IIT Hyderabad Current Affairs, GK & News

Nature Index 2022- Highlights

The Nature Index 2022 was recently released. Survey for the index was conducted based on research articles published in chemistry, life sciences, physical sciences and earth & environment. Rankings were provided on the basis of information secured during April 1, 2021, to march 31, 2022. Highlights of Nature Index 2022: In the index, University of ..

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TiHAN: India’s first Autonomous Navigation facility

On July 4, 2022 Union Minister of State for Science & Technology, Jitendra Singh, recently inaugurated India’s first Autonomous Navigation facility called TiHAN. Key Facts TiHAN was inaugurated at the campus of IIT Hyderabad. Union Ministry of Science and technology has developed the navigation facility with an outlay of Rs. 130 crores. About TiHAN TiHAN ..

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Telangana T-Hub 2.0

Chief Minister of Telangana K Chandrasekhar Rao is scheduled to inaugurate the new facility of business incubator T-Hub on June 28, in Hyderabad. About T-Hub The T-Hub (Technology Hub) was established in 2015, at IIT Hyderabad. It is an innovation hub and ecosystem enabler based in Hyderabad. This hub was set up in “public private ..

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IIT-H develops alternative to Corneal transplantation

Indian Institute of technology, Hyderabad (IIT-H) developed a hydrogel from discarded corneas that can be used as an alternative to Corneal transplantation. Highlights Research team was led by Dr Falguni Pati, an Associate Professor at Department of Bio-medical Engineering at IIT-H. Hydrogel was developed from discarded corneas of human and bovine sources using novel and ..

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IIT-Hyderabad develops Nano-Fibre based Amphotericin B oral tablets

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad has developed nano-fibre based oral tablets of Amphotericin B, called as AmB. Highlights IIT Hyderabad researchers decided to keep this technology free of intellectual property rights and is ready for technology transfer so that tablet can be produced on mass level. This medicine is reportedly cheaper, higher AmB absorption ..

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Researchers develop process to get bone implant material from eggshells

Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad (IIT-H) and Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, have developed process of synthesizing bone implant materials from eggshells. Through this process bone substitute materials such as tricalcium phosphate, a commonly-used bone substitute material can be produced from natural sources. Background: In modern medicine, missing and damaged bones ..

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