Magnets can control heat and sound

In a first, researchers from the Ohio State University have discovered how to control heat with a magnetic field.

Magnetic materials to build gen-next computers
Magnetic materials to build gen-next computers

Magnetic materials that store data in hard disc drives may also perform calculations and take on the role of a computer's central processing unit (CPU), scientists say.

Now, furniture that assembles on its own

A Dutch designer has developed gen-next flat-pack furniture which snaps together in minutes without the need for tools.

Magnets could be used to ease Alzheimer’s pain

Using a magnetic coil to stimulate the parts of the brain involved in memory and learning could help delay the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

Magnets `can help the body fight off prostate cancer`

A team at the University of Sheffield in Britain, in fact, claims to be developing a treatment for prostate cancer, which uses a magnetic force to help the human body`s own cells destroy tumours.

Astronauts install big magnet on space station

Endeavour`s astronauts accomplished their mission installing a $2 billion cosmic ray detector on ISS.

Now, graphene becomes magnetic

Scientists have found a way to make wonder material graphene magnetic.

Magnets `to help brain recovery`

Scientists claim to have developed a technique which uses magnets to rewire brain cells and help stroke and Parkinson`s patients recover.

Magnets `to help brain recovery`

Scientists claim to have developed a technique which uses magnets to rewire brain cells and help stroke and Parkinson`s patients recover.

Indian neutrino lab to have world’s biggest magnet

Indian Neutrino Observatory will be made of 50,000 tonnes of magnetised iron.