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PIVOT: AI-based tool to detect Cancer

An Artificial Intelligence-based tool called ‘PIVOT’ has been developed by researchers at the Indian institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras). About PIVOT PIVOT is capable of predicting cancer-causing genes in patients. This AI-based tool will help in formulating strategies for personalized cancer treatment. PIVOT has been designed to predict genes which are responsible for causing ..

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HomoSEP: IIT Madras Robot to clean septic tanks

Indian Institute of Technology Madras has developed a robot called to clean septic tanks and eliminate manual scavenging in India. It is all set to be deployed in field. Highlights A total of ten robots are planned to be deployed across Tamil Nadu. Researchers are in touch with sanitation workers for identifying locations. Some locations ..

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Centre of Excellence for Hyperloop Technology

The Ministry of Railways said that it will collaborate with the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) to develop an indigenous Hyperloop system. The ministry will also help to set up a Centre of Excellence for Hyperloop Technologies at IIT Madras. The Centre will be built by IIT Madras through its existing Centre of ..

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India’s first 5-G Test Bed- Key Facts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated India’s first 5G testbed, which is set up at Rs 220 crore. What is the objective of establishing a 5G testbed? The objective is to enable the telecom industry to test and validate their products within India and reduce their dependence on facilities abroad. Thus, this 5G testbed is ..

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Indo-Finnish Virtual Network Centre on Quantum Computing

An Indo-Finnish Virtual Network Centre on Quantum Computing will be established by India and Finland with the aim of stimulating development projects and innovative research to address the needs of both nations. Overview: The decision to establish this centre was announced after Finnish Minister of Economic Affairs, Mika Lintila met Union Minister Jitendra Singh. This ..

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AquaMAP Water Management and Policy Centre

The new water management and policy centre, AquaMAP has been inaugurated by the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India, Prof. K. VijayRaghavan, at IIT Madras, and its website https://aquamap.iitm.ac.in/ was also launched. Overview: The aim of AquaMAP is to provide solutions regarding the challenges faced due to water problems by implementing smart water ..

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