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Artificial leaf that creates fuel from sunlight, water is here

Artificial leaf that creates fuel from sunlight, water is here

The ultra-thin wireless device mimics plant leaves to produce energy using water and sunlight.

New way to mix water and oil identified

New way to mix water and oil identified

The team squeezed methane and water molecules between two ultra-sharp diamonds and compressed them by bringing the two anvil points together.

Ultra-thin carbon nanotubes could be the answer to global water crisis - Here's how

Ultra-thin carbon nanotubes could be the answer to global water crisis - Here's how

 Scientists have developed carbon nanotubes over 50,000 times thinner than a human hair which can separate salt from seawater, an advance that may help solve the global water crisis.

This is why water adds taste to whisky - Read

This is why water adds taste to whisky - Read

Researchers at Linnaeus University in Sweden have found that adding water to whisky alters the drink's molecules to make it taste better.

Moon's mantle may contain lots of water, satellite data shows

Moon's mantle may contain lots of water, satellite data shows

The new study finds that numerous volcanic deposits distributed across the surface of the Moon contain unusually high amounts of trapped water compared with surrounding terrains.

 

Magnetic microbots to remove harmful bacteria from water developed

Magnetic microbots to remove harmful bacteria from water developed

Drinking water contaminated with pathogenic bacteria can cause serious illnesses that, in areas with spotty medical services, are potentially life-threatening without proper treatment.

When Pakistani journalists were beaten for 'drinking water' during Ramadan

When Pakistani journalists were beaten for 'drinking water' during Ramadan

Crew of a Pakistani TV channel drew the ire of students of an Islamic seminary for drinking water during the fasting period in Ramadan - the Muslim holy month of fasting.

UN chief warns of serious clean water shortages by 2050

The secretary-general said the United Nations is ready to engage in preventive diplomacy to keep the competition for water from sparking conflicts.

UN Ocean Conference opens with call to save planet

UN Ocean Conference opens with call to save planet

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned governments that unless they overcome short-term territorial and resource interests, the state of the oceans will continue to deteriorate.

New tech can extract fresh water from waste brine

The research, published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, involves the development of a carbon nanotube-based heating element that will vastly improve the recovery of fresh water during membrane distillation processes.

Water supply to return to normal by Thursday: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Neighbouring Haryana has commenced releasing water for Delhi and supply in the national capital would return to normal by Thursday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said.

What's behind the surge in typhoid cases in Delhi?

What's behind the surge in typhoid cases in Delhi?

As per status report of South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), at least 80 cases of chikungunya and 30 cases of dengue have been reported in Delhi in just four months since January 1, 2017.

Did Eman's sister ignore doctors' advice? Cops called in after Shaimaa feeds world's heaviest woman water

Did Eman's sister ignore doctors' advice? Cops called in after Shaimaa feeds world's heaviest woman water

As per the reports in mid-day, the Saifee hospital where Eman is being treated called on the cops after her sister Shaimaa tried to feed a few drops of water to the Egyptian woman, despite warning from doctors who said it can prove fatal.

How climate change actually fuels terrorism

How climate change actually fuels terrorism

A report commissioned by the German government warned on Thursday that terrorist groups are increasingly using natural resources such as water as a weapon of war, controlling access to it, further compounding and exacerbating resource scarcities.

This new solar-powered device can harvest water from dry air

This new solar-powered device can harvest water from dry air

In a first, scientists have developed a new device that can harvest water from air everyday by using ambient sunlight, even in dry or desert climates.

Melt ponds result in more life in sea: Study

Melt ponds result in more life in sea: Study

When spring arrives in the Arctic, both snow and sea ice melt, forming melt ponds on the surface of the sea ice. 

Half of people facing water scarcity live in India, China

Half of people facing water scarcity live in India, China

 Half of the world's two-third population that live in areas that experience water scarcity at least one month a year are from India and China, a UN report said on Wednesday.

World Water Day: PM Modi urges people to save every drop of water

World Water Day: PM Modi urges people to save every drop of water

On 'World Water Day', lets pledge to save every drop of water, Modi said in a tweet.

World Water Day: 600 mn children will face extreme water shortage by 2040

World Water Day: 600 mn children will face extreme water shortage by 2040

According to a UN report, nearly 600 million children - one in four worldwide - will live in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040.