Nuclear Technology, Nuclear Programme in India and Institutions: Nuclear Technology

Nuclear Technology Nuclear Programme in India Institutions Nuclear technology is “the technology that involves the reactions of atomic nuclei”. It has found applications from smoke detectors to nuclear reactors and from gun sights to nuclear weapons. • In 1896, Henri Becquerel was investigating phosphorescence in uranium salts when he discovered a new phenomenon which came … Continue reading Nuclear Technology, Nuclear Programme in India and Institutions: Nuclear Technology

Radiation Technologies and Applications: Nuclear Technology

• India is a large producer of radioisotopes. The radioisotopes are produced in the research reactors at Trombay, accelerator at Kolkata and various nuclear power plants. BARC, BRIT, CAT and VECC are the organizations of DAE which are engaged in the development of radiation technologies and their applications in the areas of health, agriculture, industry … Continue reading Radiation Technologies and Applications: Nuclear Technology

Latest Updates in Biotech Sector: Biotechnology

A. 1,000 Genomes Project Introduction: • Launched in January 2008 with the goal of developing a comprehensive resource of human genetic variation across worldwide populations. • It was an international research effort to establish by far the most detailed catalogue of human genetic variation. • Scientists planned to sequence the genomes of at least one … Continue reading Latest Updates in Biotech Sector: Biotechnology

Applications of Biotechnology

Biotechnology has application in four major industrial areas, including health care (medical), crop production and agriculture, non food (industrial) uses of crops and other products (e.g. biodegradable plastics, vegetable oil, biofuels), and environmental uses. Applications of Biotechnology in Medicine Biotechnology techniques are used in medicine for diagnosis and treating different diseases. It gives opportunities for … Continue reading Applications of Biotechnology

Terminology Biotech: Biotechnology

Biotechnology is defined as the industrial application of living organisms and their biological processes such as biochemistry, microbiology, and genetic engineering, in order to make best use of the microorganisms for the benefit of mankind. Different types of biotechnology I. Green biotechnology: Green biotechnology is defined as the application of biological techniques to plants with … Continue reading Terminology Biotech: Biotechnology

Latest & International Collaboration: Defence

Latest Joint Defense Exercises Mitra Shakti – 2016 Indo Sri Lanka –The fourth edition of the India-Sri Lanka Joint Military Exercise ‘MITRA SHAKTI 2016’ is being conducted at Sinha Regimental Centre in Ambepussa, Sri Lanka from 24 October to 06 November 2016. The main focus of this edition of the joint exercise is to enhance … Continue reading Latest & International Collaboration: Defence