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astronaut

This is why we are trying to make organs in the International Space Station

My lab studies how the human brain is formed inside the womb. Part of that work includes growing brain cells in space.
A hospital staff reviewing medical charts of a patient in a hospital

Kerala doctors can now take brain-dead patients off life support — family nod not needed

With an order issued earlier this month, Kerala has become the first state in India to have well-defined clinical protocols for brain-death certification.
Muga silkworm

IIT Guwahati scientists using Muga silk to create 3D-printed human organs, implants

IIT-Guwahati scientists have been working with silk proteins to create artificial implants that mimic biological architecture of real tissues & bone cartilage.

On Camera

Time to expand America’s footprint in India. A new consulate will be a good start

On the heels of the US and China closing consulates in each other’s country, the symbolism alone would be particularly significant.

Disney slashes 28,000 workers in one of biggest layoffs of Covid era

The belt-tightening move affects Disney's theme-park, cruise-line and retail businesses, and includes executives and salaried employees.

Defence

File image of the OFB pavilion at DefExpo 2016 | Representational image | Twitter | @SpokespersonMoD

Army says ‘poor quality’ Ordnance Board ammo, mines have cost India Rs 960 crore since 2014

Pointing out these shortcomings in an internal assessment, the Army has thrown its weight behind government plans to corporatise the OFB to make it more efficient.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.