Violence against wives is very high in some Indian states. Researchers from the International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai find that it has serious consequences for maternal health and pregnancy outcomes. Read more for details.
Medicines used for treating Alzheimer’s tend to damage liver. Researchers from the Indira Gandhi National Tribal University have now found five compounds in the red cedar leaf extract that could be used to treat Alzheimer’s.
What do you do when you have a bumper harvest of coconuts and the price in the market goes down? Make sweet, crisp coconut chips that can be preserved packaged and sold, say ICAR scientists. Here is the method.
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.
Instead of burning crop residue convert it to manure. ICAR scientists searched among landfill to dig out a consortium of thermophilic fungi that can speed up the process of composting. Good quality manure in just four months.