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 contaminat...
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 nutrients p...
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 Ri...
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...
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 - 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 ...

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 ...

17 Feb - 2018 posted by - Scientific India
Science
Spending too much time in dimly lit rooms and offices may actually change the brain's structure and hurt one's ability to remember and learn, indicates groundbreaking research by Michigan State University neuroscientists. ...
16 Feb - 2018 posted by - Scientific India
Environment
The larger an area, the more species of wild bees are needed to pollinate crops, a Rutgers University study shows....
16 Feb - 2018 posted by - Scientific India
Health
Women with asthma who only use short-acting asthma relievers take longer to become pregnant than other women, according to international research led by the University of Adelaide. ...
16 Feb - 2018 posted by - Scientific India
Health
A new study in the American Journal of Hypertension, published by Oxford University Press, suggests that higher yogurt inta...
15 Feb - 2018 posted by - Scientific India
Science
Engineers at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) have found a way to make wood more than 10 times times stronger and tougher than before, creating a natural substance that is stronger than many titanium alloys. ...
15 Feb - 2018 posted by - Scientific India
Health
When Dee Mani, now 44, was diagnosed with breast cancer last March, her doctors suggested chemotherapy. However, due to losing her sister to cancer after having chemotherapy, Dee was too a...
14 Feb - 2018 posted by - Arvind K. Singh Chandel, CSIR -CSMCRI Bhavnagar
Health
Kidney stones are a result of precipitation of water-soluble salts, minerals, and others organic, an inorganic substance in any part of the kidney which cannot flush out from body during the urination. In normal physiological condition, the precipitation does not take place but when the equilibrium p...
14 Feb - 2018 posted by - Vishal K. Singh & Ramendra K.Singh Bioorganic Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, University of Allahabad, Allahabad-211002
Environment
In the present environment urbanization and highly evolved have led to various significant advancements. However this has given rise to momentous increase in the concentration of toxic pollutants or xenobiotics in the environment. Some of the most dangerous among man made substances are Chlorophenols...
14 Feb - 2018 posted by - Scientific India
Social Issues
Herbicides can no longer control the weeds that threaten crop productivity and food security in the UK because the plants have evolved resistance, and future control must depend on management strategies that reduce reliance on chemicals. ...
14 Feb - 2018 posted by - Amit Kumar Singh, Department of Biochemistry, University of Allahabad, Allahabad 211002
Health
Tea, is the second most consumed beverages in the world after water and well ahead of coffee, beer, wine and carbonated soft drinks. It is made up from leaf and bud of the plantCamellia sinensis. “Originating from China, tea has gained the world’s taste in the past 2000 years. In...
06 Feb - 2018 posted by - Scientific India
Space
Planets around the faint red star TRAPPIST-1, just 40 light-years from Earth, were first detected by the TRAPPIST-South telescope at ESO's La Silla Observatory in 2016. In the following year further observations from ground-based telescopes, including ESO's Very Large Telescope and NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, reve...
06 Feb - 2018 posted by - Jahangir Imam1 and Pankaj Shrivastava2* 1. DNA Fingerprinting Unit, Department of Home, Jail and Disaster Management, Government of Jharkhand . 2. DNA Fingerprinting Unit, Department of Home (Police), State Forensic Science Laboratory, Government of MP
History
The present article is dedicated to one of the greatest scientist Prof. Lalji Singh who is behind the revolutionary birth of DNA...
05 Feb - 2018 posted by - Ravi Yadav, Department of Botany, University of Allahabad, Allahabad-211002
Health
Cancer is a deadly disease. Cancer can be anyone. It does not have any age Pain, bleeding, and sudden increase in weight, difficulty in breathing; blood clots are its main symptoms. Most people ignore early signs of cancer. This is the reason that patients are not quickly recovering. Different types ...
05 Feb - 2018 posted by - Scientific India
Health
1. Packaged drinking water Packed drinking water is good in traveling, but not always. Think about the quality of water you are getting and also the material used to make bottle. BPA and phthalates (phthalate esters, are esters of phthalic acid and are mainl...
05 Feb - 2018 posted by - Scientific India
Science
In just a bit more than half a century, the quaint town of Pilani has risen from the whim of a pile of sand to a town housing one of the best universities in this country, BITS Pilani. While we, at BITS, take pride in succeeding in most technical activities, we also boast about hosting APOGEE, the technical fest of BITS Pilani. ...

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