Science

  • 17 Nov - 2017 posted by - Dr. S. S. VERMA; Department of Physics, S.L.I.E.T., Longowal; Distt.-Sangrur (Punjab)-148 106
    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...

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  • 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
    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...

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  • 14 Nov - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
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  • 31 Oct - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Brain study suggests mind wandering at work and home may not be as bad as you might think A new study from the Georgia Institute of Technology suggests that daydreaming during meetings isn’t necessarily a bad thing...

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  • 28 Oct - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    An international team of researchers led by the University of Adelaide has published the full genome of the water buffalo  opening the way for improved breeding and conservation of this economically important animal. ...

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  • 28 Oct - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    A breakthrough discovery by scientists at Houston Methodist could change the way we treat cholesterol. Researchers found new evidence that challenges a 40-year notion of how fast we eliminate it from our bodies. ...

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  • 26 Oct - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Methane gas, a vast natural resource, is often disposed of through burning, but new research by scientists at MIT could make it easier to capture this gas for use as fuel or a chemical feedstock. Many oil ...

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  • 26 Oct - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    A new technique that targets drugs to specific cells could lead to improved therapies for diseases caused by an overactive immune response. The approach could help people affected by conditions such as arthritis and inflammatory bowel diseases, where the body’s own immune system mistakenly a...

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  • 25 Oct - 2017 posted by - Balaram Mohapatra and Subhradeep Samadder. 1. Environmental Microbiology and Genomics Laboratory, Department of Biotechnology Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur (West-Bengal) -721302, India 2. Agricultural and Food Engineering Department, In
    Renewable energy source has been an alternative to non-renewable sources because of its non exhaustible nature, environmental security, and clean energy font for our future generation, job and economic stability to the society. Biofuel (as a alternative to the gasoline and petroleum derived source...

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  • 25 Oct - 2017 posted by - S. K. Basu, Lethbridge, AB, Canada
    The global decline of different species of bees (both honey and native bees) have been contributed by a number of important factors like rapid and unrestricted pollution of the environment, overuse of various agro-chemicals under our modern, global industrial agricultural regime, rapid changes in ...

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  • 23 Oct - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    An engineered version of a naturally occurring protein in the body was found to cause animals to lose weight. It now holds promise as a treatment that can help address the obesity epidemic. Researcher...

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  • 22 Oct - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    In 2004, pneum...

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  • 22 Oct - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Presumably, in industrialized countries, especially in middle Europe, most people have never come across a poisonous spider or snake in the wild. In most of this countries there are nearly no spiders or snakes that pose a threat to humans. Nevertheless, there are few people that would not shiver a...

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  • 16 Oct - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have found several previously unknown genes that make bacteria resistant to last-resort antibiotics. The genes were found by searching large volumes of bacterial DNA and the results are published in the scie...

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  • 12 Oct - 2017 posted by - Vivek Kumar Chaturvedi, Research Scholar , Centre of Biotechnology University of Allahabad, Allahabad, UP, India
    From thousands of years ago, Ayurvedic medicines have been used by the saint of our country. It is mentioned in the book "CharakSanhita" written by Maharishi Charak. Mushroom is a nutritious foodhaving medicinal properties. People of China consider it as an important chemical that commun...

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  • 09 Oct - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    In a newly pub...

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  • 05 Oct - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017 was awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson "for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution". ...

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  • 05 Oct - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    The Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 was divided, one half awarded to Rainer Weiss, the other half jointly to Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves". ...

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  • 05 Oct - 2017 posted by - Dr. S. S. Verma, Department of Physics, S.L.I.E.T., Longowal, Distt.-Sangrur (Punjab)-148106
    Civilization is said to have a great transformation after the invention of fire by mankind. Fire is a very good servant, but, a very bad master. As long as fire is under control, it serves a lot of useful purposes, but, once it goes out of control, it can create a lot of destruction. However, desp...

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  • 05 Oct - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    It's possi...

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  • 05 Oct - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Nearly half of the organic carbon stored in soil around the world is contained in Arctic permafrost, which has experienced rapid melting, and that organic material could be converted to greenhouse gases that would exacerbate global warming. ...

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  • 03 Oct - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Three Americans — Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young — have won the 2017 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for their discoveries about the mechanisms that control an organism's circadian responses to light and dark. ...

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  • 29 Sep - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    In the first e...

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  • 29 Sep - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    A genomic analysis of ancient human remains from KwaZulu-Natal revealed that southern Africa has an important role to play in writing the history of humankind. A research team from Uppsala University, Sweden, the Universities of Johannesburg and the Witwatersrand, South Africa, presents their resu...

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  • 27 Sep - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Research at the University of York has revealed that genes are controlled by 'nano footballs'  structures that look like footballs but 10 million times smaller than the average ball. By placin...

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  • 27 Sep - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Adding or removing water from a stem cell can change the destiny of the cell, researchers have discovered in a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS). ...

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  • 27 Sep - 2017 posted by - Dr. S. S. VERMA; Department of Physics, S.L.I.E.T., Longowal; Distt.-Sangrur (Punjab)-148 106
    Antimatter is nothing but regular matter with its fundamental charges reversed.  The existence of antimatter was first predicted in 1928. It's said to be a mirror image of matter. In regular or normal matter we have electrons protons and neutrons as the subatomic particles but in antimatt...

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  • 26 Sep - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Physical activity and sedentary behavior are key contributors in weight control, both for prevention of weight gain and weight loss/maintenance. In this month’s Obesity, a recent National Institutes of Health (NIH)/NIDDK meeting report outlines evidence and gaps in underst...

