NHRC organises national conference on Silicosis

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) this year is organizing a day-long conference on Silicosis at the India International Centre here on July 25.

Lasers to replace quartz technology

In a new discovery, researchers have found that lasers can safely replace years old quartz technology used in wristwatches or to transmit reliable signals to radios.

Mineral quartz helps in predicting quakes, volcano eruptions

The mineral quartz could help scientists predict earthquake tremors and volcanic eruptions.