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...
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...
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 ...

26 May - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Science
Russian researchers have developed a technology that makes transportation of blood and biofluid samples in medicine and veterinary science simpler and cheaper. Materials specialists from the National University of Science ...
26 May - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Science
The research is based on analysis of 30 years of data, collected on trees from 1980 to 2015 After analyzing extensive data collected on 86 tree species in, a research team led by Purdue University professor Songlin...
25 May - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Environment
Researchers at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi have developed a respiratory filter which not only restricts entry of up to 95 percent dust and air pollutants, but is also the cheapest naso filter available. ...
25 May - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Environment
Children and teens exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollution have evidence of a specific type of DNA damage called telomere shortening, reports a study in the May Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. ...
24 May - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Science
Intelligence is one of the most investigated traits in humans and higher intelligence is associated with important economic and health-related life outcomes. Despite high heritability estimates of 45% in childhood and 80% in adulthood, only a handful of genes had previously been associated with intelligence and for most of these gene...
24 May - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Environment
An internation...
23 May - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Social Issues
India's 11th president and its most famous aerospace engineer Dr APJ Abdul Kalam has now been honoured by the NASA by naming a unique microbe found on the International Space Station after him. The microbe is called 'Solibacillus Kalamii'. It is no ordi...
23 May - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Health
After analyzing the blood o...
22 May - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Social Issues
Ten elephant dies in last eight months in Rajaji Tiger Reserve Uttarakhand. Director of Rajaji Sanatan Sonkar said that all the elephant deaths had taken place due to natural and other cases of railway accident , electrocution and infighting among themselves but none due to poaching....
18 May - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Environment
Water reservoirs created by damming rivers could have significant impacts on the world's carbon cycle and climate system that aren't being accounted for, a new study concludes. The study, conducted...
18 May - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Social Issues
A new WCS study finds that leopards are abundant in tea-garden landscapes in north-eastern India, but that their mere presence does not lead to conflicts with people. The researchers modeled habitat-...
17 May - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Science
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have developed a type of eye drop which could potentially revolutionise the treatment of one of the leading causes of blindness in the UK. The results of the coll...
17 May - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Health
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16 May - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Health
Tablets made from dried leaves of the Artemisia annua plant cured 18 critically ill patients in a Congo clinic. The results suggest a new and inexpensive treatment option for the mosquito-borne disease that affects 212 million people worldwide....
16 May - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
Health
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