September 2019

Dealing with Fungus in Houses

When these is a lot of moisture in hot humid tropics, fungi flourish and trouble the life. Cleaning fungus from clothes, cushions, books, display items, leather bags, covers, etc. is a challenge. Read step by step instructions to clean fungi from different items: Manage Fungi in Living Rooms – Get Rid of the Troublesome Moulds

Sky Watching on New Moon Day

Moon has been fascinating from childhood. As students, sky watching begins with the moon and the astronomical aspects. Stellar constellations, galaxies, planets, comets, extra celestial objects, satellites, etc. Here is a description of the different types of full moon. Read more by clicking this: A Lucky Sky Watcher on the Harvest Moon Day.


Rare Medicinal Plant – Zanthoxylum or Gamate

We have rich biodiversity and the indigenous knowledge is diminishing, generation after generation. Some of the precious resources are also depleting due to deforestation and lack of regeneration. Due to urbanization and negligence, we are losing the traditional material resources and useful knowledge of indigenous seasonal and traditional recipes. Read more:


Jackfruit – Jack of all Trade

Jackfruit is part and parcel of the people of south India. It is a very useful food, snack and a nutrition item, underexplored. Recently people realise its importance and rediscover its medicinal properties. I am recapping some of the important uses and the social relevance of jackfruit and the jackfruit tree here: Watch my …

Jackfruit – Jack of all Trade Read More »


Chandrayaan-2 Data Communication Lost

The Chandrayaan Mission could launch Vikram Lander on the lunar surface. Communications with the lander were lost at 2 AM IST on 7th September 2019. Scientists are trying to establish communication. Read more by clicking this link ” “


Nanotechnology in India

When we see materials with our naked eyes, things appear with some features, which are different when we see them under a powerful microscope. Whereas they look entirely different when we observe them under an electronic microscope. Changing the structure of materials at nanoscale make the materials show altogether different potential properties. To study and …

Nanotechnology in India Read More »

Scroll to Top