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Dr. Vaishali Lavekar

Ph. D. Biotechnology

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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...