London: Solving an intriguing biological mystery, scientists have found the mechanism behind the menacing

Keeps intrusive NPT measures out n Puts Pak on mat

Washington: It is very much essential to have daily baths and showers, but by doing so we are polluting water supplies, partly due to the increasing usage of toiletries, a new research has claimed.

Earlier it was believed that sewage is the source of chemical pollution after researchers found substances from prescription drugs, shampoos, gels and other skin products in water supplies.

Stockholm: Elinor Ostrom and Oliver Williamson of the United States won the 2009 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for their work on the organisation of cooperation in economic governance, the Nobel jury said.

WASHINGTON: A diesel powered, portable genset, switched on during power breakdowns at home can emit 100 times greater quantity of carbon monoxide (CO) than a car exhaust. New research from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) shows that to prevent potentially dangerous levels of CO, which is colourless and odourless, users may need to place generators 25 feet from home.

THE Centre is in the line of fire from the Opposition over environment minister Jairam Ramesh

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.

Up to 90,000 deaths from swine flu in the United States, mostly among children and young people?

Up to 1.8 million people hospitalized, with 50 percent to 100 percent of the intensive-care beds in some cities filled with swine flu patients?

Up to half the population infected by this winter?

Three major glaciers in Alaska and Washington state have thinned and shrunk dramatically, clear signs of a warming climate, according to a study released Thursday by the U.S. Geological Survey.

Chicago: Doomsday predicters can take some solace. Fears that a hurtling ball of fire can ravage the Earth has been laid to rest as a new study says comets probably won