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  • IIT-B scientists discover oil extraction method from pomegranates

    Research |  News | By NFS Correspondent | 0 Comment | 21 Apr, 2018

    A team of scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B) has discovered a new cost-effective, zero-waste method of extracting oil from pomegranate seeds, ...Read more

  • Researchers associate Vit D deficiency with diabetes

    Research |  News | By NFS Correspondent | 0 Comment | 20 Apr, 2018

    An epidemiological study conducted by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Seoul National University suggests that people deficient in v...Read more

  • TNAU researchers develop gadget for food security

    Research |  News | By NFS Correspondent | 0 Comment | 18 Apr, 2018

    A team of researchers at Tamil Nadu Agri University (TNAU) has come up with a gadget, a ‘Pitfall Trap’ to do away with pests in flour, spice powders and minor m...Read more

  • Tiny injectable sensor may reduce the consumption of alcohol

    Research |  News | By NFS correspondent | 0 Comment | 12 Apr, 2018

    Scientists from Los Angeles have developed a miniature, ultra-low power injectable biosensor that could be used for continuous, long-term alcohol monitoring. The chip deve...Read more

  • CCMB teams up with HSI for lab grown meat

    Research |  News | By NFS Correspondent | 0 Comment | 10 Apr, 2018

    Animal welfare organisation Humane Society International (HSI) India and the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) in Hyderabad have joined hands to develop labo...Read more

  • NCL scientists to boost mineral bioavailability

    Research |  News | By NFS Correspondent | 0 Comment | 10 Apr, 2018

    Scientists at National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune, have identified a yeast strain that can improve absorption of phosphorus and make other vital minerals bioavailable....Read more

  • BARC team develops rice mutant varieties

    Research |  News | By NFS Correspondent | 0 Comment | 06 Apr, 2018

    By using radiation-induced mutagenesis along with cross-breeding, the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) team has developed two mutants of rice Trombay Raipur Rice-1 (TRR...Read more

  • Prostate cancer drug works best with meal

    Research |  News | By NFS Correspondent | 0 Comment | 31 Mar, 2018

    According to a new study, by taking a high-cost drug with a low-fat meal instead on an empty stomach, as prescribed, prostate cancer patients could decrease their daily dos...Read more

  • Iron may worsen malaria infection- NIH study

    Research |  News | By NFS Correspondent | 0 Comment | 30 Mar, 2018

    Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have a possible explanation for why iron can sometimes worsen malaria infection. By studying mice and samples from ma...Read more

  • IARI researchers develop bio-fortified maize

    Research |  News | By NFS Correspondent | 0 Comment | 23 Mar, 2018

    A team of researchers at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) have developed a maize variety which is rich in both Vitamin A and essential amino acids through ...Read more

  • Research points out adversities of low-cal sweeteners

    Research |  News | By NFS Correspondent | 0 Comment | 20 Mar, 2018

    Latest research has revealed that consumption of low-calorie sweeteners could promote metabolic syndrome and predispose people to prediabetes and diabetes, particularly in ...Read more

  • Soy-based formula may disturb babies' reproductive system

    Research |  News | By NFS correspondent | 0 Comment | 15 Mar, 2018

    Newborn girls who consume soy-based formula are more likely to experience "subtle differences" in some reproductive-system cells and tissues, compared to those who use cow-...Read more

  • IIT-H researchers develop novel packaging material

    Research |  News | By NFS Correspondent | 0 Comment | 10 Mar, 2018

    A team of researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad has developed a novel food packaging material that was able to keep tomatoes fresh and with...Read more

  • New study indicates enriching apple snacks with probiotics

    Research |  News | By NFS Correspondent | 0 Comment | 28 Feb, 2018

    Researchers from Spain and Brazil have completed a study that lays the foundation to obtain apple cubes enriched with probiotics, namely Lactobacillus casei.    ...Read more

  • Researchers look for useful genes in uncultivated rice varieties

    Research |  News | By NFS Correspondent | 0 Comment | 26 Feb, 2018

    A team of researchers at the Division of Crop Improvement, National Rice Research Institute at Cuttack have performed genetic analysis of wild or uncultivated rice found in...Read more

  • MSU scientists work on curing obesity

    Research |  News | By NFS Correspondent | 0 Comment | 26 Feb, 2018

    A team of scientists at Maharaja Sayajirao University (MSU), Baroda have claimed success with a potent anti-obesity agent in studies done in laboratory animals. Obesity has...Read more

  • Heart patients may benefit from beetroot supplementation

    Research |  News | By NFS Correspondent | 0 Comment | 23 Feb, 2018

    A recent study reveals that beetroot juice supplements may help enhance exercise capacity in patients with heart failure.   The study examined the impact of dietary ...Read more

  • CCMB scientists study connection between nutrition and diabetes related genes

    Research |  News | By NFS Correspondent | 0 Comment | 22 Feb, 2018

    Scientists at Hyderabad-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), a laboratory of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), have revealed that...Read more

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