New York: Sharing a cab may help reduce total travel time by up to 40 percent, with corresponding reductions in operational costs and carbon dioxide emissions, says a new study.
Wellington: UN climate change chief Christiana Figueres on Tuesday warned time was running out for meaningful action on global warming, citing the plight of low-lying Pacific nations
London: United Nation recent initiative called 'weather reports from the future' predicted the disastrous climate change by 2050 with imagined weather forecasts.
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Hyderabad: India and France will lead a major international effort to study the impact of climatic changes in polar regions on the Indian monsoon, which has become a subject of intense debate
Washington: Scientists have come up with a new biodiversity metric called phylogeographic endemism, to understand the influence of recurring climatic shifts over the last 120,000 years on
Washington: A new study has demonstrated that a factor in the cells of naked mole rats protect and alter the activity of the proteasome, a garbage disposer for damaged and obsolete proteins.
Thiruvananthapuram: Claimed to be the first of its kind initiative in the country, a marine biodiversity map of Kerala's coastline is being prepared by the State Biodiversity Board to create a
Washington: A new study has revealed that that fresh water from melting glaciers is the reason behind rise in the sea-level around the coast of Antarctica.
The study conducted by the
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Gandhinagar: A study conducted by the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) claims Gujarat's coastal region is a breeding area of the whale shark, the largest extant fish
New Delhi: The storage position of 85 major reservoirs of the country is less than that of last year, the Central Water Commission Friday said as India received 516 mm of rainfall as compared
New Delhi: A three-day meeting of the South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network (SAWEN) concluded in Kathmandu Friday, where it stressed the need for strengthening
Reykjavik (Iceland): Iceland Friday issued a red alert and banned air traffic near its largest volcano after it erupted overnight, threatening a replay of the global travel chaos four years ago
Patna: An elephant died Friday at Valmikinagar Tiger Reserve (VTR) in West Champaran district of Bihar, around 200 km northwest of the state capital.
"The elephant named Amrit died of
Jaipur: A tigress in the Sariska Tiger Reserve recently gave birth to two cubs.
The reserve officials announced that the tigress and her two cubs are doing
London: Domestication primarily involves small changes in many genes controlling the development of the brain and the nervous system, leading to behavioural changes in animals, showed a study
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New Delhi: Brazil police on Friday arrested a gang who have carried out the worst environmental crimes of performing deforestation in the Amazon region
Washington: A new research has revealed that three major pigment cell types i.e. black cells, reflective silvery cells, and yellow cells helped in forming the stripes on zebrafish.
Washington: A new study has revealed a piece of evidence about the origin of flight among earliest birds suggesting that birds had an innate ability to maneuver in midair that helped their
Jaipur: Jaipur-based Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR) Thursday announced that it will construct separate toilets for girls and boys in around 6,500 rural schools in
New Delhi: Indian and British scientists will collaborate to improve forecast of South Asian monsoon, especially by using atmospheric research aircraft and ocean
Kaziranga (Assam): Two poachers were killed in an encounter today with patrolling forest personnel in the Kaziranga National Park, famed for its one-horned rhino.
New Delhi: Delhi government has identified four city hospitals for the installation of solar photovoltaic (SPV) plants.
The four hospitals were SPV plants will be installed are
New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday pulled up the authorities for their failure to restrain builders in Noida and Greater Noida from "extracting" ground water for
New Delhi: With many projects stuck, state- owned NHPC has said stringent norms as well as cumbersome procedures are leading to delay in getting environmental and forest clearances.
Washington: In a new study scientists have come across a gene that is similar to thermostat and could help them engineer drought-resistant crops.
According to the researchers of Duke
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Showbiz World - September 2, 2014
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