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Researchers develop more conductive, tougher material than copper

Researchers develop more conductive, tougher material than copper

Aligned carbon nanotube sheets are suitable for a wide range of application spanning from the micro to the macro-scales, Tawfick noted in the study published in the journal Advanced Engineering Materials. 

Mongolia appoints former finance minister as new PM

Mongolia`s parliament on Friday appointed a former finance minister as the new prime minister, amid near-flat growth and spiralling debt.

New ultrathin film for bendable displays, electronic skins

Washington: Scientists have developed a transparent, ultrathin film that is highly conductive and stretchable, a major advance that may lead to roll-up touchscreen displays, wearable electronics, flexible solar cells and electronic skin.

Weight loss tips: Eat copper rich foods to burn fat!

Researchers revealed that copper can also help you lose weight as it plays a key role in metabolising fat.

Copper can destroy MRSA 'superbug'

Frequently touched surfaces in busy areas -- such as hospitals, transport hubs and public buildings - may help spread MRSA.

BHP Billiton profit dives to 10-year low on commodities rout

BHP Billiton reported its worst underlying profit in a decade on Tuesday, gutted by plunging iron ore, copper, coal and oil prices, and said it would cut spending more deeply to shore up dividends.

Gold slips from 12-week high as oil, copper tumble

Spot gold fell 0.3 percent to $1,227.50 an ounce by 0339 GMT, after marking a 12-week high of $1,243.60 on Tuesday.

Copper futures rise 1.04% on global cues

Copper rose by 1.04 percent to Rs 413.20 per kg in futures trade Friday as speculators created fresh positions taking positive cues from the overseas markets.

Vedanta's oil, zinc output up in FY14; iron ore, copper down

Output of refined zinc rose 11 percent to 7.49 lakh tonnes, while mined metal zinc content rose 1 percent.

Vedanta: Oil, zinc output up in Q2; iron ore, copper down

Mining major Vedanta Resources on Wednesday said its crude oil production has increased to a record 2,13,299 barrels of oil equivalent per day (BOEPD) in the quarter ended September 30, but iron ore, copper and lower power sales affected its performance.

FMC slaps additional 5% margin on base metals; may hit traders

Commodity market regulator FMC has imposed an additional margin of five percent on base metals trading in futures, to tackle volatility in the market.

Vedanta's oil, copper, aluminium output up; iron ore, zinc down

Diversified conglomerate Vedanta Resources on Wednesday reported a significant increase in production of oil, copper, aluminium, lead and silver in 2012-13, but its iron ore, zinc and alumina output showed a marked decline.