Anti-coronavirus drug discovery pipeline: Host-directed antivirals for COVID 19 in development with National Centre for Veterinary Type Cultures Hisar in Haryana

NCVTC to develop of host-directed antivirals for COVID 19

These are believed to have fewer tendencies in inducing drug resistance

04 June 2020 The Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) has approved support for a study by the National Centre for Veterinary Type Cultures (NCVTC), ICAR-NRC from Hisar in Haryana, which will screen their library of 94 small molecule chemical inhibitors for antivirals against coronaviruses.

Indian Researchers Develop Indigenous Ventilator in Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute

CSIR-CMERI develop new indigenous ventilator

03 June 2020 Researchers at Durgapur-based Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI) have indigenously developed a ventilator amid rising cases of COVID-19. The new ventilator was unveiled in the presence of Prof. (Dr) Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-CMERI, and Dr Arunangshu Ganguly, Chairman and Managing Director, Health World Hospitals Pvt Ltd, Durgapur.

Herbal medicine loaded smart bandage for wounds developed in India, Contact Available

IASST scientists develop herbal medicine loaded smart bandage for wounds

30 May 2020 Scientists from Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST) an autonomous institute of the Department of Science & Technology,Govt. of India have developed a pH-responsive smart bandage that can deliver the medicine applied in the wound at the pH that is suitable for the wound. The scientists have developed the delivery system by fabricating a nanotechnology-based cotton patch that uses cheap and sustainable materials like cotton and jute.

Rice Genome Region Identified which seems to have the potential for improving Rice Productivity

Researchers find a new possibility to improve rice productivity

27 May 2020 Rice is one of the main staple foods across the world since it has very high carbohydrate content and provides instant energy. In Southeast Asia, where it is consumed more than in the other part of the world, it accounts for more than 75% of the calorie intake. India has the largest area under rice crop cultivation: almost all States grow rice. However, it suffers from a problem of low productivity.

Paris Diderot University & Raman Research Institute Research: Molecular shock absorbers buffer axonal tension of nerve cells

Molecular shock absorbers buffer axonal tension of nerve cells

26 May 2020 Scientists from Raman Research Institute (RRI), an autonomous institute under the Department of Science &Technology along with IISER Pune and Paris Diderot University, have found out that spectrin, which are flexible rod-shaped molecules present in axons, act as ‘shock absorbers’ to protect axons from stretch-induced damage.

The study can help in understanding and treatment of concussion from head injuries as well as stretch-induced nerve injuries.

Extend the deadline for research, fellowship projects by 6 months: Governor Tandon

Governor told University Grants Commission to extended deadlines / last dates
 
Bhopal: On Saturday, May 9, 2020, Governor Shri Lalji Tandon has asked the University Grants Commission to extend the programs sponsored by the Grants Commission for 6 months.

He has said that the activities of universities have been affected by the lock-down caused by Kovid-19 in various countries of India and the world. In these circumstances, it will not be appropriate to follow the prescribed time-limit of utilization certificate of projects sponsored by University Grants Commission.

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Global Composite Films Market Report 2020 - Rising Demand for Eco-friendly Electric Vehicles, Increase in Acceptance of Light-weight Materials in Automotive Industry

DUBLIN, April 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Composite Film Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forcast to 2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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Automatic Mist Based Sanitiser & Hand-held UV device : Two New Prodcuts by DRDO

DRDO Introduces two new products to enable COVID-19 disinfection process
17 April 2020 - Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in its continuous quest to contribute towards fight against COVID-19, has been developing several solutions from its existing arsenal of technologies and experience. These consist of innovations and quickly configuring the products for present requirements. Today DRDO has introduced two products which can enhance the operations at public places during the pandemic.

Automatic Mist Based Sanitiser Dispensing Unit

Cardiovascular and Hepatic Steatosis Risk Reduction Phase II clinical trial Launch

VALBIOTIS Accelerates Its Pipeline Clinical Development in New Indications: Cardiovascular and Hepatic Steatosis Risk Reduction
Launch of a Phase II clinical trial in the third quarter of 2020 evaluating the effect of TOTUM-070 in reducing LDL-cholesterol, a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, in mild to moderate hypercholesterolemic patients;
Launch of a Phase II clinical trial in the fourth quarter of 2020 evaluating the effect of TOTUM-854 in reducing arterial hypertension, a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, in patients with mild to moderate hypertension;