Agreement signed for Smt Indrani Balan Science Activity Centre
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Agreement signed for Smt Indrani Balan Science Activity Centre

Following the announcement of endowment to IISER Pune from Balan group in May last year, the two organizations have now signed a formal agreement towards for construction of a building for for a science activity centre at IISER Pune. In a total of 60,000 sq ft of area, this building, “Smt. Indrani Balan Science Activity Centre”, will house state-of-the-art, hands-on … Continue reading

Discovery of Saraswati supercluster and Giant Radio Galaxies
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Discovery of Saraswati supercluster and Giant Radio Galaxies

Shishir Sankhyayan, a PhD student in the Physics Programme at IISER Pune has been involved in two major astronomical discoveries that have received world-wide attention– the supercluster Saraswati, and 25 rare Giant Radio Galaxies. In this feature article, Harshini Tekur gives us a detailed breakdown of what these discoveries mean and how they add to … Continue reading

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Modeling results reveal that glucose and insulin may not be central to type 2 diabetes

The glucose-insulin connection in type 2 diabetes mellitus is well established and the treatment regime is centered on lowering glucose levels through insulin. With the best available treatment being a combination of medication and changes in lifestyle, a cure for diabetes has been eluding us. Prof. Milind Watve’s group at IISER Pune has studied the … Continue reading