India-born scientist Rajaram awarded World Food Prize

India-born Mexican scientist Sanjaya Rajaram has been presented with the prestigious World Food Prize 2014 for his agricultural research that led to a remarkable increase in world wheat production building on the successes of the Green Revolution.

Industry not contributing financially to science, says CNR Rao

Bharat Ratna awardee and eminent scientist C N R Rao today said the financial contribution of industry towards the development of science in the country has not been on the levels of what has taken place in the Western countries.

Study stresses need to use results of scientific research

The success of scientific research lies also in efforts made to support "uptake efforts", meaning the successful adoption of the results in relevant fields, says a recent study.

Genetic analysis of corn may help increase yields

Scientists have completed the most comprehensive genetic analysis yet of corn genome.