Scientists make plants grow without soil

Scientists make plants grow without soil

09-09-2012 

Plants grow with nutrients and anchorage provided by soil.But these nutrients and anchorage can be substituted to create a medium for the plants to thrive in its absence.This hypothesis was tested by Francis Bacon more than four centuries ago.In his…

Wingsuit may turn parachute obselete

Wingsuit may turn parachute obselete

07-09-2012 

Once upon a time,Leonardo da Vinci’s “Codex on the Flight of Birds”had depicted a man gliding through the air with bat-like wings.This has become the latest piece of invention in avionics,threatening parachute to become a history.The…

Hilsa of Godavari better than Hilsa of Bay of Bengal

Hilsa of Godavari better than Hilsa of Bay of Bengal

04-09-2012 

A study shows that nutritional composition of Hilsa,a premium price and highly sought after fish,under goes change during migration from one water to another water.The study –Changes in the nutritional profile of Hilsa Shad,Tenualosa(Hamilton,1822)…

Happiness lies in counting blessings

Happiness lies in counting blessings

03-09-2012 

Figure out your blessings.Recall the several things,small and big,you’re grateful for.Once you do this you will bring cheers in your life.

No joke,new research shows that people keeping a gratitude diary sleep better and have more good…

Coconut oil is sweet or sour?

Coconut oil is sweet or sour?

03-09-2012 

Nutritionists have historically lumped coconut oil into the same category as cream, butter, and lard—namely, “off-limits”—because it consists largely of saturated fat, the kind linked to a higher risk of heart disease.

Study Ionosphere to detect Tsunami

Study Ionosphere to detect Tsunami

31-08-2012 

Every body knows that Tsunami can cause disaster.So much so that many defective devises developed to detect it in advance were in use causing false warnings.Now a team led by Philippe Lognonne of the Institute de Physique du Globe in Paris showed…

Autographing E-books

Autographing E-books

30-08-2012 

With more people around the world gradually turning towards e-books; and as Kindles,iPads,Nooks and PCs are becoming the latest reading platforms, authors signing e-books on a large scale is an event that is a stone’s throw away in a broad technological…

Snakes do family planning ?

Snakes do family planning ?

20-08-2012 

You like it or not,snakes do what no other known living species can.

In fact,rattle snakes found in the USA, are known to preserve sperm in their womb for years to impregnate themselves later.

This was established by an American researcher.Records…

Benefits galore for e-book writer

Benefits galore for e-book writer

19-08-2012 

With e-books becoming the latest trend in publication business, there has been a paradigm shift towards spreading the written word.In fact,this shift had left the humble pen to rest and goaded the finger to compose the word.In turn,this had left the…

A way of conserving energy

A way of conserving energy

12-08-2012 

While most entrepreneurs in the green energy field are looking for ways to supply more energy, Jim Conlon of Elysian Energy in Maryland is focusing on making use of the energy that’s slipping through the cracks. Literally.

Elysian Energy…