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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
14 May - 2014 posted by - Dr. S.K.Giri
The food industry is increasingly moving toward new product development and innovative propositions through new processing methods that allow foods with extended shelf life, high nutritional value and excellent organoleptic characteristics. One of such most successful developments made to date is High Pressure Processing (HPP). High Pressure Processing is a ...
29 May - 2014 posted by - Dr. Ashok K. Rathoure
National Scenario of E-Waste Technological advancement and increased usage of Telecom, IT, Electronic digital equipments and leisure toys have created an alarming situation of increased stream of electronic waste (e-waste) globally known as Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEE...

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 ...

26 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Mindblower
The evolution of the amniotic egg - complete with membrane and shell - was key to vertebrates leaving the oceans and colonizing the land and air. Now, 360 million years later, bird eggs come in all shapes and sizes, from the almost perfectly spherical eggs of brown hawk- owls to the tear-drop shap...
26 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Science
Europe's wild snakes could face a growing threat from a fungal skin disease that has contributed to wild snake deaths in North America, according to an international collaborative study, led by conservation charity ZSL (Zoological Society of London) alongside partners including the U.S. Geolog...
26 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Science
According to the National Onion Association (yes, that’s a thing), approximately 170 countries grow onions, and it’s estimated that 9.2 million acres of onions are harvested annually around the world. Onions are low in calories and packed with vitamins, minerals and ...
26 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Health
The more alcohol that people drink, the more their cells appear to age. In a new study that will be shared at the 40th annual scientific meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) in Denver June 24-28, researchers found that alcoholic patients had shortened telomere lengths, placing ...
21 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Mindblower
A new report provides an overview of incidence, mortality, and survival rates and trends for liver cancer, a cancer for which death rates have doubled in the United States since the mid-1980s, the fastest rise of any cancer in the U.S. The report appears in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinic...
21 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Mindblower
New research has confirmed that cannabinoids - the active chemicals in cannabis - are effective in killing leukemia cells, particularly when used in combination with chemotherapy treatments. Researchers al...
21 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Health
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20 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Environment
Seventy-four percent of the world's population will be exposed to deadly heatwaves by 2100 if carbon gas emissions continue to rise at current rates, according to a study published in Nature Climate Change. Even if emissions are aggressively reduced, the percent of the world'...
20 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Science
Rhabdomyosarco...
19 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Technology
A team of researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory has identified a nickel oxide compound as an unconventional but promising candidate material for high-temperature superconductivity. ...
19 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Health
A new study  found a connection between common household chemicals and birth defects. Known as quaternary ammonium compounds or "quats," the chemicals are often used as disinfectants and pre...
19 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Science
A new study from Indiana University may explain how a bacterium called Wolbachia prevents mosquitoes from transmitting deadly diseases such as dengue fever, West Nile virus and Zika. Stu...
15 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Science
Vitamin C and antibiotics could be up to 100 times more effective at killing cancer cells than standard-of-care drugs, new research reveals. Giving an antibiotic followed by vitamin C effectively starves cancer cells of their 'fuel', resulting in their death in the lab, a study found....
15 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Health
The next time you walk down the pro...
15 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Space
Jupiter formed in a geologic blink. Its rocky core coalesced less than a million years after the beginning of our solar system, scientists reported Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Within another 2 million or 3 million years, that core grew to 50 times the m...

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