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Food source no longer an astronaut's worry, as scientists convert human waste to food

January 29, 2018 8:21 pm

A new study has enabled scientists to convert human waste back into food. This is expected to have applications for astronauts, as food requirements become an issue during long spaceflights.

New technique removes salt from water with least energy consumption

January 03, 2018 7:49 pm

A new method that spends less energy to desalinate water will also help regenerate freshwater sources, say researchers.

Earth-based telescopes enhanced to get better at observing exoplanets

October 09, 2017 7:12 pm

Scientists, including those of Indian origin, have developed a new, low-cost attachment to telescopes that allows previously unachievable precision in ground-based observations of exoplanets.

Cow's milk can deliver AIDS drug to infants

November 12, 2014 4:17 pm

An estimated 3.4 million children are living with HIV/AIDS, according to the World Health Organisation.

Personality may predict if you like spicy foods

July 20, 2013 2:07 pm

People who were above the mean AISS had a consistently high liking of the meal.

For sex abuse,college coach sentenced to life in jail

October 10, 2012 1:19 am

Shame: Sixty-eight year-old Sandusky ordered to spend at least 30 years behind bars

Rival candy projects both parse cocoa’s DNA

September 19, 2010 12:07 am

Scientists say they have determined the complete DNA sequence of the tree that produces cocoa beans