This is the first time that the rare and unstable mineral has been found to be associated with plants.Mar 07, 2018, 17:54 PM IST
The study indicates that these events actually occurred a hundred million years earlier, changing perceptions of the evolution of the Earth's biosphere.Feb 20, 2018, 11:26 AM IST
The plant sensors have been successfully tested in lab and pilot field experiments.Jan 04, 2018, 16:38 PM IST
Currently, there are fewer than 50 individual plants of the new species in three localities in Yunnan.Jan 03, 2018, 16:07 PM IST
Photosynthesis is a process used by plants and other organisms to convert light energy into chemical energy that can later be released to fuel the organisms' activities.Dec 25, 2017, 09:50 AM IST
Since time immemorial, chemical signals that mediate interactions in nature have been studied and used by humans for many purposes.
By embedding specialised nanoparticles into the leaves of a watercress plant, the researchers successfully induced the plants to give off dim light for nearly four hours, according to the study published in the journal Nano Letters.
Actress Judi Dench says she created a 'secret woodland' in her garden by planting trees in remembrance of friends, relatives and actors who have died.Dec 09, 2017, 11:07 AM IST
Such increases may lower the future ability of global vegetation to offset carbon dioxide emissions caused by burning fossil fuels.
Researchers from the Qixinghe National Nature Reserve identified more than 5,000 waterwheel plants scattered in an area of over 600 sq.metres in the reserve during an observation tour between September 20 and 23Sep 29, 2017, 12:55 PM IST
The novel vaccine was produced with a method that uses virus-like particles (VLPs) -- non-pathogenic mimics of the polio virus which are grown in plants.Aug 17, 2017, 00:05 AM IST
South Korea`s new President Moon Jae-In vowed on Monday to scrap all plans to build new nuclear reactors as he seeks to steer Asia`s fourth-largest economy clear of atomic power.Jun 19, 2017, 09:35 AM IST
Their report found that 1,730 plants were recorded as being new to science in 2016, which include 11 new species from Brazil of the Manihot shrub known for its starchy root, cassava.May 18, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
Using cellulose acetate the number of hydrogen bonds in this material was reduced by the acetate groups.Mar 06, 2017, 00:24 AM IST
FRI in Dehradun has worked for more than a decade on ten improved varieties of 'Melia dubia' and three clones of Eucalyptus tereticornis, the timber which is in high demand in the industry.Feb 27, 2017, 21:56 PM IST
A few medicinal plants grown in Tamil Nadu were proven to be efficacious for the management of type 2 diabetes.Feb 17, 2017, 00:12 AM IST
The new study builds on this older work, conducting a deeper investigation into how unrelated pitcher plants came to share so much in common.Feb 08, 2017, 00:24 AM IST
In an interesting research conducted by experts in Japan, it has been discovered that plants can sense gravity. The study published in Nature Microgravity journal states that using samples grown on board the International Space Station, the research team highlighted the valuable contribution of the gravity-sensitive CsPIN1 protein to this process.Dec 27, 2016, 01:43 AM IST
Here are some air-cleaning household plants that are safe to be kept at your nest.Nov 05, 2016, 09:46 AM IST
Growing pest-repelling plants and herbs inside homes can help in warding off the threat of mosquito-borne diseases like chikungunya, dengue and malaria in the city, say experts.Oct 02, 2016, 00:42 AM IST