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Research Highlights

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CD4 deficiency causes poliomyelitis and axonal blebbing in murine coronavirus induced neuroinflammation.

Electron Microscopy exhibits that Lack of CD4+ T cells causes murine beta-coronavirus -induced severe axonopathy and myelinopathy in the CNS, in the form of swollen myelin sheaths with loss of axoplasm, along with cluster of degenerating axon with collapsed myelin sheath. (Chakravarty, D., F. Saadi, S. Kundu, A. Bose, R. Khan, K. Dine, L. C. Kenyon, K. S. Shindler and J. Das Sarma (2020).

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Recent study of earthquake wave propagation and its decay across eastern India.

Recent study of earthquake wave propagation and its decay across eastern India, Himalaya and southern Tibet, reveal (a) strong frequency dependence and (b) lateral variations dependent on the heterogeneity in the underlying crustal structure.

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Manganese-Catalyzed Direct Olefination of Methyl-Substituted Heteroarenes With Primary Alcohols.

Barman, Milan K.; Waiba, Satyadeep; and Maji, Biplab. 2018. “Manganese-Catalyzed Direct Olefination of Methyl-Substituted Heteroarenes With Primary Alcohols” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 57, 9126-9130

 

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The First-order Mott Transition in V2O3 has Traits of Second Order Transitions.

This work shows that the strongly hysteretic first-order phase transition in V2O3, and possibly other similar materials with long-ranged interactions, can have features usually associated with second-order transitions
 

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