Nitrogen

Haryana govt bans mixing of liquid nitrogen with drinks, after man gets hole in stomach

Haryana govt bans mixing of liquid nitrogen with drinks, after man gets hole in stomach

 The Haryana government has banned liquid nitrogen in drinks and food items after a Delhi man burnt a hole in his stomach by drinking a cocktail containing the chemical at a Gurgaon pub.

Jul 28, 2017, 21:22 PM IST
Nitrogen plays a key role in gut health

Nitrogen plays a key role in gut health

Though there are different ways by which a person can have a good diet, but the same diet does not work in a same way for every individual, according to the study.

Nov 26, 2016, 20:34 PM IST
Govt has decided to reduce prices of key fertilisers: Ananth Kumar

Govt has decided to reduce prices of key fertilisers: Ananth Kumar

The government has decided to reduce prices of key fertilisers like Diammonium Phosphate (DAP), Muriate of Potash (MOP) and Nitrogen Phosphate and Potash composition (NPK), Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers Ananth Kumar said on Saturday.

Jul 02, 2016, 17:10 PM IST

Earth shows how nitrogen can aid search for alien life

 Observations of nitrogen in the Earth's atmosphere by a NASA spacecraft 17 million miles away are giving astronomers fresh clues on how that gas might reveal itself on faraway planets, thus aiding in the search for life.

Sep 07, 2015, 17:46 PM IST
NASA wants to turn astronauts' poop into food

NASA wants to turn astronauts' poop into food

The US space agency has funded researchers to find out how to recycle human excreta into food that can help astronauts sustain on deeper space missions, including Mars.

Aug 23, 2015, 15:34 PM IST
Indian-origin scientists develop new super-thin material

Indian-origin scientists develop new super-thin material

The new material spun out of boron, nitrogen, carbon, and oxygen shows evidence of magnetic, optical, and electrical properties as well as thermal sensitivity. 
 

Aug 04, 2015, 17:02 PM IST
NASA's Curiosity rover finds life-supporting nitrogen on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover finds life-supporting nitrogen on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover found nitrogen on Mars' surface from release during heating of Martian sediments, by using the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument.

Mar 25, 2015, 12:57 PM IST
Particulate matter level has crossed prescribed limits in Delhi, 5 cities: Govt

Particulate matter level has crossed prescribed limits in Delhi, 5 cities: Govt

Air pollution in Delhi and nearby cities has reached unprecedented levels.

Mar 12, 2015, 18:12 PM IST

Civilization has crossed tipping point of sustainability due to human activities

A recent study has suggested that civilization has crossed four of nine so-called planetary boundaries as the result of human activities.

Jan 16, 2015, 13:09 PM IST

Nitrogen pollution could be halved: Researchers

Nitrogen, dubbed as the most important fertilizer for crop productions, has become a major human health hazard.

May 14, 2014, 21:40 PM IST

Cockroach essential to earth`s delicate ecosystem

People need to stop stamping on cockroaches, as one of the most despised of all insects is essential to our planet for converting nitrogen into fertiliser, experts have said.

Jun 25, 2012, 09:26 AM IST

Cockroaches essential to our planet for converting nitrogen into fertiliser

Indian origin biologist has said that cockroaches are essential to the survival of our planet`s delicate ecosystem.

Jun 23, 2012, 17:10 PM IST

Nitrogen polluting lakes in northern hemisphere

Scientists claim to have found evidence that nitrogen from human activity has been polluting lakes in the northern hemisphere since the late 19th century.

Dec 17, 2011, 17:43 PM IST

Nitrogen in soil helps clean the atmosphere

A new study has found that the nitrogen in fertilized soil strengthens the self-cleaning capacity of the atmosphere.

Aug 20, 2011, 11:20 AM IST

Humans overloading ecosystems with nitrogen

A new study reveals that humans are overloading ecosystems with nitrogen by burning fossil fuels.

Oct 08, 2010, 15:31 PM IST

Icy surface of Eris dominated by nitrogen, methane

Eris is predominantly covered in nitrogen ice, similar to surface of Pluto.

Oct 07, 2010, 12:12 PM IST

‘Liquid nitrogen ‘best treatment for common warts’

A new study says Cryotherapy with liquid nitrogen is the most effective method to remove common warts.

Sep 14, 2010, 16:11 PM IST

‘Liquid nitrogen ‘best treatment for common warts’

A new study says Cryotherapy with liquid nitrogen is the most effective method to remove common warts.

Sep 14, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Nitrogen needs to be taken into account when forecasting climate change

New study has indicated that scientists need to worry about one more element when it comes to forecasting climate change, that is, nitrogen.

Jan 05, 2010, 16:08 PM IST