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Hungry bacteria can extract energy from sewage

By using the contact-stabilisation process, up to 55 per cent of the organic matter could be recovered from sewage.

Indian scientists show new way to transform CO2 into methanol

Indian scientists show new way to transform CO2 into methanol

Charting out a new route to enhance production of alternative energy, scientists at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata, have designed a method to transform carbon dioxide into methanol under prevailing atmospheric conditions.

Know why bitter gourd is good for health!

Butter gourd is really good for our health as it promotes many health benefits and helps prevents many diseases.

Know the amazing health benefits of Kombucha!

Have you ever tried or heard of Kombucha? It is a fermented drink made out of black tea and sugar as well as green tea.

Maharashtra to soon introduce Energy Conservation policy

The draft of the policy, prepared in line with the Centre's Energy Conservation Policy of 2001 has been uploaded on the government's website and recommendations have been invited from experts to strengthen it, a statement released by the state Energy department said.

Lesser-known health benefits of apple cider vinegar!

Though we all have heard of apple cider vinegar, but might not be aware that it is good for our health.

Here`s why artificial sweeteners make you eat more

Researchers identified a new system in the brain that senses and integrates the sweetness and energy content of food.

Tiny satellites can better estimate Earth's reflected energy

Tiny satellites can better estimate Earth's reflected energy

Small shoebox-sized satellites, flying in formation around the Earth, could estimate the planet's reflected energy with twice the accuracy of traditional monolith satellites, according to a new study led by an Indian-origin professor.

Volcanoes go quite silent before eruption

Volcanoes go quite silent before eruption

 Seismic quietness occurs immediately before volcanoes erupt and can, thus, be used to forecast an impending eruption for restless volcanoes, say researchers.

Oil producers fail to agree output freeze

The world`s top oil producers failed to reach agreement on capping output in Doha.

China makes breakthrough in 'man-made sun' research

 An artificial sun experiment developed by Hefei Institute of Physical Science of the Chinese Academy of Science, has successfully realised UHT long pulse plasma discharge at a temperature of more than 50 million degrees.

Wipro wins IT deal from Danish energy major NRGi

Wipro wins IT deal from Danish energy major NRGi

The northern European state is opening up its energy sector and tweaking its regulatory policy to ensure transparency for consumers, energy suppliers and utility firms in a competitive market.

Wall Street rises late, led by energy and bank shares

 Energy and bank stocks led Wall Street higher on Wednesday.

Online shopping may not be as green as we think

 Who does not love to sit at home in sweatpants and shop online? But it may not be as environment friendly option as often people think, new research suggests.

Next-Gen lithium batteries to store energy five times more

 Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have developed a new prototype of a next generation lithium battery that may store five times the energy of today's batteries.

Researchers find 'eating habits' can influence sleep

 You might have often heard that you're eating habits affect your sleep. To put a conformation on this, a new study has found that eating less fiber, more saturated fat and more sugar is associated with lighter, less restorative, and more disrupted sleep.

'Karnataka tapped only miniscule portion of potential wind energy'

 Karnataka has only tapped a miniscule amount of its wind energy generation potential, leading wind energy company officials said on Thursday.

Chile adopts plan to raise renewable energy use

Chile has adopted a new energy policy to tap renewable sources of energy as an engine for national development.

India to benefit as US lifts 40-year-old ban on oil export

India to benefit as US lifts 40-year-old ban on oil export

The United States on Friday lifted a 40-year-old ban on export of oil, thus paving the way for energy deficient countries like India to open up another frontier to import oil from a distant friendly nation.

New material can make energy storage more efficient

It was a surprising conclusion at the time which questioned the use of graphene in order to increase conductivity.