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Why Does This Indian Lake Foam So Much?

Rains dissolve surfactants bound to lake sediments causing foaming in Bellandur lake, shows a study.

Plant-Based Drug To Fight Resistant TB

Researchers have identified plant-based compounds that could possibly be used to treat drug-resistant tuberculosis.

Spot Glaucoma With Your Smartphone

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, have developed a method to diagnose glaucoma from smartphone images.

Tackling India’s Increasing GHG Emissions

Transport and building energy costs are the two greatest contributors to India's greenhouse gas emissions, study says.

Parasitic Fig Wasps Equipped With Zinc-Tipped Drills

The parasitic fig wasp pierces the tough outer layer of figs with a zinc-toothed ovipositor that is as hard as dental cement.

South Asia Lacks Predictive Model For Aerosols

South Asia requires a more accurate model of aerosol behavior in the region for better predictions of the spread of disease and flight disruptions, scientists say.

Crystal Clear: Asia’s Advances In Structural Biology

Charu Chaudhry celebrates Asia's many achievements in structural biology in the International Year of Crystallography.

Cities Are the Future Of India’s Higher Education

Professor Pushkar of BITS Pilani-Goa discusses the importance of building new universities in cities to raise the quality of higher education in India.

Australia-India PhD Program To Provide 16 Scholarships

A new PhD program has been launched in India to provide budding researchers in Australia and India with academic supervision and support.

7 Must-Read Stories In September 2013

Here are seven must-read articles from the September 2013 issue of Asian Scientist Magazine.