Monitoring of contaminants in the air, water and soil is an instrumental component in understanding and managing risk to human health and the environment. Given this requirement as well as the time and cost involved in traditional analytical c..
Nothing is waste, everything is a resource. To quench the thirst of ever increasing energy demand (primarily due to increasing population and changed socio-economic scenario) there is an urgent need to develop new age novel and unconventional ..
Green plants are able to use the solar radiation from 400 to 700 nanometers in the process of photosynthesis. This range of radiation is called as Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR). Among various abiotic factors, light has a major infl..
Do you understand that the Indian Railway is the second largest network in Asia? It connects the entire country, uses of railway for goods and people transportation. On any given day 12600+ trains were running on Indian railway tracks. In thos..
The Indian Himalayan Region has been regarded as the repository of potential medicinal herbs since time immemorial. A large number of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAPs) have been distributed within different forests along an altitudinal grad..
Plastic is a generic term that covers a wide range of high molecular synthetic/semi-synthetic organic polymers having properties of malleability, plasticity, low reactivity and long durability. The chemical structure of plastic can be modified..
A newly identified genetic mechanism in rice can be utilized to maintain resistance to a devastating disease, without causing the typical trade off a decrease in grain yield, a new study reports. Rice blast is a serious fungal disease that can..
The information about the cancer development and cellular disorders can be determined by knowing the cellular signaling in which the number of protein molecules is involved. Ras activation in a living cell, however, involves a relatively small..
Researchers melt DNA at unprecedented scale Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a desktop diagnosis tool that detects the presence of harmful bacteria in a blood sample in a matter of hours instead of days. The b..