Indian scientists develop new approach to combat TB

Dr Swati Subodh New Delhi: A group of Indian scientists have identified molecules which are effective in inhibiting the growth of tuberculosis-causing bacteria – Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The molecules target an important gene, IdeR, which is essential for the survival of the bacteria. This development could lead to new drugs against TB in future. “We have… Read More Indian scientists develop new approach to combat TB

Scientists decipher why epilepsy drugs don’t work for some women

Bhavya Khullar New Delhi: Effective treatment is available for epilepsy. Yet doctors find that epilepsy drugs don’t work in some women. Now scientists have figured out why some women suffer from recurrent seizures despite medication. Scientists at Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB) and Institute of Human Behavior and Allied Sciences (IHBAS), both in… Read More Scientists decipher why epilepsy drugs don’t work for some women

University World Rankings: Punjab University does it again

Rajiv Lochan Punjab University does it again. Outranks the other great universities of India. For such consistently great performance we need to notice that Punjab University is the quintessential old fashioned university, made up of a variety of characters, ideas and behaviour patterns, each jostling with each other for space within the campus and hopefully… Read More University World Rankings: Punjab University does it again