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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
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...

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 ...

18 Nov - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Mindblower
A team of Swedish scientists have used national registries of more than 3.4 million Swedes aged 40 to 80 to study the association between dog ownership and cardiovascular health. Their study shows that dog owners had a lower risk of death due to cardiovascular disease or to other causes during the...
17 Nov - 2017 posted by - Dr. S. S. VERMA; Department of Physics, S.L.I.E.T., Longowal; Distt.-Sangrur (Punjab)-148 106
Science
Carbon dioxide is a necessary element for photosynthesis to occur. All plants need to photosynthesize to survive and produce food, particularly glucose. Carbon dioxide is used by plants along with water, H2O, during photosynthesis to create Glucose, which is C6H12O...
15 Nov - 2017 posted by - Dr. S. S. VERMA, Department of Physics, Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Longowal Distt.-Sangrur (Punjab)-148 106
Science
It is rightly said that “knowledge is power” and is more relevant in present era of quality & competitiveness. Every one of us wants to acquire knowledge and wish that our near and dear ones also acquire it.  To acquire knowledge whether theoretical or practical, one has to st...
14 Nov - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Science
Aerobic exerc...
11 Nov - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Health
Obesity and type 2 diabetes are public health problems, with health consequences and economic costs that have raised concern worldwide. Most patients with type 2 diabetes are obese, and the global epidemic of obesity largely explains the dramatic increase in the incidence and prevalence of type 2 ...
11 Nov - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Environment
Most of the things that we consume in our daily life is made out of non-renewable resources and these materials are increasingly getting scarce as time goes by. With the increase in waste generation caused in turn by an increase in consumption, the pressure on existing supply chain is forcing the ...
10 Nov - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Space
Around 1,38,899, people from India are Mars-bound. They have 'booked' a flight to the Mars via Nasa's InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) mission slated for launch on May 5, 2018. NASA states that those who submitt...
10 Nov - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
National Security And Defense
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully tested indigenously developed light weight glide bomb Smart Anti Airfield ...
09 Nov - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Health
Push ups and sit ups could add years to your life according to a new study of over 80,000 adults led by the University of Sydney. The largest study to compare the mortality outcomes of different types of exercise found people who did strength-based exercise had a 23 percent reduction in risk of pr...
08 Nov - 2017 posted by - Little, Dr. Rajeev Singh, ARSD College, University of Delhi
Health
Have you noticed the recent increase in obese population in India? What’s the story behind this? What do words like “calories” or “processed food” relate to in respect to health? And how much diet and exercise a person should do in order to burn off the stored body fa...
06 Nov - 2017 posted by - Dr. S. S. Verma, Department of Physics, S.L.I.E.T., Longowal, Distt.-Sangrur (Punjab)-148106
Technology
Every one of us might have come across with the use of adhesive tapes in our day to day life but without bothering to know about the science behind this adhesion. It had long been theorized that it should be possible to create sheets of carbon atoms only one atom thick, and that they would have so...
06 Nov - 2017 posted by - Pooja Patanjali, Rajeev Singh, ARSD College, University of Delhi, New Delhi-110021
Health
The concept of nutraceuticals can be traced way back in 400 BC from the famous quote of Greek physician Hippocrates “let the food be your medicine”. The term Nutraceutical is a portmanteau of the words 'nutrition' and 'pharmaceutical' and was coined by Stephen Defelice,...
04 Nov - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Health
Key facts Worldwide obesity has nearly tripled since 1975. ...
04 Nov - 2017 posted by - Dr. S. S. Verma, Department of Physics, S.L.I.E.T., Longowal, Distt.-Sangrur (Punjab)-148106
Technology
The flying car is something born out of necessity. This is about easing congestion in big cities. We have tried expanding the roads, built flyovers, constructed underground railway systems, and recently concepts such as ride-hailing and ride-sharing have also been popularized  but the menace ...
03 Nov - 2017 posted by - Dr. S. S. Verma, Department of Physics, S.L.I.E.T., Longowal, Distt.-Sangrur (Punjab)-148106
Technology
Water comes second to oxygen for the survival of human beings on the planet Earth.  Though, there is 70-80% water on earth but most of it is in the form of sea water and not worth for drinking, cleaning and agriculture.  Humans depend for their survival only on natural resources of clean...

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