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Gamma Irradiation to Enhance Jasmine Fragrance

Breeding better varieties using conventional seed selection is not possible in jasmine, propagated vegitatively. So researchers in IIT Kharagpur used gamma irradiation on jasmine cuttings to induce mutations that enhance the fragrance of jasmine. Read on for details.

Scientists Cotton on: Reducing noise inside vehicles  

A R Mohanti and Sneha Singh from IIT Kharagpur gives tips on reducing the aerodynamic noise of the air-conditioning units in vehicles.

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