Many biofuels less sustainable than petrol: Experts

April 4th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 3 (IANS) Many biofuels are less sustainable than petrol and diesel, Dutch think tank CE Delft said Tuesday."If you take into account the land use, CO2-emissions and ... Read more...

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Green diets for daughters, bananas and potatoes for sons?

January 3rd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Women planning to have a baby who eat more fruits and green vegetables increase their chances of giving birth to a girl. And those who gorge on bananas ... Read more...

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Vegetable diet ‘gives you daughters’

January 3rd, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): Want to have a daughter? Well, then go on a fruit and vegetable diet, say Dutch scientists.They found that women could increase their chances of giving birth to ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka frees 300 Indian trawlers

July 3rd, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 3 (IANS) Sri Lanka has released all the 300-odd Indian fishing trawlers the navy seized while allegedly poaching in the island's territorial waters, after hours of through investigation. Navy spokesman ... Read more...

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World’s most advanced robot walks like a human

May 23rd, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by admin
London, May 23 (IANS) Researchers trying to make robots walk have so far met with limited success, but one developed by a university in Netherlands walks as naturally as humans do. The ... Read more...

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