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Researchers at IIT-Hyderabad produce collagen from waste eel skin

The researchers at the IIT-Hyderabad have derived collagen from discarded skin of eel (a snake like fish) by treating it with acetic acid, common salt and pepsin. It then combined the collagen with alginate hydrogel and used a 3D printing process to obtain scaffolds. They shown that tissue scaffolds built using such collagen allow growth ..

Union Cabinet approves Inter-Institutional Agreement between India and US for 3D bioprinting & regenerative medicine

The Union Cabinet has given ex-post facto approval to the Inter-Institutional Agreement (IIA) between India and the USA in the areas of regenerative medicine and 3D bioprinting, new technologies, exchange of scientific ideas/information and technologies, and joint use of scientific infrastructure. The purpose of the Agreement is to contribute towards the development of research and ..

New Delhi venue of India International Silk Fair (IISF-2018)

The India International Silk Fair (IISF-2018) has inaugurated by Union Minister Smriti Irani at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi on October 16. The fair will give a platform to exporters to display their products and to overseas buyers an opportunity to place orders and source their merchandise. In it, over 108 exhibitors of silk and ..

Assam hosts 8th edition of International Conference on Wild Silk Moths

The 8th edition of the International Conference on Wild Silk Moths has started in Guwahati, Assam on January 22, 2018. The conference would help in increasing income of the people of the region who are involved with silk industry. India is holding the event for the second time with an aim to explore latest research ..

News Today : January 8, 2010

Books:India and the Global Financial Crisis – Dr. VY ReddyLooking East To Look West: Lee Kuan Yew’s Mission India – Sunanda K Datta-Ray Events & Happenings:Indinox–Stainless Steel FairIndinox–Stainless Steel Fair is being organised by Indian Stainless Development Organisation(ISDO) and Steel Market info are jointly organizing Indinox–Stainless Steel Fair from January 16 to 19 at Ahmedabad. ..