Researchers take apart the mystery behind the ties that bind cells in multicellular organisms
From fireflies, glow worms, phosphorescence of the sea to bacteria, now scientists are using bioluminescence to trace microbial gunk
Virulent genes in disease causing bacteria may be 'disabled' with the help of a new identification method
The legend goes that drops of nectar being carried to heaven fell on earth and out grew garlic plants. Though the role of garlic in curing various human ailments has long been established,
Using fungi in dressings for faster healing of wounds
When oil seeps into water supplies, it is more of a problem than a solution. But a group of American scientists think otherwise. John Hunter and John Cary of the US Department of Agriculture at
The US Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest Laboratory in Richland, has recruited an army of microorganisms to clean soils and underground water tainted with nitrate and carbon tetrachloride
Ancient plants may have been responsible for the disappearance of a number of sea animals which became extinct more than 360 million years ago, say University of Cincinnati (US) researchers
In an effort to save the world's dwinilling stock of fish, pharmaceutical and nufritign products industry are turning towards algae-derived polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs). Two firmis -
British scientists on a worldwide drive to screen marine fungi for possible use as rugs have found one on the Malaysian coast that can destroy leukaemia (blood cancer) cells (Spectrum, No 245).
Epidemiological study on effect of air pollution on human health (adults) in Delhi
How green is green?
Doha: inaction in the face of urgency
Coal mines to get automatic nod for first expansion