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IIT Kharagpur Develops Cheaper Dialyser Costing Rs.1500

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur have developed a cost-effective kidney dialysis machine that costs Rs.1500 and three such dialysers are required per week by patients. Haemodialysis is administered to patients suffering from various stages of kidney failure. Commonly referred to as "artificial kidney", it is a machine that uses dialysis to remove impurities and waste products from the ...

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Riding High on Mars Mission Success, ISRO Gets Indira Gandhi Peace Prize 2014

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), which has made it to headlines in September with its Mars Orbit Mission Mangalyaan successfully entering the Mars orbit, ranking India along with the US, Russia and Europe, will be conferred the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2014. The jury headed by vice President Hamid Ansari has chosen ISRO for the ...

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