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Why kids tire more quickly than adults when out for a walk


November 16th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Ever wondered why children get tired quickly than adults when walking? Well, scientists had long recognized that smaller people use more energy per kilogram body mass than larger ... Read more...

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How much energy do we expend while walking?


November 14th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) Why do children tire more quickly than adults when out on a walk? Walkers use the same amount of energy per stride, but it becomes less economical for ... Read more...

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New equation that calculates how much energy we use while walking


November 12th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the equation for how much energy we use while walking.Peter Weyand from Southern Methodist University has linked the effect that body size has on physiological ... Read more...

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‘Energy efficient’ orangutans need less food fuel than we do


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): Orangutans are more economical - in terms of food fuel needs, than any other primate, including humans, a new study has found.According to the research, orangutans need less ... Read more...

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Warmer temperatures increase CO2 release by inland lakes


July 22nd, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): Warmer climate entails increased release of carbon dioxide by inland lakes, reveals new Swedish research.The study appears in the journal Nature.Particles of different kinds - including microscopic algae, ... Read more...

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Gecko’s tail an energy powerhouse, say scientists


November 21st, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, November 21 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that a gecko's tail is an energy powerhouse, as the reptiles have a slower getaway after dropping their tail to fee ... Read more...

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Nano will add to global pollution, says Australian expert


March 24th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Paritosh Parasher Melbourne, March 24 (IANS) An Australian motoring expert has slammed the world's least expensive car Nano, which was launched in Mumbai Monday, claiming it would increase global pollution and push ... Read more...

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Underground rocks may turn carbon dioxide into harmless chemical


March 6th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) Geologists have mapped large rock formations in the US that can absorb carbon dioxide and potentially be harnessed to vastly accelerate the process. The report, by scientists at ... Read more...

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The heavier you snore, the more calories you burn


December 16th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): The heavier your snores are, the more calories you burn, that''s the conclusion of a new study, which claims that snoring is an healthy habit. According to the ... Read more...

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Global climate change could impact critical functions of microbes


June 4th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Scientists have said that global climate change will not only impact plants and animals but will also affect bacteria, fungi and other microbial populations that perform a ... Read more...

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‘Even microbes at risk from climate change’


June 4th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) Not just humans, climate change will also impact the microscopic world of bacteria, fungi and other microbial populations that support life on Earth. "Microbes perform a number of ... Read more...

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