Articles by Vaishali Lavekar
May 10, 2018
Nano-fertilizers in right doses can enhance the nutritional quality of wheat by increasing zinc contentA scientist said, "our work defines a new paradigm in micronutrient application - use nano-fertilizers at the right place, right time and in right doses".
Apr 05, 2018
Researchers identify a yeast strain that can help boost mineral bioavailability in the human bodyPhosphorus is one of the vital minerals for all living beings including plants. In plants, 50-80 percent of phosphorus is stored in grains as organic phosphorus.
Mar 05, 2018
Harappans had knowledge of hydraulic engineering, Dholavira revealsThe present study provides evidence that the Harappans had an excellent knowledge of hydraulic engineering.
Feb 22, 2018
Jumping genes become active in critical brain areas as we age: StudyTransposon is a piece of DNA sequence with an inherent ability to move from one genomic location to another.
Jan 16, 2018
Indian Scientists develop a mercury-free UV lamp that can be used in water purifiersThe ultraviolet lamp can produce the desired level of wavelengths for deactivation of bacteria within ten seconds without the use of mercury.
Dec 14, 2017
Indian scientists find new use for plastic waste; develop low cost material used to decontaminate waterIndian scientists have found a new use for plastic waste - for decontamination of water.
Dec 05, 2017
Bacteria can breakdown biodiesel waste into useful productsBiodiesel production is generally expensive due to the cost of disposal of crude glycerol.
Nov 21, 2017
Scientists develop new techniques to check for video forgeriesCopy-paste forgery involves insertion or removal of an object or region into or from a set of video frames which can alter the overall message of the video.