Creating highly purified crystals to make high-powered lenses, specialised optics and computers for consumers can no longer be a difficult and expensive method.
A Princeton University grad student has discovered a way to extract drinkable water from clouds and fog.
Researchers have developed a method to create air-stable water droplet networks that are valuable for applications in biological sensing and harvesting water from fog.
It was a pleasant Thursday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded a notch above season`s average at 13.0 degrees Celsius.
The national capital woke up to a pleasant Tuesday morning. The Met Office has forecast a cloudy day.
At the fag end of winter, parts of North India continued to experience cold conditions as dense fog enveloped various places in the region.
Flight schedules were thrown off gear in the national capital early on Monday as dense fog engulfed the city.
Over two dozen trains that remained cancelled for the past three months because of fog and poor visibility will begin running on February 21, an official said.
A sunny, pleasant Tuesday is in store for the national capital and the maximum temperature is expected to hover around 22 degrees Celsius, the Met Office said.
Delhiites woke up to a chilly morning on Saturday with the minimum temperature recorded two notches below the season`s average at 9.2 degrees Celsius.
The cold eased slightly in northern India on Sunday with the mercury registering a rise in most parts of the region, although Punjab and Haryana experienced foggy conditions which hit the movement of traffic.
Fog descended on several parts of Punjab and Haryana in the morning hours today, making it the third consecutive foggy day in the two northern states, affecting traffic due to poor visibility levels.
Cold day conditions were witnessed in Uttar Pradesh as moderate to dense fog shrouded several places in the state.
A thick blanket of fog in most parts of Punjab and Haryana today again disrupted normal life adversely affecting air, rail and road traffic.
As many as 50 trains were running late due to fog in Delhi Saturday. The Met Office has forecast a clear day.
Northern India woke up to a chilly morning on Friday as cold conditions intensified in the region where several areas were also affected by fog.
Cold conditions prevailed at isolated places in Uttar Pradesh with Orai recording the lowest temperature at 6 degrees Celsius.
A foggy Friday morning in Delhi affected train operations. The Met Office has forecast a clear day ahead.
Cold conditions abated in Rajasthan even as Mount Abu, sole hill station, was the coldest place in the state with a low of 2.4 degree Celsius.
Dense fog over Delhi and other parts of north India on Thursday led to the cancellation of a train and disrupted the schedule of over 40 others including Rajdhanis.
Day in Pics: 17th September
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