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Neutrons produce first direct 3-D maps of water during cell membrane fusion

New 3D maps of water distribution during cellular membrane fusion are accelerating scientific understanding of cell development, which could lead to new treatments for diseases associated with cell fusion. Using neutron diffraction at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, researchers have made the first direct observations of water ... Read More »

Change your diet to save both water and your health

Shifting to a healthy diet is not only good for us, but it also saves a lot of precious fresh water, according to a new study by the JRC published in Nature Sustainability. Compared to existing diets, the water required to produce our food could be reduced by between 11% ... Read More »

Renewable energy sources: All-in-one light-driven water splitting

Solar-powered water splitting is a promising means of generating clean and storable energy. A novel catalyst based on semiconductor nanoparticles has now been shown to facilitate all the reactions needed for ‘artificial photosynthesis’. In the light of global climate change, there is an urgent need to develop efficient ways of ... Read More »

Fast vs slow water: Explaining the fragile-to-strong transition

Water is strange in many ways. Some of its chemical quirks are familiar, such as expanding when it freezes to ice. A lesser-known curiosity, which it shares with just a few other liquids, is the “fragile-to-strong” transition. Explaining this behavior, which relates to how cold water flows, has long been ... Read More »

Water worlds could support life, study says

The conditions for life surviving on planets entirely covered in water are more fluid than previously thought, opening up the possibility that water worlds could be habitable, according to a new paper from the University of Chicago and Pennsylvania State University. The scientific community has largely assumed that planets covered ... Read More »

Engineered sand zaps storm water pollutants

University of California, Berkeley, engineers have created a new way to remove contaminants from storm water, potentially addressing the needs of water-stressed communities that are searching for ways to tap the abundant and yet underused source of fresh drinking water. Using a mineral-coated sand that reacts with and destroys organic ... Read More »

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot reveals signs of water: NASA

The pressure of the water combined with their measurements of another oxygen-bearing gas, carbon monoxide, imply that Jupiter has two to nine times more oxygen than the Sun, researchers said. The findings, published in the Astronomical Journal, support theoretical and computer-simulation models that have predicted abundant water on Jupiter. The ... Read More »

Make water conservation a way of life: PM Modi in Mann Ki Baat

“Do we not feel that water conservation must be a social responsibility? This must be a collective responsibility. How can we conserve each and every drop of rain water?,” the Prime Minister said in his monthly Mann-Ki-Baat radio broadcast over the All India Radio. Pointing out that water conservation is ... Read More »

Lady councillor found dead in water tank in Udaipur

Udaipur : In a shocking incident, a woman councillor was found dead inside the water tank on the terrace of her house in Jatwari area under Ghantaghar police station of the city on Thursday early morning. Coincidentally, it was her marriage anniversary day too and she had spoken to her husband the night ... Read More »

IoT-enabled Smart Meter for Water Usage and Leakage Tracking

The Internet of Things (IoT) technology has taken the world by storm in the last couple of years. The technology is literally everywhere. From smart home to blockchain, IoT finds its use in every aspect of the today’s fast-moving world of technology. WaterOn in India In the city of Bengaluru, ... Read More »

Water Harvest’s 30 Years celebration were held

Udaipur: The 30th anniversary celebration of the non profit company Water Harvest begin by ‘Deep Prajwalan’ by HH Mahendra Singh Ji. It was an auspicious event presided over by the patron Sir Mark Tully and water man of India Rajendra Singh Ji. Chair person Neil Mehta and trustee Nicola Floyd ... Read More »

Havells India unveils range of unique water purifiers at Nagpur

These purifiers maintain the pH balance in water and add various essential minerals and trace elements lost during the RO process Havells India has unveiled a range of unique water purifiers capable of handling new age pollutants at Nagpur. These purifiers maintain the pH balance in water and add various ... Read More »

A Little Cumin Water In The Morning Helps Your Health

Spices play an important role in making a dish more flavorful. Indian cuisine has the healthiest traditional spices as its main ingredients. Cumin Seeds (commonly known as jeera in Hindi) is one of the most used Indian spice, that not only makes food mouth watering but has numerous health benefits. ... Read More »