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 B100 biodiesel is 100 per cent extract from the microalgae. With this, the extract of the slimy green algae found in abundance across India’s 7,517 km ..
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. Bioceramics have become a diverse class of biomaterials presently including three basic types: bioinert high strength ceramics, bioactive ceramics which form direct chemical bonds with bone ..
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 resources development, utilization and management of food grains production in the country, with a particular reference to North-Western and Eastern India, taking in to consideration the ..
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 synonymous with biomimicry, biomimesis, biognosis and similar to biologically inspired design. The research in the field of artificial photosynthesis is mainly inspired by the Biomimetics. It ..
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 agents are typically found in nature, but it is possible that they could be mutated or altered to increase their ability to cause disease, make them ..