water and oil

New material can help extract ketchup easily

November 13th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) A slippery material that causes water, oil and even jam to slide off easily could also help extract the last drops of ketchup out of its ... Read more...

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Bugs made world’s biggest oil slick disappear fast

August 2nd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) More than a year after the world's biggest oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, lingering questions about how it disappeared so quickly still exercise scientists. ... Read more...

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4m Brit motorists ‘don’t even know how to open a car bonnet’

March 25th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): A staggering four million British motorists are so daft they do not even know how to open the bonnet of their vehicle, according to a new study.The national ... Read more...

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GM Making Chevy Volt, Parts Built Using Oil Spill Boom

December 21st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chevy Volt, the much touted GM car with a green footprint is in news again. The latest news is that the iconic U.S. car maker is ... Read more...

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Chemistry professor hopes to strike gold from banana plant

July 13th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Kottayam (Kerala), July 13 (IANS) Varkey Mathew, a retired chemistry professor here, claims to have developed an eco-friendly helmet and other utility items like water and oil filters from banana ... Read more...

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Jindal plan to protect Louisiana coastline could do more harm than good: Experts

July 8th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Louisiana's Indian origin Governor Bobby Jindal's homegrown plans to protect his state's delicate coastline could actually do more harm than good, feel scientists and the Obama administration. ... Read more...

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Now, an ”antisocial” material that can repel both water and oil

November 11th, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): It won''t be long when one could have easy-to-clean surfaces that can repel almost all liquids, even oily fluids long noted for their ability to foul water-repellent ... Read more...

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Israel says ready to forgo land for genuine peace

April 18th, 2008 - 12:33 am ICT by admin
DPA Warsaw, April 17 (DPA) Israeli President Shimon Peres said Thursday in Warsaw that his country was prepared to compromise on territorial issues in the search for a peaceful solution to the Middle ... Read more...

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