The cool choice
Absorption cooling could be the answer to peak-time electrical loads
Winnowing made easy
A simple technology is now available for separating grains from chaffs
Programmed to kill
Farmers of the world are under attack. A new technology threatens to make them totally dependent on multinational corporations
Using special polymers, scientists are on trying to make an 'artificial nose'
A people devoid of "genius and imagination"
The curiosity about exotic lands that gripped scholars in the 17th and 18th centuries resulted in the collation of a lot of information, much of …
A Pune teacher develops a calculator made out of cardboard for as little as Rs 15, which can even handle mindbending logarithms.
LIPS talks to you in many tongues
The 24th international film festival in New Delhi introduced an indigenously developed technology that makes it possible to telecast a film …
New means of collecting honey will no longer destroy the entire honey comb
After all these years, science finally creates superconducting transistors
Thought for food
Tissue culture in a pressure cooker
A new tissue culture technique that is claimed to be cheap and easy to understand is fast gaining popularity.
Human atlas: An initiative for holistic understanding of human biology
The project will collate and integrate molecular information on human tissues and organs that currently lie hidden in research articles
Device Spots potential back pain
AIDS researcher aquitted of misconduct charge
Still a source of wonder for some, no great shakes for others, the recent
total solar eclipse was a memorable spectacle
Power of wood
Tapping into the source
These are the days of frenetic crossborder data networking. Electronic cilia have crawled into almost every nook in the world where information …
You can't rub out this paint
Latex obtained from succulents can be used to manufacture a host of products such as paints, adhesives and roofing material
Econoburette: easier way to conduct titration
Lasers add zing to alignment systmes
Indian engineers have developed a laser-based alignment system, which have the high level of precision essential for installing sophisticated …