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Scientists have revealed that images and data captured by the rover Curiosity suggest that Mars would have been warmer and wetter some 3.7 billion years ago.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 13:04
Researchers have discovered that water could have flowed on the surface of Mars with the help of salt present in the Martian soil that can melt ice.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 17:22
Invasive plants can accelerate the greenhouse effect by releasing carbon stored in the soil into the atmosphere, says a study.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 20:31
A class of pesticides tied to mass bee deaths is also harming butterflies, worms, fish and birds, a new research has warned.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 20:02
The Delhi Development Authority has decided to use an innovative `soil bio-technology`, developed by IIT-Bombay, to meet the water requirement in Dwarka area.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 14:35
According to the union government's statistics, only 44 percent of the 14 crore hectares of arable land in the country is irrigated.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 14:27
To boost agricultural yield, the Union Agriculture Ministry is going to launch `Pradhan Mantri Gram Sinchai Yojana` in the country.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 17:40
Plants are using a "calcium wave" to survive in the increasingly salty or saline soils that have become a problem the world over, research suggests.
Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 10:34
Researchers have found increased levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere cause soil microbes to produce more carbon dioxide, accelerating climate change.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 22:30
Manure from dairy cows, which is commonly used as a farm soil fertiliser, contains a surprising number of genes that can fuel resistance to antibiotics, a new study has warned.
Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 18:26
Biofuels from corn residue may be less beneficial than previously thought as a study has found using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline.
Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 15:21
Scientists were greatly surprised to discover an ancient tundra landscape preserved under the Greenland Ice Sheet, below two miles of ice.
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