Current Affairs

Diarrhoea Bug called Dientamoeba Fragilis in Pigs

Fri 13 Apr 2012

An intestinal parasite in pigs called Dientamoeba Fragilis, which also causes diarrhoea in humans discovered.


National Communication to UNFCCC on Climate Change

Thu 12 Apr 2012

Second National Communication to the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change towards fulfilment of the reporting obligation under the Convention


Common Childhood Obesity Genes Identified

Tue 10 Apr 2012

Scientists identified two genes called OLFM4 gene and HOXB5 that increase the risk of common childhood obesity


The Human Gene IFTIM3 that turned Flu into a Killer

Fri 30 Mar 2012

The scientists found a human gene called IFTIM3 that influences how people respond to flu infections


New technique to Run Ultra fast Internet

Tue 13 Mar 2012

Sardana project uses Optical fibers to attain speeds upto 10 Gbps


Salt-loving wheat could ease food crisis

Tue 13 Mar 2012

Scientists have bred a strain of wheat that thrives in saline soil


‘World's highest resolution' lunar images released

Thu 09 Feb 2012

China recently released a set of “world's highest resolution” lunar images taken by its second moon orbiter, Chang'e-2


Antarctic subglacial Vostok lake reached

Thu 09 Feb 2012

Lake Vostok is the largest subglacial lake in Antarctica and scientists want to study its eco-system which has been isolated for hundreds of thousands of years under the ice in the hope of finding previously unknown microbiological life forms.


Hominin genome sequenced

Wed 08 Feb 2012

Scientists in Germany said recently they have sequenced nearly all the genome of the Denisova people