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Breeder reactor: And the winner is... metallic fuel
Flores find forces rethink
FOR THE archaeologists who unearthed and studied the Flores skeleton, an adult female about 90cm tall, on the island of Flores in eastern Indonesia, the discovery is a potentially career-defining event. Probably descended from full-sized Homo ...
Maximising returns on machine shop investment
INDIAN VENDORS have a huge business opportunity these days in the trend towards outsourcing of component manufacturing by big companies. However, the business is one of large volumes, high quality requirements, thin margins and tight delivery ...
Two liquid states
TWO NEW studies suggest that there can be more than two liquid states even for structurally simple substances. Of the three common states of matter, the liquid state is the most puzzling. In gaseous form, molecules behave almost independently. In ...
Changes in the Indian menu over the ages
THE FOOD that we Indians have been eating has been, over the millennia, steadily evolving both in variety and taste. Fortunately for us, these have been identified from relics and fossils, and also described in the written lore over the years. ...
Bird's eye chilli a unique spice
GANDHARI, COMMONLY known as bird's eye chilli is a wild form of chilli, whose small fruits are dispersed by birds. All small highly pungent chillies belong to Capsicum frutescens. Unlike other chillies, these chillies are rich in B ...
Cultivating carp for profit
Stocking density is one of the factors influencing yield.
Betel vine variety with promising traits
SCIENTISTS AT the Sugarcane Research Station (SRS), Sirugamani in Tiruchi district, have developed an improved betel vine variety with high yield potential and field tolerance to major pests. This variety with moderately pungent leaves has ...
ANSWER: The common name for Kuthiraivali is Barnyard millet or Japanese millet. It is botanically known as Echinocloa colona.
ANSWER: Kardi is the Marathi name for safflower. Its botanical name is Carthanus tinctorius and its Tamil name is Kusumba.
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