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  • 26 Sep - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    A new study from MIT reveals that babies as young as 15 months can learn to follow this advice. The researchers found that babies who watched an adult struggle at two different tasks before succeeding tried harder at their own difficult task, compared to babies who saw an adult succeed effortlessl...

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  • 22 Sep - 2017 posted by - Dr. S. S. Verma, Department of Physics, S.L.I.E.T., Longowal, Distt.-Sangrur (Punjab)-148106
    Born at Lancaster in 1849, Fleming was the oldest of seven children. He didn’t take to schooling until he was ten, till which time he was tutored at home by his mother. Once at school, he realized that he wanted to become an engineer. Even at the young age of 11, Fleming set out to work from...

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  • 21 Sep - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Scientists say that a large, now extinct, frog called Beelzebufo that lived about 68 million years ago in Madagascar would have been capable of eating small dinosaurs. The conclusion com...

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  • 20 Sep - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    There’s good fat and bad fat in our bodies. The good fat helps burn calories, while the bad fat hoards calories, contributing to weight gain and obesity. Now, new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has identified a way to convert bad, white fat into good, brown...

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  • 16 Sep - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    The concept and associated value of the mathematical symbol ‘zero’ is used the world over as a fundamental numerical pillar. However, its origin has until now been one of the field’s greatest conundrums. Scientists from the University of Ox...

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  • 16 Sep - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    New research suggested that inorganic pigments and toxic impurities of tattoo ink are transported to the body. If you are going to getting a tattoo rethink about it. According to a study published today (S...

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  • 15 Sep - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    An antimicrobial compound made by honeybees could become the basis for new antibiotics, according to new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago. No new antibiotics have been discovered for more ...

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  • 11 Sep - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Researchers a...

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  • 08 Sep - 2017 posted by - Dr Shuchi Upadhyay Tiwari, Dept. of Food Technology , Uttaranchal University, Dehradun
    Food is the basic requirement than shelter, cloth, gadgets, status and other daily needs. There is tremendous growth of world population, urbanization and privatization. In spite of increased food production there is danger to shortfall in supply. Consequently, there must be greater and more effic...

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  • 05 Sep - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Feeling tired? Even if we aren't tired, why do we yawn if someone else does? Experts at the University of Nottingham have published research that suggests the human propensity for contagious yawning is triggered automatically by primitive reflexes in the primary motor cortex  an area of t...

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  • 05 Sep - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Brain's ability to recognize faces is shaped through repeated exposure, study suggests.Scientists have long deemed the ability to recognize faces innate for people and other primates—something our brains ...

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  • 01 Sep - 2017 posted by - Dr. S. S. Verma, Department of Physics, S.L.I.E.T., Longowal, Distt.-Sangrur (Punjab)-148106
    It is a well known truth that everyone coming to this mortal world has to leave after a destined time. The month of July 2017 saw many great souls of Indian Science viz. Yash Pal, UR Rao, PK Kaw, Komaravolu Chandrasekharan, Mushi Santappa, Mihir Chowdhury, Devraj Sikka, Durga Prasad Roy,...

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  • 27 Aug - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Scientific India magazine ( Published under Scientific Planet Society)...

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  • 26 Aug - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    As we grow older we suffer a decline in mental and physical fitness, which can be made worse by conditions like Alzheimer's disease. A new study, published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, shows that older people who routinely partake in physical exerci...

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  • 26 Aug - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Paleontologists have identified a new species of titanosaurian dinosaur. The research is reported in a paper published this week in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology and is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). ...

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  • 25 Aug - 2017 posted by - Dilruba A Bano and Kuduka Madhukar, Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221005, India
    More than 50 per cent of the world population depend on rice for their survival. It feed 4 billion people i.e 56% of world population. Rice is the main staple food of India and the world. The Goal of United Nations is to reduce poverty, hunger and malnutrition of the world. This was the main reaso...

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  • 24 Aug - 2017 posted by - Dr. Veerendra Koppolu, Scientist, Biopharmaceutical Development, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
    Cancer immunotherapy is an approach of treating cancer by harnessing the potential of body’s own immune system. After decades of initial disappointments in the area, the tide has finally changed with some recent successes in clinical trials. The strategy that received clinical validation tar...

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  • 22 Aug - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    A plant has one genome, a specific sequence of millions of basepairs of nucleotides. Yet how this genome is expressed can vary from cell to cell, and it can change as a plant goes through various life stages, from germination to vegetative growth to flowering to dormancy. Some genes must be turned...

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  • 21 Aug - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Sometimes it seems as if fresh fruits, vegetables and meats go bad in the blink of an eye. Consumers are left feeling frustrated, often turning to less expensive processed foods that last longer but are less nutritious. Now scientists report that they have developed a packaging film coated with cl...

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  • 16 Aug - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    To help plants better fend off insect pests, researchers are considering arming them with stones. The University of Delaware’s Ivan Hiltpold and researchers from the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment at Western Sydney University in Australia are examining the addition of silicon to th...

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  • 12 Aug - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    A new research open the door to organ transplants from animals, researchers have created gene-edited piglets cleansed of viruses that might cause disease in humans. Research paper published  ...

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  • 08 Aug - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Largest functional brain imaging study to date identifies specific brain differences between women and men, according to a new report in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease In the larges...

