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Tilapia Lake Virus: risk to rohu?

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June 1, 2020 • Fisheries, Uttar Pradesh

Tilapia lake virus is a RNA virus. RNA viruses are famous for evolving and switching hosts. So is co-culturing tilapia and rohu safe for aquaculture industry? Scientists from the ICAR-National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, Lucknow, inquire…

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Expanding peafowl distribution in Kerala

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Sanjo Jose and P O Nameer, from the Kerala Agricultural University were puzzled about increased sightings of peacocks in Kerala. Investigating into the environmental and climatic factors that increase distribution of peafowl, they find that the species may soon extent its territory in Kerala.

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Sensing Hydrogen Sulphide

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Hydrogen sulphide, toxic at high concentrations, is an important part of out physiology at very low concentrations. A sensor that is sensitive enough to detect the changes in its concentrations are important in the diagnosis of many diseases. Indian researchers have now found a way, using the chromophore of a fluorescent protein.

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Duckweed in Action: Checking xenobiotic pollution

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Duckweed may be called a weed, but we may need to change our attitude to it. It may be useful to clean up aquatic ecosystems, says a research team from Doon University. The weed, of course, suffers from Ofloxacin antibiotic in water, but removes it efficiently.

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Diesel and Petrol Blend: cleaner combustion and more efficiency

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To achieve reduced emissions, improved fuel efficiency and increased load carrying capacity of compression ignition engines, Devendra Deshmukh and Vasudev D Chaudhari from IIT Indore suggest blending of diesel and petrol.

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Tilapia Lake Virus: risk to rohu?

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Tilapia lake virus is a RNA virus. RNA viruses are famous for evolving and switching hosts. So is co-culturing tilapia and rohu safe for aquaculture industry? Scientists from the ICAR-National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, Lucknow, inquire…

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Stevioside supplement therapy

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Researchers from CSIR-IICT, CCMB and A U college of Pharmaceutical have something sweet to tell people suffering from Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Steviol glycoside from Stevia rebaudiana is a good supplement therapy.

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