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Meet Indian-Origin Boy Who Won Intel Young Scientist Award

Befitting Indians’ quest for kinowledge since ancient times, Indian boys in the US are bringing accolades to the field of science that knows no boundaries or genes. Meet Karan Jerath, 18, was awarded this year’s prestigious Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award in the United States for his device that works undersea and quickly shuts down oil spills from disasters. A ...

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This Portable Device Monitors Instantly Adverse Effects of Cancer Drug

A new portable device was invented to measure accurately a patient’s blood for the ill-effects of methotrexate, a commonly used but potentially toxic cancer drug, in less than a minute. Otherwise, the standard tools currently used to measure the toxicity level of methotrexate takes around half an hour and it uses a technique called surface plasmon resonance. “Testing was conclusive: ...

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