Indian scientists have developed a new salt-tolerant transgenic rice plant by over-expressing a gene from a wild rice.
According to an index based on data of rainfall and soil moisture from 1982-2010, two-thirds of the country’s total cropland has been found to be sensitive to vegetation drought, raising the concern for food security.Read more
Researchers from Pune University have isolated an enzyme from a pest and found that it can be used to clean up pesticide residues from food and the environment.Read more
In India, the cannabis plant is inseparably intertwined with culture, Ayurveda, religion, rituals and even the Destroyer of Worlds- ShivaRead more
Be it cannabis, or any other plant, chemical or substance, if naturally occurring, they cannot be made illegal with such stringent punishmentRead more
“The driver who obviously was Muslim, strengthened my resolve that yes, the root cause of this terrorism is not religion, but poverty.”Read more
“A crate of mangoes placed in the cargo-hold moments before take-off was laced with a poisonous gas that knocked out the pilots, clearly indicating sabotage.”Read more