natural processes

Oceans absorbing half of greenhouse emission


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) Oceans, forests and other ecosystems continue to soak up about half the carbon dioxide (CO2) released by human activities, but US researchers fear this may not ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Goa’s battle against mining reaches London


June 29th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 29 (IANS) Concerned about the plunder of resources caused by rampant mining in Goa, non- resident Goans (NRGs) in London have come together in a bid to end ... Read more...

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First ever study to explore beneath the seafloor


May 4th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Scientists are one step closer in understanding the natural processes taking place below the seafloor, which also give rise to economically important ores along the seafloor and may ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Creating Wealth from Waste in Uttarakhand


January 18th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Dinesh PantDehradun, Jan 18 (ANI): One of the most enduring images of the hilly regions in northern India is the ubitiqous 'Pine' trees that cover the undulating landscape. Yes there are ... Read more...

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Low cost ‘Poo-Gloos’ can clean sewage effectively


January 10th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) Low cost igloo-shaped devices nicknamed 'Poo-Gloos' can clean up sewage just as effectively as multimillion-dollar treatment facilities. Kraig Johnson and his team developed the Poo-Gloo when he worked ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

ESA’s Venus Express explores planet’s poisonous atmosphere


October 7th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): ESA's Venus Express has flown through the upper reaches of Venus' poisonous atmosphere with an aim of measuring the density of the upper polar atmosphere, an experiment that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New drug could make jet lag history


August 24th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 24 (ANI): Now frequent flyers can heave a sigh of relief - with researchers having successfully tested a new drug that can reset and restart the natural 24-hour body clock ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mice cages alter brains, affect scientific research


July 17th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, researchers at the University of Colorado's Anschutz Medical Campus have found that the brains of mice used in laboratories worldwide can be profoundly affected ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists develop most potent homogeneous catalyst known for water oxidation


March 12th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): Reports indicate that Emory University chemists in US have developed the most potent homogeneous catalyst known for water oxidation, considered a crucial component for generating clean hydrogen fuel ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Authorities reviewing procedures after Kaiga contamination


December 3rd, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) is reviewing its processes and procedures after the contamination of a water cooler with radioactive Tritium in Kaiga nuclear plant, ... Read more...

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Current global warming unlike any other in the past


October 24th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) Current global warming seems to be unlike any other in the past, which were the outcome of natural processes, says new evidence unearthed by geologists. Sediments retrieved by ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Indo-German project to absorb CO2 from atmosphere now under way in Southern Ocean


January 30th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): An Indo-German project that aims to dump iron in the ocean to fix the climate by capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere, is now under way ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global warming can change organic matter in soil


November 25th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): In a new research, scientists at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC), Canada, have shown that global warming can actually change the molecular structure of organic matter ... Read more...

Posted in National |

How global warming will become more dangerous!


November 25th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 25 (IANS) Global warming will hit us not only in the atmosphere but also in soil underneath, warns new Canadian research.Researchers at Toronto University here have found that global warming ... Read more...

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NASAs carbon-sniffing satellite sleuth arrives at launch site


November 13th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): NASAs first spacecraft dedicated to studying carbon dioxide, has arrived at its launch site at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, to begin final launch preparations.Called The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Geochemistry might be used to save lives during volcanic eruptions


June 6th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A scientist has hypothesized that macro-scale chemical engineering might be used to stop a volcanic lava flow in its tracks and save potentially thousands of lives and ... Read more...

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Ecosystem connectivity patterns can yield better predictions of future ecological change


June 2nd, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, June 2 (ANI): By examining how human influences interact with natural processes to influence connectivity at the continental scale, ecologists have determined that networks of large-scale experiments are needed to ... Read more...

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Earths crust might hold a lethal carbon reserve


May 22nd, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Scientists have determined that the Earths crust might hold a lethal cache of carbon, which could ultimately determine the fate of our planets atmosphere.Carbon is locked away ... Read more...

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80 millions years ago, global sea levels were 560 feet higher than today


March 7th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 7 (ANI): A new study of 80 millions years ago, has suggested that global sea levels were roughly 560 feet (170 meters) higher than they are today and might plunge ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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