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Smell, sight and smoke: Start-ups show the way

Smell, sight and smoke: Start-ups show the way

Three ventures on ways to help farmers and companies and extract fragrant oil.
What gives turmeric its medicinal properties?

What gives turmeric its medicinal properties?

Indian researchers have mapped the genome sequence of turmeric, throwing light on the origins of its medicinal properties.
Just breathe out

Just breathe out

Medical advances have put the exhaled breath at the frontlines of efforts to diagnose killer diseases, and Indian scientists have joined the global quest. 
Enlisting microalgae in plastic waste treatment

Enlisting microalgae in plastic waste treatment

The pulse of a farm revolution

The pulse of a farm revolution

For years, Rajeev Varshney has been using genome-assisted breeding techniques to create hardy crops.
The ideas factory

The ideas factory

The KIIT Technology Business Incubator in Bhubaneswar punches above its weight in churning out successful start-ups. What's its secret sauce?
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