IIT Hyderabad Current Affairs, GK & News

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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IIT Hyderabad develops eco-friendly solar cells using Kumkum Dye

A team from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad has developed a Dye-Sensitised Solar Cell (DSSC) which is based on New Fuchsin (NF) dye with aqueous electrolyte and platinum-free counter electrodes. The research was published in Solar Energy journal. Key Highlights Need: Currently, most familiar solar cells today are made up of Silicon (Si) and ..

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ICANN, NASSCOM collaborate to develop technology, standards for IoT

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the global internet body and and Indian apex body for IT industry NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Services Companies) announced collaboration for working in developing standards and identifier technology that will feed into the global consultation for managing Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices and infrastructure using internet. Key ..

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