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  • Researchers develop cellphone without battery and charger

    Researchers develop cellphone without battery and charger

    University of Washington researchers have invented a cellphone that requires no batteries — a major leap forward in moving beyond chargers, cords and dying phones. Instead, the phone harvests the few microwatts of power it requires from either ambien...

    2017-07-07 11:17:54.0
  • Mere presence of smartphone reduces brain power, study shows

    Mere presence of smartphone reduces brain power, study shows

    Your cognitive capacity is significantly reduced when your smartphone is within reach — even if it's off. That's the takeaway finding from a new study from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. McCombs Assistant...

    2017-07-06 04:09:35.0
  • From innerwear to batteries, nanomaterials are changing our lives

    From innerwear to batteries, nanomaterials are changing our lives

    Hyderabad (India Science Wire) - A silent revolution is on in the business of textiles. Fabrics are coming into the market with novel properties that were totally unexpected a few years ago. While some may have anti-bacterial properties, others may g...

    2017-05-31 15:22:29.0
  • MIT researchers develop a simple system to monitor power consumption

    MIT researchers develop a simple system to monitor power consumption

    Washington (ISJ) - If you want to monitor how much power your household instruments or appliances consume, and regulate their use, here is a good news. Researchers at MIT have developed a software and an application which will figure out exactly how ...

    2016-08-04 06:49:21.0
  • MIT researchers convert smartphone into eye-tracking device

    MIT researchers convert smartphone into eye-tracking device

    Washington (ISJ) ? A team of MIT researchers, headed by an Indian, develop software to turn an ordinary mobile phone into an eye-tracking device. Eye-tracking has been widely used for almost four decades in psychological experiments and marketing res...

    2016-06-17 09:04:21.0
  • Indian energy technologists develop world?s first hybrid solar lighting device

    Indian energy technologists develop world?s first hybrid solar lighting device

    New Delhi (ISJ) ? Technologists at Kolkata-based NB Institute for Rural Technology (NBIRT) have developed, what is billed world?s first hybrid solar lighting device. The device uses a combination of passive and active energy to light up, homes withou...

    2016-04-05 13:50:33.0
  • MIT students develop software that knows the risks, suggests alternatives

    MIT students develop software that knows the risks, suggests alternatives

    Washington (ISJ) - Imagine that you could tell your phone that you want to drive from your house in Greater Noida to a hotel in the national capital New Delhi, that you want to stop for lunch at Bukhara at ITC Maurua at about 12.30, and that you don'...

    2015-01-18 07:46:16.0
  • Software that knows the risks, suggests low-risk alternatives

    Software that knows the risks, suggests low-risk alternatives

    Washington (ISJ) - Imagine that you could tell your phone that you want to drive from your house in Greater Noida to a hotel in the national capital New Delhi, that you want to stop for lunch at Bukhara at ITC Maurua at about 12.30, and that you don'...

    2015-01-18 07:44:59.0
  • Internet technology could replace shortage of good teachers, experts

    Internet technology could replace shortage of good teachers, experts

    Mumbai (ISJ) - As India faces shortage of good, motivated teachers, the country may have to look to e-learning to reach out to the growing army of students, says internet and educational experts attending the 102nd Indian Science Congress in Mumbai. ...

    2015-01-05 17:41:52.0
  • Internet technology could replace shortage of good teachers, experts

    Internet technology could replace shortage of good teachers, experts

    Mumbai (ISJ) - As India faces shortage of good, motivated teachers, the country may have to look to e-learning to reach out to the growing army of students, says internet and educational experts attending the 102nd Indian Science Congress in Mumbai. ...

    2015-01-05 17:41:52.0
  • Indian-origin technologist develops futuristic car, sans driver

    Indian-origin technologist develops futuristic car, sans driver

    Washington (ISJ) ? These cars would hit the roads in the near future ? it is autonomous or driverless, capable of communicating with the roads it is moving on. Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) headed by Indian-origin technologist Pro...

    2014-06-26 09:14:16.0
  • 73% Indian minors on Facebook: Business chamber study

    73% Indian minors on Facebook: Business chamber study

    New Delhi (ISJ): Despite strict norms that prohibit children under 13 from joining social networking sites, nearly 73% children from Indian cities between the age group of 8 and 13 are using Facebook and other social networking sites. A survey by bus...

    2014-05-09 15:37:05.0
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