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  • 06 Aug - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Birds’ feathers, or plumage, are some of the most strikingly variable animal characteristics that can be observed by the naked eye. The patterns that we see in birds’ feathers are made up of intricate combinations of  mottles, scales, bars, and spots. But, how are these color...

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  • 03 Aug - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Restricting how much you eat without starving has been shown to robustly extend lifespan in more than 20 species of animals including primates. How this works is still unclear. In a new study published in ...

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  • 03 Aug - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Scientists have demonstrated an effec...

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  • 01 Aug - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    By some estimates, bacterial strains resistant to antibiotics so-called superbugs  will cause more deaths than cancer by 2050. Colorado State University biomedical and chemistry researchers are using ...

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  • 29 Jul - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Antibiotics are ...

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  • 28 Jul - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Stretched out, t...

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  • 27 Jul - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Numerous studies...

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  • 25 Jul - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Three decades after approval of the first-ever AIDS treatment, HIV medicine is seeing a new wave of innovation with scientists reporting positive data for improved drug cocktails and a novel experimental vaccine. ...

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  • 21 Jul - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Researchers at the National University of Science and Technology MISIS (NUST MISIS) have developed a universal protective filter against ultraviolet radiation by modifying zinc oxide nanoparticles. Transparency is the highlight of the new technology. There is also a Russian patent for the technolo...

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  • 19 Jul - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
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  • 19 Jul - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Chemical compounds called cannabinoids are found in marijuana and also are produced naturally in the body from omega-3 fatty acids. A well-known cannabinoid in marijuana, tetrahydrocannabinol, is responsible for some of its euphoric effects, but it also has anti-inflammatory benefits. A new study ...

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  • 17 Jul - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
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  • 17 Jul - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    The scientific textbook depiction of the flu virus is about to get a facelift, due to a University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine team’s discovery that a model of the influenza genome architecture untouched since the 1970s isn’t so perfect after all. ...

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  • 17 Jul - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Genetic engineering continues to reach disturbing heights in China. A team of scientists from china  have biologically engineer a beagle puppy, Long Long, the world’s first dog cloned from a genetically altered parent. ...

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  • 15 Jul - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    The world’s most indestructible species, the tardigrade, an eight-legged micro-animal, also known as the water bear, will survive until the Sun dies, according to a new Oxford University collaboration. Although muc...

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  • 13 Jul - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Plants and brains are more alike than you might think: Salk scientists discovered that the mathematical rules governing how plants grow are similar to how brain cells sprout connections. The new work, published in Current Biology on July 6, 2017, and based on data from 3D laser ...

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  • 12 Jul - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Generosity makes people happier, even if they are only a little generous. People who act solely out of self-interest are less happy. Merely promising to be more generous is enough to trigger a change in our brains that makes us happier. This is what UZH neuroeconomists found in a recent study....

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  • 10 Jul - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Researchers genetically engineered rice to produce anthocyanins, which are pigments found in purplish foods and can help protect against a wide array of diseases. Researchers in China have developed a gene...

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  • 06 Jul - 2017 posted by - N. Arumugam and I. Jaquline Chinna Rani. Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology- Madras, Chennai-600 036, Tamil Nadu-India. Department of Plant biology and Biotechnology, Loyola College (Autonomous) Chennai- 600 034, Tamil Nadu-Indi
    Research in Biological sciences is the richest source of data in the field of Life Sciences; which is essential to find answers to many questions in medicinal, agricultural and biological oriented basic sciences.  Hence the need for storing large data – sets are crucial to explore the r...

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  • 06 Jul - 2017 posted by - Dr. Arushdeep Sidana, Assistant Professor Microbiology, Dept. of Biological and Paramedical Sciences, RIMT University, Mandi Gobindgarh, Punjab-147301
    A microbe is a living organism which cannot be seen with the naked eye (without using a microscope). Microbes may be beneficial or harmful to the human. Bacteria, fungi, virus and protozoa all are microbes. The microbe which causes disease is called a pathogen.For example,Mycobacterium tubercu...

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  • 04 Jul - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Emma Morano passed away last April. At 117 years old, the Italian woman was the oldest known living human being. Super- centenarians, such as Morano and Jeanne Calment of France, who famously lived to be 1...

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  • 30 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Worker and queen honeybees exposed to field realistic levels of neonicotinoids die sooner, reducing the health of the entire colony, a new study led by York University biologists has found. The researchers...

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  • 28 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Brahma Kamal, the...

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  • 28 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Himalayan Sapria, a rare and interesting root parasite plant, is a botanical curiosity and is sensitive to human intervention. It is at the brink of extinction due to incessant human interventions in the natural forest environment, and has been included under the endangered category in the Red Dat...

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  • 28 Jun - 2017 posted by - HirakRanjan Dash, Scientific Officer, DNA Fingerprinting Unit Forensic Science Laboratory, Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, India
    97% of the earth’s total water is saline in nature. These saline water covers 70.8% of surface of the earth.Marine environment is the primary source of food, energy and water. Ocean can be considered as the major highway for international trade. It is also responsible for the stabilization o...

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  • 28 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    A  new species of parrot – described as “phlegmatic” with a call like a bird of prey – has been discovered by scientists, it has been revealed. Ornithologist Dr Miguel Gomez Ga...

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  • 26 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Europe's wild snakes could face a growing threat from a fungal skin disease that has contributed to wild snake deaths in North America, according to an international collaborative study, led by conservation charity ZSL (Zoological Society of London) alongside partners including the U.S. Geolog...

