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Experimental investigation and control the toxic emissions in IC engines by nano materials

Durairajan A, Kavitha T, Rajendran A

Automobile plays an important role in contribution to the pollution. Air pollution is predominately emitted through the exhaust of motor vehicles and the combustion of fossil fuels.

Discovery Science, 2012, 1(1), 3-9

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Adsorption of heavy metals from Industrial effluent using Sargassum sp.

Saravanan A, Brindha V, Uvaraja Kusala, Nishanth

Millions of people die every year as a consequence of unsafe water or inadequate sanitation. In developing countries, heavy metals are the major pollutants in marine, lake and ground waters as well as in industrial and even treated effluents.

Discovery Science, 2012, 1(1), 10-13

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Heteropolyacids as heterogenous and reusable catalysts for trans-esterification reactions

Anitha A

The depletion of world petroleum reserves and the increased environmental concerns have stimulated the search for alternative sources for petroleum-based fuel, including diesel fuels.

Discovery Science, 2012, 1(1), 14-18

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Isolation and analysis of novel compounds from shrimp waste

Jeyandra Saravanan K, Sundari M, Jaya Sundari K

Shrimp waste is a good source of chitin and proteins. The digestion of the shells with proteolytic enzymes allow to recovery of the chitin and nutritionally valuable protein hydrolysate.

Discovery Science, 2012, 1(1), 19-24

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Editorial

God Particle or Higgs boson/Higgs particle

Jonathan Biswas

To cheers and standing ovations, scientists at the world's biggest atom smasher claimed the discovery of a new subatomic particle calling it "consistent" with the long-sought Higgs boson — popularly known as the “God particle"

Discovery Science, 2012, 1(2), 27-28

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Free radical grafting of ethylcrotonate and ethylsalicylate onto HDPE by thermolysis method – an FTIR approach

Parthasarathy V, Sundaresan B, Dhanalakshmi V, Anbarasan R

High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) was functionalised with two different esters in an inert atmosphere of 1600 C under different experimental conditions by thermolysis method.

Discovery Science, 2012, 1(2), 29-34

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Environmental scenario of chromite ore mining at Sukinda valley beyond 2030

Subhashree Pattanaik, Pattanaik DK, Madhusmita Das, Panda RB

Sukinda valley in Jajpur and Dhenkanal district of Odisha contains about 98% of the chromite reserve and it is being exploited by Opencast Mining since 1950.

Discovery Science, 2012, 1(2), 35-39

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Nano particle drug delivery system for Irinotican in colorectal cancer

Balasubramanian J, Narayanan N, Shahul hammed maraicar K, Vijaya kumar N, Azhagesh raj K

Colorectal cancer is cancer that starts in either the colon or the rectum. Colon cancer and rectal cancer have many features in common.

Discovery Science, 2012, 1(2), 40-45

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Editorial

Mars rover 2012: the search for life on Mars

Priya Dharshini G

Life on Mars has been long speculated. Liquid water is widely thought to have existed on Mars in the past, and there may still be liquid water beneath the surface.

Discovery Science, 2012, 1(3), 48-49

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Review

A conceptual study on stress and work - life balance

Uma Mageswari S, Prabhu NRV

Life is full of ups and downs. To make it successful one need to have a better understanding of what life is .When we take into account the life cycle of an individual almost majority

Discovery Science, 2012, 1(3), 50-53

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Scientometric measures of swine research performance in India during 1971 to 2010

Amsaveni N, Raja S, Ashok kumar P, Kalisdha A

This study has been carried out to analyze the research field of Swine flu in terms of publication output as per Science Citation Index (1971-2010) from Web of Science.

Discovery Science, 2012, 1(3), 54-57

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Structural, magnetic and magneto-resistive properties of sputter deposited Ni-Mn-Ga ferromagnetic shape

Annadurai A

Ni-Mn-Ga ferromagnetic shape memory alloy thin films were deposited onto well cleaned substrates of Si (100) and glass at two different sputtering powers of 25W and 45 W in argon atmosphere at 0.015 mbar.

Discovery Science, 2012, 1(3), 58-62

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A unified study of inversion of an integral equation with the I - function of two variables as its kernel

Yashwant Singh, Laxmi Joshi

The object of this paper is to solve an integral equation of convolution from having the I -function of two variables as its kernel. Some special cases are also given in the end.

Discovery Science, 2012, 1(3), 63-66

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Editorial

Gene therapy - a technique for deafness

Brithvi V

Genes carried on chromosomes, are the basic physical and functional units of heredity. Genes are specific sequences of bases that encode instructions on how to make proteins.

Discovery Science, 2012, 2(4), 3-4

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Review

Brain fingerprinting – an overview

Harpreet Kaur, Jyoti, Jyoti Yadav, Ankur Arora, Dolly, Laveena Ahuja

Brain Fingerprinting is a new computer-based technology to identify the culprit of a crime accurately and scientifically by measuring brain-wave responses to crime-relevant words or pictures presented on a computer screen

Discovery Science, 2012, 2(4), 5-9

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CYBORGS: Reinvention of nature

Akshay sharma, Deepak Basora

Humans have limited capabilities. Can we use technology to upgrade humans? The possibility exists to enhance human capabilities, to harness the ever increasing abilities of machine

Discovery Science, 2012, 2(4), 10-14

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Effects of cooperative learning on junior secondary school students’ knowledge and attitudes to multicultural education concepts in social studies

Ekima C.Salako, Ifeoma R Eze, Emmanuel O.Adu

Knowledge and attitudes to multicultural education concepts in Social Studies are invaluable experiences of analysing various cultures in today's interdependent world.

