28 Nov - 2015 posted by - Er. Sanjay Kumar, Dept. of Food Tech. Uttaranchal University, Dehradun
Food is adulterated to increase the quantity and make more profit. The technical definition of food adulteration according to the Food and Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is, "The addition or subtraction of any substance to or from food, so that the natural composition and quality of food substance is affected." In India normally the contami...
19 Feb - 2014 posted by - Dr Archna
It is the most important small millet in the tropics (12% of global millet area) and is cultivated in more than 25 countries in Africa (eastern and southern) and Asia (from Near East to Far East), predominantly as a staple food grain. The major producers are Uganda, India, Nepal, and China. The speciality of these tiny deep red pearls is the abundance of nutrient...
28 Nov - 2015 posted by - Er. Sanjay Kumar, Dept. of Food Tech. Uttaranchal University, Dehradun
Food is adulterated to increase the quantity and make more profit. The technical definition of food adulteration according to the Food and Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is, "The addition or subtraction of any substance to or from food, so that the natural composition and quality of food substance is affected." In India normally the contami...
24 Feb - 2017 posted by - Dr Ashok Kumar
Nobel Prize: Every year since 1901 the Nobel Prize has been awarded for achievements in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and for peace. The Nobel Prize is an international award administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden. In 1968, Sveriges...
02 Feb - 2014 posted by - Vikram Singh Rathor, Punjabi University
Insects are most numerous & successful creatures on Earth. Their species richness or diversity surpasses any other group of organisms. Throughout the insect evolution, several factors have combined to make insects the most successful of all species on this planet. There are several reasons for their success, mainly their ability to fly and reproduce...
22 Nov - 2014 posted by - Dr Waseem Ahmad, Dept. of Chemistry, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun
Plastic material is a synthetic or semi-synthetic organic solids that are mouldable. Plastics are typically organic polymers of high molecular mass. The use of plastic and related materials is increasing tremendously due to growth in population, urbanization and modern life style. Municipal solid waste in India contain 1-4 per cent by weight of plastic waste. I...
24 Jul - 2014 posted by - Dr Afshan, Beehive College of Advance Studies, Dehradun, India
The Ganges is the largest river and lifeline of India with an extraordinary religious importance for Hindus. Ganga water is subjected to major religious activities at Haridwar, Uttarakhand (India). Millions of devotees assemble during the auspicious occasions round the year and take a dip in Ganga River of India at Pantdweep and Hari Ki Pauri. Along its banks are...
14 May - 2014 posted by - Debashis Dutta, Mira Debnath (Das) School of Biochemical Engineering, IIT BHU
E. coli and Salmonella – the most causative food borne pathogens – "National Threat to Human Health” E. coli and Salmonella, the two most causative food borne pathogens belongs to same family Enterobacteriaceae, ar...
03 Nov - 2016 posted by - - Nishant Gupta, Dr. Parul Saxsena and Dr. Poonam Gusain, Patanjali Research Institute, Haridwar
Fermented foods are those nutrients rich food stuffs that is obtained by microbial metabolic reactions; simply called as “fermentation” reaction. Dahi (curd), vinegar, soy sauce, pickles, yoghurt, buns, beer and probiotic such as Yakult, are the frequently used and familiar fermented f...
14 May - 2014 posted by - Scientific India
Role of Biotechnology in Assisted Reproduction This article  following available assisted reproductive biotechnologies with current and/or potential applications to enhance reproductive efficiency and to obtain a large number of offspring from genetic...

31 Mar - 2015 posted by - Scientific India Countdown
Top 10 famous Indian science personalities of 2014 We have calculated the score on the basis of  their research news hits and TV, radio appearances in the past 12 months, plus social media. Finally we scored our candidates on thei...
21 Sep - 2014 posted by - Scientific India Countdown
India's top 10 Hospitals The Scientific India survey of India's Best Hospitals is an effort to help the consumer to choose best Hospital. The findings are the result of a rigorous 3 month exercise undertaken by a scientific India team members after quizzing people of 7 cities Delhi, Lucknow, Mumbai,...
16 Feb - 2014 posted by - Scientific India Countdown
Top 10 famous Indian science personalities of 2013 We have calculated the score on the basis of news hits and TV, radio appearances in the past 12 months, plus social media. Finally we scored our candidates on ...

