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Atmosphere still has self-cleansing capacity


January 11th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) There's cheering news on the environmental front -- the atmosphere still has its self-cleansing capacity.Some studies had suggested that such self-cleansing power is fragile and sensitive to environmental ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

World is a step closer to deal on climate change: Obama


November 25th, 2009 - 2:34 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): With just two weeks before the start of the Copenhagen summit, US President Barack Omaba said that he and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh have reaffirmed that an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Taiwan seeks India’s support in climate change deal


September 30th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Spurred by improving relations with China, Taiwan, recognised by barely two dozen countries, is flaunting its eco-friendly polices to seek support of the international ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Climate change mitigation strategies ignore carbon cycling processes of inland waters


September 2nd, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): In a new report, scientists have determined that climate change mitigation strategies ignore carbon cycling processes of inland waters.Scientists from the University of Vienna, Uppsala University in Sweden, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pacer Johnson may become Australia’s highest-paid cricketer


March 31st, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 31 (ANI): With 47 in three home and away series in 2008-2009, Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson is all set to become the nation's highest-paid cricketer.In the 25-man contract list ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Scientists identify novel target for heart failure therapy


March 17th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): Researchers from Thomas Jefferson University have identified a novel signalling pathway that can be a potential target for heart failure therapy.The pathway plays a significant role in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sharif brothers’ poll bar widens Zardari-Gilani rift


February 26th, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) The electoral disqualification of the Sharif brothers has widened the simmering rift between Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani with analysts saying the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Study sheds light on how drug blocks cholesterol absorption from the diet


June 4th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): A new study is shedding light on how drug Zetia, used to treat high cholesterol, blocks cholesterol absorption from the diet.Ezetimibe, also known as Zetia is the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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