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Archived Research Highlights

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Combining Forces To Battle Tuberculosis

Scientists from IIT Bombay show how using drugs in combination can help treating tuberculosis caused by drug resistant bacteria

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With Air Conditioners, Energy Efficiency Is The Star!

Indian consumers are willing to pay more for air conditioners with higher energy efficiency, says research from IIT Bombay

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Losing The Purpose Of Satellite Towns

Satellite towns near Mumbai and Kolkata are ineffective in addressing the housing crisis, says study

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The Desirable Wrinkles

Study shows how crystallisation can be used to shape materials

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Lost In Transition

Urban-rural transition zones are a breeding ground for unexpected changes in resources and livelihood, shows study from IIT Bombay

Increasing demand for space in cities are forcing people to move to surrounding rural regions, which are more affordable. These areas, called peri-urban regions, have a mix of rural and urban elements. In a study, researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) have observed that the natural resources were stressed and livelihoods changed to non-agricultural means in the  peri-urban regions around Mumbai.  

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Dumping the dump

Integrated waste management can reduce pollution caused by open dumping, says IIT Bombay study

Managing the tons of municipal waste we generate is a challenge that municipal bodies are trying to crack. A study by scientists from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) has attempted to solve this. The researchers compared various waste management methods that are available today and suggest that combining these options, instead of dumping the waste in the open, can reduce the impact on our environment.

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Crop Planning using Chaos

Adding chaos helps finding better solutions to multi-reservoir irrigation systems, says an IIT Bombay Study

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Fuel Cell Electricity from Landfill Waste

Power generation using landfill leachate can prevent pollution and serve as alternate source of electricity, say researchers

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Driving and texting? Stop it, now!

Study reveals how detrimental the use of mobile phones is while driving in India

A study by researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) has shown how using mobile phones while driving can distract drivers and affect their ability to handle hazardous situations. The results of the study has shown that both calling and texting while driving degrades the performance of a driver.

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Are We Wasting Heat?

Study takes us a step closer to harvesting electricity from heat dissipated from electronic devices

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