Technology

  • 25 Feb - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Our country celebrates National Science Day on February 28, 2017 to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman on 28 February 1928 for his discovery, Raman was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930. ...

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  • 15 Jan - 2017 posted by - Scientific India
    Natural diamonds take a long time to form and can be dangerous to harvest. The diamond on any given wedding ring is at least a million years old, and possibly more than a billion years old. The ones we can mine with current technology were formed deep in the Earth's mantle and spit up by ancie...

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  • 22 Dec - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    Hackfest A 36 hour long software and hardware Hackathon. Venue  ...

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  • 16 Dec - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    Scientists develop new method for accurately counting lions in the wild Numbers in key habitat of Maasai Mara are higher than most other areas...

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  • 12 Dec - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    It's only a matter of time before drugs are administered via patches with painless microneedles instead of unpleasant injections. But designers need to balance the need for flexible, comfortable-to-wear material with effective microneedle penetration of the skin. Swedish researchers say they m...

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  • 10 Dec - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    The next time you place your coffee order, imagine slapping onto your to-go cup a sticker that acts as an electronic decal, letting you know the precise temperature of your triple-venti no-foam latte. Someday, the high-tech stamping that produces such a sticker might also bring us food packaging t...

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  • 05 Dec - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    An autonomous flying ambulance has successfully completed its first solo test flight, offering a potential solution for challenging search and rescue missions. Completing such missions in rough terrain or combat zones can be tricky, with helicopters currently offering the best transportation optio...

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  • 25 Nov - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    Indian resea...

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  • 22 Nov - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    A team of UCF scient...

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  • 17 Nov - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    Paper strips laced with sugar could be the sweetest solution so far, literally, to kill E. coli in contaminated water. York University researcher Sushanta Mitra says the "DipTreat" discovery will be key to developing a new generation of inexpensive and portable water t...

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  • 30 Oct - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
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  • 01 Oct - 2016 posted by - Dr. S. S. Verma, Department of Physics, S.L.I.E.T., Longowal, Distt.-Sangrur (Punjab)-148106
    Invention and production of Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) as a source of lighting has been received by people with high esteem due to their long life (about 20 years or so) and role towards saving on electricity and environment.  LEDs use significantly less energy than even CFLs, and do n...

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  • 09 Sep - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    Founded in 2007, Hybrid Air Vehicles is the company behind the innovative Airlander range of hybrid aircraft. They utilise new aerospace technology that combines the best of the characteristics of fixed wing aircraft and helicopters with lighter-than-air technology to create a new breed of hyper-e...

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  • 28 Aug - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    Mechanical energy of water was used to a grinding stone to turn wheat into flour more than 2000 years ago by the Greeks. In 1870 first hydroelectric power plant was installed in Cragsi...

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  • 26 Aug - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    A team of Harvard University researchers with expertise in 3D printing, mechanical engineering, and microfluidics has demonstrated the first autonomous, untethered, entirely soft robot. This small, 3D-printed robot - nicknamed the octobot - could pave the way for a new generation of completely sof...

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  • 19 Jul - 2016 posted by - Dr. Abhishek Mishra, Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Goa University
    In the world today we store more and more of our data through cloud computing and large data centers. In order to store more data we need reduce the space occupied by each piece of information.A team of researchers at Delft University of Technology, Netherlandsdeveloped a device that has reduced this space to atomic scale. “In ...

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  • 21 Mar - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    An international research team has made a breakthrough in generating single photons, as carriers of quantum information in security systems. With enough computing effort most contemporary security systems ...

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  • 17 Mar - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    A new kind of fuel cell that can turn urine into electricity could revolutionize the way we produce bioenergy, particularly in developing countries. The research, published in Electrochimica Acta, describes a new design of microbial fuel cell that's smaller, cheaper and more powe...

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  • 22 Feb - 2016 posted by - Udit Malik ,Patent Research Associate, Evalueserve Pvt. Ltd
    ‘Necessity is the mother of invention’, a very old saying that holds its virtue even today. Inventions are important but with fast pacing society, problems, markets and competitiveness, the word ‘INVENTION’ has been outdated at large by the word ‘INNOVATION’. Le...

