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How Vitamin D deficiency can cause heart failure?

How Vitamin D deficiency can cause heart failure?

Vitamin D is essential for strong bones, because it helps the body use calcium from the diet. Traditionally, vitamin D deficiency has been associated...
Yamuna highly polluted in many stretches beyond Delhi too

Yamuna highly polluted in many stretches beyond Delhi too

The stretch of Yamuna river that extends from Delhi to Etawah in Uttar Pradesh is highly polluted, according to a new study that monitored...
Nanosilver loaded microparticles

BARC develops nanosilver coating that can kill bacteria

The antibacterial properties of silver nanoparticles are being explored to develop new antimicrobials and to enhance the efficacy of existing antimicrobial agents. A group...
Composite material that can absorb electromagnetic radiation developed

Composite material that can absorb electromagnetic radiation developed

The rising level of electromagnetic radiation emitted by communication devices and electronic instruments is becoming a cause of concern. An effective shielding material having suitable...
Anti-smoking spots trigger thoughts to quit tobacco: study

Anti-smoking spots trigger thoughts to quit tobacco: study

Tobacco smoking affects nearly every organ in the body, causing various cancers, respiratory and cardiac diseases and even early mortality. That’s why tobacco products...
indoor pollution

Particulate Matter from cigarettes, mosquito coils make indoor pollution toxic: study

Indoor pollution is a major cause of worry in homes and closed environments. Now a new study has warned that burning of mosquito coils...
Found: new vine snake species after a gap 113 years

Found: new vine snake species after a gap 113 years

Zoologists have discovered a new vine snake species from the eastern State of Odisha. A new taxon of vine snake is being found after...
Team of Researchers at IIT-Bombay

Giant Viruses found in water samples from Mumbai

You may have never heard of Bandra megavirus or Kurlavirus. These are some new Giant Viruses found in water samples in Mumbai by Indian...
Wheat varieties susceptible to new strains of yellow rust fungus: study

Wheat varieties susceptible to new strains of yellow rust fungus: study

Agriculture scientists have cautioned about likely spread of extremely virulent strains of fungus that causes yellow rust in wheat to which currently used wheat...

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