22 Jan - 2018 posted by - Dr. Karuna Kumari, Scientist, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Po – Bena, Jamtara, Jharkhand
Social Issues
A population of 1.3 billion and counting demarcate a nation, which boasts to have world’s largest loitering democracy. It is a democracy where the rightful citizens have a distinct fundamental right to do what they can pertain to, at their utmost potential. Proudly, with 356 million 10-24 ye...
22 Jan - 2018 posted by - Scientific India
Health
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22 Jan - 2018 posted by - Scientific India
Science
When John Wes...
21 Jan - 2018 posted by - Dr.S S Verma, Department of Physics, S.L.I.E.T., Longowal, Distt.-Sangrur (Punjab)
Science
The Nobel Prize in Physics is a yearly award given by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for those who conferred the most outstanding contributions for mankind in the field of physics. It is one of the five Nobel Prizes established by the wil...
20 Jan - 2018 posted by - Dr.S.S.Verma, Department of Physics, S.L.I.E.T., Longowal, Distt.-Sangrur-148 106, Punjab
Technology
Man made machines to help him in performing some of his dull and difficult works. When the machines worked wonders and provided solutions for many of his complicated tasks, he shifted his energy to build more powerful ones that will bring in more prosperity easily, without the necessity of putting...
20 Jan - 2018 posted by - Saikat Kumar Basu Apt 6-409, 43 Street South, Lethbridge AB Canada
Science
The perennial question that still revolves around the concept of zoos or zoological garden is whether it is moral and acceptable for humans to confine animals in cages for entertainment or education or awareness or captive breeding. Several respected and dedicated animal right activists around the...
20 Jan - 2018 posted by - Dr. S. S. Verma, Department of Physics, S.L.I.E.T., Longowal, Distt.-Sangrur (Punjab)-148106
Technology
Electronic devices in their various forms (viz., PCs, laptops, tablets, smart phones, blackberry devices, USB memory sticks etc.) are everywhere providing numerous possibilities for convenience in our day to day work.  Their uses have touched almost every sphere of our life and people are spe...
13 Jan - 2018 posted by - Vivek Kumar Chaturvedi, Centre of Biotechnology, University Of Allahabad, Allahabad -211002 U.P. India
Space
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has launched its 100th satellite by creating history. Satellite name of PSLV series is cartosat-2. This satellite is also known as 'I in the Sky', because it is designed to take pictures from superstition. The special thing is that it will keep a c...
11 Jan - 2018 posted by - Scientific India
Space
In a recent discovery, scientists have found the oldest evidence of a supernova in human history  carved on a 5000-year-old stone. The astonishing find came from Jammu and Kashmir, India, where a sky with two bright objects and a hunting scene was found depicted on a stone....
11 Jan - 2018 posted by - Dr. Shuchi Upadhyay, Department of Food Technology, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun
Health
Fast life style and processed cereal and pulses reduce immunity and strength of human body. The risk of cardiovascular disease, type-2 diabetes and colorectalcancer increases with obesity. Diet and lifestyle can be modified toprevent and reduce the risks ...
10 Jan - 2018 posted by - Scientific India
Science
India is a country with the largest number of students pursuing engineering. A common platform where students from various parts of the country can challenge their potentials is a great way to enhance the skills of an engineer....
10 Jan - 2018 posted by - Scientific India
Health
The stevia plant has been used for more than 1,500 years by the Guaraní people of Brazil and Paraguay, who refer to stevia as ka’a he’ê, which means “sweet herb. Stevia [Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni; Family Asteraceae] is a natural sweetener plant that is...
08 Jan - 2018 posted by - Scientific India
Mindblower
For the first...
07 Jan - 2018 posted by - Scientific India
Health
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 12,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. One of the most common treatments for cervical cancer is radiation. While radiation therapy destroys cancer cells, it also destroys nearby heal...
06 Jan - 2018 posted by - Sucharita Tripathy, M.Sc. (Foods and Nutrition), Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University, Gujurat-385506
Health
Anemia is defined by World Health Organization (WHO) as low blood hemoglobin concentration, <12 gm/dl, and has been regarded as public health problem in both developed and developing countries. Anemia is the condition manifest by the deficiency of red blood cells or of hemoglobin in the blood. ...

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