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Sea life at risk
Electronic catalytic converter exported; no takers in India
THE MANUFACTURED by the Chennai based Hydrodrive Systems And Controls Private. Limited, is used for controlling the exhaust emissions from all sizes and models of diesel and gasoline vehicles and engines. Having won the Asian Innovation Award ...
How species evolve
New evidence shows a species evolves or adapts by going through a process which begins with several large mutations before settling down into a series of smaller ones.
Micro needles for drug delivery
ACCORDING TO a paper published in the popular journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences progress in the development of microneedle arrays for delivering potent drugs and vaccines through the skin - without causing pain, ...
Mobile electronics challenges
TIFAC CENTRE Of Relevance and Excellence in Advanced Computing and Information Processing at SASTRA University, Thanjavur has organised a National meet during 27-29 November, 2003 in association with IEEE and the Ministry of Information ...
Psoriasis may increase risk of certain cancers
PATIENTS WITH the skin disease psoriasis may be at an increased risk of developing lymphoma, according to an article in The Archives of Dermatology, one of the Journal of American Medical Association/Archives journals. Psoriasis is a ...
Turning waste into fibre
The low cost, high-strength fibre is produced from cellulose using a technique called electrospinning.
The resonance of the mind
Palum Kasandathadi Sakhi-ye, Padukkai Nonthathadee ... ... Nalu Vaithiyarum Inimel Nambudarkillaiyenrar (The milk tasted bitter, the bed hurt... the four doctors I saw had given up hope) sang Poet Bharatiyar, describing the feelings of ...
Improving cotton yield
COTTON, REFERRED to as `White Gold' has been cultivated extensively for more than three decades in Andhra Pradesh and even today it commands larger extent of areas as one of the important commercial crops. Farmers are on cutting edge right from ...
Two short-duration rice varieties for Kerala
RICE BREEDERS at the Regional Agricultural Research Station (RARS), Pattambi, of Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) have developed two promising short-duration varieties of rice that are ideally suited for cultivation in the double-cropped ...
New groundnut variety for NE
The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Trombay, has identified a variety of groundnut TG 37 A for the Eastern and North-Eastern States like Jharkhand, Orissa, West Bengal and Assam for rabi cultivation. This variety has been found ...
Can you kindly furnish information on Vanilla cultivation and export of finished products? N.N.K.Prasad, Chennai Can you give full details on Vanilla farming? Rajesh David Jose. P, Kerala ANSWER: You may refer an ...
ANSWER: The botanical name for Perandai is Cissus quadrangularis.
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