IIT Delhi to establish shared research infrastructure
The new centre will come up at the institute's Sonepat campus
Are we better equipped to assess air quality in 2019?
The use of technology in addressing air pollution has been growing at an incredible pace, but then the scale of the problem has also grown and …
IIT Hyderabad scientists convert fly ash into waterproofing material
Treating fly ash with stearic acid, used in soaps and shampoos, modified the nature of fly ash and helped develop materials with contrasting …
Just tweaking time of administration can make cancer drugs more effective
IIT Madras researchers found that by aligning drug administration with the internal rhythms of reactive molecules production, the efficiency of …
The computer plays postman
India seems ready to cash in on electronic mail, a cheap and fast way of communication in which messages are exchanged through computer networks.
The strength of the future
Composite materials, which can be tailored to specifications and strengths and ultimately replace even steel, have come of age in India.
Where does monsoon get over 200 lakh crore buckets of water from?
Although it is assumed most of the water comes from the Indian Ocean, a significant amount of rain over the Ganga basin and northeast India is …
This bio-brick can help cut pollution
Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad and KIIT School of Architecture, Bhubaneshwar, have developed bricks from agricultural …
IIT-Delhi researchers develop Braille laptop for visually impaired
The laptop was developed on the basis of multiple user trials to take care of preferences and needs of the user community
Fake science, shady journals
India is way behind in the patents it files, the reason being that much of its science is of dubious quality
Front isn't best in a bus
Long bus journeys usually result in an aching back and queasy stomachs for passengers. But sitting in the front only worsens their discomfort.
A new instrument measures the concentration of haemoglobin in the blood
An intellectual property rights policy has been cleared for the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Physics journal fosters spirit of enquiry
Physical Review, which began in 1893 as a monthly journal of indifferent repute, has evolved into a standard for the international physics community.
New edible coating to prolong shelf life of fruits and vegetables
The material was tested on potato, tomato, green chili, strawberry, Khasi Mandarin, apple, pineapple and kiwifruit and was found to keep these …
IIT scientists devise new method for accelerated evaporation of droplets
The novel method can control the overall lifetime of droplet
Researchers produce power from wet clothes
IIT Kharagpur researchers generated power in natural ambience using the intrinsic surface energy of the fabric
Nano-chip made from laboratory waste can help in diagnosis of diseases
Scientists from IIT Guwahati have fabricated a nano-chip from laboratory waste that can sense hydrogen peroxide, and thus may find use in …
Giant Viruses found in water samples from Mumbai
No cause to worry; all viruses are not disease causing
New study may help address drug resistant pneumococcal diseases
Indian researchers have identified three drug target sites in the genome of Streptococcus pneumoniae, paving the way for developing …
IIT Delhi to start bachelor of design from session 2022-23
The four-year programme will have 20 seats to start with, and will be open to students of all specialisations
New ride sharing algorithm promises better deal for riders and drivers
Researchers at IIT-Delhi have developed an algorithm that can guide taxi drivers to take a route where they can find more commuters for sharing
This glowing sensor can sniff out explosives
A new roll-on to relieve period pain
Based on essential oils including eucalyptus oil, menthol and wintergreen oil, it can also help improve the mood of users