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This week, we bring research-based stories on: new secretive frog species discovered  in a roadside puddle in the Western Ghats, how aerosols affect the Indian monsoon, a model of coexistence among bacteria, and about different types of plastic waste generated. In addition, there are a few more research-based news stories. This week we bring you stories in Kannada, Assamese, Hindi, and Marathi. Read research-related stories that appeared in other media in our Research Beat section. We also bring you some notable talks and events, along with some interesting Resources and Opportunities that might be of interest to you. 

Issue 100 | 14 February 2019

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India’s science adviser backs bold plan to tear down journal paywalls | Science Business

Six Concerns Over India Joining the Plan S Coalition for Science Journals | The Wire

Invest heavily at school level to improve science education: astrophysicist | The Hindu

With All Eyes on Science, Social Science Scholars Flounder With Even Less Money | The Wire

UK-India Research Innovation partnership in East & NE to cross 400 million pound |

National Science Centre is failing on essentials | The Telegraph

Stress on investing more in research and development | The New Indian Express

Why the World Needs More Women in Science | The Weather Channel

Into the Clouds: IITM's Thara Prabhakaran on Cloud Seeding, Women in Meteorology | The Weather Channel

Fighting the Good Fight: Talking Climate Change with Dr. Minal Pathak | The Weather Channel

“In the Face of Adversity, Always Try Harder” | The Weather Channel

Women in Science – Dr. Geetharani | IISc
The fascinating, unexpected appearances of Pi | LiveMint

Is Mt Kailash the Oldest Mountain in the Himalaya? | The Wire

New frog found in Wayanad | The Telegraph

Workshop on twinning foldscope held in Ri Bhoi | Shillong Times

New research sounds alert on iron overdose risk for women | The Telegraph

Unique composition of Indian gut microbiome revealed | The Hindu

Working for the neglected Indian majority | IndiaBioscience

IGIB: TB bacteria use a new way to subvert host defence | The Hindu

IIT-Bombay’s drug to help cure tuberculosis? | Hindustan Times

IIT-Bombay study gives hope to resistant-TB patients | The Times of India

IIT Madras identifies unique pathways of eye cancer | The Hindu

Life in a lab | The Telegraph

Small Teams of Scientists Have Fresher Ideas | The Atlantic
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