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BSE launches green index for companies


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Wednesday launched a new sectoral index - BSE-GREENEX - to measure the performance of companies in terms of carbon emissions and ... Read more...

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Minimising cellphone power consumption possible


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Minimising power consumption of both small cell phones and giant data centres may now be possible, thanks to the first ever systematic power profile study.Their results ... Read more...

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Power-starved Punjab goes for ‘green computing’


February 28th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
By Ritika Jha Chandigarh, Feb 28 (IANS) Punjab, faced with a grim power shortage, is now ushering in a silent technological change - green computing - which can help save energy by use ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

8 out of 10 US diners willing to pay more to eat at ‘green’ restaurants!


December 8th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): A new study has revealed that 8 out of 10 American diners were willing to pay more to eat at 'green' restaurants.It also found that more than ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hormone is secret elixir of life


October 21st, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) A hormone naturally created in the body could be the elixir of life, scientists believe. According to a study of thousands of over-50s, the hormone known as DHEAS ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

A hormone to help you live longer, but only if you are rich!


October 21st, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): If a new study is to be believed, a hormone called DHEAS makes you live longer - but only if you are wealthy enough.In the meantime, leading a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The hi-tech Tudor cottage that Twitters!


September 9th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 9 (ANI): A cottage on an English island may have become the most envied house after its owner converted it into one of the most hi-tech homes in the world ... Read more...

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Ultra-powerful laser can turn light bulbs into power-sippers


May 30th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Optics researchers at the University of Rochester, US, have developed an ultra-powerful laser can turn regular incandescent light bulbs into power-sippers.The process could make a light as bright ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Laser doubles brightness of bulb filaments


May 30th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (IANS) An ultra-powerful laser not only doubles the brightness of light bulbs filaments but also slashes their power consumption, according to a new study. "We've been experimenting with the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Children, women in Indian villages benefit most from solar lanterns


April 28th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Lanterns powered by solar energy, that are now being promoted in India's villages as the way out of the electricity shortfall, benefit women and children the most, ... Read more...

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Solar energy can improve living conditions of rural poor in India


April 28th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have determined that solar energy has the potential to improve the living conditions of poor rural households in India as well as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Sleep talking’ PCs use 80 percent less power


April 25th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Computer scientists at UC San Diego and Microsoft Research have created a device that will put computers in a doze, which could mean energy savings of 60 to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Adding vinegar may help toxic water to clean itself


March 4th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): A team of engineers and environmental scientists at the University of Leeds, UK, are developing methods of helping contaminated water to clean itself by adding simple organic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Islamic economic forum urges reduction of trade barriers


March 4th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 4 (DPA) An international Islamic economic conference ended Wednesday with calls for the reduction of trade barriers, development of alternative energy sources and stricter regulations in the global financial industry. The ... Read more...

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Alloy based fridges will run on 50% less energy


June 26th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Scientists have begun developing fridges that are powered by a 100% alloy, which will reduce their energy usage by 50%.In the last 15 years, environmentalists have alerted ... Read more...

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US citizens contribute twice as much greenhouse gas to atmosphere as global average


April 29th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A study by an MIT ( Massachusetts Institute of Technology) class has estimated that anyone who lives in the US contributes more than twice as much greenhouse ... Read more...

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China sets targets to meet its renewable energy goals


November 16th, 2007 - 4:52 pm ICT by admin
London, November 16 (ANI): China is on target to either meet or go beyond its ambitious renewable energy goals. According to Eric Martinot, the author of a Worldwatch institute study, this would ... Read more...

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