electrons

Bacteria can create 'natural battery'

Bacteria can create 'natural battery'

Bacteria can use tiny magnetic particles to effectively create a "natural battery", a new research shows.

Mar 27, 2015, 16:12 PM IST

Solar cells made more efficient

Scientists have reported progress in photovoltaic research as they have improved a component that will enable solar cells to use more energy of the sun and thus create a higher current.

Feb 26, 2015, 18:03 PM IST
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.

Dec 07, 2014, 12:27 PM IST
Natural shield 11,000 km above Earth stops radiation

Natural shield 11,000 km above Earth stops radiation

In a pioneering feat, researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of Colorado in Boulder have discovered an invisible shield some 11,000 kms above Earth that works against the harmful radiation belt.

Nov 27, 2014, 10:27 AM IST
Carbon nanotube-based lights are more efficient than LEDs

Carbon nanotube-based lights are more efficient than LEDs

Japanese scientists have recently discovered carbon nanotube-based lights that are more efficient than LEDs.

Oct 20, 2014, 15:54 PM IST

Scientists develop world's 1st 'solar battery' that runs on light, air

Scientists have recently developed World's first 'solar battery' that runs on light and air.

Oct 04, 2014, 12:03 PM IST

New electrons can lead to better computing

Electrons that break the rules and move perpendicular to the applied electric field could be the key to delivering next generation, low-energy computers, scientists say.

Sep 13, 2014, 12:21 PM IST

China`s super collider a game changer?

A proposal by China to build a "Higgs factory" by 2028 - a 52 km underground ring that would smash together electrons and positrons - has raised the possibility of the country coming to the forefront of particle physics.

Jul 23, 2014, 16:05 PM IST

First ever pic of `photosynthesis in action` revealed

A new study has shown the first snapshots of photosynthesis in action as it splits water into protons, electrons and oxygen, the process that maintains Earth`s oxygen atmosphere.

Jul 10, 2014, 13:29 PM IST

US researchers develop `1,000 times more sensitive` sports doping test

American researchers have reportedly developed a new way to detect performance-enhancing drugs, which they claim is `1,000 times more sensitive` than current tests.

Mar 19, 2014, 11:39 AM IST

Electron `invisibility cloak` could lead to new gen electronics

A new approach that allows objects to become “invisible” has now been applied to an entirely different area.

Oct 13, 2012, 15:20 PM IST

Solar storms behind Earth’s vanishing electrons

UCLA researchers showed that the missing electrons are swept away from the planet by a tide of solar wind.

Jan 30, 2012, 16:50 PM IST

Now, electric nanocar steered by electrons!

The motors operate as pedal wheels, which when excited electrically, propel the whole system over a copper surface.

Nov 10, 2011, 19:19 PM IST

Now, electric nanocar steered by electrons!

The motors operate as pedal wheels, which when excited electrically, propel the whole system over a copper surface.

Nov 10, 2011, 19:19 PM IST

Electrons most round natural objects in universe

The electrons differ from being perfectly round by less than 0.000000000000000000000000001cm.

May 26, 2011, 18:13 PM IST

Electrons most round natural objects in universe

The electrons differ from being perfectly round by less than 0.000000000000000000000000001cm.

May 26, 2011, 18:13 PM IST