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Scientists develop environment-friendly solar cell

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 18:54

In a significant finding, scientists have developed a new low-cost, efficient and environment-friendly solar cell that can be used without hazardous material lead.

`Super-Earths` have Earth-like climate, life next?

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 11:27

Super-Earths or massive terrestrial planets dotting our galaxy the Milky Way, may haveEmore earth-like climate then scientists have ever thought.

Newly discovered small exoplanets may be fluffy

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 10:33

During its four-year mission, NASA`s Kepler space telescope discovered thousands of "planetary candidates" in our Milky Way galaxy, many of which were found to be covered in gas.

Why fish are such swell swimmers revealed

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 23:06

Researchers at Northwestern University led by an Indian professor have revealed some of the mechanical properties that allow fish to move so intricately.

Foldable electronics come closer to reality with graphene ink

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 15:44

Bendable tablet computer or an electronic newspaper that could fold to fit in a pocket may not be so far off.

How frog embryos could help fight disease

Last Updated: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 15:18

Scientists have used a new X-ray method to record a living frog embryo`s internal structure and cell movement.

Mars may have been warm enough to support liquid water

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 09, 2013, 13:30

A new study of how carbon is trapped and released by iron-rich volcanic magma gives hint about the early atmospheric evolution on Mars and other terrestrial bodies.

Scientists create stretchable battery

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 16:44

Scientists have developed a flexible lithium-ion battery that can stretch up to 300 per cent of its original size and still function.

Indian American student`s body found in US harbour

Last Updated: Saturday, September 29, 2012, 10:46

The body of Indian American student Harsha Maddula was found in Wilmette harbour near the Northwestern University`s suburban Chicago campus.

FBI joins search for missing Indian-American student

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 14:01

The FBI has joined a search for an Indian-American Northwestern University student reported missing since last week.

Soon, material that stretches when compressed

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 22:58

Researchers have come up with an avant-garde material that expands every time it is put under pressure.