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Robert Downey Jr’s green steps to clean the world

Actor Robert Downey Jr. of “Iron Man” fame has announced the launch of a new organisation committed to using advanced technologies for the good of the environment.”Between robotics and nanotechnology, we could clean up the planet significantly, if not totally, in 10 years,” Downey Jr. said, relaying that he had been given these insights a

technologies maize economic returns

Improved technologies and suitable selection of maize varieties important for economic returns

HIGHLIGHT l It matures in about 117 days. Its average yield is 31.0 quintals per acre MAHESH KUMAR, JAWALA JINDAL AND TOSH GARG Maize Section, Department of Plant Breeding, Genetics, PAU, Ludhiana stated that the maize is the third most important food crop after rice and wheat in India. It is a versatile crop and

PAU Kisan Mela Farmers agriculture crisis SMS

PAU Kisan Mela Concludes: Farmers alone not to be blamed for crisis

Amidst enthusiastic participation of farmers from Punjab and adjoining states, the two-day Kisan Mela concluded at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) on Saturday.  At the mela, farmers made a beeline to purchase improved seeds of various recommended crop varieties and farm literature, brought out by PAU. The Directorate of Extension Education had organized the mela which

Human embryos edited to study development for the first time

Human embryos edited to study development for the first time

Human embryos study development. For the first time scientists have used gene-editing techniques on human embryos to know that how they developed. The work suggests that a protein calledOCT4 has additional roles in human embryos compared with those of mice. But biologists say that it is more important as a proof of principle; previous human embryos

GADVASU trains dairy farmers from Assam on nutritional technologies

Ludhiana: Department of Animal Nutrition, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) organized a five day hands on training on ‘Nutritional Technologies for Dairy Farmers’ under the aegis of the Directorate of Extension Education, GADVASU. Dairy farmers from Morigaon district of Assam participated in this training. In the concluding function of the training

Educationists introduced to new technologies at workshop

  Chandigarh: Over 50 principals of leading schools attended School Conclave to jointly discuss the problems, key challenges faced by today’s education system and possible solutions for them on Wednesday. Based on the discussions with principals and administrators, filling of the critical gaps in education delivery came out as much needed step. ‘Educomp School Conclave’ in