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Qatar to Hoist Artificial Clouds for 2022 World Cup

March 28, 2011 / 1 Comment

This is what we call the ultimate in green technology. Qatar has come up with an odd new idea to beat the heat during the 2022 World Cup. Scientists and engineers at Qatar University have developed a solar-powered gas-filled cloud, which will be used to provide shade to the spectators and athletes from the sun. Appears to be a cool ...

Banana Peel Can Remove Toxic Metals From Water!

March 14, 2011 / 2 Comments

A group of scientists from Brazil have discovered that minced Banana peels rather quickly and efficiently removed toxic metals from wastewater. In fact the method was found to be more effective than conventional water treatment plans. Moreover the same bunch of peels can be used up to 11 times.

Electric Cars Aren’t Really All That Green, say Scientists

October 21, 2009 / 4 Comments

Electric cars have been hailed as the modern, non-polluting vehicles, but it's too early to shower them with all the praise, say scientists. In fact, if things don't change dramatically, electric vehicles may not be very green even in 2030. The problem of course doesn't lie entirely in the zero-emission electric cars, it has more to do with the generation ...

Three Japanese Scientists Separately Question the Validity of Man-made Global Warming Models

March 19, 2009 / No Comments

The Australian reports that - "THREE senior Japanese scientists separately engaged in climate-change research have strongly questioned the validity of the man-made global-warming model that underpins the drive by the UN and most developed-nation governments to curb greenhouse gas emissions." Image by brandnewbrain One says -"I believe the anthropogenic (man-made) effect for climate change is still only one of the hypotheses to ...

Lepidodactylus buleli – New Species of Gecko Discovered by French Scientists

November 12, 2008 / No Comments

The French have discovered there is something else besides new species of cheese to be discovered. Some scientists have hatched a new gecko species - Lepidodactylus buleli, from an egg taken from its nest in a South Pacific island, then transported 12,000 miles to Paris in a Kleenex box. What is remarkable is not just that there is a new species ...

Purple Cancer-Fighting Tomatoes

October 28, 2008 / No Comments

You say potato, I say poh-tah-toe. You say tomato, I say purple cancer-fighting tomatoes. Seriously, I can't imagine how people can have the gall to think they can improve on the Creator's original product, but British researchers have announced that they have a genetically engineered tomato that is part pizza topping and part berry. What's more, the finished product has helped ...