Sunlight

Artificial leaf that creates fuel from sunlight, water is here

Artificial leaf that creates fuel from sunlight, water is here

The ultra-thin wireless device mimics plant leaves to produce energy using water and sunlight.

Sep 06, 2017, 14:08 PM IST
27-year-old marine engineer lives like a 'vampire' — Find out why!

27-year-old marine engineer lives like a 'vampire' — Find out why!

Sam Phelps suffers from a rare incurable condition, known as erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP), that causes his skin to burn when exposed to UV light.

Jul 04, 2017, 17:18 PM IST
Bask in the sunlight to energise your immune cells

Bask in the sunlight to energise your immune cells

While production of vitamin D requires ultra violet (UV) light -- known to promote skin cancer and melanoma, the low levels of blue light found in the sun's rays is safer and helps makes T cells move faster.

Dec 21, 2016, 16:56 PM IST
Efficient use of sunlight can better crop yields

Efficient use of sunlight can better crop yields

They say the findings observed in tobacco plants could potentially be used to increase the yield of food crops like wheat and rice.

Nov 28, 2016, 11:34 AM IST