Hongadahalla (Hassan dist), Sept 16, DH News Service:

A study made by Energy and Wetland Research Group, Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc) on - 'Biodiversity, Ecology and Socio-Economic aspects of Gundia River Basin in the context of proposed mega hydro electric power project' re-affirms that Gundia Basin in central Western Ghats is

Subhash Chandra N S, July 25, Bangalore:

The Indian Institute of Science, which is celebrating its centenary this year is all set to gift Bangaloreans with more green cover.

The 100th batch of students, the freshers, who will be admitted during this year will plant about 1,000 saplings of various species.

Divya Gandhi

Fifteen years ago, when Anupama Hosakere quit a promising career as an engineer in the United States and began pursuing the dying art of puppetry in India, she never imagined that one day the twain would meet.

Nobel Laureate Richard Feynman believed that creative pursuit in science requires irreverence. Sadly, this spirit is missing from Indian science today. As other nations pursue more innovative approaches to solving problems, India must free itself from a traditional attitude that condemns irreverence, so that it too can address local and global challenges and nurture future leaders in science.

India has not only mastered the complex technology of heavy water production making it self-reliant, but also exports high quality heavy water to countries like Republic of Korea and the United States, said A L N Rao, Chairman and Chief Executive, Heavy Water Board on Monday.

Subhash Chandra NS, Bangalore, Apr 1, DH News Service:

As the City reels under the impact of an unprecedented water scarcity, there is credible evidence to suggest that indiscriminate construction of apartments, highrises and individual homes throughout Bangalore is the root cause of the shortage, studies by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and Bangalore University suggest.

Researchers Call It Useless, Abusable Piece Of Legislation

Thousands of scientists working in government-supported research institutes and labs in India are seething over a proposed law which makes it mandatory to patent all new innovations generated by public-funded research.


Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) are working on making future habitation of the moon safer and less arduous. A team led by K.P.
Jagannatha Reddy has proposed to create a lunar habitat complete with the slopes, craters and volcanoes, on terra firma.

Karnataka is the second most vulnerable state in India, after Rajasthan to climate change.

This was because of the aridity of the North Karnataka regions, which made the state, the second driest place in the country, Prof N H Ravindranath, Department of Sustainable Technologies, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), said here on Wednesday.