IISER Thiruvananthapuram: Scooping out marine oil spills is now possible

The sorbent is able to absorb and congeal 16 times its own weight of oil. More efficient and quick absorption of crude oil from sea following marine spill has now become possible thanks to scientists from the Indian Institute of Science, Education and Research (IISER) in Thiruvananthapuram who have developed a hydrophobic sorbent that can … Continue reading IISER Thiruvananthapuram: Scooping out marine oil spills is now possible

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‘Copy and paste’ content spotted in IISER Thiruvananthapuram director’s papers

Over 50 papers published between 1984 and 2014 by Prof. V. Ramakrishnan, formerly with the School of Physics, Madurai Kamaraj University and currently the Director of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Thiruvananthapuram have varying degrees of content taken verbatim from or have very close similarity with other previously published papers. Large … Continue reading ‘Copy and paste’ content spotted in IISER Thiruvananthapuram director’s papers