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Now, synthetic gasoline that is cheaper, eco-friendly


January 28th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Have the soaring oil prices given you a headache? Well, you are about to get some relief.A research collaboration in England has resulted in a synthetic, hydrogen-based fuel ... Read more...

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Tiny 3-D images shed light on origin of Earth’s core


December 17th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory scientists' new method of capturing detailed, three-dimensional images of minute samples of material under extreme pressures is shedding light on the ... Read more...

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Earth-like planets ‘may not be life-friendly’


November 7th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7(ANI): A new study has revealed that planets like the Earth that we thought could support life, might not be life-friendly, and lack a protective magnetic field.According to New Scientist, ... Read more...

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Boffins use super-high pressures to develop super battery


July 6th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): Washington State University researchers have used super-high pressures to create a compact, never-before-seen material that can store vast amounts of energy.The research appears in the journal Nature ... Read more...

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Outer planets of our solar system may have oceans of diamonds


January 18th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, January 18 (ANI): Scientists have said that the outer planets of our solar system may have oceans of diamonds.According to ABC News, a new report has suggested that oceans of ... Read more...

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1996 Mars rock may harbor fossilized microbes


November 28th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 28 (ANI): Scientists studying a chunk of Mars rock that was found in Antarctica in 1996, have determined that it may show signs of life, in the form of fossilized ... Read more...

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Scientists discover new hydrogen-storage method


November 23rd, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 23 (ANI): Scientists at the Carnegie Institution in the US have found for the first time that high pressure can be used to make a unique hydrogen-storage material, a discovery ... Read more...

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New evidence supports 19th century idea on formation of Earth’s oil and natural gas


November 5th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 5 (ANI): Scientists are reporting laboratory evidence supporting the possibility that some of Earth's oil and natural gas may have formed in a way much different than the traditional process ... Read more...

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Scientists make meteorite mineral in lab


August 12th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 12 (ANI): In a "shock" experiment, scientists slammed materials together to make a mineral that is found naturally only in meteorites and the deep layers of Earth's mantle, which could ... Read more...

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Scientists find evidence of hydrocarbons in Earth’s upper mantle


July 27th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found for the first time that ethane and heavier hydrocarbons can be synthesized under the pressure-temperature conditions of the upper mantle of ... Read more...

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Indian scientists discover mysterious forms of water


June 24th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Scientists at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, along with researchers in Italy, have found two types of liquid water that have long been suspected to exist ... Read more...

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Scientists create nonexpanding metal using high pressure


June 16th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), using high pressure, have created a material that does not expand when heated, and acts like a metal with an ... Read more...

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Water plays the role of catalyst in explosives


March 21st, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 21 (ANI): Scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US, have shown that water, in hot dense environments, plays an unexpected role in catalyzing complex explosive reactions.A catalyst ... Read more...

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Water acts as catalyst for explosions


March 21st, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Water, the most abundant liquid on earth, exhibits some unusual chemical properties when placed under extreme conditions. It can even trigger explosions. Scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Lab ... Read more...

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Novel technology could produce biofuel for around 0.50 euros a liter


January 30th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): German scientists have developed a novel technology for synthesizing chemicals from plant material that could produce biofuel for just over 0.50 euros a liter.Developed by scientists at ... Read more...

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Deep interior of Neptune, Uranus and Earth may contain solid ice


September 24th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 24 (ANI): In a bid to determine the melting temperature of ice in high atmospheric pressures, scientists have found a sharp increase in the melting curves, which opens up ... Read more...

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Scientists discover unexpected atomic properties of materials in Earths lowermost mantle


September 17th, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 17 (ANI): A team of researchers has discovered that materials deep inside Earth have unexpected atomic properties that might force earth scientists to revise their models of Earths internal ... Read more...

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Movement of iron snow helps to maintain Mercurys magnetic field


May 8th, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by admin
Washington, May 8 (ANI): New scientific evidence has suggested that the movement of iron snow helps to maintain Mercurys magnetic field.According to researchers from the University of Illinois (U of I) ... Read more...

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Breakthrough in battle to curb greenhouse gases


April 27th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by admin
London, April 27 (IANS) A team of scientists has developed a highly energy-efficient method of converting waste carbon dioxide into chemical compounds, marking a breakthrough in the fight to cut greenhouse gases. ... Read more...

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Scientists make technological breakthrough in cutting greenhouse gases


April 25th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by admin
London, April 25 (ANI): Scientists have made a technological breakthrough in the fight to cut greenhouse gases by developing a highly energy-efficient method of converting waste carbon dioxide (CO2) into chemical ... Read more...

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New materials could enable a practical hydrogen fuel tank in future


April 3rd, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 3 (ANI): Scientists have come a step closer in designing a clean and efficient hydrogen-powered car, by demonstrating a novel class of materials, which could enable a practical hydrogen ... Read more...

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Clues to dinosaur extinction may lie in Indian region formed due to volcanic eruption


March 21st, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
London, March 21 (ANI): A new research in the Deccan Traps in India, a region formed due to volcanic eruptions in the past, might provide clues to solving the mystery behind ... Read more...

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New process for storing gas may help improve greenhouse gas management


February 3rd, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): University of Calgary chemists have uncovered a new process for capturing and storing gas from the environment, which may help improve greenhouse gas management and fuel cell development.The ... Read more...

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Serpentine rock that coats tectonic plates implicated in earthquakes


December 25th, 2007 - 12:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 25 (ANI): A French researcher has revealed that serpentine, a type of rock that coats the top of many tectonic plates, appears to play a significant role in the production ... Read more...

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