Carbon monoxide

20-year-old woman to serve 15 months jail for encouraging her teenage boyfriend to commit suicide

A tearful Michelle Carter stood with hands clasped and eyes cast down to hear her fate over the death of Conrad Roy, who died from carbon monoxide poisoning in July 2014.

 

Aug 04, 2017, 09:18 AM IST
New key enzyme discovered to recycle greenhouse gas

New key enzyme discovered to recycle greenhouse gas

In what could be seen as an effective way to reduce the challenges of two major concerns the world is battling—global warming and energy shortage, scientists have found a new way to recycle the greenhouse gas.

Dec 25, 2016, 01:40 AM IST
Volkswagen suspends sale of select Vento model; recalls 3,877 units

Volkswagen suspends sale of select Vento model; recalls 3,877 units

Beleaguered German auto maker Volkswagen (VW) is halting sales of a select version of its mid-sized sedan Vento in India with immediate effect due to inconsistent Carbon Monoxide (CO) emissions and is recalling 3,877 units of the car.

Apr 01, 2016, 19:46 PM IST
Volkswagen recalls 3,877 Vento units, suspends model sales in India

Volkswagen recalls 3,877 Vento units, suspends model sales in India

Volkswagen India on Friday said it will recall 3,877 Vento cars with 1.5-litre diesel engine and manual gearbox due to inconsistent Carbon Monoxide (CO) emissions besides halting the sales of the model with immediate effect.

Apr 01, 2016, 11:15 AM IST
NGT verdict on diesel cars: Here's a list of best, affordable air purifiers – Read​

NGT verdict on diesel cars: Here's a list of best, affordable air purifiers – Read​

As per the 2010 global burden of disease report, outdoor air pollution caused more than 6.2 lakh premature deaths in India and nearly 18 million healthy years of life were lost that year.

Dec 11, 2015, 19:21 PM IST

HC seeks Centre's action plan to curb air pollution in Delhi

Observing that air pollution in the national capital was "terrible", Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Centre as well as an amicus curiae to prepare an action plan with suggestions to address the issue.

Mar 25, 2015, 19:42 PM IST

Six dead after Vietnam karaoke bar accident

Six people died and six more were left in a critical condition from suspected carbon monoxide poisoning at a karaoke bar in northern Vietnam, police said Tuesday. 

Sep 09, 2014, 08:48 AM IST

Only nine Chinese cities reach air quality standards

Only nine of 161 Chinese cities reached the new -- and stricter -- air quality monitoring standards in the first half of this year, according to the ministry of environmental protection (MEP).

Aug 06, 2014, 09:30 AM IST

Delhi air pollution: Breathe at your own risk!

New Delhi has been rated as the world`s worst city for air pollution, with an annual average of 153 micrograms of small particulates, known as PM 2.5, per cubic metre.

Jun 04, 2014, 18:10 PM IST

Hookah bars have higher indoor air pollution: Study

Are you a frequent visitor to one of those hookah bars that have mushroomed in the city? Beware that those closed spaces have elevated levels of carbon monoxide and nicotine - diminishing the air quality to a great extent.

May 30, 2014, 13:03 PM IST

New smart device monitors pollution levels inside homes to keep you healthy

A smart air monitoring device, Birdi, has been developed to monitor air quality, everyday health hazards, pollution and emergencies like fire and carbon monoxide so you can stay connected and protected in your home.

Dec 16, 2013, 21:10 PM IST

Production of synthetic gasoline comes one step closer to reality

Researchers have developed a chemical system that can efficiently perform the first step in the process of creating syngas, gasoline and other energy-rich products out of carbon dioxide.

Dec 09, 2013, 17:03 PM IST

Carbon monoxide can help amplify effectiveness of chemotherapy

A team of researchers has revealed that the highly toxic carbon monoxide gas, which can be used to treat certain inflammatory medical conditions, may also have a role to play in treating cancer.

Dec 05, 2013, 19:11 PM IST

Carbon monoxide key to preeclampsia treatment

A study has revealed that controlled Carbon monoxide (CO) doses could help prevent or treat early preeclampsia (PE).

Sep 20, 2013, 13:48 PM IST

Low levels of carbon monoxide can be fatal: Study

Even low levels of carbon monoxide, common in heavy traffic can disrupt your heart`s rhythm and prove fatal, a new research has claimed.

Aug 06, 2012, 18:00 PM IST

Car exhaust fumes could cure heart disease?

Toxic car exhaust fumes in small amounts could cure heart disease, scientists experimenting on pig hearts have claimed.

Aug 02, 2012, 09:57 AM IST

Exact mass of non-transiting exoplanet measured for first time

A former Carnegie scientist has for the first time determined the mass of a non-transiting planet using a new technique that involves studying the carbon monoxide signature of the planet’s atmosphere.

Jun 28, 2012, 10:59 AM IST

Carbon monoxide soothes nerves

Carbon monoxide can also soothe frayed nerves.

Nov 09, 2011, 19:21 PM IST

Carbon monoxide can kill in minutes

CO poisoning can kill in minutes without warning, as the gas happens to be colourless and odourless.

Feb 14, 2011, 17:19 PM IST

Carbon monoxide can kill in minutes

CO poisoning can kill in minutes without warning, as the gas happens to be colourless and odourless.

Feb 14, 2011, 00:00 AM IST