKNOW: National laboratories of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) – Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), National Botanical Research Institute, (NBRI), Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (IITR) and Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP) are jointly participating in Lucknow Mahotsav. Visitors will have unique opportunity to interact with the scientists of the institutes and get an overview of the technologies and products on display…..

Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/Get-an-overview-of-CSIR-products/articleshow/17380485.cms

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November 28, 2012 at 8:13 am

Posted in CSIR

Infosys award for NIIST scientist

23 November 2012

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Scientist A Ajayaghosh has bagged the Infosys Prize 2012 for physical sciences in recognition of his pioneering research in the construction of supra molecular functional materials, which can be employed as components in organic electronic devices and in selective optical sensing and imaging. He is the second Malayali chosen for the award, after Prof Thanu Padmanabhan in 2009….

Read more: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-11-23/thiruvananthapuram/35318489_1_infosys-prize-life-sciences-kris-gopalakrishnan

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November 26, 2012 at 1:13 pm

Posted in NIIST

CSIR to begin clinical trial for TB drug soon

26 November 2012

HYDERABAD: The first phase of the clinical trial for the treatment of tuberculosis through the Open Source Drug Discovery model led by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research ( CSIR ) is likely to take place in the next few months, according to Samir K Brahmachari, director general, CSIR….

Read more: http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/csir-to-begin-clinical-trial-for-tb-drug-soon/493619/



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November 26, 2012 at 1:11 pm

Posted in CSIR

New drug for TB in the offing

26 November 2012

HYDERABAD: A new drug for tuberculosis (TB) is in the offing, thanks to the efforts of a unique initiative called the ‘open source drug discovery’ unit. The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), which is the lead organisation of the unit, started four years ago, pooled in resources and scientists from across the globe to develop the drug….

Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/New-drug-for-TB-in-the-offing/articleshow/17365970.cms

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November 26, 2012 at 1:10 pm

Posted in CSIR

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research chief lauds National Metallurgical Laboratory for contribution in science

25 November 2012

JAMSHEDPUR: The city-based National Metallurgical Laboratory (NML) is the shining star among the 37 laboratories of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in the country and its contributions have figured in all documentations prepared by the council for its ongoing 70th year of celebrations.

The compliment was given by CSIR director general Prof. Sameer Kumar Brahmachari who was addressing the NML employees on the 63rd foundation day on Thursday…..

Read more: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-11-25/ranchi/35347793_1_csir-nml-national-metallurgical-laboratory

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November 26, 2012 at 1:08 pm

Posted in NML

Molecule design to check fake note printing

24 November 2012

KOCHI: One may wonder what advanced supra-molecular chemistry has got to do with currency notes. Fact is, it can help check the problem of counterfeit currency, and also diagnose diseases and locate explosives.

Studies on molecular architecture by A. Ajayaghosh, attached to the National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology, led to this discovery. Recognition came his way when he was selected for this year’s Infosys Award for Physical Sciences…..

Read more: http://www.deccanchronicle.com/channels/cities/kochi/molecule-design-check-fake-note-printing-056

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November 26, 2012 at 1:06 pm

Posted in NIIST

NAL gives ‘lift’ to MAV programme

24 November 2012

BANGALORE: In a significant breakthrough that promises to boost India’s micro aerial vehicle (MAV) programme, the National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) has developed a system that makes the remotely-controlled MAVs more efficient in flight, maneuverability and handling…..

Read  more: http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_nal-gives-lift-to-mav-programme_1769001

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November 26, 2012 at 1:04 pm

Posted in NAL