'Electronic' plants to herald new era for scientists

A team of Swedish researchers, by using living roses, has created analogue and digital electronic circuits inside living plants, calling them "electronic plants".

Govt provides Rs 3,000 cr duty benefits to boost exports

FIEO Director General Ajay Sahai said that Rs 3,000 crore incentive would help Indian exporters at this challenging time.

Europe dumped its electronic waste on foreign shores: Study

 Mismanagement of discarded electronics within Europe involves a volume 10 times that of e-waste shipped to foreign shores in undocumented exports, according to an investigation into the functioning of the used and waste electronics market.

Kerala to Strengthen IT, Electronics Teaching in schools

Instruction in IT and electronics is going to be strengthened in all the schools in Kerala, a minister said on Thursday.

Govt gets Rs 90,000 cr investment proposals for electronics manufacturing

Government has received investment proposals totalling Rs 90,000 crore in the last two months for electronics manufacturing in the country, with significant interest in making mobile phones by local and foreign firms.

Govt gets proposals worth Rs 1.10 lakh crore under MSIPS

The government has received investment proposals worth about Rs 1.10 lakh crore in the last 12 months under the electronics manufacturing scheme MSIPS.

New transistors can make electronics cheaper, more efficient

 A material called gallium nitride (GaN) is poised to become the next semiconductor for power electronics, enabling much higher efficiency than silicon.

Panasonic three-month net profit soars more than 50%

Japanese electronics giant Panasonic said Wednesday that its net profit soared 57 percent from a year ago, mainly thanks to a tax accounting change as the electronics giant continues to reshape its business.

Scientists develop faster method to produce graphene
Scientists develop faster method to produce graphene

 Researchers have found a faster, scalable method to develop few-layer graphene for use in energy storage and other material applications.

Massless particle for gen-next electronics found

A massless particle that eluded scientists for 85 years has been discovered and it could pave the way for faster and more efficient electronics and new types of quantum computing.

3D-printed soft robot jumps like humans

The world's first 3D-printed robot has been created with a rigid core but a soft exterior that helps him take multiple jumps and adapt better with humans.

Chipmaker Atmel exploring sale: Sources

Atmel Corp , a maker of small processors called microcontrollers that are used in a variety of electronics, is exploring strategic alternatives, including a possible sale, three people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

New step toward 'green' bendable electronics with 1st light-emitting paper

A team of scientists is reporting a new step toward bendable electronics after developing the first light-emitting, transparent and flexible paper out of environmentally friendly materials via a simple, suction-filtration method.

'India needs to step up research in photonics'

India needs to step up research in photonics, which will help it solve several problems ranging from lack of adequate communications in rural areas to reliable supply of water, says a pioneer in the realm.

Poop could be a goldmine, literally

Treated solid waste contains gold, silver and other metals as well as rare elements that are used in electronics and alloys.

Sports Engineering ideal for those driven by passion for sports & technology
Sports Engineering ideal for those driven by passion for sports & technology

David James, Deputy Director, Centre for Sports Engineering Research, c University speaks to Sanchayan Bhattacharjee about opportunities, work portfolios and the market for a career in sports engineering.

First silicene transistors for super-fast computers developed

Researchers have created the first transistors out of silicene, the world's thinnest silicon material, paving the way for faster and more efficient computers and other electronics.

New material promises higher-performance electronics

Material engineers including an Indian-origin scientist from University of Wisconsin-Madison have reported the highest-performing carbon nanotube transistors ever demonstrated - a significant leap toward creating flexible electronics with improved battery life.

India, South Korea shore up strategic ties

In boost to their strategic ties, India and South Korea on Monday decided to enhance cooperation in sectors like shipbuilding, electronics, defence production, infrastructure and energy besides outlining mutual interest in areas of nuclear energy and cyber security.

Quantum computers, next-generation electronics come closer to reality
Quantum computers, next-generation electronics come closer to reality

A new research has revealed that an exotic state of matter can open a new path to quantum computers and other next-generation electronics.