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Third of world's farm are at 'high risk' of pesticide pollution: Study
science

Third of world's farm are at 'high risk' of pesticide pollution: Study

Asia has the largest land area, 4.9 million sq km that's at high risk and China accounts for 2.9 million sq km of that.

Mumbai air polluted largely by coal-powered industry, better tech and infrastructure needed: CSE report
India

Mumbai air polluted largely by coal-powered industry, better tech and infrastructure needed: CSE report

Some 1,400 medium- and small-scale enterprises in four industrial areas alone made up 70 percent of polluting industries in the MMR.

Phosphine found in the Venus atmosphere, could be signs of 'aerial life' in planet's clouds
science

Phosphine found in the Venus atmosphere, could be signs of 'aerial life' in planet's clouds

A chemically-synthesized bioweapon and agricultural fumigant, phosphine in also naturally made by some anaerobic microbes in low oxygen environments.

In a first, chemists design the 'perfect' reactor to synthesis pure hydrogen
science

In a first, chemists design the 'perfect' reactor to synthesis pure hydrogen

The new reactor reduces the number of steps & the amount of hydrogen lost in conventional reactions.

Biodegradable plastic developed from microorganisms that feed on seaweed
science

Biodegradable plastic developed from microorganisms that feed on seaweed

According to the United Nations, plastic accounts for up to 90% of all the pollutants in our oceans.

106th Indian Science Congress to be inaugurated by Narendra Modi on 3 January 2019
News & Analysis

106th Indian Science Congress to be inaugurated by Narendra Modi on 3 January 2019

LPU on 14 May announced it has been slated to host world's biggest science event next year, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate it.

Gas leaks in India: These disasters are preventable, but political will needed to deal with them
India

Gas leaks in India: These disasters are preventable, but political will needed to deal with them

Is India a safe country to live in? A spate of successive leaks of poisonous chemicals has once again raised the specter of the Bhopal gas tragedy, which saw thousands of Indians lose their lives in what is considered the world’s worst industrial disaster.

BPA, plastic compound commonly found in baby bottles, increases risk to fatty liver disease: Study
Life

BPA, plastic compound commonly found in baby bottles, increases risk to fatty liver disease: Study

Researchers found that Bisphenol A (BPA), a common plastic compound found in baby bottles and personal care products is likely to increase their risk of developing a fatty liver disease among exposed children in adulthood

Bhopal gas disaster: 32 years later, wounds still fester in Bhopal
India

Bhopal gas disaster: 32 years later, wounds still fester in Bhopal

Thirty two years after Bhopal gas tragedy — one of the worst industrial disaster mankind has known and which resulted in death of 15,278 persons (official figure), people are still suffering due to the after-effects of the tragedy.

It's time Modi govt reviewed response to possible Pakistan-sponsored nuclear attacks
World

It's time Modi govt reviewed response to possible Pakistan-sponsored nuclear attacks

The Pakistani military hierarchy has been strutting on the strength of terrorist power although they faced severe criticism when Osama bin Laden was killed by US Special Forces in Abbottabad

Rallies, prayer meets mark Bhopal gas tragedy's 31st anniversary
India

Rallies, prayer meets mark Bhopal gas tragedy's 31st anniversary

The survivors of the Union Carbide gas leak said they will continue with their battle for punishment to the guilty corporations and for additional compensation for the victims.

French fries lovers, beware: It contains 'probable human carcinogen,' says study
Life

French fries lovers, beware: It contains 'probable human carcinogen,' says study

A chemical in your favourite snacks - more commonly associated with heavy industry than crispy fried potatoes - may put you at severe health risk in the long run.

Cloud over monsoon: Agro, chemicals, tractor stocks on a slippery slope
Business

Cloud over monsoon: Agro, chemicals, tractor stocks on a slippery slope

Shares of most of these companies are trading nearly 1 to 16 percent lower

Tata Chemicals to invest Rs 150 cr in Chennai plant
Corporate

Tata Chemicals to invest Rs 150 cr in Chennai plant

Tata Chemicals will invest Rs 150 crore in its greenfield prebiotic plant at Sriperumbudur, Chennai.

Two killed in chemical factory explosion in Thane
Mumbai

Two killed in chemical factory explosion in Thane

Two persons were killed and seven others injured in an explosion at a chemical factory at Ambernath in the district today, officials said.

New Cyber Attack Targets Chemical Firms: Symantec
Biztech

New Cyber Attack Targets Chemical Firms: Symantec

At least 48 chemical and defence companies were victims of a coordinated cyber attack that has been traced to a man in China