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Global climate awareness agency Greenpeace, citing the Central Pollution Control Board report, said Delhi’s average pollution at PM2.5 level in 2013 as 153μg/m3, based on hourly measurements at 6 different stations. Highlighting the national capital's alarming air pollution levels, Greenpeace...
Despite the Indian government adopting measures to curb cigarette smoking and tobacco consumption, the prices of the nicotine sticks in India's financial capital - Mumbai - are at least six times cheaper than in Melbourne, according a recent survey. According to...
The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, on Monday, launched India’s first indigenously developed and manufactured Rotavirus vaccine-‘Rotavac’ and also appreciated the partners involved in the development of the advanced indigenous vaccine. Rotavirus is a most common virus that contaminates...
A species of bird has been spotted in Myanmar that has not been seen since 1941, and was presumed to have gone extinct. The re-discovery of the species was described in the journal BirdingASIA. Chrysomma altirostre, better known as Jerdon’s...
Researchers discovered what they believed to be a new species of titi monkey in Brazil a few years ago. The new species has now been officially described in the journal Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia. The species was first identified during...
Prokaryotes are generally 10 times smaller than eukaryotic cells, but researchers found evidence of bacteria even smaller than that. In fact, they believe these types of bacteria could be the smallest form of life physically possible. A new paper...
Food additives may help the processed foods to stay fresh on supermarket shelves, but could increase the risk of inflammatory bowel diseases and metabolic disorders, according to research published on 25 February in Nature. The new research “underscores the fact that...
Scientists have for the first time quantified how the Greenland ice sheet reacted to a warm period 8,000-5,000 years ago, providing vital clues to the future of the ice sheet. Back then temperatures were 2-4 degrees Celsius warmer than they...
Daydreaming is mostly associated with idleness but what appears to be a wandering mind is actually an improving one. Researchers at the Bar-Ilan University found that in the process of beating boredom, the mind gains a cognitive benefit as...
A Buddhist statue exhibited at The Netherlands' Drents Museum has been revealed to be harboring a secret within, housing a mummified monk in its hollows for the last 1,000 years. Taken to Amersfoort's Meander Medical Center, the statue underwent a...
London: India's claim of a robust revival in its tiger population may have been premature and the result of a flawed research method, a new Oxford-led study suggests. Flaws in a method commonly used in censuses of tigers and other...
Washington: Climate change has triggered the unfold of infectious diseases in new locations and new hosts akin to West Nile virus and Ebola, an alarming research exhibits. Researchers from University of Nebraska-Lincoln within the US warn that people can anticipate...