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Power generation firms need to improve efficiency: Shinde


April 26th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Power generation firms need to improve efficiency to meet growing demands and reduce dependence on coal and gas supply, Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Thursday.Addressing ... Read more...

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‘Nano-bricks’ could help improve food packaging


March 28th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Scientists have said that a new material containing an ingredient used to make bricks shows promise as a transparent coating for improving the strength and performance of plastic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Volcanoes ‘may have kick-started life on Earth’


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): Volcanoes might have played a crucial role in kick-starting life on Earth, according to new results from an old experiment that sat on the shelf for more than ... Read more...

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Angled, down-the-side’ is the best way to pour champagne


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI):Scientists in France have reported that pouring bubbly in an angled, down-the-side way is best for preserving the taste and fizz of the champagne.The study also reports the first ... Read more...

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NASA images reveal cosmic snowstorm post comet encounter


November 19th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Images captured by NASA's spacecraft after the recent encounter with Comet Hartley 2 revealed a cosmic snow storm created by carbon dioxide jets spewing out tons of golf-ball ... Read more...

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‘Dry water’ could offer new way to absorb and store CO2, fight global warming


August 26th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): A powdered sugar like material, called "dry water," could provide a new way to absorb and store carbon dioxide, the major greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming, ... Read more...

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‘Angled, down-the-side’ is the best way to pour champagne


August 12th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 11 (ANI): Scientists in France have reported that pouring bubbly in an angled, down-the-side way is best for preserving the taste and fizz of the champagne.The study also reports the ... Read more...

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Indian forests absorb 11% of annual greenhouse gas emissions: Jairam Ramesh


August 29th, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 29 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests, Jairam Ramesh, said on Saturday that about 11 per cent of the annual greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) is being absorbed ... Read more...

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Rise in CO2 levels 200 mln yrs ago led to sudden collapse in plant biodiversity


June 19th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have found that a rise in carbon dioxide (CO2) levels 200 million years ago led to a sudden ancient collapse in plant biodiversity.The ... Read more...

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Increasing CO2 in oceans will make harder for deep-sea animals to “breathe”


April 18th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 18 (ANI): A new study has suggested that increasing carbon dioxide (CO2) and decreasing oxygen in the oceans will make it harder for deep-sea animals to "breathe".The study, by marine ... Read more...

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CO2 in underground water may bring carbon capture and storage a step closer


April 2nd, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 2 (ANI): A new research has shown that for millions of years carbon dioxide (CO2) has been stored safely and naturally in underground water in gas fields saturated with the ... Read more...

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Danish Prince Happy About New Wind Plants


March 27th, 2009 - 1:18 am ICT by GD
The Crown Prince of Denmark, Prince Frederik said that expansion of a country's renewable sources of energy and struggling out if a recession are not separate issues. He said, "Denmark is economically ... Read more...

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Could carbon dioxide replace antibiotics in surgery?


February 12th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Flooding wounds with carbon dioxide gas during surgery could protect the site from airborne bacteria and also suffocate germs, according to a study. CO2 is already used for ... Read more...

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1.6 bn people living in darkness, 25 percent Indians: IPCC


July 8th, 2008 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) One out of every four people in the world without access to electricity is an Indian, said R.K. Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ... Read more...

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Low-cost carbon filter removes 90pct of CO2 from smokestack gases


May 20th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A team of researchers in Wyoming has developed a low-cost carbon filter that can remove 90 percent of carbon dioxide gas from the smokestacks of electric power ... Read more...

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New gas sensors would monitor C02 in large areas cost-effectively


May 9th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Scientists have developed a novel gas sensor system, which makes it possible to monitor carbon dioxide in large areas, cost-effectively the first time.Developed at the Helmholtz ... Read more...

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