Catalyst converts bio-diesel waste into valuable chemicals

Palladium-gold nanoparticles are not only excellent catalysts for cleaning polluted water, but can also convert biodiesel waste into valuable chemicals, researchers say.

Now, hydrogel that degrades as new bone tissue forms

Researchers have created a hydrogel which can be injected into patients to induce bone regeneration and quickly degrades when new tissue forms and matures.

Missing Indian-American student`s father alleges foul play

The father of a 21-year-old Indian-American student, who mysteriously went missing on a spring break college trip in Florida state, has alleged that his son`s friends are hiding information about his disappearance.

Carbyne becomes strongest material ever

Researchers have claimed to have discovered a new material called carbine, which could be stronger even than graphene or diamond.

Now, shoes that generate electricity

Four US students have developed shoes that extract energy with every step to power portable electronics and, perhaps someday, life-preserving medical devices, US media reported.

Being conscientious may help boost academic performances

A new research from psychologists at Rice University has revealed that conscientious people are more likely to have higher grade point averages.

New guerrilla tactics to outwit cancer cells

Scientists have proposed a new `cyber war` strategy, similar to guerrilla warfare tactics, to outsmart cancer cells through its own social intelligence.