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  • New study finds odd-even scheme led to increase in emissions

    New study finds odd-even scheme led to increase in emissions

    New Delhi (ISW): There seems to be no early end to the debate on whether the odd-even scheme implemented by Delhi Government in January 2016 was a success or not. A new research study, published in journal Current Science, indicates...

    2018-04-02 14:30:58.0
  • Indian researchers confirm Bael extracts can neutralize cobra venom

    Indian researchers confirm Bael extracts can neutralize cobra venom

    Thiruvananthapuram (ISW) - An estimated 50,000 people die of snake bites in India every year and many don't even make it to a hospital. In traditional systems of medicine, over 350 plant species have been identified as antidotes to snake venom but...

    2018-04-02 12:16:34.0
  • Inspired Minds of India

    Inspired Minds of India

    Science in India has its foundation from an undated past, though the western scientific community might contest it. Several modern scientists towards the end of 19th Century onwards further enriched the country's scientific prowess and took it to...

    2018-03-31 14:57:18.0
  • New guar gum based hydrogel may help save drought-hit crops

    New guar gum based hydrogel may help save drought-hit crops

    Ranchi (ISW) - Indian scientists have developed a hydrogel from gum of guar (cluster bean) that can increase soil moisture and help farmers save their crops in case of water scarcity. Hydrogels are network of polymers that can hold...

    2018-03-30 08:21:54.0
  • Extreme rainfall events in India linked to man-made emissions: study

    Extreme rainfall events in India linked to man-made emissions: study

    Gandhinagar (ISW): Here is more evidence why we need to worry about climate change. A new study says extreme rainfall events are on the rise in India and attributes the trend to man-made emissions, what scientists call anthropogenic warming. Not...

    2018-03-30 07:11:02.0
  • Keralas traditional rice varieties are storehouse of nutrition: study

    Kerala's traditional rice varieties are storehouse of nutrition: study

    Kochi (ISW): Rice is a staple food for millions of Indians. It can also be a vital source of nutrition and health-benefiting substances if some of the nutritious varieties of rice traditionally grown can be popularized and polishing is kept to a...

    2018-03-23 11:05:29.0
  • Indian Scientists – The Saga of Inspired Minds.

    Indian Scientists – The Saga of Inspired Minds.

    N.B. Nair New Delhi (ISJ) The celebrated Indian Scientist Sir C.V. Raman was a qualified accountant. He was not encouraged to take up science as a career, as was the norm in those days in India. So after qualifying the Financial Civil Services...

    2018-03-13 06:02:37.0
  • Scientists accurately model the action of aerosols on clouds

    Scientists accurately model the action of aerosols on clouds

    Tokyo (ISJ) – An international group of researchers have, for the first time, accurately calculated the effects of aerosols on cloud in a climate model using the powerful K computer – the highest calibre of supercomputers in the world.Aerosols play...

    2018-03-09 08:06:53.0
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