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  • 20 Feb - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    Bridges, tunn...

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  • 14 Feb - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    HackfestISM is a 36 hour long hackathon to be held at Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad from 46 March, 2016. This is the first university hackathon to be organised at ISM Dhanbad. What is hackathon? ...

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  • 23 Dec - 2015 posted by - Ahaan Parekh, UK
    Future of Energy is one of the most significant challenge mankind faces today. Despite this challenge, if you randomly pick ten science students, chances are that nine of them would have heard about CERN, the Swiss particle accelerator, but may be none would have heard about ITER, the largest international research endeavor located a...

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  • 15 Dec - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    Should robots have the same rights as you or I? What rights do you and I enjoy because of our intelligent, self-aware status? These questions are complex, but they will certainly have real-world consequences for robots at some point in the not-too-distant future. Should robots reach the level of self-awareness and show genuine inte...

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  • 09 Dec - 2015 posted by - Andrea Sandra Christine D′Cruz, Department of Chemistry, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India
    “Nanotechnology” refers to a wide range of scientific phenomena that focusses on the properties of developing materials by controlling individual atoms and molecules to create devices that are thousands of times smaller and with better electrical and chemical properties. Nanotechnology have thus paved a way in pharmaceuti...

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  • 09 Dec - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    Smartwatches already collect data about your heart rate, how much exercise you do and your stress levels, but in the future they could take this a considerable step further. Google has filed a patent for a 'needle-free blood draw' system that could be built into a wearable attached to someone's wrist, or a hand-held device. The filing describes a machine that sends a p...

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  • 09 Dec - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    With around one-seventh of the population lacking access to basic electricity and as our global supply of oil slowly dwindles and coal continues to add to mounting greenhouse gases, scientists have rushed to find solutions to power the world in more renewable and sustainable ways. As electric power has become the life line of modern...

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  • 05 Dec - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    Researchers at North Carolina State University say they have developed a technique for creat...

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  • 04 Dec - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    From a school dropout to an innovator: it has indeed been a long journey for Syed Sajjad Ahmed of Bangalore. Like his icon, former President A PJ Abdul Kalam, the 63-year old is all excitement as he shows off his “solar-electric car” to anyone and everyone who exhibits even a little bit of interest in his self-designed four-wheeler. ...

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  • 03 Dec - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    The cardiovascular system is a complex web of tens of thousands of miles of arteries, capillaries and veins, branching throughout the body like tributaries of a great river. And now, researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are recapitulating this intricate network using an emerging technology: 3D bioprinting. ...

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  • 13 Nov - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    Upscale Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer...

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  • 13 Nov - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    Robot means a mechanical device which performs all or more works for human with maximum efficiency and low cost even in hostile environments under the command of the masters. Living organism on the earth other than trees are the best examples of natural robots. Human and animals also act as robots throughout their life with a brain control whose activities are go...

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  • 25 Oct - 2015 posted by - Katherina Kuhne and Evghenii Kondratenko, Bauman Moscow State Technical University
    The time when you could build a computer with a fundamentally new architecture in your garage is believed to be over. Yet, the associate professor from the Department of Computer Systems and Networks at the Bauman Moscow State Technical University has tried to prove this statement wrong. Step by step, he tried to put his idea of accelerating computer proc...

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  • 20 Oct - 2015 posted by - Dr. Pradeep K.W. Abeygunawardhana, Kagawa University, Japan
    According to the transparency market research, the global process spectroscopy market was US$ 714.5 million in 2012 and is expected to reach a value of US$ 1179.6 million by 2019 growing at 7.41%. In this growing market, most equipment in the past was bulky, expensive, and limited to laboratories. However, with recent technological advances such as robust CCD det...

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  • 06 Oct - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    The Nobel Prize in Physics 2015 recognises Takaaki Kajita...

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  • 11 Sep - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    A US Coast Guard icebreaker has carved its way to the North Pole, becoming the first American su...

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  • 18 Jul - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    Over 2.5 billion people – over 40% of the world’s population – are now at risk from dengue. The World Health Organization estimates there may be 50–100 million dengue infections worldwide every year. A biotech company Oxitec has released into the wild an army of genetically modified male mosquit...

