101st Indian Science Congress

Published: Saturday 08 February 2014

Author(s): Vibha Varshney
Date: February 07, 2014
Scientists attending the 101st Science Congress discuss technology solutions to lift farmers, livestock owners out of poverty
Author(s): Vibha Varshney
Date: February 06, 2014
The Bill Gates Foundation has invited Indian innovators to send in their ideas that could change the world. But India needs more solutions to its problems than what the foundation can fund. We should cash in on the existing database of ideas with the National Research Development Corporation and National Innovation Foundation
Author(s): Vibha Varshney
Date: February 05, 2014
Taxonomists who can identify plant samples correctly are in great shortage, affecting research in applied sciences like biotechnology and genetics
Author(s): Vibha Varshney
Date: February 04, 2014
The Science Innovators' Exhibition, organised by the National Innovation Foundation, showcased innovations including gas stove that can be timed to turn off; a clothesline that protects clothes from rain
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