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  • 26 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    According to the National Onion Association (yes, that’s a thing), approximately 170 countries grow onions, and it’s estimated that 9.2 million acres of onions are harvested annually around the world. Onions are low in calories and packed with vitamins, minerals and ...

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  • 20 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Rhabdomyosarco...

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  • 19 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    A new study from Indiana University may explain how a bacterium called Wolbachia prevents mosquitoes from transmitting deadly diseases such as dengue fever, West Nile virus and Zika. Stu...

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  • 15 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Vitamin C and antibiotics could be up to 100 times more effective at killing cancer cells than standard-of-care drugs, new research reveals. Giving an antibiotic followed by vitamin C effectively starves cancer cells of their 'fuel', resulting in their death in the lab, a study found....

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  • 13 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    New Northwestern Medicine research published in Nature Cell Biology has ...

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  • 13 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Fungi are rich sources of natural molecules for drug discovery, but numerous challenges have pushed pharmaceutical companies away from tapping into this bounty. Now scientists at Northwestern University, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the biotech company Intact Genomics have developed tec...

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  • 07 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Understanding how memories are made, retrieved, and eventually fade over a lifetime is the stuff of poems and song. To medical researchers, solving the mysteries of memory is even more elusive. Researchers surmise that "laying down" a new memory and storing an old memory both involve mak...

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  • 06 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    A computer's ability to predict a patient's lifespan simply by looking at images of their organs is a step closer to becoming a reality, thanks to new research led by the University of Adelaide. The research, now published in the Nature j...

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  • 05 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Reactive oxygen species (ROS) formed during the immune response help fight infections but ROS can also damage DNA and proteins by a process called peroxidation. The prolonged peroxidation of the lipid medi...

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  • 02 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    India has embarked on an ambitious Rs10,000-crore deep sea mission, likely to commence by the year end, to explore and mine mineral wealth beneath the ocean floor, a top government official said. Ministry ...

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  • 02 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Scientists have identified more than 100 genes linked to memory,...

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  • 01 Jun - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Scientists at ...

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  • 30 May - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    In a study published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, a team of researchers investigated g...

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  • 26 May - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    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 ...

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  • 26 May - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    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...

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  • 24 May - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    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...

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  • 17 May - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    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...

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  • 07 May - 2017 posted by - Preeti Singh*, Seema, Harish Kumar Singh and Dilruba BanoDepartment of Soil Sc. ience & Agricultural Chemistry, 1. Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221005, Uttar Pradesh, Ind
    The amount of carbon in the soil is a direct indication of good quality of soil. Higher carbon stocks have a direct correlation with increased agricultural yields through improved soil health. In the current scenario of climate change and global warming, much of carbon in atmosphere has to be sequ...

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  • 05 May - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    It's obvious that the taste buds on the tongue can detect sugar. And after a meal, beta cells in the pancreas sense rising blood glucose and release the hormone insulin—which helps the sugar enter cells, where it can be used by the body for energy. ...

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  • 23 Apr - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    A team of researchers led by Nicolas Bazan, MD, PhD, Boyd Professor and Director of the Neuroscience Center of Excellence at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, has shown for the first time that NDP1, a signaling molecule made from DHA, can trigger the production of a protective protein aga...

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  • 18 Apr - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    A drug deliver...

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  • 12 Apr - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    A team of scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA) working in Myanmar have reported the successful recovery of 44 fertile eggs of the critically endangered Burmese roofed turtle (Batagur trivittata) – one of the world’s most en...

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  • 11 Apr - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Chinese doctors who grew a man a new ear on his forearm after a serious traffic accident have now transplanted the organ onto his head. The man, whose surname was given as Ji, underwent the remarkable procedure. He lost his right ear in a traffic accident in north China's Shanxi Province last year....

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  • 11 Apr - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Senator Hon Simon Birmingham, Education and Training Minister, Australian Government, awarded a three-year tuition fee waiver scholarship to 11 Indian students, worth AU $ 1.1 million, today, while leading a high-level delegation visit to the TERI-Deakin Nanobiotechnology Centre (TDNBC) ...

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  • 11 Apr - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
     Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, inaugurated the world’s most advanced nanobiotechnology research centre, a joint venture between The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Deakin University, Australia. ...

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  • 10 Apr - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Viruses have a ubiquitous presence in the world. Their population is estimated to be...

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  • 27 Mar - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    DNA contains t...

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  • 24 Mar - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    DNA repair is ...

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  • 10 Mar - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Working as part of an international research consortium, a multidisciplinary team at The Johns Hopkins University has completed the design phase for a fully synthetic yeast genome. The details of the desig...

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  • 08 Mar - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Chemists at the University of California, Irvine have developed a way to neutralize deadly snake venom more cheaply and effectively than with traditional anti-venom - an innovation that could spare millions of people the loss of life or limbs each year. ...

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  • 08 Mar - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    A team of researchers, led by Professor Yoon-Kyoung Cho of Life Science at UNIST has recently developed a new technique that effectively identifies cancer-causing substances in the urine or blood. In the s...

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  • 02 Mar - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    A research group at Tohoku University and Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology has developed a molecular robot consisting of biomolecules, such as DNA and protein. The molecular robot was developed by integrating molecular machines into an artificial cell membrane. It can start and s...

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  • 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...