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  • 07 Jul - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    As part of ‘Digital India Week’, the Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT) on 5 July 2015vlaunched four new products, including solar powered Wi-Fi hotspots and long distance Wi-Fi. The solar powered Wi-Fi hotspots can be used for smart cities, rural schools or panchayats, extending broadband connectivity...

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  • 02 Jul - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today described cyber-related risks as a global threat of “bloodless war,” and called upon the Nation’s IT community to serve the entire world by building credible cyber-security systems. He was speaking at the launch of the Digital India week in New Delhi on 1 July 2015. ...

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  • 04 May - 2015 posted by - Udit Malik, Research Associate, Evalueserve
    Diabetes is a common disease in India and world. The disease which is not curable, and needs proper management at individual level to live a healthy life. Continuous body-glucose monitoring is one of the aspects of management. The conventional means of glucose monitoring are invasive and take blood or interstitial fluids as sample by finger prick or from other in...

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  • 24 Apr - 2015 posted by - Dr. S. S. VERMA; Department of Physics, S.L.I.E.T., Longowal; Distt.- Sangrur (Punjab)
    The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the world's largest and most powerful particle collider, and the largest single machine in the world, built to test the predictions of different theories of particle physics and high-energy physics. First experimental run of this machine has been successful in discovering Higgs Boson or GOD part...

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  • 08 Apr - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    On 5 April 2015 the world's most powerful particle accelerator began its second act. It get restarted after 2 year of repair and upgradation.  This proton beams once again circulated around the Large Hadron Collider, locate...

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  • 15 Feb - 2015 posted by - Dr. S. S. VERMA, Dept. of Physics, S.L.I.E.T. (Deemed to be Univ.); Longowal, Distt.-Sangrur (Punjab)-148 106
    Induction heating is the process of heating an electrically conducting object (usually a metal) by electromagnetic induction, where eddy currents are generated within the metal and resistance leads to Joule heating of the metal. Induction heating is a non-contact heating process. It uses high frequency electricity to heat materials that are electrically conductiv...

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  • 07 Jan - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    If you've ever been out in a boat on a hot summer day, you know that open water gathers a lot of sun and heat. Engineers in Japan are hoping to harness that power with the construction of what will be the planet's largest floating solar power installation. Japan'sKyocera Corporation has already leveraged the power of open water with sho...

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  • 07 Jan - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    A British aerospace firm is developing an aircraft that would take passengers anywhere in the world in just four hours. Reaction Engines is working on an engine system that will pave the way for a plane that would transport 300 passengers anywhere in the world in four hours.  Reaction Engines claims Sabre can be used to help accelerate existing aircraft up t...

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  • 19 Nov - 2014 posted by - Scientific India
    Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) opened a demonstration facility that will turn waste cooking oil, commonly referred to as "gutter oil" in China, into sustainable aviation biofuel. The two companies estimate that 500 million gallons (1.8 billion liters) of biofuel could be made annually in China from used cooking oil....

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  • 19 Nov - 2014 posted by - Udit, Jain, Programme Assistant (Computer), O/o Vice Chancellor, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana
    Can you imagine you have a printer at home that takes material as input, 3-D model as instructions and gives the product of any customized design as output? The answer is yes. The common terminology and concept related to printing signifies the printing of text and images on paper or charts etc. but the world is going to rejuvenate the concept of printing from pa...

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  • 14 May - 2014 posted by - Dr. S.K.Giri
    The food industry is increasingly moving toward new product development and innovative propositions through new processing methods that allow foods with extended shelf life, high nutritional value and excellent organoleptic characteristics. One of such most successful developments made to date is High Pressure Processing (HPP). High Pressure Processing is a ...

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  • 05 Apr - 2014 posted by - Udit Jain, Navdeep Singh Gill, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana
    Google is not just Google Google – “A search Engine for a common man” was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in the year 1998 with a view to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful, is not just a search engine. They began...

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  • 15 Feb - 2014 posted by - Ajay Kumar Rathore
    Artificial Intelligence- Thinking behind a Robot  Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a field of computer science and engineering concerned with the computational understanding, which implies the use of a computer to model and replicate intellige...

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