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A Finnish solution to India’s diesel dilemma


September 20th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 20 (IANS) Even as the whole of India is up in arms at the hike in the diesel price, new technology offers hope of a cheaper alternative by ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Brazilian agribusiness faces shrinking global demand


August 8th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 8 (IANS/EFE) Production in Brazil's agri-industrial sector fell 3.9 percent in the first half of the year compared with the same period of 2011, a statistics ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Alcohol can triple original dose of medicine


July 27th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 27 (IANS) Always avoid alcohol while taking certain medicines because it actually triples the original dose, warn researchers.Lab experiments have demonstrated how alcohol made several drugs up to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Woman dies after wine drinking bet


July 19th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) A Chinese woman died of ethanol poisoning after she drank a full bottle of strong rice wine following a 100 yuan ($15) bet with her colleagues, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Four die in Andhra after consuming moonshine


May 11th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) Four people died Friday after consuming moonshine in Vijayawada town of Andhra Pradesh, police said.According to police, two others are stated to be in critical conditions. ... Read more...

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Moscow set to curb drinking, have less liquor stores


May 6th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) In a country known for its hard drinking habits that President Dmitry Medvedev once termed a "national disaster", there is a move now to curb ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Russia to raise liquor, cigarette tax


April 29th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia, a country of vodka drinkers, may raise tariffs on hard liquor to about 20 percent a litre by 2015, according to a draft tax ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kremlin creates its own vodka


February 15th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Kremlin has created its own brand of premium vodka to be served at official events involving the Russian president.The new beverage, titled Kremlin Award, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Tiny alcohol amounts double worm’s life


January 22nd, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Tiny portions of ethanol, the type of alcohol found in alcoholic beverages, can more than double the lifespan of a tiny worm known as C elegans.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Three trains collide in US


January 7th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) Two crew members were hospitalised with non-life-threatening injuries after three freight trains collided and caught fire in the US state of Indiana Friday, Xinhua reported quoting ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Woman jailed for poisoning baby with breast milk


December 30th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 30-year-old Russian woman was Friday sentenced to three and a half years in jail for poisoning her two-week-old baby to death by nursing him ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Train derailment, explosion in US town prompts evacuation


October 7th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Oct 7 (IANS) Officials are evacuating the town of Tiskilwa in Illinois after a freight train derailed and several tanker cars containing ethanol exploded early Friday, Chicago Tribune reports.The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US to invest $510 mn in advanced biofuels


August 17th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 17 (IANS/EFE) US will invest up to $510 million over three years to promote the production of biofuels for marine and aerial transportation."Biofuels are an important part ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Telling real whisky from the fake


July 26th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Scientists have devised a faster way of telling real Scotch whisky from the fake, a method that could enhance the technology used to tackle the trade ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Will-Kate drove in wine-powered converted Aston Martin post wedding


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Everything about the royal wedding ought to be grand, including the wine-powered converted Aston Martin in which Prince William took his new wife for a public spin ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Forget safe-drinking levels, any amount of alcohol can give you cancer!


May 1st, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 1 (ANI): In a shocking new revelation, a new report from the cancer council has warned that any amount of alcohol could give you cancer, regardless of your drinking levels.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Heavy beer drinking, gene variant up gastric cancer risk


April 5th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A new study has found that heavy beer drinkers who have a specific genetic variant in the cluster of three genes that metabolize alcohol are at significantly higher ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Drinking alcohol after age 75 linked to lower risk of dementia


March 8th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 08 (ANI): Alcohol consumption after the age of 75 is associated with lower risk of developing dementia, according to a new study.3202 German individuals (75 plus) attending general practitioners , ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, cheap, efficient method to convert algae into renewable fuel


March 6th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): University of Arkansas researchers have developed a method for converting common algae into butanol-a renewable fuel that can be used in existing combustible engines."We can make cars go. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UK company claims it can ‘grow diesel’


March 1st, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 01 (ANI): A Massachusetts company, Joule Unlimited, has claimed that it can produce diesel using the same ingredients that make grass grow.A biotechnology company, based in Cambridge, has created ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

For rural homes, a lamp that’s also a stove! (With Image)


February 14th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Killugudi Jayaraman Bangalore, Feb 14 (IANS) Is it a stove or a lamp? "It is actually both," says engineer-inventor Anil Rajvanshi, developer of a dual purpose device that simultaneously solves the twin ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Coffee and Aspirin is “Best Hangover Cure” in Rats


January 21st, 2011 - 1:58 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to scientists, the best cure for a hangover is not “hair of the dog” as suggested before, which means that a person should drink a small amount ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Could coffee be the answer to hangovers?


January 12th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): A cup of steaming hot coffee and a painkiller may be the answer to that hangover from binge drinking, says a new study.Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Alcoholic energy drinks will be transformed into Ethanol


January 7th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials in the United States are taking some alcoholic energy drinks from off the shelves after it was found that the drinks could potentially harm its ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ethanol Made From Banned Energy Drinks


January 7th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a move that will surely be hailed by the environmental groups a banned energy drink is being converted into car fuel in USA. In last ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Banned energy drink gets new life as fuel source in Big Apple


January 7th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 7 (ANI): Fuel Loko-which was pulled from shelves across the New York City recently- could soon be found close to home: in your gas tank.The controversial beverage, originally advertised ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New yeast strain ‘cuts major drawbacks of biofuel production methods’


December 28th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): Scientists at the University of California University of Illinois, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the energy company BP have found a new yeast strain that eliminates many ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Could red wine treat diabetes?


November 20th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that red wine is packed with anti-diabetic compounds - so does that mean it could be a potential source of treatment?Alois Jungbauer and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Use natural resources in sustainable manner, urges Sibal


October 22nd, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) India's natural resources should be used in a sustainable manner with unique and cost-effective solutions, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal said Friday.Inaugurating the Green Conclave ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

EU gives trade preferences to Pakistan


October 8th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 7 (IANS) The European Union Thursday adopted a proposal for suspension of import duties on a number of export items from Pakistan to help the country recover from the unprecedented ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Renuka Sugars receives order for ethanol supply


October 6th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Shree Renuka Sugars Wednesday said it has received orders to supply 118 million litres of ethanol to state-run oil marketing companies for a period of one year."Shree ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Modified yeast could lead to more efficient, economical biofuel production


August 20th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): A University of Illinois metabolic engineer has identified a strain of yeast with increased alcohol tolerance that could lead to more efficient and economical production of biofuels.Biofuels are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian-origin scientist unveils new, efficient technique of biofuel production


July 1st, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): An Indian-origin researcher and her colleagues at North Carolina State University have unveiled a more efficient technique for producing biofuels from woody plants. The procedure significantly reduces the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, e-waste to help in destroying bacterial infections


June 25th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Electronic waste, which can be an environmental hazard to the soil, has now been turned into an anti-microbial substance that can help destroy bacterial infections.Researchers at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vodka taste lies in the tongue of the tippler


June 16th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Vodka drinkers often display a preference for one brand of vodka over another. Now, scientists have found the reason behind it.Researchers are reporting the first identification of a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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