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  • 24 Feb - 2017 posted by - Dr Archana Vaishnava, Sr. Lecturer, Dept. Biotechnology,DIBNS, Dehradun
    Plant tissue culture, or the aseptic culture of cells, tissues, organs, and their components under defined physical and chemical conditions in vitro, is an important tool in both basic and applied studies as well as in commercial application. It owes its origin to the ideas of the G...

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  • 24 Feb - 2017 posted by - Neha Arora, Dept. of Biotechnology, IIT Roorkee, India
    Biosensor is an analytical device that converts biological reactions into measurable physiochemical signals which is proportional to analyte concentration. Biosensors can be used for the detection various substances like  metabolites, pollutants, microbial load, control parameters etc. A...

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  • 23 Feb - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    In a land whe...

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  • 16 Feb - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Shrimp-like creatures living in the deepest parts of the oceans contain high levels of man-made toxins. Tiny crustaceans, such as yellowish Hirondellea gigas living in darkness about 10,000 meters in the Pacific Ocean, are polluted by PCBs, used in electric transformers or paints, and PBDE chemica...

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  • 15 Feb - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Everyone agrees that ticks are exceedingly nasty creatures. For hundreds of millions of years, they have survived on Earth by sucking blood from their victims for days, often leaving behind terrible diseases as a thank-you note. In humans, these diseases include many unpleasant and dangerous illne...

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  • 12 Feb - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
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  • 10 Feb - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Matters of the heart can be complicated, but York University scientists have found a way to create 3D heart tissue that beats in synchronized harmony, like a heart in love, that will lead to better understanding of cardiac health and improved treatments. ...

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  • 07 Feb - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    UCLA scientists h...

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  • 03 Feb - 2017 posted by - Mohammad Tanveer and S. Balasubramanian, College of Fisheries Engineering Tamil Nadu Fisheries University Nagapattinam-611001
    By 2050, the world population will reach nearly 9.5 billion, which effectively means that we have to produce 70% more food for over two billion additional mouths. Hence, the food and agriculture systems need to adapt fast to the changing climate and become more resilient, productive and sustainabl...

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  • 03 Feb - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Analysis of a Mar...

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  • 31 Jan - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    The growth of bacteria can be stimulated by antibiotics, scient...

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  • 29 Jan - 2017 posted by - Richa Upadhyay, Krishna Deepak Tripathi
    The beetroot is the taproot portion of a plant named beet plant. It is not chiefly cultivated in India, it’s a crop of Europe but grown at small scale in some areas of India. When we consider the total sugar production in world , 35% of the sugar is produced from sugar beet and the contr...

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  • 29 Jan - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    1. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Launched 20 Satellites Creating a record, India on 22 June 2016 successfully launched 20 satellites including 17 foreign and its eart...

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  • 19 Jan - 2017 posted by - Sanjay D Jain, Head, Knowledge Center Priyadarshini Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hingna road, Nagpur -19, India
    Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking  Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great ...

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  • 10 Jan - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    India has the opportunity to become a leading scientific power in the world but tendency to delay funding and at times, legal challenges come in its way. Nobel laureate David J Gross (Physics; 2004) said this while speaking at the Nobel Dialogue 2017 - part of the Nobel Prize...

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  • 07 Jan - 2017 posted by - Roshni Vijayan- MPS Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell University, New York, USA
    “Let food be your medicine and let medicine be your food.” Curry leaves are a popular leaf spice used in small quantities for their distinct aroma due to the presence of volatile oils and their ability to improve digestion. It is widely used in Indian culinary for flavoring foodstuffs....

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  • 07 Jan - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    We here at Science write and edit hundreds of stories every year for our online science magazine. We think they’re all great, but some rise above the pack—either because tons of our readers like them. Here we have listed 15 biggest and best science stories of 2016. F...

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  • 03 Jan - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
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  • 03 Jan - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    A human typically...

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  • 30 Dec - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    One of the most p...

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  • 29 Dec - 2016 posted by - Varsha Gayatonde and Prudhvi Raj Vennela-Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, IASc, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
    Climate change, a major issue in the discussion forums has been continuing from a long time and its impact on our agriculture created a lot of disturbance in the cultivation practices and yield.  Industrialization, deforestation, unscientific cultivation practices, rice monocropping, and burn...

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  • 28 Dec - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    Though declines i...

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  • 26 Dec - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    Researchers in Japan have examined cucumber seedlings germinated under the very weak gravity - or microgravity - conditions of the International Space Station. Plants are experts in survival and can contro...

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  • 26 Dec - 2016 posted by - Divya Yadav, Rashmi Yadav, and Anita Tomar. 1. Forest Research Institute Deemed University, Dehradun. 2. Senior Scientist, NBPGR, New Delhi
    Sea buckthorn (Hippophae spp.) is a deciduous shrub or medium sized tree belongs to the family ‘Elaeagnaceae’ which grow naturally at higher altitudes of temperate zone of Asia and Europe. The total distribution of this species is in three main countries, namely China, Mangoli...

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  • 22 Dec - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    From a fleet of shining beetles to sharks and an alarming bird virus, spanning five continents and three oceans, these discoveries add to Earth’s tree of life ...

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  • 22 Dec - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    As a species we're so brain-proud it doesn't occur to most of us to ask whether a big brain has disadvantages as well as cognitive benefits. We can think of tons of benefits to a larger brain, but ...

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  • 16 Dec - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    UK scientists have created a synthetic molecule that, when applied to crops, has been shown to increase the size and starch content of wheat grains in the lab by up to 20%. The new plant application, devel...

