Public opinion on both sides of the Atlantic is firmly in favour of China taking on the lion

London: Scientists are considering using German-built robots for clearing rogue satellites from Earth

Cities and city life are the way of the future. In 2008, for the first time the world

Policymakers in rapidly growing urban areas increasingly recognize that addressing air quality issues is an urgent priority. The developing countries should aspire to imitate the air pollution modeling systems, irrespective of the modeling limitations.

The Capital got its share of expert opinion on alternative urban planning at the recent Urban Habitat Summit, held at the India Habitat Centre. Newsline spoke to three experts and asked them to identify the single-most important issue in Delhi that bothers them, and how best to deal with it.

Over to the experts

At summit meetings in Washington and London, the G-20 leaders highlighted two threats to economic recovery: trade-contracting protectionist measures, and uncoordinated reforms that could impede global investment. They pledged to reject protectionism, resist measures that constrain capital flows, and strive for consistency and cooperation in regulatory reform.

London: Oxford scientists have created a transparent form of aluminium by bombarding the metal with the world

London: Organic food has no nutritional or health benefits over ordinary food, according to a major study.

Researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine said published Wednesday that consumers were paying higher prices for organic food because of its perceived health benefits, creating a global organic market worth an estimated $48 billion in 2007.

London: A British court has ruled in favor of a group of young people who say pollution from a former steelworks contributed to their birth defects.

Eighteen claimants aged between nine and 22 sued a local authority, claiming their mothers were exposed to what one expert called an