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...
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...
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...
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 - 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 ...
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 ...

01 Dec - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
Health
Researchers have proposed a new global approach to tackling the world's mounting nutrition and food production crisis. Writing in the journal Nature, leading food policy experts argue there must be an urgent change in direction for research and have recommended ten priorities....
01 Dec - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
Health
 The World Health Organisation (WHO) for the first time has recommended HIVself-testing in the privacy of one's home using HIV kit, a move that may result in a major breakthrough in HIV treatment by improving access to diagnosis. Though Indi...
01 Dec - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
Science
Tiny bubble-like structures found in ancient rocks show life was thriving in the harshest of conditions billions of years ago – without sunlight or even oxygen. Researchers have discovered fossils of...
30 Nov - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
Science
Liquids shared mouth-to-mouth by social insects contain proteins and small molecules that can influence the development and organisation of their colonies, according to new findings published in eLife. ...
29 Nov - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
Environment
Microbeads are manufactured solid plastic particles of less than five millimeters in their largest dimension. They are most frequently made of polyethylene but can be of other petrochemical plastics such as polypropylene and polystyrene. They are used in exf...
28 Nov - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
Health
1445 viruses have been discovered in the most populous animals – those without backbones such as insects and worms – in a Nature paper that shows human diseases like influenza are derived from those present in invertebrates. ...
25 Nov - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
Technology
Indian resea...
25 Nov - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
Health
As the global spread of the Zika virus continues, efforts are underway to halt the disease’s transmission. While no licensed therapies or vaccines to protect against the Zika virus are currently available, new research published in the journal npj  accines demonstrate...
24 Nov - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
Science
A team of Hokkaido University scientists has unraveled a 150-year-old mystery surrounding the surface melting of ice crystals in subzero environments by using an advanced optical microscope. "Ice is w...
23 Nov - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
Health
In a new study, a group of Boston scientists, including rese...
23 Nov - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
Space
Frozen beneath a reg...
22 Nov - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
Mindblower
Physicist Stephen Hawking has warned humanity that we probably only have about 1,000 years left on Earth, and the only thing that could save us from certain extinction is setting up colonies elsewhere in the Solar System. ...
22 Nov - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
Mindblower
The teenage girl’s instructions were direct: She didn’t want to be buried, but to be frozen — with the hope she can continue her life in the future when cancer is cured. “I want to live and live longer and I think that in the future they m...
22 Nov - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
Technology
A team of UCF scient...
21 Nov - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
Environment
In November, the Paris Climate Agreement goes into effect to reduce global carbon emissions. To achieve the set targets, experts say capturing and storing carbon must be part of the solution. Several projects throughout the world are trying to make that happen. Now, a study on one of those endeavors, reported in the ACS journa...

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