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  • 14 Dec - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    New research led by the American Museum of Natural History suggests that there are about 18,000 bird species in the world - nearly twice as many as previously thought. The work focuses on "hidden" avian diversity - birds that look similar to one another, or were thought to interbreed, bu...

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  • 06 Dec - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    The weight of Earth’s technosphere now stands at an enormous 30 trillion tonnes, according to a new study. The Earth’s technosphere includes all the structures constructed by humans to survive on the planet. ...

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  • 05 Dec - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    Construction on the world’s first full-sized Titanic replica has started in China, a country with a well-documented fascination with the tale of the ill-fated ocean liner. The 300-meter vessel being built by the shipbuilding company Wuchuan Group will be completed at the end of 2018 and will...

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  • 01 Dec - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    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...

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  • 30 Nov - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    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. ...

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  • 24 Nov - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    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...

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  • 04 Nov - 2016 posted by - Ms Ankita Rajpoot, Women Scientist (DST, WOSB) Zoological Survey of India, Dehradun
    Interesting facts about lizard: Lizards can be inactive more than half the year, particularly at high latitudes or high altitudes. Lizards are directly affected by the temperature if the lizard’s eggs were incubated in approx 25°C -27 °C it will develop in female and if the ...

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  • 03 Nov - 2016 posted by - Supriya Vivek, Asst Professor, Dept of Zoology, K.T.H.M. College, Nashik, Maharashtra
    When Henrietta Lacks, a black tobacco farmer, got admitted in John Hopkins Hospital, she had no idea that she would create such a furor in the scientific world. Henrietta suffered from cervical cancer and had been undergoing treatment under Dr. Howard Jones, a gynecologist who used radium capsules...

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  • 12 Oct - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    DAI demands National Biodiesel policy and States to levy concessional VAT on Green Fuels like Biodiesel blends Biodiesel Association of India (BDAI) has sought Value Added Tax (VAT) relaxation on ...

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  • 08 Oct - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    A new species of British ichthyosaur has been identified using skeletal remains which have been on display at the University of Bristol’s School of Earth Sciences for many years. Ichthyosaurs lived during the age of the dinosaur...

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  • 07 Oct - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    Many bacteria - including dangerous pathogens - can make radical changes to their metabolism, switching into a dormant state which allows them to survive periods in which no growth is possible. Such dormancy occurs for instance when the microbes do not have enough food. ...

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  • 06 Oct - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    This year’s Laureates opened the door on an un...

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  • 06 Oct - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    A tiny lift, artificial muscles and min...

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  • 27 Sep - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    Glow-in-the-da...

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  • 16 Sep - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    Millions of years ago, as the snake family tree grew new branches, the ancestor of modern rattlesnakes was endowed with a genetic arsenal of toxic weaponry, including genes for toxins that poison the blood, toxins that damage muscle and toxins that affect the nervous system a research team headed ...

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  • 13 Sep - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    The layered geologic past of Mars is revealed in stunning detail in new color images returned by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover, which is currently exploring the "Murray Buttes" region of lower Mount Sharp. The new images arguably rival photos taken in U.S. National Parks....

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  • 04 Sep - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    Researchers discovered a new snake species in Madagascar and named it "ghost snake" for its pale grey coloration and elusiveness. They found the ghost snake on a recently opened path within the well-traveled Ankarana National Park in northern Madagascar in February 2014. They studied the snake's physical characte...

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  • 28 Jul - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    A team of conservation biologists is calling for a worldwide strategy to prevent the unthinkable: the extinction of the world's largest mammal species. In a public declaration published in today's edition of the journal BioScience, a group of more th...

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  • 12 Jun - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    The rise of the post-Neolithic Bronze Age Harappan civilization 5700 - 3300 years before present, spread along the Indus Valley of Pakistan through the plains of NW India, including into the state of Gujarat and up to the Arabian Sea and its subsequent decline has remained an enigma in archaeologi...

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  • 06 Jun - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    Scientists at...

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  • 06 Jun - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    The days of drilling into the ground in the search for fuel may be numbered, because if Daniel Nocera has his way, it'll just be a matter of looking for sunny skies. Nocera, the Patterson Rockwood Prof...

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  • 30 May - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    An ancient Chinese beer recipe brewed 5,000 years ago calls for some unusual ingredients by today's standards: barley, broomcorn millets and Job’s tears, as well as bits of bulbous root vegetables such as snake gourd root, yam and lily. ...

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  • 29 May - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    A new tool by...

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  • 23 May - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    A hominin in the same genus as humans and an ape nicknamed "Laia" that might provide clues to the origin of humans are among the discoveries identified by the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) as the Top 10 New Species for 2016. ...

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  • 21 May - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    New geologic mapping in the Himalayan mountains of Kashmir suggests that the region is ripe for a major earthquake that could endanger the lives of as many as a million people, according to an Oregon State University statement. Scientists have found that the Reasi...

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  • 08 Mar - 2016 posted by - Nishant Gupta, Department of Microbiology & Botany, Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar
    The microbes play a significant role in our lives. They are not only known as the diseases causing agents, but they have some health and commercial values also. In the present scenario microbes are widely used commercially; pharmaceutical companies to food and beverage. Numerous natural and geneti...

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  • 06 Mar - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    Small, ghostly-white octopus was found in the deep sea off Hawaii and has been likened to the beloved cartoon character. An underwater research craft has spotted a "ghost-like" octopus that appea...

