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Wow! New plastic clothing material to keep people cool

Wow! New plastic clothing material to keep people cool

Stanford scientists have developed a low-cost, plastic-based textile that, if woven into clothing, could cool your body far more efficiently than is possible with the natural or synthetic fabrics in clothes we wear today.

Wood windows cooler than those of glass

The researchers showed that their transparent wood provides better thermal insulation and lets in nearly as much light as glass, while eliminating glare and providing uniform and consistent indoor lighting.

Rains cool several states, north again heating up

 Unseasonal rains cooled down temperatures in several states on Saturday, giving people respite from searing heat wave, while mercury again rose in some north Indian states but the weathermen held out hope of respite soon.

Artificial cloud to cool open playgrounds

A Qatar-based teacher has unveiled a design of an artificial cloud to cool open playgrounds.

Scientists develop vest to keep fire fighters stay cool

Scientists have developed a vest which they claim can help fire-fighters stay cool during an emergency, by reducing heat stress and fluid loss.