Dr. Vaishali Lavekar

Ph. D. Biotechnology

Recent articles

A drug used widely to treat a common eye condition has no benefit, study

Evaluating whether eplerenone was superior to placebo in terms of improving visual acuity in patients with chronic CSCR.

Hardcore football fans experience the greatest physiological stress response

Fans who are ‘fused’ with their team are more likely to experience intense – potentially dangerous – levels of stress while watching live football.

New Graphene-based supercapacitor will provide energy in defense applications

Efforts are being made to look for economical and more effective options for storing electrical energy. Indian researchers are now developing an...

What actually keeps us healthy?

Researchers uncover the genomics of health.

First building blocks of life on Earth explained

It may have been messier than previously thought.

Large amounts of oxygen detected in the ancient star’s atmosphere

Very unusual chemical composition in ancient star’s atmosphere.


See stories of the future in your inbox each morning.

My articles

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...