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Each finalist was evaluated on a series of challenges and the presentation of their completed innovation.(REUTERS)

Indian-American teen wins USD 25,000 for work on potential Covid-19 treatment

Houston | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 19, 2020 01:47 PM IST
Denise Rutherford, senior vice president of Corporate Affairs at 3M in his congratulatory message said that amidst the challenges of a global pandemic, quality STEM education for all has become an even more urgent need.
(HT Photo)
(HT Photo)

Chitkara University collaborates with Parexel Int’l for MSc programme

Hindustan Times/Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 04:58 PM IST
Parexel will provide industry and curriculum support from its Parexel Academy as a part of the collaboration.
A bio-bank collects biological samples (blood, urine etc), records, and medical history and this is used to study progression of disease and therapeutics of complex disorders.
A bio-bank collects biological samples (blood, urine etc), records, and medical history and this is used to study progression of disease and therapeutics of complex disorders.

Lucknow: Bio-bank planned at KGMU to study disease pattern among people

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Gaurav Saigal, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2018 01:33 PM IST
Aimed at studying the disease pattern among people of the region, a bio-bank has been planned at the King George’s Medical University (KGMU).
The researchers from Columbia University, essentially compressed the timeframe for development, which normally takes nine months, into a faster and more complete transition to cardiac maturity.(Shutterstock)
The researchers from Columbia University, essentially compressed the timeframe for development, which normally takes nine months, into a faster and more complete transition to cardiac maturity.(Shutterstock)

Eureka! First adult-like human heart muscle using stem cells developed

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 11:37 AM IST
The adult-like human heart muscle was developed in just four weeks time in the lab from blood-derived human induced pluripotent stem cells.
Pfizer also signalled it could sell its consumer healthcare business, which includes popular over-the-counter products such as the anti-inflammatory drug Advil, multivitamin Centrum and the ubiquitous ChapStick lip balm.(Shutterstock)
Pfizer also signalled it could sell its consumer healthcare business, which includes popular over-the-counter products such as the anti-inflammatory drug Advil, multivitamin Centrum and the ubiquitous ChapStick lip balm.(Shutterstock)

Next in line: 20 years after Viagra, Pfizer seeks another miracle drug

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse, New York
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2018 11:18 AM IST
If anything, the chances for another miracle drug may be waning as the pharmaceutical giant constrains its research and development budget amid broader cost-cutting efforts.
(HT Illustration / Shrikrishna Patkar)
(HT Illustration / Shrikrishna Patkar)

Diseases so rare, even doctors don’t know of them

Hindustan Times | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 08:17 PM IST
Whether it’s Stephen Hawking’s neurodegenerative condition or myasthenia gravis, a big part of the trauma of having a rare disease is finding the right doctor, and diagnosis.
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