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Fitness from fat-free food
Honey, I have shrunk the flab
GUESS WHICH surgery will be most widely performed in the United States in a few years time. You are ignorant if you still think it will be open-heart surgery or the like. With 64 per cent of the population being obese, a quick way to shave off ...
Major galactic chemical mystery solved
Speaking at the 204th meeting of the American Astronomical Society held in Denver, researchers of the University of Colorado at Boulder reported that the abundance of deuterium, a heavy form of hydrogen, in the Milky Way galaxy today shows a ...
Corals can re-establish symbiosis with algae after bleaching
RESEARCH PROVIDES evidence that corals may have multiple mechanisms that facilitate recovery from bleaching induced by environmental stresses. University at Buffalo biologists report in Science that corals can develop new symbiotic ...
The strength of strawberries
THE LAST decade or so has seen me undergo considerable nutritional rehabilitation. Put simply, the diet of utter rubbish that I subsisted on as a student has given way to one consisting largely of natural and unprocessed foods. In recent times ...
Liquid crystals and professor Chandrasekhar a tribute
IT WAS exactly a hundred days ago that India, and the world of science, lost a distinguished researcher, Professor Sivaramakrishna Chandrasekhar who was at the age of 73. This sad loss follows that of his brother, another distinguished scientist, ...
Coloured Baneshan with export potential
BANESHAN MANGOES are the choicest quality fruit seldom preferred by importing countries because they lack attractive colour. In a survey for superior clones of Baneshan, the Scientists of District Agriculture Advisory and Transfer of Technology ...
Drought-tolerant and high yielding aromatic grass variety
A HARDY and drought-tolerant variety of Cymbopogan has been developed by scientists at the Regional Research Laboratory (RRL) of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Jammu. This high yielding strain is named ...
IPM for rice leaf folder
The caterpillar feeds on young leaves.Economic Threshold Leaves (ETL) for leaf folder is 10 per cent damaged leaves at vegetative stage and 5 per cent at boot leaf stage. If damage level is beyond ETL, Integrated Pest Management strategies are ...
QUESTION: How to control red spider mite in Jasminum auriculatum (Mullai)? S.Valliappan, Chennai
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