Plant

Over 300 plant species discovered in 2016: Botanical Survey of India

Over 300 plant species discovered in 2016: Botanical Survey of India

The Plant Discoveries 2016 - a compilation published by BSI on June 5 - reveals 206 species as new to science, and 113 species having new distributional record for India.

Jun 07, 2017, 10:51 AM IST
Invasive plants species could be promoted as food

Invasive plants species could be promoted as food

Invasive plant species such as alligator weed, which threatens natural ecosystem, could be promoted as a food product to sustainably manage excessive growth of these alien invaders as well as strengthen food security, a new study has said.

Nov 30, 2016, 16:34 PM IST

DNA: Analysis of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant and nuclear power generation in India

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, beginning of golden future for India. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Aug 11, 2016, 00:42 AM IST
Here comes a solar cell that functions like a plant

Here comes a solar cell that functions like a plant

A new solar cell has been developed by researchers that essentially works like a plant. This game-changing solar cell converts carbon dioxide into usable hydrocarbon fuel using only sunlight for energy.

Jul 29, 2016, 16:24 PM IST
Air pollution interacts with bees' ability to forage: Study

Air pollution interacts with bees' ability to forage: Study

A new study revealed that air pollution hampers with bees' ability to forage.

Jul 08, 2016, 00:11 AM IST