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Sound from acoustic guitars may soon become more melodious for environmentalists. Hiroyuki Yano, Yuuzoh Furuta and Hiroyuki Nakagawa of the Kyoto Prefectural University in Japan have discovered a

Bangkok has long been overwhelmed by the inevitable by-product of modern economic growth - waste. But now investors are swarming in to set up and operate what could be one of Southeast

Astronomers are using a supernova s light to explain the mysteriously expanding universe

a rs 5 crore plan has been submitted by the government of West Bengal to the Centre in order to fight the high levels of arsenic and fluoride contamination in the groundwater of the state. The

The great smog disasters of the past have made clear that air pollution can kill people in a matter of days: extremely high concentrations of air pollution building up under conditions of low wind speed and stable atmospheric conditions have been associated with excess deaths in the Meuse Valley, Belgium (1930); Donora, PA, United States (1948); and London, United Kingdom (1952).

Pharmaceutical companies are trying to develop drugs to combatfatal diseases by using the uptil now ignored part of DNWs structure

Even as dolphin parks are going out of vogue in the West, they are becoming a craze in South-east Asian countries, much to the dismay of conservationists. These countries are keen on boosting

Evidence indicts excess of iron in the body as reason for coronary diseases and the growth of latent cancers

The contentious issues of governance of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) was resolved at the resumed 19th session of the Governing Council which ended in the UNEP headquarters in Nairobi,

Researchers D A Redelmeier and R J Tibshirani of the University of Toronto, US, say that driving while talking on cellular phones is as dangerous as driving while slightly drunk. A perusal of the