Current Affairs

New Technique to reduce the Side Effects of Chemotherapy

Thu 16 Aug 2012

The new technique blocks an oxygen-sensitive enzyme and streamlines the blood flow by combining the specific PHD2 inhibitors with the chemotherapy


Ring-Planet Saturn and Red Planet Mars paired in the Sky

Thu 16 Aug 2012

The Ring-planet Saturn and Red planet Mars came together in Western Sky after sunset on 15 August 2012


Sharp drop in HIV cases in India

Thu 16 Aug 2012

56 per cent drop — in the past 10 years


Scientists Unveiled the Origin of the Singing Mice

Tue 14 Aug 2012

The singing mice are brown fur rodents instead of the normal white ones, they are found in the tropical cloud forests in the mountains of Costa Rica


Parliamentary Panel on Agriculture recommended to ban GM Food Crops

Mon 13 Aug 2012

caught amidst bitter controversies ranging from its environmental impacts to ethical concerns such as corporate control of the food supply and intellectual property rights


Web-Based Fertilizer Recommendation System Developed

Mon 13 Aug 2012

The Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal has developed a web-based system for advising farmers the right quantity of fertilizers that they should use in their soils for a particular type of crop.


A new oxidant in the atmosphere identified

Thu 09 Aug 2012

The new oxidant is capable of oxidizing suphur dioxide


Earth might face More Heat Waves

Wed 08 Aug 2012

Scientists revealed that over the past 30 years the northern hemisphere has witnessed more "hot" (orange), "very hot" (red) and "extremely hot" (brown) summers.


Curiosity touches Mars surface

Mon 06 Aug 2012

NASA undertook the mission with an objective to determine whether Mars has ever had the conditions to support life. The ambitious project costed the US government about 2.5 billion dollar


World Environment Day Challenge

Fri 03 Aug 2012

UN Environment Programme (UNEP) had come out with the innovative competition on World Environment Day 2012.