Chitra Vishwanath and her husband, S Vishwanath, are architects based in Bangalore who use their home on a 30x50 sq ft as their laboratory. The toilet in Vishwanaths' home is dry, it does not use water. Both the solid and liquid waste from the toilets are collected separately and used as fertiliser in the garden.

the new solar cycle will be least risky for satellites; best for communication systems and safe for the aeroplanes flying over the poles, says a new study. Published on the March 29 issue of the

Radio is the most ubiquitous piece of technology in the country. But opportunities afforded by this handy medium are not been utilised to their optimum by ngos, according to the Bangalore-based

>> Bangalore's first community radio was launched in the last week of June. It's the second such station in Karnataka and will focus on issues of health, environment, development, science, women's

Stone quarrying is a small scale labor oriented industry which has provided jobs to many people but at the same time it has brought a host of environmental problems in the vicinity. The study is carried out to understand the ground water quality in the stone quarry area of Bangalore District.

on october6, 2006 the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (kspcb) withdrew the consent for establishment it had granted to Bangalore-based Nandi Infrastructure Corridor Enterprises (nice) for the

karnataka's decade-old plan for creating a Greater Bangalore entity has finally got a fillip with the state government's recent go-ahead for the merger of seven city municipal councils (cmcs), one

Researcher prefer organic farming to chemicals and fertiliser

An experiment at the M B Gurudev School in the Doddaballapur taluk has proved beneficial for farmers. An eco-toilet, built in collaboration with Mythi Sarva Seva Samithi

Scientist who took science out of the lab to meet developmental needs