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Quantum computing

Quantum computing is computing using quantum-mechanical phenomena, such as superposition and entanglement.

About Solar City

The Solar City aims at minimum 10% reduction in projected demand of conventional energy at the end of five years, through a combination of enhancing supply from renewable energy sources in the city and energy efficiency measures. The basic aim is to motivate the local Governments for adopting renewable energy technologies and energy efficiency measures.

Light Emitting Diodes

A light-emitting diode (LED) is a semiconductor device that emits visible light when an electric current passes through it.

Generic drugs

A generic drug is a pharmaceutical drug that is equivalent to a brand-name product in dosage, strength, route of administration, quality, performance and intended use, but does not carry the brand name.

Parker Solar Probe

Dangerous electron and protons are not able to penetrate down to Earth's surface but are forced to move around it by the magnetic field

Voice over LTE

Voice over Long-Term Evolution (VoLTE) is a standard for high-speed wireless communication for mobile phones and data terminals.

India's Ballistic Missile Defence system

The Indian Ballistic Missile Defence Programme, an initiative to develop and deploy a multi-layered ballistic missile defence system.

What is clinical trial?

Clinical trials are experiments or observations done in clinical research.

About Tuberculosis

TB is an infectious disease caused by the bacillus Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It typically affects the lungs (pulmonary TB) but can also affect other sites (extrapulmonary TB).

Biomarker

A biomarker is "a characteristic that is objectively measured and evaluated as an indicator of normal biological processes, pathogenic processes or pharmacological responses to a therapeutic intervention.

Initiative for development of science

"IRIS is the “Initiative for Research and Innovation in Science” (IRIS) is a research based science initiative for students.

Cryogenic Rocket Engine

A cryogenic rocket engine is a rocket engine that uses a cryogenic fuel or oxidizer, that is, its fuel or oxidizers (or both) are gases liquefied and stored at very low temperatures.

Ballistic Missiles

Ballistic describes the curved flight path of any object that is not self-propelled. A rock thrown into the air takes a ballistic trajectory after it leaves your hand.

S-band doppler weather radar

Doppler weather radar, is a type of radar used to locate precipitation, calculate its motion, and estimate its type (rain, snow, hail etc.).

OVER-THE-TOP (OTT) SERVICES

Over-the-top (OTT) is networking lingo that describes the delivery of content, services or applications over the internet.

Smart housing

In all the developed countries, mass housing has always been by way of factory production.

GRAPES-3 Telescope

GRAPES-3 (GammaRay Astronomy PeV EnergieS phase-3) experiment is designed to study cosmic rays with an array of air shower detectors and a large area muon detector. It aims to probe acceleration of cosmic rays.

Stents implants

When a coronary artery (an artery feeding the heart muscle) is narrowed by a buildup of fatty deposits called plaque, it can reduce blood flow.

Drug resistant TB

TB is a bacterial disease which in humans is usually caused by an organism called Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tuberculosis). 

ESSENTIAL MEDICINES

• The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has capped the prices of 31 more drugs. With these 31 drugs, the NPPA has brought 791 medicines under price control.