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Detecting explosives with CO2 laser
Bigger is not necessarily better in hydrogen storage
FUEL CELLS, which run on hydrogen and oxygen, are a potentially environmentally friendly way to power vehicles, producing only water as a waste product.
Earth's wobbly orbit blamed for mammal extinctions
SCIENTISTS HAVE named a prime suspect in the mysterious case of the missing mammals. The reason history is littered with suspiciously regular extinctions is all down to the Earth's wobbly orbit, according to research published recently. ...
More light on the amino acid proline
Due to its imino character and ring structure, proline alters the protein chain
Geranium: an aromatic herb grown for its oil
A net income of about one lakh can be expected from one hectare
Improving bunch grade of bananas
UNDER TRADITIONAL farming system, banana receives its last dose of fertilizers at 7th month after planting, that is just before shooting. Any limitation in the nutrient supply during this crucial stage affects the bunch size and quality. ...
Problem in pomegranates
Pomegranates fruits are found to be black inside even though the skin looks healthy from outside. Is there any remedy for this? Praval Bhatt
Jabalpur, Rajasthan You may contact the Professor of Horticulture, College of Agriculture, ...
Withering of buds
Is there any method to control withering of flowers and buds in my rose plants? M. Ratna
Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
Look for thrips and mites. Water spray may manage the pests. Readers are invited to send their queries with full ...
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