Five reasons why one should eat vegetables

Vegetables provides a range of health benefits to the body. They are a good source of nutrition like vitamins, minerals, fiber, and good carbohydrates.

How living things capture energy from the Sun decoded

A specific combination of lipids contributes to how living creatures capture sunlight and convert it into energy, a new study suggests.

Swinging arms most efficient way to run

Ever tried running without swinging your arms? New research has shown that the swing in your arms counter balances the movement of your legs and saves energy at the same time.

Odisha power crisis temporary: Minister

The Odisha government termed the ongoing power crisis in the state "temporary" and called upon the people to be economic while using electricity for their daily consumption.

Solar power likely to get top billing in Rail Budget

With a view to reducing its dependence on conventional sources of energy, Railways is looking to harness solar power in a big way and is likely to include a plan for the same in its upcoming budget.

More clean energy, less wastage in last 5 years: Obama

US President Barack Obama has said that his government has been using more clean energy and wasting less power in the last five years but stressed that more needs to be done to address the generational problem.

Ukraine declares emergency in energy sector

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk Monday declared a state of emergency in the energy sector after Russia suspended its natural gas supplies to the country.

Fasting can reduce cholesterol levels in prediabetic patients

A new research on periodic fasting has identified a biological process in the body that converts bad cholesterol in fat cells to energy, thus combating diabetes risk factors.

Taste buds can taste carbohydrates: Study

Everyone knows that the tongue has five senses i.e sweet ,sour, salty, savory and bitter tastes. But scientists now believe that we have one more sense that our tongue can differentiate, i.e. it allows us to perceive carbohydrates.

AP CM Naidu allocates berths, keeps Energy, Industry & Tourism

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has kept portfolios of Energy, Infrastructure, Industries and Commerce and Tourism among others with himself while allocating berths to Ministers on Wednesday.

Indian-born scientist develops copper wire that can also store energy

An Indian-born nanotechnologist has developed a copper wire that can transmit and store electricity simultaneously. The new innovation would ultimately make conventional lithium-ion batteries out of vogue.

Beneficial effects of Bitter Gourd

Bitter gourd is a popular vegetable in some Asian countries and looks like a cucumber but with gourd-like bumps all over it.

Soon, lithium-ion battery that can be woven from energy carrying `yarn`

Scientists at Fudan University in Shanghai, China have developed a battery technology that can be woven into fabrics.

Algae biofuel can help meet world energy needs

Microalgae-based biofuel has the potential to quench a sizable chunk of the world`s energy demands, scientists say.

Soon, a device that lets users charge their phones using wind energy

Trinity is a handy wind turbine which lets users charge their phones using wind energy

Moon to brighten up your night life?

What if moon emits enough light to make the night sky brighter so that you do not need to switch on power to illuminate roads and streets?

Satellite technology to measure plant energy activity

In what could provide an improved tool to evaluate the productivity of the breadbaskets of the world - such as the Indo-Gangetic plain, scientists have for the first time made use of satellite technology to measure photosynthetic activity as it occurs around the planet.

Industrial civilisation could be headed for `irreversible collapse`: NASA-funded study

Researchers have highlighted the prospect that global industrial civilisation could collapse in near future because of unsustainable resource exploitation and increasingly unequal wealth distribution.

KMC to develop second waste disposal ground at Rajarhat

With city`s only solid waste disposal ground at Dhapa becoming overburdened, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has found a plot at Rajarhat New Town for setting up its second one which will also generate energy.

Experts seek use of new carbon trapping techniques

With a global push to limit carbon dioxide emissions, energy experts have called for a roadmap to utilise new technologies that help trap emissions from industries.