New Delhi: Scientists from Imperial College, London, on Tuesday announced a large-scale study which found that closing down schools entirely during a flu pandemic may cut infection rates by 40%.

It could just have been a hairdryer. Instead, Cambridge University students have created a solar powered racing car that uses the same power as an ordinary hairdryer
The car, which is one of the projects marking Cambridge University

LONDON: Members of the rights group, Survival International, held a protest outside the Indian High Commission here on Wednesday to seek Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

food security Congo leases 30% of its land The Republic of the Congo has invited South Africa

E.ON UK, Dong Energy and Masdar have agreed to push ahead with the London Array wind farm, giving a boost to the UK plan to build up massive offshore wind farms to meet its carbon reduction target.

Controversial US Doctor Claims To Have Implanted 11 Cloned Embryos In Wombs Of 4 Women

London: A United States-based fertility doctor claimed to have cloned 14 human embryos and transferred 11 of them into the wombs of four women.

Obese Contribute 1 Tonne Of CO

Overweight people eat more than thin people and are more likely to travel by car, making excess body weight doubly bad for the environment, according to a study from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

In theory, the world

Minor metal lithium is set to charge ahead to become the top material for batteries and vital for electric transport, but supplying any spike in demand could be fraught with difficulties.

Bolivia, a poor but resource-rich country governed for the past three years by leftist Evo Morales, has about 50 percent of the world's lithium deposits at about 5.4 million tonnes.