Researchers from IARI Delhi and the Banaras Hindu University show that parthenium and lantana, considered obnoxious weeds, are actually useful for farmers, especially those with fields that have potassium deficient acidic soils.
Scientists from CSIR-CBRI Roorkee, IIT Roorkee and IIT Bombay tell paper mills how to avoid causing environmental harm by converting their waste materials to economically viable raw material for construction industry.
Researchers from IIT Rourkee identifies the ideal sites for stormwater harvesting in Dehradun district using a web based geographic infomation system that allows public participation in decision making.
There are various satellite data products that can help predict rainfall. Which one is best for the purpose? M. Venkatarami Reddy, and Imranali M. Momin from the National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting, and Ashis K. Mitra and D. S. Pai from the India Meteorological Department investigates.
Tambulin from tejphal is seen to delay ageing, increase longevity of the model organism, Caenorhabditis elegans. Perhaps tambulin may be useful in treating Parkinsons’ disease too, find scientists from CSIR-CIMAP
A paper based sensor to detect cancer by researchers from Delhi Technological University, Indian Institute of Science, Delhi University and Rajkiya Engineering College. Read on for details of this low cost diagnostic device.
Indian researchers create mathematical model of romantic love and interpersonal relationships using fractional calculus.
A R Mohanti and Sneha Singh from IIT Kharagpur gives tips on reducing the aerodynamic noise of the air-conditioning units in vehicles.
The root hairs of the date palm from Saudi Arabia goes to Korea where they extract the phytochemicals. The extract is used to produce silver nanoparticles that are effective against bacteria, fungi and cancerous growth.