AGRICULTURE & FOOD

Stem Cell Models of Diseases: First Model of Albinism Developed

Scientists have developed the first patient-derived stem cell model of albinism. The model will help studying eye conditions related to oculocutaneous albinism (OCA).   Stem cells are unspecialised. They cannot do...

Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) of ISRO: New Insight into Prediction of Solar Activity

The researchers have studied the turbulence in Sun’s corona using radio signals sent to Earth by the ultra-low-cost...

‘‘A living WHO guideline on drugs for COVID-19’’: The Eighth version (Seventh update) Released

The eighth version (seventh update) of a living guideline is released. It replaces earlier versions. The latest update...

….Pale Blue Dot, the only Home We’ve Ever Known

''....astronomy is a humbling and character-building experience. There is perhaps no better demonstration of the folly of human...

First Successful Transplant of Heart of a Genetically-engineered Pig (GEP) into Human

Doctors and scientists of University of Maryland School of Medicine have successfully transplanted heart of a genetically engineered...
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Enhancing Agricultural Productivity Through Establishing Plant Fungal Symbiosis

Study describes a new mechanism which mediates the symbiont associations between plants and fungi. This opens up avenues to increase agricultural productivity in the...

Food Wastage Due to Premature Discarding: A Low-cost Sensor to Test Freshness

Scientists have developed an inexpensive sensor using PEGS technology which can test food freshness and can help reduce wastage due to discarding food prematurely...

Organic Farming Can Have Much Greater Implications for Climate Change

Study shows growing food organically has higher impact on climate because of more land use Organic food has become very popular in the last decade...

Sustainable Agriculture: Economic and Environmental Conservation for Smallholding Farmers

A recent report shows a sustainable agriculture initiative in China to achieve high crop yield and low use of fertilizers using an elaborate network...
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