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Thursday, September 25, 2003
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More reactors only when convinced Kakodkar|
The roadmap to construct four fast breeder reactors by 2020 is only a prospective plan. There are five more years to perfect the technology as the construction is underway.
Towards a more comfortable flight
WHILE A lot of attention has been paid to the safety aspects of air travel, not much research has been done in ensuring pleasant cabin climate. Therefore a long duration flight can become oppressive due to stuffy and stale atmosphere. Now a ...
Lens replacement material
A GEL-LIKE material being developed by scientists at the VA Hospital and Washington University in St. Louis could eventually mean the end of bifocals and contacts for the middle age and older people who suffer from presbyopia literally ...
Separating bugs from germs
SPOTTING DISEASE causing germs has just become a lot easier with a new technique developed by researchers from Newcastle at the Society for General Microbiology's meeting at UMIST in Manchester. "Knowing exactly which bacteria and ...
Ductile intermetallic compounds
ALTHOUGH THE `ductile intermetallic' compounds possess chemical, physical, electrical, magnetic, and mechanical properties that are often superior to ordinary metals, their potential has gone untapped because they are typically quite brittle at ...
Sappan, a natural dye yielding ornamental medicinal plant
The dye is used in colouring leather, silk, batik, calico printing, furniture, floors, feather, medicines and several handicrafts.
ANSWER: Milking machines specifically suited for buffaloes are available. For further information you may kindly contact the Prof and Head of the Department of Dairy Science at the Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University ...
Ambition the steed of creative mathematics
MATHEMATICS IS the basis of science and technology and India is one of the greatest reservoirs of creative mathematical talent of international standards. However the output of creative work in our country is not commensurate with the size of ...
Mushrooms: Blossoms in the dust
IN EVERY neighbourhood and community, there are some people who are quite useful, yet unsung and un-honoured. One such in our neighbourhood is Kistaiah, who has been coming to our houses for over twenty years. Every month or two he shows up at ...
Black gram with resistance to yellow mosaic virus
PLANT BREEDERS at the National Pulses Research Centre of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Coimbatore, have developed an improved variety of black gram (Vigna mungo) with built-in resistance to yellow mosaic virus. TNAU ...
ANSWER: Button mushroom and moisture mushroom are the most popular varieties that have good demand in the market.
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