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Robotic jellyfish invented


March 21st, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) A hydrogen-powered robot that moves in water like a jellyfish and could eventually be used in underwater rescue operations has been invented by US engineers, the ... Read more...

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Burning more sugar drives super athleticism


December 1st, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Muscle fitness drives super athleticism, especially when their cells efficiently utilise sugar as a fuel source, a study reveals. Conversely, exercising improves the muscle's ability to ... Read more...

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Lanco bags project to mine, operate coal block in Chhattisgarh


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Infrastructure major Lanco Infratech Limited (LITL) Wednesday said it has bagged a project to mine and operate Gare Pelma II coal block in Raigarh district, ... Read more...

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Ex-Wipro executive Paranjpe to head US energy firm


May 26th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 26 (IANS) Former Wipro joint chief executive Girish S. Paranjpe has been named the managing director of US-based Bloom Energy International, the energy firm said Thursday."Paranjpe, who will ... Read more...

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New microwave method recycles used motor oil into fuel


March 29th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): UK researchers have developed a new method that could recycle waste crankcase oil into gasoline-like fuel.The method is the first to use microwaves and has 'excellent potential' for ... Read more...

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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...

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Can human waste be used as a power source in space?


December 4th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): A satellite experiment will test if human feces can be a fuel source in space.The experiment is part of a United Nations educational mission scheduled for launch next ... Read more...

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Government will check oil price fluctuation: Deora


October 27th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 27 (ANI): Expressing his concern over spiralling fuel prices, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora on Wednesday said the government would intervene if the global oil scenario remained ... Read more...

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Urine Powered Car Might Be A Reality In The Future


August 30th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Peeing into the gas tank of your car might just refrain you from going to the gas station in the future. The idea might take a ... Read more...

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Urine-powered fuel cells to offer pee power to people


August 27th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): This could literally be called pee power to the people-researchers have figured out a way to make the world's first urine-powered fuel cells.Chemistry postdocs Shanwen Tao and Rong ... Read more...

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Biofuel Generation At Salt Lake City Outskirts In Near Future?


August 25th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Utah, Aug 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) While the uninspiring looking safflower may seem as a wild crop it may become an alternative fuel source in the near future in the USA. ... Read more...

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Himachal to set up thermal power plant in West Bengal


June 30th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Wednesday gave the green signal to a joint venture company to set up a thermal power plant in West Bengal to meet its power ... Read more...

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New human fuel cell powered by air, sugar


May 26th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): You can soon power your body, your mind, and your implants by the air you breathe and the food you eat-researchers have successfully implanted the first sugar-and-oxygen-powered biofuel ... Read more...

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Plastic made from algae ensures a greener environment


May 2nd, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): The world around us would have been a lot more greener if all the plastic- like car parts, bottles, containers, and even keyboards-were made from algae.And now ... Read more...

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Nuclear fusion power could solve world’s energy crisis


April 12th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 12 (IANS) Imagine if you could generate power using nuclear power minus radioactivity - it would be the answer to the dream of finding a clean, sustainable energy source. ... Read more...

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Wastewater may solve eco hurdles in algae-based biofuel production


January 24th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 24 (ANI): A team of engineers from the University of Virginia's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has proposed using wastewater as a solution to some of the environmental hurdles ... Read more...

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White coal becomes a popular fuel source in Rajasthan


January 13th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Jan 13 (ANI): The production of white coal (Briquettes made of Biomass) using agricultural and forest waste has become popular in Rajasthan, with more then 50 units devoted to produce it ... Read more...

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New power plant can provide electricity with zero CO2 emissions


December 4th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 4 (ANI): A new type of natural-gas electric power plant proposed by MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) researchers could provide electricity with zero carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to the atmosphere.Postdoctoral ... Read more...

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Component of asphalt eyed as new fuel source


September 24th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 24 (ANI): Soon, the pavement material that cars drive on may wind up in their fuel tanks, thanks to scientists eyeing a key component of asphalt as a new fuel ... Read more...

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‘Green’ bus that runs on chip fat hits the road in UK!


May 7th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): A single-decker bus, dubbed "The Chipper", that runs on waste cooking oil from chip shops has taken to the UK streets.The "green" vehicle, a 1998 Dennis Dart vehicle ... Read more...

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100 million Jatropha saplings planted in Chhattisgarh


February 11th, 2009 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 11 (IANS) About 100 million Jatropha saplings, a bio-fuel source, have been planted during the past three years in Chhattisgarh, the state assembly was told Wednesday. "The forest department had planted ... Read more...

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Hubble captures image of two of Milky Ways most colossal stars


November 26th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Nov 26 (ANI): The Hubble Space Telescope has captured the image of a pair of stars that are two of our galaxys most massive stars.They have, until recently, been shrouded ... Read more...

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Revolutionary fuel cell design to make cheaper vehicles feasible


August 4th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 4 (IANS) A reworked design of fuel cells used in the latest hybrid cars will help make vehicles more reliable and cheaper to build in the future. The breakthrough is ... Read more...

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Cow power could generate electricity for millions


July 24th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): A new research has determined that converting livestock manure into a domestic renewable fuel source could generate electricity for millions of people.The research, published in the Institute ... Read more...

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Now, a method to produce hydrogen without the carbon footprint


July 16th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Penn State researchers have determined that a greener, less expensive method to produce hydrogen for fuel may eventually be possible with the help of water, solar energy ... Read more...

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Coffee and carbohydrates boost athletic drive


July 10th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 10 (IANS) A combination of coffee and carbohydrates helped athletes recover faster from strenuous exercise by replenishing glycogen, the main fuel source for muscles. The study's co-author John Hawley said ... Read more...

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Coffee along with carbs the quickest way to refuel muscles after workout


July 8th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 8 (ANI): Drained after the workout? Well, just grab a cup of coffee along with a plate of carbs and you will be back in action, suggests a new ... Read more...

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Drinking coffee after a workout helps muscles refuel


July 2nd, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Drinking coffee after a workout can help refuel muscles and recover quickly from rigorous exercising.Glycogen, the muscle's primary fuel source during exercise, is replenished more rapidly ... Read more...

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Soon, airplanes run on algae-based kerosene


June 6th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A major air carrier is going to test airplanes that run on algae-based kerosene, which promises to be eco-friendly. According to a report in ENN (Environmental News ... Read more...

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Some biofuels may be harmful rather than good for environment


May 28th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Biofuels based on ethanol, vegetable oil and other renewable sources may be popular as a way to reduce fossil fuel dependence and limit greenhouse gas emissions but ... Read more...

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Algae could be a rich, and unusual, fuel source


April 2nd, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by admin
New York, April 2 (IANS) Soaring fuel prices have prompted scientists to look at unconventional energy sources that are cheap, abundant and renewable. And a new study suggests that the common algae ... Read more...

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Now, chicken fat converted into biodiesel using methanol


January 6th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Researchers have been able to convert chicken fat into biodiesel using a chemical process, involving methanol.Developed by Brent Schulte, a chemical-engineering graduate student, the process for the ... Read more...

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Now, a device that converts harmful CO2 emissions into fuel cells


December 19th, 2007 - 2:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): Researchers have developed a new device that uses sunlight and steam to neutralize carbon dioxide and ultimately turn it into a clean energy source, such as hydrogen.Known ... Read more...

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Fat transporting protein may be ‘fountain of youth’ for your heart


November 14th, 2007 - 8:20 am ICT by admin
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