Plasma

Despite shortage, 6 lakh litres of blood wasted in five years across India: Report

Despite shortage, 6 lakh litres of blood wasted in five years across India: Report

Lack of coordination between blood banks and hospitals has resulted in wastage of blood, including red blood cells and plasma as the life-saving components could not be used before their expiry date, says the report.

Apr 24, 2017, 11:58 AM IST
Watch: NASA's incredible video of magnetic Sun in action

Watch: NASA's incredible video of magnetic Sun in action

The sun is made of plasma, a gas-like state of matter in which electrons and ions have separated, creating a super-hot mix of charged particles.

Feb 01, 2016, 13:43 PM IST

Voyager 1 now in inter-stellar space

Thirty-seven years after it was launched, Voyager 1 is not only alive and kicking, but continuing its journery into the great void.

Jul 08, 2014, 15:58 PM IST

How order emerges from chaos in cosmos

Astronomers have reported surprising discovery of self-organized electromagnetic fields in counter-streaming ionized gases.

Oct 06, 2012, 14:34 PM IST

`MRI` of sun’s interior plasma motions created

Researchers have created an “MRI” of the Sun’s interior plasma motions, shedding light on how it transfers heat from its deep interior to its surface.

Jul 09, 2012, 17:57 PM IST

Magnetic fields decelerate stars

The existence of a magnetic effect that could explain why solar-like stars spin very slowly at the end of their lifetime has been proved.

Jun 13, 2012, 16:56 PM IST

Saturn’s moon spurts plasma unlike anything seen before

Saturn’s geyser moon Enceladus provides a special laboratory for watching unusual behaviour of plasma recent findings from NASA’s Cassini mission have revealed.

Jun 09, 2012, 20:52 PM IST

Soon, blood test to help early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s

A blood test that could identify biomarkers for those at risk would contribute to an early diagnosis and aid treatment.

Jan 22, 2012, 16:04 PM IST

Plasma prototype devices to destroy superbugs

Two new devices have shown tremendous promise in fighting methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA), as well as other drug-resistant bacteria.

Nov 27, 2009, 14:34 PM IST

Plasma prototype devices to destroy superbugs

Two new devices have shown tremendous promise in fighting methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA), as well as other drug-resistant bacteria.

Nov 27, 2009, 00:00 AM IST

Kill germs on your body in a jiffy!

Scientists have designed a prototype device that kills germs from hands, feet and even underarms in a jiffy without harming the skin.

Nov 26, 2009, 21:21 PM IST

Kill germs on your body in a jiffy!

Scientists have designed a prototype device that kills germs from hands, feet and even underarms in a jiffy without harming the skin.

Nov 26, 2009, 00:00 AM IST