Research and Development
Tamil Nadu: Pfizer sets up its first drug development centre in Asia at IIT Madras to encourage innovation at the global level
Pfizer has set up a centre to develop APIs and finished dosage forms of differentiated products for global markets, at the IIT Madras Research Park campus in Chennai.
AYUSH Ministry rubbishes study that linked Ayurvedic herb Giloy to liver damage, says patients may have consumed a different herb
The AYUSH Ministry pointed out that the authors of the study did not identify the herb species correctly through standard guidelines.
Israel-India collaboration to develop 30-second COVID diagnostic kit, team of researchers and equipment arrive from Tel Aviv in special flight
Over 20 researchers from Israel's IDF, health ministry and industries associated with diagnostic solutions arrived in India to carry out the final stages of the testing of a rapid diagnosis kit for COVID-19 with DRDO scientists.
RTI reply says Shashi Tharoor’s promised MPLADS fund not received by medical institute, Tharoor blames central govt after reply goes viral
And RTI reply revealed that SCTIMST in Kerala did not receive the MPLADS funds of ₹1 crore promised by Shashi Tharoor
Bharat Biotech gets DGCI's approval for clinical trials of potential Covid-19 vaccine.
Ram Guha claims Modi govt has done a surgical strike on science and scholarship, data says otherwise
Ram Guha wrote an article titled “Surgical strike against science and scholarship”, with his target being PM Modi, and he is patently wrong, as usual
"Are IITians contributing as much it is expected from them?"