Discovery Science, 2012, 2(4), 15-18

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Long term evolution (LTE): Spectrum and 3G metworks

Ashish Kumar, Ankur Arora, Ch. Jahirul Islam

Long-Term Evolution (LTE) allows operators to use new and wider spectrum and complements 3G networks with higher data rates, lower latency and a flat IP-based architecture.

Discovery Science, 2012, 2(4), 19-27

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Online Social Bookmarking Services and Its Impact on Aerospace Scientists and Engineers of Bangalore

Guruprasad R, Marimuthu P, Khaiser Nikam

A research survey was undertaken to ascertain the ‘Use Patterns of Online Social Bookmarking Services’ amongst the aerospace scientists and engineers of 16 aerospace organizations of Bangalore

Discovery Science, 2012, 2(4), 28-31

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Removal of methyl orange, an azo dye, using oxidative degradation by hexacyanoferrate(III) ions

Anjali Goel, Ranjana Bhatt, Neetu Rani

Reactive dyes are the largest single group of dyes used in the textile industry and have been selected for our study because refractory azo-dye compounds used in the texture industry

Discovery Science, 2012, 2(4), 32-36

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On the non-homogeneous cubic equation with three unknowns x3 + y3 = 14z3 + 3(x+y)

Gopalan MA, Vidhyalakshmi S, Sumathi G

The non-homogeneous cubic equation with three unknowns represented by the diophantine equation x3 + y3 = 14z3 + 3(x+y) is analyzed for its patterns of non-zero distinct integral solutions.

Discovery Science, 2012, 2(4), 37-39

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Editorial

Rising sea levels – a foremost threat to our earth

Brithvi V

As water gets warmer, it takes up more space. Each drop of water only expands by a little bit, but when you multiply this expansion over the entire depth of the ocean, it all adds up and causes sea level to rise.

Discovery Science, 2012, 2(5), 42

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Review

Network Security: A Way to Secured Cybernet

Anju Yadav, Kavita Rani, Anu Sheoran, Gurpreet, Neha Gupta, Juhi

Network security is a complex issue, can only tackled by technically sound and skilled experts. As more and more threat to the network is increasing,

Discovery Science, 2012, 2(5), 43-47

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Studies on Fly Ash and Animals

Shikha Shrivastava, Lekhika Shrivastava

Fly ash is a powdery material produced as by-product during the coal based power generation process. It is a mixture of fine, spherical particles size ranging between 0-100 microns.

Discovery Science, 2012, 2(5), 48-54

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Editorial

Quantum Dots: The Development of Nanomedicine

Balasubramanian J, Narayanan N, Azhageshraj K, Pragadeesh K

Quantum dots (QDs) are among the most promising items in the nanomedicine toolbox. These nanocrystal fluorophores have several potential medical applications including nanodiagnostics

Discovery Science, 2012, 2(6), 57-59

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Weeds, photosynthetically active radiation interception, soil temperature, biological and seed yield of soybean as affected by planting methods and fertilizer rates

Avtar Singh, Kang JS, Harmeet Singh

A field experiment on soybean conducted in a split-plot design assigning planting methods in main -plots and fertilizer rates in sub-plots at Punjab Agricultural University

Discovery Science, 2012, 2(6), 60-63

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Salinity effects on growth, biomass production and transpiration rate of selected tree species in a semi- arid region of southern Haryana, India

Mukesh Kumar, Dagar JC, Gupta SR, Manoj Khanna, Choudhri SK, Lal K

This study was carried out to compare the effect of salinity on tree species at Puthi (located in Hisar district 76 14 E and 29 04 N).

Discovery Science, 2012, 2(6), 64-76

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Short term wind forecasting using artificial neural networks

Er.Gurpreet Singh, Er.Manpreet Kaur

Wind power experiences a tremendous development of its installed capacities in the world. Though, the integration of wind generation causes difficulties in the management of power systems.

Discovery Science, 2012, 2(6), 77-83

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Energy appraisal of a gasoline- electric vehicle

Kwasi-Effah CC, Obanor AI

Hybrid electric vehicle technology is seen as one major solution in reducing fuel consumption and emissions of greenhouse gases of a conventional vehicle.

Discovery Science, 2012, 2(6), 84-89

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Photochemical Studies of Generation of Electrical Energy in Photogalvanic Cell

Mahesh Chandra, Meena RC

Rose Bengal is used as a photo sensitizer in photo galvanic cell for solar energy conversion and Mannitol is used as an electron donor in this study.

Discovery Science, 2012, 2(6), 90-95

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Antenatal care services among the tribes of visakhapatnam district

Srinivas N, Sambasiva Rao R, Lakshmi G and Giridhar L

Antenatal care interventions are essential to reduce maternal and child mortality and is recognized as an immense public health problem.

Discovery Science, 2012, 2(6), 96-99

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Hematological changes in albino mice under sodium fluoride

Khadar Basha S, Ravi Sekhar P, Sandeep V, Jayantha Rao K

Hematology is defined as that branch of biology which deals with the morphology of blood and blood forming organs.

Discovery Science, 2012, 2(6), 100-102

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Diversity of Avian Fauna of Thirthahalli Panchayat Town of Shivamogga District, Karnataka, India

Sayeswara HA, Vasantha Naik T, Naik KL, Ravikumar Patil HS

This paper documents a list of birds of Thirthahalli panchayat town of Shivamogga district, Karnataka, India. Birds are great economic importance to man.

Discovery Science, 2012, 2(6), 103-115

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