New research brings invisibility cloaks closer to reality

New metamaterials may take engineers one step closer to building invisibility cloaks or even shields that can conceal military airplanes, scientists say.

Defence, energy, trade to top agenda of Obama's India visit

US President Barack Obama arrives in India Sunday on a three-day state visit, which besides the symbolism of his being the first American president to be chief guest at the Republic Day parade is also likely to see "substantive outcomes" from talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on several issues, including defence, energy and trade.

How artificial intelligence can help physicists predict hazardous solar flares
How artificial intelligence can help physicists predict hazardous solar flares

A new research has provided a deeper insight into how artificial intelligence can help physicists predict hazardous solarflares.

Solar, wind power to become cheapest in Asia: Scientists
Solar, wind power to become cheapest in Asia: Scientists

Finnish scientists believe that renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind power, will become the cheapest energy for consumers in Asia in next 10 years.

Soon, foot-powered cell phone charger for world's needy
Soon, foot-powered cell phone charger for world's needy

A team of researchers is field-testing their foot-powered cell phone charger in rural villages of the Kingdom of Lesotho, a small country surrounded entirely by South Africa.

Why blue LEDS are difficult to make

Using sophisticated computer simulations, British scientists have uncovered the mystery of why blue light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are so tricky to make.

Vishnuvardhan carries abundance of energy: Deepa

Actress Deepa Sannidhi, who is currently busy shooting for Tamil actioner "Yatchan", says the energy she finds in her director Vishnuvardhan spreads in the unit as well.

Poorest should also have access to science: PM Modi
Poorest should also have access to science: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said that the poorest should also have access to science and technology.

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.

Ukraine secures cheap Russian coal, power supplies

Moscow promised on Saturday to resume shipping coal and provide electricity to Ukraine for the first time in three years despite Kiev`s failure to guarantee energy supplies to Russian-occupied Crimea.

South Korea says nuclear reactors safe after cyber attacks

South Korea on Thursday ruled out the possibility that a recent string of cyber-attacks on its nuclear power operator could cause a malfunction at any of the country`s 23 atomic reactors.

Instant-start computers comes closer to reality
Instant-start computers comes closer to reality

A new research has revealed that instant-start computers are possible with new breakthrough.

Champagne bubbles can solve world's energy needs

Using Japan's most powerful computer, researchers have explored how the physics of champagne bubbles may help address the world's future energy needs.

Health benefits of Jackfruit

Jackfruit, one of the tropical fruits available is both delicious to eat and even has a sweet taste.

Giant undersea 'Ocean Spiral' city may soon become reality

 The Ocean Spiral, an underwater city that can generate energy from the seabed and is capable of providing lodging for 5,000 people may soon become a reality, it has been reported.

Obama bars oil, gas drilling in Alaska haven

President Barack Obama declared Alaska`s ecologically rich Bristol Bay off-limits for oil and gas exploration on Tuesday, saying the move was necessary to safeguard the region`s fishing and tourism industries.

Saudi-Egypt power link project to start in new year

A project to link the electricity grids of Egypt and Saudi Arabia will start next year at a cost of at least $1.5 billion, officials said on Monday.

Reprogramming fat cells to treat obesity

Using advanced genome sequencing technologies, researchers have uncovered the mechanism by which white fat cells from humans get reprogrammed to turn browner, thereby helping to burn fat.

PM Modi pledges commitment towards energy conservation
PM Modi pledges commitment towards energy conservation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday pledged "wholehearted commitment" towards energy conservation on National Energy Conservation Day.

Kerry appeals to all to share burden of climate change

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday appealed to the countries at UN climate talks to jointly share the burden of combating climate change and draft their energy policies around renewable sources.