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...
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...
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 - 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...
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...
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 ...
19 Feb - 2014 posted by - Bharat Bhushan Negi, Shoolini University ,Solan
Environmental Impact of Making Hydropower Projects In Kinnaur District of Himachal Pradesh, India Himachal Pradesh has five river basin i.e., Satluj, Yamuna, Beas, Ravi & Chenab  and the identified potential of hydropower is 20463.5 MW out of this only 6066.00 MW has b...

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 ...

28 Mar - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Health
Scientists may have found a new tool for studying—and maybe even treating—Type 2 diabetes, the form of diabetes considered responsible for close to 95 percent of cases in the United States. A t...
28 Mar - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Health
Antibiotic-resistant "priority pathogens" – a catalogue of 12 families of bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human health.The list was drawn up in a bid to guide and promote research and development (R&D) of new antibiotics, as part of WHO’s efforts to add...
27 Mar - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Technology
Capturing carbon dioxide (CO...
27 Mar - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Technology
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27 Mar - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Science
DNA contains t...
25 Mar - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Technology
The following essay is reprinted from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. One of the world’s largest solar...
25 Mar - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Health
The following essay is reprinted from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. Gerry...
25 Mar - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Mindblower
The following essay is reprinted from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. Tuberculosis should be a specter of the past, something only our great-gran...
24 Mar - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Science
DNA repair is ...
22 Mar - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Mindblower
Using a technique that avoids the use of high-dose chemotherapy and radiation in preparation for a stem cell transplant, physicians at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System have documented the first cure of an adult patient with congenital dyserythropoietic anemia. CDA i...
17 Mar - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Health
Researchers ha...
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Health
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11 Mar - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Mindblower
The astonishing findings show our ancient ancestors used plants to relieve toothache and stomach bugs before the discovery of aspirin or penicillin. Ancient DNA found in the dental plaque of Neanderthals – our nearest extinct relative – has provided rem...
10 Mar - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Science
Working as part of an international research consortium, a multidisciplinary team at The Johns Hopkins University has completed the design phase for a fully synthetic yeast genome. The details of the desig...
10 Mar - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Health
There's a lot of talk in the news these days about whether or not cell phones emit enough radiation to cause adverse health effects. The concern is that cell phones are often placed close to or against the head during use, which puts the radiation in direct contact with the tissue in the head....

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