The shortage of masks had led to skyrocketing prices in the market. Finding a cost-effective alternative that recycles heaps of plastic is killing two birds with one stone.  Researchers at IIT Mandi develop high-efficiency face masks out of waste plastic bottles. The PET bottles were successfully converted into a nanofiber membrane. This membrane is layered …

A free COVID testing lab in a Public-Private Partnership in the city of Buldhana in Maharashtra by the relentless efforts of it’s citizens. The residents of Buldhana wanted to start a COVID testing lab that would provide its services for free. The residents were crunching numbers to know what it would cost like to run …