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Indian Ocean cradle of deadly cyclones?

Here’s why the Indian Ocean is spawning strong and deadly tropical cyclones.

18 May 2019 2:41 PM

In defence of Amazon

Indigenous chief Raoni from Brazil to travel across Europe to highlight the threats to the Amazon ecosystem.

14 May 2019 8:49 PM

Monsanto: Controversial agribusiness giant loses again

A jury has ordered Monsanto to pay USD 2 billion in weed killer cancer case, this being Monsanto’s third loss since August 2018.

14 May 2019 6:38 PM

Medley of fiction and realism

Madhumita Mondal’s novel The Invisible Me exemplifies an interesting aspect of humane side and touch upon a vice that hides deep inside mind’s ravine.

28 Apr 2019 2:35 AM

Scientists find a way that may yield earth-friendly plastics

Combining natural rubber with bio-plastic in a novel way results in a much stronger replacement for plastic.

10 Apr 2019 2:56 PM

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GeM and CCI join hands for fair environment in e-marketplace

Both CCI, GeM appreciate the importance of advanced analytical tools and processes for identification of malpractices like cartelisation.

08 Feb 2019 5:13 PM

Residents of greenery are more stress-free, says study

People who reside in green spaces are healthier and have less stress and lower risk of heart attacks.

31 Dec 2018 1:59 PM

India 4th highest emitter of carbon dioxide, says study

Top emitters in 2017, which covered 58 pc of global emissions, were China, US, European Union and India.

07 Dec 2018 2:01 PM

Warming hurting shellfish, aiding predators, ruining habitat

One of the ways warming has negatively impacted shellfish is by making them more susceptible to predators.

12 Nov 2018 2:17 PM

The new development paradigm

Thinking about novel uses of existing products, such as mobile phones, is a powerful source of solutions.

24 Sep 2018 1:32 AM

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The inverse relationship between fever and cancer

Endogenous mediators of fever redirect metabolic substrates and energy to the immune system during fever.

18 Aug 2018 7:31 PM

Heart doctors recommend less screen time, sedentary behaviour for kids

We need to emphasize face-to-face interactions, prioritize time outdoors and create supportive environments with parks and walkable streets.

14 Aug 2018 5:47 PM

Mountain Echoes Literary Festival returns with ninth edition in Bhutan

Edition will celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations between India and Bhutan.

09 Aug 2018 12:36 PM

'Smart wristband to monitor health, environment'

Next-generation wristbands could be used in a variety of biomedical and environmental applications.

08 Aug 2018 7:15 PM

Can bacteria species go extinct? Yes, they do

New study contradicts widely held scientific thinking that microbe taxa, because of their very large populations, rarely die off.

01 Aug 2018 12:42 PM

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Bombay High Court demands solution to coastal pollution

Court termed the garbage washed ashore a ‘serious problem’.

31 Jul 2018 1:54 AM

How you can protect nature

These simple habits to implement in your daily life which can make a huge difference in conserving the environment.

29 Jul 2018 10:13 AM

There's mother-child communication in plants: Study

The finding could also contribute to the optimization of biotechnological plant propagation.

25 Jul 2018 11:56 AM

Thinking skills may suffer on hot days

Heat waves have detrimental effects in young healthy adults too.

12 Jul 2018 6:47 PM

Study reveals Earth may end up being twice as warm as projected by climate models

Today our planet is warming much faster as human caused carbon dioxide emissions continue to grow.

10 Jul 2018 4:23 PM

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