Copper essential for resting brain too

A new study has found that proper copper levels are essential to the health of the brain at rest.

Could copper prevent spread of Ebola?

 Copper could help prevent the spread of Ebola, according to researchers, who say hand washing, disinfectants and quarantine procedures alone are insufficient to contain the spread of the deadly virus.

Seeking `absolute zero`, copper cube gets chillingly close

An Italian lab has cooled a cubic metre of copper to within a tiny fraction of "absolute zero", setting a world record, the National Nuclear Physics Institute said Tuesday.

Wafer-scale production of graphene devices to become a reality

Graphene, the one atom thick layer of graphite, is considered the strongest and lightest material in the world and scientists dubbed it the miracle material but its application in science and technology has been purely hypothetical.

Makers planning film on TV series `Copper`

American television series `Copper`, a period drama, will reportedly be made into a film.

Copper can destroy highly infectious norovirus

Copper and copper alloys can rapidly destroy norovirus - the highly-infectious sickness bug, scientists have discovered.

New graphene-copper composite 500 times stronger than original metal

Researchers have put graphene`s tensile strength to test by using it in a composite that consists of copper and nickel.

Copper plays key role in Alzheimer`s disease

A new study has revealed that copper is one of the main environmental factors that is responsible for the onset and enhancement of Alzheimer`s disease.

Now cure arthritis by putting 2 pence coins inside shoes!

The use of copper to help ease the pain of arthritis has long been debated.

Copper making salmon unable to find predators

Tiny copper compounds are affecting salmon`s sense of smell so much that makes them unable to detect the presence of predators around them.

Bugs filch copper to spread urinary infections

Bugs causing serious urinary tract infections stay ahead of the immune system by filching copper to prevent the metal from being used against them, says a study.

Tweaking copper to recycle CO2 into fuel

Copper is one of the few metals that can turn CO2 into hydrocarbon fuels with little energy and also cut down on emissions.

Copper effective against new E. coli strains

E. coli outbreak in Germany shows that it is a strain seen for the first time, according to the WHO.

Copper effective against new E. coli strains

E. coli outbreak in Germany shows that it is a strain seen for the first time, according to the WHO.

Excess copper, iron linked with Alzheimer`s

The exact causes of neuro-degenerative disorders like Alzheimer`s and Parkinson`s disease are unknown, but scientists say excess of copper and iron in the human brain may be one of the influencing factors.

Excess copper, iron linked with Alzheimer`s

The exact causes of neuro-degenerative disorders like Alzheimer`s and Parkinson`s disease are unknown, but scientists say excess of copper and iron in the human brain may be one of the influencing factors.

Hindustan Copper to offload 10 percent equity

Hindustan Copper has decided to come out with a follow-on public offer (FPO) to offload 10 percent of its equity.