Dr. P Surat

Recent articles

Greater adherence lowers risk of Type 2 diabetes by 23%

Study found that people with the greater adherence to “overall” predominantly plant-based diets had a 23 percent lower risk of Type 2 diabetes than those with weaker adherence to the diets.

Immunization to protect potatoes from Virus, nematode threats

Potato plant to be protected from devastating virus, resistant to present fungicides with the help of bacteria.

Drones to protect Vineyards

With the goal to replace existing costly and ineffective bird deterrence methods, Scientists at WSU observed that usage of drones reduced bird activity in vineyard.

Mosquitoes are now a year-round threat to Miami-Dade County, study

Mosquitoes that can transmit dangerous viruses are now a year-round threat to Miami-Dade County, according to a new study.

Chandrayaan-2, India’s second moon mission launched successfully

Chandrayaan-2 is on its way to the Moon, launching from Sriharikota this afternoon. The mission aims to place a rover on the Moon later this year.

An innovative approach to possibly slow the progression of epilepsy

Epilepsy is a central nervous system (neurological) disorder in which brain activity ends up abnormal, causing seizures or times of bizarre behavior, sensations, and...


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My articles

A new biomaterial to heal detached retina

Detachment of retina in the eye is one of the leading causes of blindness in developing countries. In a recent study, researchers created a biopolymer that can act as a natural vitreous substitute–a clear gelatinous substance that...

Pollution in Ganga harming riverbed sediments too: study

The excessive amounts of human waste and toxic effluents that find their way into the Ganga river are not only polluting the water but also causing a deficit of dissolved oxygen in the riverbeds in some of...

New material from silk protein and silver nanoparticles may make implants safe

A scaffold made from silk protein fibroin and silver nanoparticles has been found to have antimicrobial properties and may have application as a biomaterial for implants. Orthopedic implants can substitute or repair different tissues, such as bone, cartilage,...

Biodegradable film developed from whey, isabgol and lotus stem starch

Indian researchers have developed a biodegradable film using lotus stem starch, whey protein concentrate, and psyllium husk that has high structural integrity and low solubility. Starch can form a continuous matrix and has been considered an important polymer...