As compared to rice, alternative grains are less sensitive to climate variability and their yields are not as affected.
Researchers found a link between women most likely to develop cancer and a micro-gene in their DNA.
Lotus leaves are largely cellulose, but also a natural wax that helps them keep away water.
The festival is being organised by the President's Secretariat in association with Department of Science and Technology and National Innovation Foundation.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will formally inaugurate the 105th session of the congress on 16 March. Manipur University will host the science congress.
'Indian Scientists: The Saga of Inspired Minds' is a book that seeks to bring out the moments of inspiration of scientists
The book, published by Vigyan Prasar, was formally released by Minister for Science and Technology Dr Harsh Vardhan.
For the past 2 years, a group of scientists at IMSc has been holding a programme of popular lectures on scientific topics at the city's Music Academy
National Physical Laboratory sets up a facility to help ensure accuracy and reliability of alcoholmeters
The National Physical Laboratory is the national custodian for standards for all types of measurements.
It may sound strange but scientists are generating evidence to show that the solution to eliminating dengue lies in breeding mosquitoes that are incapable of transmitting dengue, and possibly chikungunya and even zika.
About 71 million people are estimated to be affected with chronic Hepatitis C infection globally and of them six to 11 million are estimated to be in India
Inspired by theoretical predictions made by an Indian astronomer, an international group of scientists launched a project to study clouds and weather in the atmosphere of exoplanets and brown dwarfs
Named Candida auris, the superbug can be fatal for its victims if left untreated. It mostly infects intensive care patients with prolonged hospital stays.
In a significant development in research on human evolution, scientists have found that a very primitive ape-like ancestor which was hitherto considered a native of only Eurasia had existed in India too.