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This week, we bring research-based stories on: the ubiquitous micro-plastics destroying Vembanad lake in Kerala, looking at the potential of renewable sources of energy to satisfy our power needs, how stray dogs interact with humans, and decoding the bright colors of a lizard's tail. In addition, there are a few more research-based news stories- this week we bring you stories in Hindi and Marathi. Read science stories in regional languages in our Regional section. Read research-related stories that appeared in other media in our Research Beat section. We also bring you some notable events and talks that might be of interest to you. 

Issue 97 | 24 January 2019

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Research-based Stories
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Research Beat
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Research-based stories from other media

When did modern science emerge in India? | The Hindu 

FiRE away and spot the odd cell out | Deccan Herald

Scientists see link between oxidative stress and neurological disorders | The Hindu Business Line

IISc researchers find a solution for tomato glut | Deccan Herald

History of India’s last known hippo | The Hindu

Little Indian field mouse spotted in icy Ladakh's farms at 3,768m | The Telegraph 

Changing monsoonal rainfall patterns over the Western Ghats | Mongabay India

Dams in Central Western Ghats Affecting Catchment of Perennial Rivers: Study | The Wire

Mosquito repellent developed from soil bacteria | Deccan Herald

Sci-fi film fest to begin from January 26 at NFAI, Pune | Hindustan Times

Interview: 'If We Want New Revolutions, We Need New Abstract Concepts as Well' | The Wire

Events & Talks
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