November 24, 2012

B100 Microalgal Diesel

Recently, India witnessed the first test run of vehicle running on B100 marine microalgal biodiesel in New Delhi. Unlike other biodiesels, which are a mixture of conventional diesel, the

November 24, 2012


Bioceramics and bioglasses are ceramic materials that are biocompatible. The class of ceramics used for repair and replacement of diseased and damaged parts of musculoskeletal systems are termed bioceramics.

November 24, 2012

Bringing Green Revolution in Eastern India (BGREI)

BGREI refers to “Bringing Green Revolution in Eastern India”. This programme was an outcome of recommendations of a Task Force in 2009 to assess the existing scenario of water

November 23, 2012


Biomimetics is the study of the structure and function of biological systems as models for the design and engineering of materials and machines. It is widely regarded as being

November 18, 2012

Base Effect

The Base effect refers to the tendency of a small change from a low initial amount to the current amount which is translated into a large percentage and appears

November 12, 2012


Bioterrorism involves the intentional & deliberate release or dissemination of biological agents such as bacteria, viruses, or toxins to cause illness or death in people, animals, or plants. These

October 16, 2012

Bio-toilets / ELOO / Bio-digester / Bapu Toilets

Recently, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has launched its Bio-digester, christened as bio-toilets from Dhamara (Odisha) near the Wheeler Island test facility from where it used to

October 7, 2012

Bharati Chaturvedi

Bharati Chaturvedi is the founder of NGO Chintan, which was selected for America’s first Secretary’s Innovation Award for the Empowerment of Women and Girls. The award funded by the

October 2, 2012

Bharat Stree Mahamandal

Saraladebi Chaudhurani was an extraordinary female leader in action, one who could have towered the nationalist movement had she not withdrawn from the scene. She was niece of Kabiguru

October 1, 2012

Bishwanath Roy

Bishwanath Roy was a visionary leader and freedom figher, who remained a member of the Lok Sabha for twenty five years, from 1952 to 1977. He also served as