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Bi-luminescent Security Ink

The CSIR and National Physical Laboratory have developed a bi-luminescent security ink and dispatched to the Bank Note Press in Dewas. About the Ink The bi-luminescent security ink glows in 2 colors- red and green when exposed to radiation of different wavelengths. When illuminated by a light source of 254nm, it glows red and when ..

Japanese-born Marine biologist Osamu Shimomura passes away

Japanese-born Marine biologist Osamu Shimomura (90), who won the 2008 Nobel Prize in chemistry, has passed away in Nagasaki, Japan on 19th October 2018. Shimomura and two American scientists shared the 2008 Nobel prize for the discovery and development of a jellyfish protein (or Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP)) that later contributed to cancer studies. He ..

Over 250 lakh CFLs distributed under Bachat Lamp Yojana

Minister of State for Power, Mr. K.C. Venugopal held that over 259 lakh Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs) have been distributed under Bachat Lamp Yojana, BLY and the scheme is proposed in the 12th Plan with modifications. The BLY scheme has been designed on PPP (Public Private Partnership) mode.