Dr. Vaishali Lavekar

Ph. D. Biotechnology

Recent articles

Amazon rainforest absorbing less carbon than expected

A new study finds that insufficient nutrient supply has not been properly accounted for in ecosystem models.

Harvard astronomer discovered exoplanet without an atmosphere

Prospects clouded for finding life on the largest class of planets.

New holographic method to simulate black holes with tabletop experiment

The holographic image of a simulated black hole, if observed by this tabletop experiment, may serve as an entrance to the world of quantum gravity.

Engineers are working on an advanced 3D head-up display for in-car use

Engineers at Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) in collaboration with researchers from the University of Cambridge are developing a powerful new 3D head-up display that...

Chandrayaan-2 enters into Lunar Orbit

The probe has been successfully maneuvered into lunar orbit today, after nearly 30 days of space travel.

A new dreamy, creamy, low calorie spread for your morning toast

Scientists figured out a new procedure to emulsify a lot of water with minuscule drops of vegetable oil and milk fat to mimic low-calorie spread.

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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...