The Mercedes Benz has developed biofilters to eliminate the bad odour emitted by metal foundries. The use of these filters shall replace the ineffective conventional method of using acid baths to scrub the stinking exhaust air
Sootprinitng is the eco sleuth's new weapon for identifying the source of air pollution by setting up a databank on various types of soots to help Policymakers frame stricter norms for emissions, especially for the manufacture of cars, automobile lu
The efforts of an American biologist might give science something to remember him by. Working with fruitj1ies and the CREB gene, Timothy Tully is all set to prove that long term memory can be enhanced through genetic manipulation
Scientists at the University of Texas, US, are attempting the use of electrochemical and photochemical methods to purify polluted water. Apart from being inexpensive, these methods save the user the bother of treating the purifying agents used as catalys
Analysis of the moleular orientation of spider dragline silk by CorneIl University researchers offers material science the chance to make use of this high performance fibre of nature. The silk's elasticity, strength and energy have long aroused the intere
North Americans have literally had to face some very rough weather this year After having dealt with a sweltering summer with sky rocketing temperatures, they have just rubbed shoulder with the blizzard of the century! What could be the culprit behind t
This EIA report on 10,000 mw Jaitapur nuclear power plant being set up by NPCIL in Ratnagiri says that, this project will have no impact on ecology of the region. However it has not been shared with affected villages. The project has met with strong protests from people whose lands were acquired under protest.