In times of fashionable bracelets, Bharatpur keeps the tradition of bangle making alive

In times of fashionable bracelets, Bharatpur keeps the tradition of bangle making alive

The delicate process of bangle making involves putting glass boulders in an insulating machine which melts it to help the craftsmen mould it into the desired shape.

Jan 10, 2018, 13:15 PM IST

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.

Aug 17, 2016, 12:28 PM IST

Forget glass, now transparent wood to brighten homes!

The researchers believe that the material, described in the journal Biomacromolecules, also could find application in solar cell windows.

Apr 01, 2016, 00:31 AM IST
Soon, turn your window into big screen TV

Soon, turn your window into big screen TV

The researchers will now try to incorporate their invention onto windows with an aim to selectively filter light and heat waves depending on the season or time of day.

Feb 22, 2016, 14:50 PM IST

Glass as strong as steel developed

The researchers used what they call aerodynamic levitation, to create glass imbued with extra amounts of an oxide of aluminium.

Nov 05, 2015, 20:00 PM IST

Foldable and waterproof Google Glass soon

If you still have a dream to own the eye-wearable device Google Glass, wait for its smarter version that is foldable and more durable, media reported.

Jul 22, 2015, 22:35 PM IST

Google patents tech that take pictures when it sees finger frames

Google has been awarded a patent that allows the users to take pictures using a Glass-like head-mounted display wearable, when it recognizes the user's fingers.

Jul 10, 2015, 16:31 PM IST

Orange glasses may help you sleep better

You may have a great night's sleep if you put on orange glasses some hours before going to bed, says a study.

Apr 20, 2015, 15:33 PM IST

Glass coating improves battery performance

 Scientists have created nano-sized sulphur particles coated in silica (glass) to be used in Lithium-sulphur batteries.

Mar 09, 2015, 17:37 PM IST

Hubble sees supernova split into four images

 Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have spotted for the first time a distant supernova split into four images by cosmic lens.

Mar 07, 2015, 19:12 PM IST
Watch 3D movies soon without 3D glasses

Watch 3D movies soon without 3D glasses

 Austrian scientists have invented a sophisticated laser system that creates a 3D effect without the need for special glasses.

Jan 16, 2015, 15:38 PM IST

How glass can help build super-fast computers

New research demonstrates how glass could be manipulated to create a material that would allow computers to transfer information using light.

Nov 09, 2014, 17:15 PM IST

South African school kids hospitalised after being fed glass

At least 66 South African children have been hospitalised after eating school lunches tainted with crushed glass and stones, education officials said today.

Nov 06, 2014, 22:50 PM IST

Google Glass not an optimal tool for space tasks: NASA

The upcoming eye wearable device Google Glass is "not an optimal tool" for handling operational procedures and tasks in a simulated space environment, NASA astronauts have revealed.

Aug 07, 2014, 11:06 AM IST

Control Google Glass with your thoughts

Focus hard and you will be able to control Google Glass with your thoughts alone. Yes, your power of thoughts can give the computer eyewear commands to do certain things, like taking a picture and even posting it to Facebook.

Jul 13, 2014, 20:58 PM IST

Indian student in UAE readies for NASA launch of experiments

The experiments of an eleven-year-old Indian student in the UAE would be launched into space under a NASA programme, a media report said.

Jun 21, 2014, 23:38 PM IST

Soldiers to scale vertical walls with `Smart gloves`

One cannot forget the scene from the movie “Mission Impossible - Ghost Protocol ” where actor Tom Cruise swings from world`s tallest building, Burj Khalifa in Dubai wearing adherent gloves.

Jun 08, 2014, 21:13 PM IST
Prolonged use of Google Glass may cause eye pain

Prolonged use of Google Glass may cause eye pain

Wearing Google glass for long periods of time can cause pain in the eyes, an optometrist at Google says.

May 21, 2014, 22:20 PM IST

Google Glass now available for all in US

Grabbing a piece of Google Glass has just become a bit easier as the company opened the online sale of its wearable computer device for all with USD 1,500 (about Rs.90,000) in the US Wednesday.

May 14, 2014, 21:00 PM IST

Google Glass set for Ray-Ban makeover

Google has reportedly signed a deal with the eyewear manufacturer credited with brands like Ray-Ban and Oakley, for its hi-tech wearable gadget, Glass.

Mar 25, 2014, 18:29 PM IST