Jul 24, 2014 01:02 AM
Generally garlic varieties developed by different organizations take about 130-270 days to attain physiological maturity. There is no variety available for growing during Kharif season having early maturity in India.The National Horticultural Research and
Jul 24, 2014 12:59 AM
Among various cash crops, turmeric has a potential market value all through the year since it is mainly used as a value added product. Erode is a turmeric cultivating hub in Tamil Nadu and almost all farmers in the region are growing this crop.But the mai
Jul 24, 2014 12:58 AM
Ionising radiation (IR) is capable of knocking off an electron from an atom, rendering high doses of it lethal to most living cells. To study the genetic basis of radiation resistance, scientists from the University of Wisconsin subjected the normally susc
Jul 24, 2014 12:56 AM
Finally, evidence has emerged of gluons' contribution to the proton spin. The results were published recently in Physical Review Letters by de Florian et al. de Florian is from the Department of Physics, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. But could thi
Jul 24, 2014 12:55 AM
The Centre has launched a major war against Japanese encephalitis which claims hundreds of young lives and causes high morbidity among children in several States across the country during monsoon. Within weeks of taking over, Union Health and Family welfar
Jul 24, 2014 12:54 AM
The melanistic leopard — or the black panther iconised in popular imagination as as Kipling’s Bagheera — may not be as rare in India as originally thought, says a post on the National Geographic’s Explorer&#
Jul 24, 2014 12:52 AM
It is available for only 20 pairs of chromosomes; a finished version is ready for just one pair An international consortium of scientists, including some from India, has put together a draft genome sequence for ‘bread wheat,’ providing an ove
Jul 24, 2014 12:51 AM
You thought a contact lens is only for helping you see well. Now it has been put to more uses, thanks to Drs. Brian Otis and Babk Parviz. He has put in two rings on a contact lens, containing chemical sensors which measure the level of sugar in your tears
Jul 23, 2014 09:48 PM
The National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Insects wants to convey though its "Insectarium", that insects have a major role in maintaining biodiversity.
Jul 23, 2014 08:47 PM
The use of pirated and counterfeit software products, often exploited to spread malware at a massive scale, can cause substantial productivity and economic losses to manufacturers and businesses, besides posing serious security risks and threats to the cr
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