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Self-cooling solar cells to last longer

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 14:58

What if a solar cell could keep itself cool even in the blistering heat of the sun?

Court seeks government view on using eco-friendly engine

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 22:21

The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to the central and Delhi governments on a scientist`s plea seeking permission to fit his invention -- an eco-friendly fuel-cell auto engine -- in vehicles plying on a commercial basis here.

Migrating birds map routes to prevent interbreeding?

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 17:42

Genes may lead migrating birds to take particular routes to their destination that could prevent interbreeding, suggests a study that tracked hybrids between songbird species.

`Natural cooling fluctuation` masked greenhouse effect during last decade: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 17:38

A new study has revealed that a natural cooling fluctuation between 1998 and 2013 largely masked the warming effects of a continued increase in man-made emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases.

Atlantic salmon can adapt to warmer waters

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 11:17

Populations of Atlantic salmon have a surprisingly good capacity to adjust to warmer temperatures that are being seen with climate change, scientists have found.

NGT pulls up authorities over unauthorised borewells in Delhi

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 19:30

Taking a serious note of "water scarcity" in Delhi, the National Green Tribunal today pulled up the authorities for failing to perform their statutory administrative obligation in ensuring adequate water supply.

Rhino killed in Kaziranga National Park; toll 20

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 18:45

A male adult rhino was killed and its horn taken away by poachers in Kaziranga National Park in Assam in the wee hours today taking the rhino toll to 20 this year, said a forest official.

Wind farms vulnerable to fire

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 18:36

Wind turbines are catching fire 10 times more often than reported, a new study has shown.

Map to show climate change impact

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 18:19

A new map developed by climatologists shows that climate change will impact the whole planet by the end of this century, if carbon emissions continue to increase.

Two new tiger reserves get in-principle approval

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 19:35

Government today said that in-principle approval has been given for creation of two new tiger reserves in the country while final nod has been accorded for giving the status to three other protected areas.