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Common chemicals may reduce vitamin D levels

Exposure to certain common chemicals called endocrine-disrupting chemicals found in several consumer products, including plastic bottles, may reduce levels of vitamin D in the bloodstream, says a study.

Bayer sets $66 billion deal for Monsanto after lengthy pursuit

Bayer sets $66 billion deal for Monsanto after lengthy pursuit

German chemicals giant Bayer announced Wednesday a $66 billion deal to buy controversial US seeds and pesticides firm Monsanto, triggering immediate criticism from farmers and environmentalists.

Dr Subhash Chandra Show: Is an MBA degree worth your time?

Dr Subhash Chandra has once again come with a new show to guide the nation and youth to live a meaningful life, life with a purpose.
The subject for this week's discussion is : Has doing MBA become a Rat Race?

DNA: How water mixed with poisonous chemicals is making its way to kitchen Part II

How water mixed with poisonous chemicals and Industrial waste is making its way to Kitchen. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

DNA: How water mixed with poisonous chemicals is making its way to kitchen

How water mixed with poisonous chemicals and Industrial waste is making its way to Kitchen. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

DNA: How rivers are impregnated with poisonous chemicals and industrial waste

Analysis of rivers and water mixed with poisonous chemicals and industrial waste around Delhi. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Consider life term for milk adulteration with chemicals, SC tells government

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the central government to consider to suitably amending the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 and the Indian Penal Code to incorporate penal provisions making adulteration of milk with chemicals.

Tests show no harmful chemicals in bread: Bengal bakeries

The West Bengal Bakery Co-ordinators Committee and West Bengal Baker's Association said tests showed the absence of certain harmful chemicals which were reported in bread samples by a recent Centre For Science and Environment (CSE) study.

This summer say bye to wet wipes!

It is even medically proven that wipes do not provide any skin benefits.

Is Russia using white phosphorus on civilian areas in Syria?

Russian airstrikes are reportedly using deadly white phosphorus on civilian areas in Syria.

India must emerge as higher education destination: Pranab Mukherjee

India must emerge as higher education destination: Pranab Mukherjee

The President urged those present to segregate the initiatives which do not require any funds and are within the control of the institutions themselves from the ones which need additional funding.

Study highlights key hindrances to organic farming

The study noted that 95.5 per cent consumers are aware of ill effects of chemical-based agricultural products while 88.6 per cent consumers feel organic products are better than chemical based.

Chemicals important to life spread across the universe

Chemicals important to life spread across the universe

The Virgo cluster, located about 54 million light-years away, is the nearest galaxy cluster and the second brightest in X-rays. 

Avoid cosmetics during first trimester for a healthy baby

Besides cosmetics and lotions, the list of products that expectant mothers should avoid during first trimester.

Beware! Your new clothes may have harmful toxins

Several substances related to health risks were identified and not even organic cotton was a guarantee for non-toxic textiles, researchers said.

Indrani Mukerjea's FSL report rules out drug overdose, says no chemicals found in stomach wash

Indrani Mukerjea's FSL report rules out drug overdose, says no chemicals found in stomach wash

Indrani Mukerjea's FSL report rules out drug overdose, says no chemicals found in stomach wash  

Chemicals used in Tianjin explosions not identified yet: Chinese officials

The dangerous chemicals stored at a warehouse in China`s Tianjin city that was rocked by a string of explosions, leaving 50 dead and over 700 injured, have not yet been identified, authorities said on Friday.

Is your food really 'chemical-free'?

 Are you obsessed with detox food products that are supposedly free from chemicals? Well, there is no such thing as a "chemical free" food, shows a research.

'Explore coal gasification as feedstock for petrochemicals'

'Explore coal gasification as feedstock for petrochemicals'

India should explore using coal gasification as feedstock to produce chemicals and petrochemicals in order to increase domestic output of these energy products, a top official said on Tuesday.

K'taka not under our ambit: CFTRI on Maggi sample refusal

 A day after a Mysuru-based Central food research institute refused to accept samples of Maggi noodles sent by Karnataka government for testing, the organisation today said that the state does not fall under its jurisdiction and they should be sent to Kolkata.