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Archived Research Highlights

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Now, Your Smartphone Can Help You Detect A Heart Attack

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) have developed a new life-saving device that can detect heart attacks early on using a smartphone. The innovative sensor, conceptualised by students Debasmita Mondal and Sourabh Agrawal, and guided by Prof. Soumyo Mukherji, won the recently presented 2018 Gandhian Young Technological Innovation award recently.

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Forget The Kitchen; Your Next Meal May Be Cooking In A Window Powered By The Sun!

IIT Bombay student wins the Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Award for window-mounted solar cooker design

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Ultrafast Laser Camera To Capture Electron Movement

A study in IIT Bombay can help determine properties of substances at the molecular level

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There Is More To Pomegranate Than Just The Juice!

Researchers at IIT Bombay propose an easy method to extract nutrient rich oil, protein and fibre from pomegranate seeds

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Sweet News For Diabetics

Researchers at IIT Bombay create a polymer-based bioartificial implantable pancreas for producing insulin 

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Combining Forces To Battle Tuberculosis

Scientists from IIT Bombay show how using drugs in combination can help treating tuberculosis caused by drug resistant bacteria

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With Air Conditioners, Energy Efficiency Is The Star!

Indian consumers are willing to pay more for air conditioners with higher energy efficiency, says research from IIT Bombay

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Losing The Purpose Of Satellite Towns

Satellite towns near Mumbai and Kolkata are ineffective in addressing the housing crisis, says study

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The Desirable Wrinkles

Study shows how crystallisation can be used to shape materials

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Lost In Transition

Urban-rural transition zones are a breeding ground for unexpected changes in resources and livelihood, shows study from IIT Bombay

Increasing demand for space in cities are forcing people to move to surrounding rural regions, which are more affordable. These areas, called peri-urban regions, have a mix of rural and urban elements. In a study, researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) have observed that the natural resources were stressed and livelihoods changed to non-agricultural means in the  peri-urban regions around Mumbai.  

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