Microbes can rid polluted water of toxic metals and colours

Microbiologist R S Upadhyay and his student R K Maurya from

Ionising radiation can be used to destroy pollutants like polychlorinated biphenyles (PCBs) and heavy metals from water. The radiation treatment is being developed at the US government's National

WATER with arsenic in it may be the most poisonous drink for us, but for two strains of bacteria, discovered by French researchers, it is the daily means of sustenance. A stream flowing through

TWO marine bacteria, isolated by biotechnologists of the Central Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair, Andamans, could prove to be a boon in managi 'ng oil spills. The two bacteria proved

When oil seeps into water supplies, it is more of a problem than a solution. But a group of American scientists think otherwise. John Hunter and John Cary of the US Department of Agriculture at

The US Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest Laboratory in Richland, has recruited an army of microorganisms to clean soils and underground water tainted with nitrate and carbon tetrachloride

A Supreme Court order has put the fate of the ambitious Ganga Action Plan in doubt

After years of controlling noise pollution, airports across the globe are now trying to curb water and air defilement

Drinking water in Delhi may soon be safer and more potable. For the first time in India, the Delhi Water Supply and Sewage Disposal Undertaking (DWSSDU) expects to introduce, in May, the ozonisation