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From waste to oil

PK Clean Technologies has won several awards for its method of converting plastic waste into oil and gas.

Nine-lab consortium positive about micro-algae as source of bio-fuel

Earlier this year,Indian scientists drove a full-load diesel-engine Chevrolet Tavera fuelled with bio-diesel; nothing extraordinary,except the bio-diesel was sourced from a micro-algae.

The dangers of light at night

Artificial light,especially light composed of blue wavelength,may have serious health consequences because of its interference with melatonin production,say researchers.

Recomposing life’s details from scraps

Frank Bender,a forensic sculptor,is trying to help investigators identify a woman whose decomposed remains were found by a deer hunter in 2001.

From devastation in Japan,vital data

The earthquake in Japan earlier this year was massive and devastating,but it also provided researchers with an unprecedented amount of data.

Black hole swallows a dying Star

In what sounds like a one of a kind murder mystery,a dying star has fallen into a black hole and been ripped apart.

Can humans sense earth’s magnetic field?

A researcher suggests that humans,like butterflies and other animals,can sense the earth’s magnetic field and use it to navigate.

A sunscreen chemical can have toxic side effects

Sunscreen is supposed to protect skin. But some people suspect that a chemical in sunscreen,absorbed through the skin,may be even more hazardous than the sun’s rays.

A blind spot that helps visualise artwork

Stereo blindness may be an asset for artists,neuroscientists say.

Going up the learning curve,the intuitive way

Like any other high school junior,Wynn Haimer has a few holes in his academic game.

Neanderthals and early humans may not have mingled much

Carbon dating shows that Neanderthals didn’t last as long as thought,throwing into doubt the idea that they may have interbred with early humans.

Fountains of Optimism for life way out there

A newfound abundance of water in the solar system has inspired scientists who hope to find traces of life.

Featherweight relative of T. Rex is found

Researchers working in the western Gobi Desert in Mongolia have discovered the almost complete skeleton of a tyrannosaurid dinosaur.

Humans’ first use of fire may not be so long ago

Fire,scientists agree,helped give rise to a successful,thriving human population by providing heat for cooking and protection from the cold.

The next big quake

A major earthquake is never a solitary event,say researchers.