The study, published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, found that adding plants and trees to the landscapes near factories and other pollution sources could reduce air pollution by an average of 27 per cent.Nov 08, 2019, 20:13 PM IST
This segment of Zee News brings top 5 news stories of the day. Watch this video to know the latest updated news headlines.Jun 05, 2019, 10:12 AM IST
This segment of Zee News brings to you latest story updates. Watch top stories of the hour, 5th June 2019.Jun 05, 2019, 10:10 AM IST
Calling for active public participation in World Environment Day celebrations on June 5, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Tuesday launched #SelfieWithSapling campaign, urging people to plant a sapling and click a selfie with it. Watch this video to know more.Jun 05, 2019, 09:08 AM IST
This is the first time that the rare and unstable mineral has been found to be associated with plants.Mar 07, 2018, 17:54 PM IST
The study indicates that these events actually occurred a hundred million years earlier, changing perceptions of the evolution of the Earth's biosphere.Feb 20, 2018, 11:26 AM IST
The plant sensors have been successfully tested in lab and pilot field experiments.Jan 04, 2018, 16:38 PM IST
Currently, there are fewer than 50 individual plants of the new species in three localities in Yunnan.Jan 03, 2018, 16:07 PM IST
Photosynthesis is a process used by plants and other organisms to convert light energy into chemical energy that can later be released to fuel the organisms' activities.Dec 25, 2017, 09:50 AM IST
Since time immemorial, chemical signals that mediate interactions in nature have been studied and used by humans for many purposes.
By embedding specialised nanoparticles into the leaves of a watercress plant, the researchers successfully induced the plants to give off dim light for nearly four hours, according to the study published in the journal Nano Letters.
Actress Judi Dench says she created a 'secret woodland' in her garden by planting trees in remembrance of friends, relatives and actors who have died.Dec 09, 2017, 11:07 AM IST
Such increases may lower the future ability of global vegetation to offset carbon dioxide emissions caused by burning fossil fuels.
Researchers from the Qixinghe National Nature Reserve identified more than 5,000 waterwheel plants scattered in an area of over 600 sq.metres in the reserve during an observation tour between September 20 and 23Sep 29, 2017, 12:55 PM IST
The novel vaccine was produced with a method that uses virus-like particles (VLPs) -- non-pathogenic mimics of the polio virus which are grown in plants.Aug 17, 2017, 00:05 AM IST
South Korea`s new President Moon Jae-In vowed on Monday to scrap all plans to build new nuclear reactors as he seeks to steer Asia`s fourth-largest economy clear of atomic power.Jun 19, 2017, 09:35 AM IST
Their report found that 1,730 plants were recorded as being new to science in 2016, which include 11 new species from Brazil of the Manihot shrub known for its starchy root, cassava.May 18, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
Using cellulose acetate the number of hydrogen bonds in this material was reduced by the acetate groups.Mar 06, 2017, 00:24 AM IST
FRI in Dehradun has worked for more than a decade on ten improved varieties of 'Melia dubia' and three clones of Eucalyptus tereticornis, the timber which is in high demand in the industry.Feb 27, 2017, 21:56 PM IST
A few medicinal plants grown in Tamil Nadu were proven to be efficacious for the management of type 2 diabetes.Feb 17, 2017, 00:12 AM IST