Hong Kong students develop germ-free door handle

Two high school students in Hong Kong have built a door handle that kills germs to prevent the spread of disease through hand contact.

Himachal CM launches energy saving programme

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday launched a state-wide LED promotional programme for conserving energy.

BJP sets up LED screen giving info on membership drive at HQ

With its membership drive extended by a month, BJP has installed a digital screen outside its party headquarters giving the number of new members enrolled and missed calls received.

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.

PM Modi launches scheme for LED bulb distribution in Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched a scheme for LED bulb distribution under domestic efficient lighting programme in Delhi.

LED technology global expo at Pragati Maidan Dec 5-7

Global trade fairs organisers Messe Frankfurt's Indian arm Wednesday announced that an international exhibition on LED (light emitting diode) lighting and technologies will be held Dec 5-7 at the capital's Pragati Maidan exposition venue.

Light-activated drug to help control diabetes

Scientists have created a drug for Type 2 diabetes that is switched on by blue light, thus paving the way to reducing side effects of diabetes medication.

`Wonder material` for future LED lights

Using a material called perovskite, researchers have developed a new high-brightness LED display that is cheaper and much easier to make.

Now, smartphone sensor to monitor air pollution in real time

What if your old smartphone could tell you about the pollution and dust levels present in air and could save you from various health problems?

Now, `wear your heart on your sleeves` with LED Mood-Sweater

A LED Mood-Sweater, that has been recently developed, will read human emotions by reflecting specific LED light colors onto the white fabric of a sweater.

New research enables brighter LED lights

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have made it possible to optimise phosphors - a key component in white LED lighting - allowing for brighter, more efficient lights.

Now, charge your e-reader with a simple tap!

Researchers have developed new flexible paper generators that use simple rubbing or tapping to produce electricity that can light up LEDs and activate e-reader displays.

Male fireflies seduce females with sperm package

Male fireflies that try to attract mates with a flash of light also seduce the females with a gift -- a spermatophore package or a capsule containing sperm and nourishment for the female.

Future farm: A sunless, rainless room indoors

Advocates say this, or something like it, may be an answer to the world`s food problems.

Flash an LED smile to scare somebody

Flash that LED-tinged smile to light up a room or to scare somebody.

Implantable LEDs to revolutionize bio-medicine

Flexible, implantable LEDs be used to light inside the body to activate drugs or monitor medical conditions.

Now, a green flat screen TV with new LED light source

Researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed a technology that could make flat screen TV production green and can even make medical equipment — like subcutaneous ultrasound devices — more sensitive.

Coloured lights can sculpt nanoparticles

In a new research, scientists have shown that choosing the color of an LED light bulb can select the shape of nanoparticles growing out of a solution of silver.

NXP, Avni to develop LED based street lighting solutions for India

NXP Semiconductors and Avni Energy Solutions Pvt Ltd have collaborated to develop innovative LED based street lighting solutions for India.