Health Education & Research – new department in central govt.

Recognizing the role of scientific inputs for accessible and affordable healthcare programmes, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh said that government has established a new department for Health Education and Research. In his inaugural address at the 101st Indian Science Congress at Jammu University, Dr Singh said that the 2013 Science, Technology and Innovation Policy reflects … Read more

India needs innovation to meet requirements in critical areas, says Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee has said that India needs innovation to meet requirements in critical areas like agriculture, health, education, energy, and housing. Speaking at Rashtrapati Bhawan after receiving the ‘The report to the people, 2013’ of the National Innovation Council, the President said that applying the lens of innovation to these critical-need sectors can not … Read more

Moily invites proposal from Uttarakhand C M for innovation of flood effected monuments

The Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas Dr. M. Veerappa Moily has written to the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand to inviting suitable proposals regarding restoration/restructuring of the monuments affected in the recent floods in the State. He added that further necessary action in the matter would be taken thereafter. In a letter sent yesterday, the … Read more

Starbucks US coffee chain revenue increased by 6%

US giant Starbucks, the world’s biggest coffee chain, says an increase in customers boosted revenue in the fourth quarter by 6%. The company said net income at its shops open for at least a year was $359m (£222.6m, £277.5m euros) in the three months to September. “Our Q4 and overall 2012 fiscal year performance demonstrates … Read more

Medscapeindia Award to Hompath’s Dr. Jawahar Shah

16th June, 2012 was yet another benchmark date for Dr. Jawahar Shah and Mind Technologies. Dr. Shah became the proud recipient of the Medscapeindia Award for the year 2012 for exemplary service in the field of homoeopathy.

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Broadcom acquires NetLogic Microsystems

Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, and NetLogic Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: NETL), a leader in high performance intelligent semiconductor solutions for next generation networks, recently announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement.

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Healthcare :: NSF awards Stevens team $1 million for research on smart, bacteria-repellent nanohydrogels

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded an interdisciplinary team of five Stevens Institute of Technology researchers a four-year, $1 million grant to develop “smart, self-assembling nano-biomaterials that can control whether bacteria will adhere to synthetic surfaces, allowing for carefully targeted control over microscopic processes that occur within the human body.

Eye :: NIH awards Phylonix phase II SBIR to develop zebrafish models for eye diseases

Phylonix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a $1,092,031 Phase II Small Business Innovation Grant (SBIR) from the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop zebrafish eye disease models for drug screening. The grant for “New Models for Eye Diseases” will support the Phylonix program over a period of three years.

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