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Link Between Air Pollution And Parkinson’s Disease

Link Between Air Pollution And Parkinson’s Disease: Scientists discovered a link between air pollution and Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder that affects the nervous system and the parts of the body controlled by the nerves. Symptoms start slowly. The risk of developing it increases with age. Parkinson’s disease is often accompanied by […]

Alcalus fontinalis : New Species Of Frog

Alcalus fontinalis : New Species Of Frog Researchers have discovered a new species of frog, Alcalus fontinalis in the northeast Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh recently. The identification of the new species is based on molecular, morphological, and osteological characteristics. Alcalus fontinalis frog was formally named Alcalus fontinalis, meaning “spring or fountain,” referencing the tiny […]

Awaous Motla : New Freshwater Fish Species

Awaous Motla : New Freshwater Fish Species Researchers discover new freshwater fish species ‘Awaous Motla’ in Odisha’s Mahanadi River. A group of scientists has discovered that an edible freshwater fish, available in the markets of western Odisha, is actually an unregistered species. Awaous Motla species belongs to the family ‘Awaous’ (Oxudercidae), thus named Awaous motla […]

2023 Production Gap Report

2023 Production Gap Report: The 2023 Production Gap Report, authored by SEI (Stockholm Environment Institute), Climate Analytics, E3G, IISD, and UNEP, reveals a concerning trend where governments intend to produce approximately 110% more fossil fuels by 2030 than is consistent with limiting global warming to 1.5°C. Production Gap quantifies the difference between the projected extraction […]

Artificial Rain Project To Combat Delhi Pollution

Artificial Rain Project To Combat Delhi Pollution: Delhi government has been considering artificial rain through cloud seeding as a measure to combat escalating pollution levels in the city. IIT-Kanpur has conducted pilot projects during monsoon months, and the focus is now on winter conditions. A minimum requirement of 40% cloud and moisture is necessary for […]

Composite Water Management Index

Composite Water Management Index: The Composite Water Management Index (CWMI) has been a pivotal tool in India, serving as a significant barometer for assessing states’ efficacy in water management. However, recent developments have raised queries regarding its future, casting doubts on its continuity. The Composite Water Management Index (CWMI) is launched by NITI Aayog to […]

Radiative Cooling Paint

Radiative Cooling Paint: Researchers from Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) have developed a radiative cooling paint, which is specifically engineered to cool structures like buildings, pavers, and tiles in hot weather conditions. Radiative Cooling Paint is developed from a novel MgO-PVDF polymer nanocomposite. They used ultra-white and ultra-emissive magnesium oxide (MgO)-polyvinylidene fluoride […]