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Now, sand-based batteries to power your phone!

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 17:31

Believe it or not, using sand as the key material, researchers have created a lithium ion battery that can outperform the current industry standard by three times.

Satellite data may predict floods almost a year in advance

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 09:45

Based on satellite monitoring of the gravitational field of a river basin, researchers have found a new way to predict which rivers are prone to dangerous flooding 11 months in advance.

Delhi-born scholar becomes dean of top US law school

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 09:45

Sujit Choudhry, a noted expert in comparative constitutional law, has become the first Indian-American dean of the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, a top US law school.

California college mourns shooting victims

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 08:53

Students made 10,000 ribbons for the service at the University of California at Santa Barbara, still reeling from last Friday`s killings by a mentally unstable 22-year-old, Eliot Rodger.

Isla Vista shooting: If I can`t have you girls, I`ll destroy you, said killer in chilling video

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 10:32

US police are investigating a Youtube video, reportedly posted by the gunman who went on a killing spree, shooting to death six people in Santa Barbara in California.

Three dead in drive-by shooting in California

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 14:52

Authorities in California say three people are dead and seven others were wounded in drive-by shootings in the Santa Barbara area.

New supercapacitor for faster electric vehicles

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 12:45

Scientists have designed a novel supercapacitor that provides two times more energy and power, paving the way for faster acceleration in electric vehicles and longer battery life in portable electronics.

Revealed: Biting flies behind zebras stripes formation

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 14:45

Go tell this to your kids that the great riddle about black and white stripes on zebra has finally been solved.

Soon, see your thoughts flashing on screen!

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 21:56

A new system developed by Philip Rosedale, creator of the famous game `Second Life`, and Adam Gazzaley, a neuroscientist at the University of California San Francisco, combines brain scanning, brain recording and virtual reality to allow a user to journey through a person`s brain in real-time.

Enter the room where internet was born!

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 22:39

For those who were born Oct 29, 1969, the date is quite memorable. It was on this day that internet too came to life.

New device to boost data storage capacity of your phone, PC

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 18:07

Scientists have developed a new type of holographic memory device that could provide unprecedented data storage capacity and data processing capabilities in electronic devices.

Oxygen may have first accumulated on Earth 3 bln years ago

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 17:48

Oxygen production by photosynthetic cyanobacteria may have initiated as early as three billion years ago, much earlier than previously thought, scientists say.