Editorial: Radiation-induced mutation

Published in The Hindu on December 16, 2008

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has called for increased investment in radiation-induced mutation techniques that help in producing crop varieties with high yields and disease resistance, and can grow in stressful conditions such as drought, flood, and salinity. 355 more words


Editorial: A shot in the arm for food irradiation

Published in The Hindu on April 3, 2006

Though India is the largest producer of mangoes in the world, export to the United States was not possible for many years because of stringent import regulations designed to prevent the entry of products carrying potential pests and diseases.  429 more words

World Health Organisation

Augmented Irradiations # 2 (AIR)


An awareness exercise -series by Aline – ink and pencil

A quote by  John Cage on Imaginary Landscapes
“It’s not a physical landscape. It’s a term reserved for the new technologies. 35 more words


Irradiation and learning

Dear All,
An old Latin proverb says “Mens sana in corpore sano” or “Healthy spirit in a healthy body”. This proverb underlines the importance of physical health for one’s spiritual life. 623 more words