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Generating renewable energy is the need of the hour and newer sustainable means of generating energy are constantly being researched. Several studies have established that wind speeds are higher…

  • Aparna Ayyar
  • October 12, 2017
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Looking for alternate sources of renewable energy has been a constant endeavor and climate change has made this need more urgent. Using renewable energy sources like solar, water, and wind energy…

  • Aparna Ayyar
  • August 24, 2017
  • 1.9k views

For years, researchers have been curious about the rainy season in the Amazon that is timed a little differently than other tropical regions. The mystery is finally solved as researchers have now…

  • Aparna Ayyar
  • August 7, 2017
  • 1.3k views

A new project, SUSTAIN, in Iceland is all set to uncover the mysteries behind the formation of islands. Early next month, the team will drill…

  • Aparna Ayyar
  • July 26, 2017
  • 649 views

Can you imagine what a pile of 8.3 billion metric tons of plastic would look like? Environmentalists have been advocating reduced use of plastics for years, but a new study with regard to the…

  • Aparna Ayyar
  • July 20, 2017
  • 578 views

Study that includes 100 handpicked scientists from all over the world offers conclusive evidence that climate change is not a myth, but a reality of the world we currently inhabit.

  • Aparna Ayyar
  • July 17, 2017
  • 583 views

Widely reported last month was the news of a trillion ton iceberg in the Antarctic’s Larsen C ice shelf that had developed ruptures. The cracks in the ice shelf grew larger and larger, and the…

  • Aparna Ayyar
  • July 13, 2017
  • 621 views

Researchers at the University of Liverpool conducted a study to understand whether climatic changes affected the spread of Zika virus. They created an epidemiological…

  • Editage Insights
  • December 20, 2016
  • 4.7k views

A statistical analysis of temperature data since 1500 rejects the hypothesis that global warming is a natural fluctuation in the earth’s climate. The study…

  • Editage Insights
  • April 13, 2014
  • 13.5k views

Researchers have found that plant-emitted aerosoles—the extremely low-volatile organic compounds—consist of relatively large molecules. They show how these…

  • Editage Insights
  • March 18, 2014
  • 11.5k views