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Gen next plastic computers closer to reality

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 12:49

Scientists have developed a new technique that brings inexpensive computers, cell phones and other systems that substitute flexible plastic for silicon chips one step closer to reality.

Kylie Jenner slams surgery claims

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 08:55

Kylie Jenner may be following in the footsteps of her older sister Kim Kardashian with her reality TV career, product endorsements and racy bikini shoots, but she hasn’t gone under the knife, yet.

Human Barbie posts stunning selfies sans makeup online

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 13:27

Human Barbie, Valeria Lukyanova, has revealed her `true self` by posting some stunning selfies online without wearing her ususla `plastic-like` makeup .

`Too young for botox` Kylie Jenner slams plastic surgery rumours

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 18:37

Kylie Jenner has blasted rumors suggesting that she had plastic surgery done, insisting that she`s too young to have anything done.

Plastic surgery rumours are insulting: Kylie Jenner

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 10:52

Reality TV star Kylie Jenner has slammed rumours of undergoing plastic surgery, saying `they are insulting`.

Papermaking waste could be safer, greener alternative to BPA

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 17:00

Researchers have said that a waste product from making paper could yield a safer, greener alternative to the potentially harmful chemical BPA, which is used in many plastics.

How 3D printer can help you protect environment

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 00:22

Are you going to dump your old milk jug into the trash can again? Wait, as this milk jug can not only help you save a lot of money but also help preserve the environment.

New porous materials boon for industry

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 21:22

Finally, here is a new way of making a class of porous materials that allows for greater manufacturing controls and has significantly broader applications than the long-time industry standard.

Shopping bags make a fine fuel: Indian-origin scientist

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 13:54

Plastic shopping bags - an abundant source of litter on land and at sea - can be converted into diesel, natural gas and other useful petroleum products, shows a promising research led by an Indian-origin researcher.

Urban bees turning to plastic waste to build hives

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 13:51

Ever heard of bees who use plastic bags and plastic building materials to construct their nests? There are some and this shows how they have adapted to the human world with time.

`LEGO Movie` tops `Monuments Men` to score huge U.S. box office win

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 03:01

`The LEGO Movie,` an animated film based on the colorful plastic children`s blocks, snapped up $69.1 million in ticket sales to top weekend box office charts, easily beating the George Clooney World War Two film `The Monuments Men.`

Indian researchers develop method to convert plastic waste into liquid fuel

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 15:20

A team of researchers have developed a relatively low-temperature process to convert certain kinds of plastic waste into liquid fuel as a way to re-use discarded plastic bags and other products.