Dr. Vaishali Lavekar

Ph. D. Biotechnology

Recent articles

“Virtual Biopsy” accurately detects skin tumors in 15 minutes

A Rutgers University scientists have developed a new "virtual biopsy" device that can quickly determine a skin lesion’s depth and potential malignancy without using...

The effect of exercise may differ depending on the time of day

Finding the perfect time to exercise is as much about personal preference as it is physiology. Exercise is supposed to feel good—but if muscles...

Study uncovered new potential genetic causes of male infertility

Male infertility is due to low sperm production, abnormal sperm function, or blockages that prevent the delivery of sperm. Illnesses, injuries, chronic health problems,...

How an atomic clock will get humans to mars on time?

In simplest terms, spacecraft navigation entails determining where the spacecraft is and keeping it on course to the desired destination. But it’s not as...

Volvo Trucks’ electric, self-driving truck ‘Vera’ gets its first job

A Sweden based automotive company, Volvo Trucks announced on Thursday that its autonomous electric truck has just been assigned its first task. The company has...

Improving taste, shelf life, production of beer, food

Purdue University-affiliated startup Induction Food Systems (IFS) has recently finished testing of a new technology that aims to improve the taste, quality and shelf...

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Indian scientists find out how neem cells produce useful chemicals

Neem is known for its medicinal and insecticidal properties for centuries. It is chemicals referred to as limonoids that give neem these properties. Indian scientists have now figured out the process of limonoid production in neem. Neem is...

Green technique can convert Plaster of Paris waste into useful products

A team of scientists has developed a technique that promises to help recycle Plaster of Paris waste from hospitals and other medical centres in a simple, eco-friendly and economical way. The new technique is non-toxic. It disinfects waste...

Cellulose nanofibres from bagasse can help in controlled release of pesticides

Scientists at Pune-based National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have developed an environment-friendly controlled release formulation system for applying agrochemicals in agricultural fields. The system has been developed by blending sugarcane bagasse...