London, Aug 21
Researchers have designed a new device for wireless energy transfer that can charge mobile phones or laptops without using cables.
Researchers at the Universitat Politecnica de Valencia (...
Washington, Aug. 20
Scientists have developed a new device that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window.
The device called a transparent lumine...
New Delhi, Aug 17
Four students from city schools have discovered two unknown asteroids, which is set to be placed in the global minor body catalogue maintained by the International Astronomical Union in Paris....
Hyderabad, Aug. 13.
Strategic industry in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh could well be in for some beefing up. The DRDO and public sector BEL want to set up facilities in these two states.
Washington, Aug. 12
Japanese scientists claim to have developed the world’s fastest camera — a photo-device with a frame interval of 4.4 trillion frames per second.
The fastest cameras have relied on what is...
Coimbatore, July 31
Researchers have developed a technology to enhance the shelf-life of mangoes and contain post-harvest loss in mango orchards.The prime focus of this project – Enhanced Preservation o...
New Delhi, July 22
A high-level inter-ministerial group will meet here on Wednesday to review radioactive technology use for preserving perishable food and agriculture commodities to prevent food wastage.
Washington, July 20
Retired US astronaut Henry “Hank” Hartsfield Jr, who flew on three shuttle missions including as commander of the Discovery’s maiden flight, died after an illness at age 80, NASA space agency said...
Washington, Aug 22
MIT scientists have developed a new algorithm that lets drones monitor their own health during long package-delivery missions.
To ensure safe, timely, and accurate delivery, drones need t...
Johannesburg, Aug. 20
Indian-origin South African academic Leila Patel has been named the African country’s one of the top women researcher in the annual Women in Science Awards hosted by the Ministry of Science and Te...
Washington, Aug. 19
A new robot that constructs its own body out of flat sheets of paper and plastic, using the energy from a standard AA battery to power a circuit, is being compared to the Japanese art of paper fol...
Washington, Aug. 14
Materials scientists have long sought to form glass from pure, mono-atomic metals and now modern day alchemists have done exactly that!
“This is a fundamental issue explored by people in...
Chicago, Aug 13
Bee, snake and scorpion venom could be used in fight against cancer after lab trials by an Indian- origin scientist-led team showed that the toxins can kill tumours.According to a paper pre...
Hyderabad, Aug 10
The Indian Space Research Organisation is looking at developing communication satellites in the higher frequency bands with about 15 kW of power and data handling capability in the range of 100 Gi...
July 31, 2014
Barring field trials in GM crops amounts to putting a moratorium on research
Mumbai, July 21
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his maiden visit to the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre in Mumbai on Monday. He visited the Dhruva research reactor, which produces fissile materi...
Washington, July 16
Heavy metal! NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has discovered its first meteorite on the Red Planet — a huge shiny, lumpy rock made mostly of iron. The rock is an iron meteorite called “Lebano...