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Indian-origin scientist develops paper microscope

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 21:46

An Indian-American scientist Manu Prakash from Stanford University has developed an incredibly low-cost microscope made almost entirely out of paper.

Device that makes smart phone an eye doctor!

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 12:35

What about a smart phone that can click high-resolution pictures of the front and back of the eye that can help specialists sitting in metros advise you in places where health care is less accessible?

World`s fastest organic transistor developed

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 13:24

Two university research teams collaborated to develop thin, transparent semiconductors, which could become the foundation for cheap, high-performance displays.

Why mere presence of males shortens females` lifespans in some species

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 13:12

Researchers have discovered that males of the laboratory roundworm secrete signalling molecules that significantly shorten the lifespan of the opposite sex.

Watch Videos: Sun`s magnetic field about to flip upside down

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 00:45

Our sun`s vast magnetic field is about to flip upside down which will affect the entire solar system, says NASA.

Sun`s magnetic field close to flipping

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 12:18

Scientists have said that the Sun`s magnetic field will flip soon.

Social media helps advance tourism studies!

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 21:59

Scientists have used social media - vacation photos from Flickr - to study how people use natural areas for tourism and recreation.

World`s first `carbon-nanotube computer` unveiled

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 11:35

A team of researchers lead by Indian origin scientist has unveiled the first computer built entirely with carbon nanotubes.

Electricity generated from sewage using `wired microbes`

Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 16:22

Stanford University engineers have devised a new way to generate electricity from sewage using naturally-occurring "wired microbes" as mini power plants, producing electricity as they digest plant and animal waste.

Most common male and female ancestors lived around same time

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 15:17

First full-chromosome sequencing effort has found that most recent male and female common ancestors lived around the same time.

Four Indian Americans win top science and maths awards

Last Updated: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 11:52

Four Indian American professors are among the 13 mathematicians, theoretical physicists and theoretical computer scientists who have won 2013 Simons Investigators awards.

Embryonic-like stem cells can`t be found: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 14:43

A US company that promoted its stem cell discovery in partnership with the Vatican has come under fresh scrutiny by independent scientists who said today the cells do not exist.