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New approach could spur green technologies


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) A new approach to chemical reactions between water and metal oxides, the most abundant minerals on our planet, could prompt faster development of "green" technologies. It ... Read more...

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Missing sugar molecule ‘increases diabetes risk’


February 25th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Scientists say that an evolutionary gene mutation that occurred in human millions of years ago and our subsequent inability to produce a specific kind of sugar molecule appears ... Read more...

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Water content of moon interior underestimated: Study


June 15th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): The volume of water molecules locked inside minerals in the Moon's interior could exceed the amount of water in the Great Lakes here on Earth, NASA-funded scientists claim.The ... Read more...

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Moon has more water than Great Lakes, Chandrayaan data shows


June 15th, 2010 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 15 (IANS) Scientists have found Moon's minerals may have at least 100 times more water than previously indicated by remote sensing data from the Indian spacecraft Chandrayaan-1 and ... Read more...

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Vodka’s taste, quality depends on variable microstructures


June 3rd, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 03 (ANI): The taste and quality of vodka depends on its microstructures, which can be altered by impurities and shaking, scientists have found.Vodka's water molecules, experts say, form cagelike structures ... Read more...

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Water on Moon may be ‘harvested’ in future to propel missions to Mars


September 26th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 26 (ANI): With an instrument aboard India's Chandryaan discovering water molecules on the Moon, scientists are now all the more confident of harvesting water from the lunar surface in the ... Read more...

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Indian scientists knew about lunar water presence in June (Lead)


September 25th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 25 (IANS) India's first lunar mission, Chandrayaan-I, had made a "path-breaking and real discovery" by establishing the presence of water on the moon in June itself, the Indian Space ... Read more...

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Moon water: NASA thanks Indian space agency for partnership


September 25th, 2009 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan has been successful in finding traces of water on the lunar surface, the US space agency NASA said here Thursday, and thanked ... Read more...

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India’s lunar probe finds water traces on moon face (Intro Roundup)


September 24th, 2009 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 24 (IANS) In a discovery hailed as path-breaking, India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan has found evidence of water on the moon. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) late Thursday confirmed ... Read more...

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India’s lunar mission finds water on moon (Roundup)


September 24th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Washington/London/New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) In a discovery that has rocked the scientific establishment and hailed as path-breaking, India's maiden lunar mission has found evidence of water on the moon. "The moon ... Read more...

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Indian spacecraft finds water on the moon (Third Lead)


September 24th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) In a sensational scientific discovery, India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 has found evidence of water on the moon. "The moon has distinct signatures of water," top American ... Read more...

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India’s mooncraft ‘discovers’ water on moon: US scientist (Second Lead)


September 24th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) India's maiden moon mission Chandrayaan-1 found evidence of water on the surface of the moon, a top American scientist confirmed Thursday. "The moon has distinct signatures of water. ... Read more...

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Lightning may have cooked ‘dinner’ for early life


July 14th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that early life in the form of microbes may have relied on lightning to cook their dinner.When lightning strikes sand or ... Read more...

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Dancing atoms help chemists understand how water molecules split


March 17th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Chemists have used single oxygen atoms dancing on a metal oxide slab, to get a better understanding of how water splits into oxygen and hydrogen, which would ... Read more...

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Mystery of Venuss vanishing water may be solved soon


December 19th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Dec 19 (ANI): With Venus Express making the first detection of an atmospheric loss process on the planets day-side, scientists have come closer to understanding where did all the water ... Read more...

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Water in our bodies is different from ordinary water


August 7th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Water, as we know it, does not exist within our bodies, says a leading researcher, who added that the fluid has different physical properties from ordinary bulk ... Read more...

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Scientists detect key molecule in atmosphere of Venus


May 16th, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by admin
Paris, May 16 (ANI): Scientists have detected a key molecule in the atmosphere of Venus, a detection that gives them an important new tool to unlock the workings of the planets ... Read more...

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Water might have an ‘imitator’ that copies its unique properties


January 20th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Water might not be so unique after all, with researchers pointing out that the properties which were believed to be only present in water, might also be there ... Read more...

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Chemical reaction of uranium opens up possibilities for developing cleaning agents for nuclear waste


January 17th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Edinburgh, UK, have forced uranium - a highly unreactive element, into a chemical reaction, thus raising possibilities of developing cleaning agents for nuclear ... Read more...

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Scientists devise new way to make water from alcohols


November 14th, 2007 - 8:13 am ICT by admin
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