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  • 05 Mar - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    A team of researchers claimed to have discovered a new species of snake in the northern Western Ghats. The new snake species has been named as ‘Melanophidium Khairei’ or ‘Khaire's Black Shieldtail’ after Neelimkumar Khaire, the legendary founder of Katraj Snake Park and...

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  • 03 Mar - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    Technex is the annual techno-management festival of ...

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  • 01 Mar - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    The return of supersonic passenger air travel is one step closer to reality with NASA's award of a contract for the preliminary design of a “low boom” flight demonstration aircraft. This is the first in a series of ‘X-planes’ in NASA's New Aviation Horizons initiati...

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  • 28 Feb - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    It’s that time of the year again. The time we at IIT Roorkee face the coolest of all challenges, to help Cognizance live up to its tag of being one of the largest college technical fests in Asia; and it is exactly as difficult as it sounds. We compete with the standards we have set for ourselves in the past few years. We’...

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  • 22 Jan - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    A team consisting of a German archaeologist and two Indians discovered dinosaur fossils during an ongoing research in Gujarat. Archaeologists claimed that the fossils found in the Kaas Hills near Kutch city were 16 million years old. They also claimed to have discovered more than 150 geologic...

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  • 22 Jan - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    A new carnivorous dinosaur species named Dracoraptor hanigani uncovered in the south of Wales is possibly the oldest known Jurassic dinosaur from the UK, according to a study published January 20, 2016 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by David Martill from the U...

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  • 05 Jan - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    A team of geneticists from Trinity College Dublin and archaeologists from Queen's University Belfast has sequenced the first genomes from ancient Irish humans, and the information buried within is already answering pivotal questions about the origins of Ireland's people and their culture....

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  • 28 Dec - 2015 posted by - Dr Poonam Gusain and Vir Singh, GB Pant University of Agriculture & Technology Pantnagar
    Plants have developed a variety of ways of protecting themselves from all things herbivorous.  For example-Many have evolved spikes, stings and even just an unpleasant taste. Many of these deadly poisonous plants have signature names such as Devil’s helmet, poison hemlock, deadly nights...

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  • 15 Dec - 2015 posted by - Dr Ajay Singh, Dept. of Chemistry, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun
    The scientists are trying to build a machine that can synthesize any organic compound. It could transform chemistry.     Nature” has  featured at the progress of some of these groups who are working on robo-chemist and the obstacles that stand between them and their goal of...

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  • 09 Dec - 2015 posted by - Dr Waseem Ahmad, Dept. of Chemistry, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun
    A Christmas tree is usually an evergreen conifer such as spruce, pine, or fir or an artificial tree of similar appearance, associated with the celebration of Christmas. It is an essential ingredient in the Christmas festivities. Christmas trees have, for centuries, been a symbol of li...

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  • 09 Dec - 2015 posted by - Dr Poonam* and Vir Singh, GB Pant University of Agriculture & Technology Pantnagar, Uk, India
    Microbes have apparently gained a scary reputation among general public since long time as bad guys, as dirty causes of disease. This image change is now in full swing, with various adverts such as probiotics, antibiotics and environment cleaners etc reminding us that some microbes are vital to our health, esthetics and liveliho...

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  • 03 Dec - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    India’s biggest ever Science & Technology and Industrial Expo, showcasing cutting edge research, new technologies and innovations from the country’s finest R&D and academic institutions, will ope...

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  • 02 Dec - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    Researchers from North Carolina State University have confirmed that blood vessel-like structures found in an 80 million-year-old hadrosaur fossil are original to the animal, and not biofilm or other contaminants. Their findings add to the growing body of evidence that structures like blood vessels and cells can persist over millions of years, and the data not on...

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  • 25 Nov - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    After a decade of rapid growth in global CO₂ emissions, which increased at an average annual rate of 4%, much smaller increases were registered in 2012 (0.8%), 2013 (1.5%) and 2014 (0.5%). In 2014, when the emissions growth was almost at a standstill, the world's economy continued to grow by 3%. The trend over the last three years thus sends an encourag...

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  • 25 Nov - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    Using a groundbreaking gene editing technique, scientists have created a strain of mosquitoes capable of rapidly introducing malaria-blocking genes into a mosquito population through its progeny, ultimately eliminating the insects' ability to transmit the disease to humans. This new model represents a notable advance in the effort to establish an antimalarial...

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  • 23 Nov - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    Some seabirds and semiaquatic mammals such as fur seals and otters trap a layer of air in their feathers and furs for thermal insulation against the ice cold water. While scientists have extensively studied the influence of chemistry and surface roughness on water-repellency of textured surfaces such as skin, little is known about the role of larger flexible obje...

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  • 15 Nov - 2015 posted by - Rashmi Verma, PhD research Scholar, Graphic Era University Dehradun, India.
    Biotechnology is a field in which genetic modifications have been done to improve varieties and to increase the yield of the product. In this area a particular gene of interest have been identified, isolated and transferred to another organism. In case of plants this has been done for many applications as to increase the plant produc...

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  • 02 Nov - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    Born in 1998 with the motto of promoting technology, scientific thinking and innovation, Techfest has surpassed 18 golden years of creating an unmatched aura of a science and technology spectacle year after year at the IIT Bombay campus at Powai, Mumbai. It is today well established as Asia's Largest Science and Technology festival, with more than 1,45,000 pe...

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  • 20 Oct - 2015 posted by - Ajitha Nath K.G.R, Research Scholar, Dept of Biotechnology, Kerala University
    Laying the foundation stone of Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI) at Barhi in Hazaribag, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his speech asked farmers to “select at least one district in every state to take up apiculture. Apiculture is an essential component in integrated farming and also increases the production of honey to meet the greater demand in ...

