Environment Nano Technology

Self – Cleaning Glasses – A mimic of lotus leaf effect | Nanotechnology

What happens when glasses clean themselves ? Moreover the process is energy efficient and there is no need for an external device for cleaning. Glasses are used in many applications such as windows for residential buildings, commercial buildings & vehicles, etc. Glass which is made of silica hates water and doesn’t react with it, exhibiting the character hydrophobicity.  When glass is coated […]

Food Computer Technique
Agriculture AgriTechnology Food Science

Food Computer – New step towards technology lead farming

From computer monitored growing chambers and vertical farms to super foods, the increasing needs of population have led to technology fueled innovations in agriculture. In late 1950s, when serious food shortages occurred in developing countries across the world, efforts were made to improve the growth of major crops like wheat, rice and corn, by creating […]

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India’s Mega food park scheme – All you need to know About !

“The recent study conducted by Central Institute of Post-Harvest Engineering and Technology (CIPHET), Ludhiana has estimated that annual value of harvest and post-harvest losses of major agricultural produce was around Rs.92,500 crore based on production data of 2012-13 at 2014 wholesale prices“ To reduce wastage of perishables and to increase the  processing of food items […]