Field investigators of the Virus Research Centre(VRC) in Pune came to Shimoga district in Karnataka in 1957 to follow up on the mysterious death of tens of monkeys. The investigation would begin a decades spanning search for the origins of a baffling disease that would go on to afflict humans. Even as the researchers were […]

Research conducted by a Bengaluru based ophthalmologist has found out that autophagy could be used in treating severe ophthalmological ailments like keratoconus, dry eyes and age-related degeneration. Dr Rohit Shetty has devised a therapeutic method based on the cells’ defense mechanism to cure eye-related problems. The doctor’s work is based on the study by Yoshinori […]