New material for next-generation flexible, stretchy electronics developed

In the future, we could even build soft robots by combining electroactive polymers," Tang said.

Jun 17, 2018, 13:36 PM IST

New catalyst can help turn carbon dioxide into plastic

Paired with carbon capture technology, this could lead to an incredibly green production mechanism for everyday plastics, meanwhile sequestering harmful greenhouse gases.

Jan 16, 2018, 18:08 PM IST

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. 

Apr 23, 2017, 16:39 PM IST

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.

Jul 08, 2016, 16:07 PM IST

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.

Jun 13, 2016, 12:29 PM IST

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.

Jun 07, 2016, 20:56 PM IST

Copper can destroy MRSA 'superbug'

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

Feb 24, 2016, 20:52 PM IST

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.

Aug 25, 2015, 15:00 PM IST

Rajsamand: 13-year-old girl generates electricity from cow’s urine

Sakshi Dashora, a student of Gadvada Vyas Academy, made a project ‘Importance of cow breed in 21st century’ entailing the scientific use of cow’s urine and cow dung.

Feb 23, 2015, 13:13 PM IST

18 workers still missing underground after South Africa mine fire

Eighteen workers were still unaccounted for Sunday following a fire at a South African mine that had trapped nearly 500 workers underground, a spokeswoman for mining company Harmony Gold said.

Feb 23, 2015, 01:27 AM IST

Nearly 500 South African miners escape after fire

 Nearly 500 miners who were trapped underground by a fire at a gold mine in South Africa on Sunday were brought to the surface safely, a spokeswoman for mining company Harmony Gold said.

Feb 23, 2015, 01:27 AM IST

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.

Jan 14, 2015, 11:13 AM IST

Copper essential for resting brain too

A new study has found that proper copper levels are essential to the health of the brain at rest.

Nov 27, 2014, 13:36 PM IST

Could copper prevent spread of Ebola?

 Copper could help prevent the spread of Ebola, according to researchers, who say hand washing, disinfectants and quarantine procedures alone are insufficient to contain the spread of the deadly virus.

Nov 02, 2014, 13:28 PM IST

Seeking `absolute zero`, copper cube gets chillingly close

An Italian lab has cooled a cubic metre of copper to within a tiny fraction of "absolute zero", setting a world record, the National Nuclear Physics Institute said Tuesday.

Oct 22, 2014, 06:25 AM IST

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.

Jun 20, 2014, 13:35 PM IST

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.

Apr 10, 2014, 15:40 PM IST

Wafer-scale production of graphene devices to become a reality

Graphene, the one atom thick layer of graphite, is considered the strongest and lightest material in the world and scientists dubbed it the miracle material but its application in science and technology has been purely hypothetical.

Dec 08, 2013, 00:56 AM IST

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.

Oct 09, 2013, 15:26 PM IST

Makers planning film on TV series `Copper`

American television series `Copper`, a period drama, will reportedly be made into a film.

Sep 24, 2013, 17:19 PM IST