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Why PM Modi planted ‘Kadamb’ sapling on World Environment Day?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today planted a Kadamb sapling (Neolamarckia Cadamba), at the Race Course Road lawns, to mark the occasion of World Environment Day, and there is more to the choice as it has ‘vaastu’ significance too. The Prime Minister also placed a traditional earthen-pot (matka) along with the sapling, which is a traditional way of conserving water, and ensuring ...

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‘Vitamin A’ Highly Effective in Saving Kids from Malaria: study

Vitamin A, known for its properties to fight off infection, is highly effective in  protecting children against the mosquito-borne malaria parasite, a study said. Children under the age of 5 in sub-Saharan Africa were 54 percent less likely to develop malaria if they had been given a single large dose of vitamin A, the study showed. “Our research found that ...

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Why blue LEDS are difficult to make? Scientists Find Gallium Nitride Behind it

Using sophisticated computer simulations, British scientists have uncovered the mystery of why blue light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are so tricky to make. They have revealed the complex properties of their main component – gallium nitride. “While blue LEDs have now been manufactured for over a decade, there has always been a gap in our understanding of how they actually work and ...

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Two Apples a Day Help Fight Depression: Study

Anti-inflammatory properties in fruits like apple can help prevent depression among the middle-aged women, showed findings in a study on 6,000 people. The study by Australian scientists showed that fruit has anti-inflammatory properties that help increase the chemicals linked to sending the signals “All is well” sensation to the brain. “Women who ate two or more pieces of fruit per ...

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