Renewable Energy for Future Generation

Energy is a vital component of any society, playing a pivotal role in all round development.The post- oil crises shifted the focus towards renewable resources and energy conservation. Biomass, as a plant biomass, is one such renewable source, which accounts for nearly 33% of a developing countrys’ energy needs. In […]

Exploiting Cactus pear for healthy food

Cactus pear or prickly pear, scientifically known as Opuntiaficus- indica,e,originated in Mexico and spread over arid and semi- arid tracts of several other parts of the world, such as Australia, Africa, USA and the Mediterranean basin and South East Asia.Cactus is cultivated for fruits, vegetable and fodder in Mexico, Italy, […]

Giant underwater touchscreen to test dolphin intelligence

In a first, scientists have developed an eight-foot underwater computer touchscreen for dolphins to study the intelligence and communication skills of the highly social marine mammals. The system Giant underwater touchscreen to test dolphin intelligence features specialised dolphin-friendly “apps” and a symbolic keyboard to provide the dolphins – which are […]