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Topic: Disease

Where do mosquitoes go in winter? The answer will help in disease outbreak

Unlike warm-blooded animals, mosquitoes can’t control their own body temperatures. So, the warmer it is, the more active they are; but there's more.

Nature wants you dead every time you breathe a cocktail of pathogens. Yet you don’t fall sick

In 'Infectious', Dr. John S. Tregoning mentions how the human body is cornered on all sides by nature-borne attackers.

In Firozabad, ‘dengue-like’ disease has killed 32 kids in 11 days. No one knows what it is

‘Mystery’ disease causes uncommon symptoms like inflamed liver and water retention in stomach. Samples sent to NIV Pune for investigation.

Dogs can smell everything and more. Even diseases like cancer

Dogs are able to detect cancer while it still hasn’t yet spread to other parts of the body. This means that people have a much greater chance of surviving.

How this little-known ‘control room’ in Delhi tracked the coronavirus like a detective

In ‘Billions Under Lockdown’, Abantika Ghosh writes about the men and women quietly tracking the novel coronavirus with state-of-the-art equipment in Delhi.

Why disease and xenophobia go hand in hand

The central human fallacy is to assume that if international travel helps spread disease, a perceived “foreign” group is most likely to be carriers.

Why coronavirus has triggered a controversy over 2017 study on bats in Nagaland

Researchers involved in the study claim the study is in no way connected to the coronavirus, which has killed around 500 people in China.

This app is helping patients make lifestyle changes to deal with diseases like diabetes

Founded by a former employee of a venture capitalist firm, Wellthy acts as a gatekeeper between patients and doctors in aid of traditional healthcare.

Dehradun battles dengue outbreak as cases spike from 712 to 1,788 in past 10 days

Uttarakhand, which has seen 6 dengue deaths, has reported 2,600 cases since July from areas like Nainital, Haridwar, Udham Singh Nagar and Tehri Garhwal.

Mosquitoes kill more people every day than sharks do in a century

Mosquito-borne diseases, such as malaria, dengue, and Zika, make them one of the deadliest animals in the world.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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