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  • 15 Oct - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    You’ve heard that elephants never forget, but did you know they almost never get cancer, either? It turns out that just 4.8 percent of known elephant deaths are related to cancer. For humans, cancer-related deaths are much more common — between 11 and 25 percent, scientists say. ...

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  • 08 Oct - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2015 to Tomas Lindahl Francis Crick Institute and Clare Hall Laboratory, Hertfordshire, UK, Paul Modrich Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA, and Aziz Sancar University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA, "for m...

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  • 28 Sep - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    Researchers from the Manipal Centre of Natural Sciences at Manipal University, Karnataka, India, with collaborators from GSI, Germany, have succeeded in discovering four new atomic nuclei to be added to the Chart of the Nuclides. This study ...

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  • 25 Sep - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    The Intellectual Property and  Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world’s leader in intelligent information for businesses and professionals,today announcedits 2015 Citation Laureates. Having accurately forecast 37 Nobel Prize winners since 2002, the annual study mines scientific research citationswithin the Web of ScienceTM—the ...

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  • 20 Aug - 2015 posted by - Ravi Shankar
    Investigates the intelligence present in matter at the atomic and molecular level. Complexities of nature Marvels of nature surround us. The dizzying array of complex inorganic and organic matter that we run across during every moment of our life is to say th...

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  • 29 Jul - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    Former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam was a great scientist, an inspiring leader and, above all, an extraordinary human being, who came to be known as 'People's President' died on Monday after he collapsed during a lecture at the IIM in Shillong on Monday evening.  He touched the lives of everyone who worked with him. I recall the time we were preparing to test the Agni techno...

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  • 31 Mar - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    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 their impact. For Top 10 Famous Indian Science Personalities Of 2014 st...

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  • 19 Mar - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    The study published in Current Biology concludes that a subset of 841 endangered animal species can be saved, but only if conservation efforts are implemented immediately and with an investment of an estimated US $1.3 billion annually to ensure the species' habitat protection and management. The 15 species with the lowest chances for survival in the ...

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  • 31 Jan - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    University of Alberta paleontologists including PhD student Tetsuto Miyashita, former MSc student Lida Xing and professor Philip Currie have discovered a new species of a long-necked dinosaur from a skeleton found in China. The findings have been published in a new paper in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. ...

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  • 27 Jan - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    By using thorium instead of uranium as fuel, nuclear power could be safer and more sustainable, according to new research. Since the development of nuclear power, many different strategies for the minimisation and disposal of nuclear waste have been considered. There are two types of nuclear waste: Fission product waste and...

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  • 16 Jan - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    1. Indian Researchers  turn plastic waste into liquid fuel ...

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  • 09 Jan - 2015 posted by - Vinay. P
    Custard apples, also known as chermoyasCustard apple is a sweet fruit, which is widely grown across the world. In India it is commonly known as ‘seethaphal’. It is being native to tropical America and West Indies; it is widely available in winter season and is sold in local markets of India. One can easily recognise the fruit with first look. Sugar-ap...

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  • 07 Jan - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    An international team of researchers has designed the world's smallest hearing aid which is so tiny that it is almost "invisible".  As its name implies the Nanoplug is tiny—its parts are even tinier. The whole thing is just 7.1mm x 5.7mm x 4.17mm which, the teams says is half the size of any other hearing aid, and was made possible by adv...

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  • 07 Jan - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    An  ancient meteorite and high-energy X-rays have helped scientists conclude a half century of effort to find, identify and characterize a mineral that makes up 38 percent of the Earth. And in doing so, a team of scientists led by Oliver Tschauner, a mineralogist at the University of Las Vegas, clarified the definition of the Earth's most abundant mineral -- a high-density form of m...

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  • 02 Dec - 2014 posted by - Scientific India
    An appealing carnivorous mammal, a 12-meter-tall tree that has been hiding in plain sight and a sea anemone that lives under an Antarctic glacier are among the species identified by the SUNY-ESF International Institute for Species Exploration (IISE) as the top 10 species discovered last year.   ...

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  • 24 Jul - 2014 posted by - Er. Deepika Dahiya, Assistant Professor, Shoolini University, Solan, HP
    Sir Arthur Wing Pinero once said “While there is tea, there is hope” in his famous play Sweet Lavender and nowadays after water, Tea has the honor of being the most consumed and popular beverage all around the world and India is no exception to that. Tea is an aromatic beverage which is slightly bitter, astringent and woody in taste and mostly consume...

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  • 28 May - 2014 posted by - Dr. Arvind Bijalwan & Dr. Manmohan J. R. Dobriyal, Indian Institute of Forest management (IIFM), Bhopal
    Rose Scented Geranium (RSG): An Important Plant for Aromatic Industries in India Rose Scented Geranium (RSG) scientifically know as pelargonium  graveolens is a perennial aromatic shrub having height about one meter belongs to family geraniaceae.  This plant is native to South Africa, is...

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  • 19 May - 2014 posted by - Udit Malik , M.D.U. Rohtak, Haryana
    The global increasing demand of fuel for various industrial activities has led the scientists to look for the alternative sources of fuels. In the recent past a much emphasis has been given to the feed stock based fuels. Different types of biomass have been identified as the potential source of fuels. Biomass includes various types of wastes e.g. agricultural was...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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