Sunday, February 25, 2018

Health & Environment

City Health

Fewer H1N1 cases in Bangalore this year.

City Environment

No soil health cards, farmers get no support

With one year left in the Soil Health Card scheme, the scheme is far from its cumulative target. Bangalore, 24 January, 2018: Inadequacy of soil testing facilities in the country is the main reason for a slow progress in the distribution of Soil Health Cards (SHCs), a Lok Sabha Standing Committee Report showed. The Committee […]

City Environment Tech

Automated Waste Collection System; Bangalore may not be ready

The Automated Waste Collection System (AWCS) might be ideal for GIFT city, Gujarat, but might not be the best plan for Bangalore Bangalore, January 24, 2018: The Gujarat International Finance Tec (GIFT) City introduced an Automated Waste Collection System (AWCS) for their smart city. But experts disagree on the working of the AWCS in cities […]

Health

A recent research by the IISc has shown how to make HIV -1 virus inactive

A recent research by the IISc has shown how to make HIV -1 virus inactive by increasing the rate of mutation, bringing close, a potential treatment for AIDS. Of the two main types of HIV, HIV-1 is the most common and HIV-2 is relatively uncommon and less infectious. AIDS refers to the set of symptoms […]