Archaeologists have come to a consensus that many societies from the Harappan civilisation seemingly thrived along the palaeochannels of the present Ghaggar and Chautang rivers that once existed east of the Indus. Though there have been claims of associations between these palaeo-river systems and the scriptural rivers, the Saraswati and the Drishadvati, there hasn’t been… Read More ›
Acids eat into cement, making concrete weaker. MNIT, Jaipur overcomes the problem with crumbs from waste tyres.
Researchers from Shoolini University, Solan, Himachal Pradesh suggest moringa seed powder in dip bags to remove pathogenic bacteria from water. Read more.
The efficiency of solar cells is like a jigsaw puzzle. All the pieces are disparate. Though the solution depends on every single piece available, the progress depends on some key pieces. The structure and arrangement of the nanoparticles is one such key piece in the puzzle that can lead us to quicker solutions. Rakesh Sonker,… Read More ›
Jisha and Jos from Calicut university has a tip for growing green gram: soak the seeds in water for a few hours before sowing.
Researchers from IIT Madras bioengineered bacteria used in diary industries to produce hyaluronic acid. Hyluronic acid has many applications including in biological implants.