Losing weight as easy as drinking a glass of water!

Researchers have shown that drinking 500ml of water half-an-hour before eating the three main meals of the day may help you lose weight.

Growing a cup of coffee requires 100 litres of water!
Growing a cup of coffee requires 100 litres of water!

More than 100 litres of water goes into growing an average cup of coffee. This and other factors have contributed to the plight of coffee farmers in poorer nations along the equator.

Brain-eating amoeba found in Louisiana parish’s water system: Report

Brain-eating amoeba, also known as Naegleria fowleri, has been reportedly found in an area of Terrebonne Parish.

Hike in tariff among suggested measures to manage groundwater: Govt

Organisations including the World Bank and the Second Administrative Reform Commission have suggested measures like increasing water tariffs in urban areas for sustainable development and management of groundwater in the country, the Parliament was informed Thursday.

814 Marathwada dams left with only 7 percent water

The drought situation in eight districts in Marathwada region is taking a turn for worse with the water table dropping to seven percent in all the 814 dams in the region.

Over 66,700 rural habitations drink contaminated water: Govt.

There are more than 66,700 rural habitations wherein one or more drinking water sources are contaminated and these areas are yet to be provided with safe drinking water.

Scientists calculate speed of ice formation
Scientists calculate speed of ice formation

For the first time, researchers have directly calculated the rate at which water crystallises into ice in a realistic computer model of water molecules.

The fascinating journey of life-sustaining force on Earth: Water

Wonder where the water you just gulped down came from? The tap, the office water dispenser, under the earth or from the sky? Well, it actually landed on Earth from space some four billion years ago - covering an unknown journey of hundreds of millions of miles - to finally reach your kitchen.

'Bug' inspired robot that jumps on water
'Bug' inspired robot that jumps on water

With the studies on water striders' ability to jump on water, scientists have now created a robot that can launch itself from the surface of water successfully.

Earth's magnetic shield much older than previously thought
Earth's magnetic shield much older than previously thought

The Earth's magnetic field is at least four billion years old, up from the previous estimates of 3.45 billion years, researchers from University of Rochester have found.

For the first time ever, flood waters enter sanctum-sanctorum of Ujjain's famed Mahakaleshwar temple

The sanctum-sanctorum of the Mahakaleshwar temple here, one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in the country, was inundated following heavy rains since the last three days.

Dams, reservoirs in Karnataka brim with rainwater

Dams and reservoirs in Karnataka are brimming with water after incessant rains over the last four days.

Salty food doesn't cause thirst: Study

Contradicting the popular assumption of salt causing thirst, it has been found that eating salty food does not necessarily make us drink more water, says a study.

Andhra, Telangana seek Centre's intervention over water sharing issue

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have asked for the Centre's intervention over sharing of water and electricity, and presented their cases to Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharati.

Healthy food habits every office-goer must adopt

Zee Media Bureau/Puntsok Dorjee

"You don't need a silver fork to eat good food" ~Paul Prudhomme

Fresh estimates of Earth's liquid assets revealed
Fresh estimates of Earth's liquid assets revealed

Using NASA's fleet of Earth-observing satellites, scientists have provided estimates for the global water cycle budget for the first decade of the 21st century, taking the pulse of the planet and setting a baseline for future comparisons.

'Jesus lizard' walked on water 48 million years ago

Scientists have discovered a 48-million-year-old fossil of a 'Jesus lizard', known for its ability to walk on water, in the US State of Wyoming.

Eco-friendly solution for oil spill developed

Researchers, including two Indian-origin scientists, have developed an eco-friendly bio-degradable green "herding" agent that can be used to clean up light crude oil spills on water.

Jayalalithaa directs releasing of water from Amaravathy dam
Jayalalithaa directs releasing of water from Amaravathy dam

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has directed releasing of water from Amaravathy dam in Tirupur district to benefit over 7500 acres of agricultural land.

Water flowed on Mars in recent geological period: Study
Water flowed on Mars in recent geological period: Study

A recent study has claimed that the red planet had flowing water around 500,000 years ago.