• A solar cell you can put in water

    A solar cell you can put in water

    Tokyo (ISJ) - Scientists from RIKEN and the University of Tokyo have developed a new type of ultra-thin photovoltaic device, coated on both sides with stretchable and waterproof films. The cell can continue to provide electricity from sunlight even a...

    2017-09-19 03:12:19.0
  • Additive manufacturing to give edge to Indian high-tech industry

    Additive manufacturing to give edge to Indian high-tech industry

    Hyderabad (ISW) - Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing as it is popularly called, is fast gaining importance the world over as it has opened up possibilities for a new world of design innovation. The International Advanced Research Centr...

    2017-09-16 12:02:43.0
  • Indian scientists develop technology for harvesting water from dew

    Indian scientists develop technology for harvesting water from dew

    Gandhinagar (ISW): We often notice dew drops on leaves, grass and some sloping surfaces in morning hours. These dew drops can actually be a source of drinking water. A group of Indian scientists, working with experts from France, has develop...

    2017-09-06 15:24:43.0
  • Hyacinth can help remove toxic chromium from polluted water

    Hyacinth can help remove toxic chromium from polluted water

    New Delhi, (ISW) - Heavy metal poisoning is a growing concern in many parts of the country. A new method for removing chromium-6, a highly toxic heavy metal, from waste water has been developed by a group of scientists from India and Ethiopia. They c...

    2017-09-05 07:25:11.0
  • NASA

    NASA's Voyager Spacecraft still reaching for the stars after 40 years

    Washington (ISJ) - Humanity's farthest and longest-lived spacecraft, Voyager 1 and 2, achieve 40 years of operation and exploration this August and September. Despite their vast distance, they continue to communicate with NASA daily, still probing th...

    2017-08-04 08:10:33.0
  • Electricity-from-water tech ready for take off

    Electricity-from-water tech ready for take off

    New Delhi - It was like a dream come true. One year ago, scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) in New Delhi demonstrated that it was possible to generate electricity from water - at room temperature and without the need for any externa...

    2017-08-01 16:16:52.0
  • Scientists design solar cell that captures nearly all energy of solar spectrum

    Scientists design solar cell that captures nearly all energy of solar spectrum

    Scientists at George Washington University have designed and constructed a prototype for a new solar cell that integrates multiple cells stacked into a single device capable of capturing nearly all of the energy in the solar spectrum. The new design ...

    2017-07-23 06:54:01.0
  • Water could propel future Indian satellites

    Water could propel future Indian satellites

    An Indian start-up foraying into space technology is coming up with a propulsion system for satellites known as Microwave Thruster, designed to run on water as fuel medium. The promising technology has zero erosion characteristics, thus increasing th...

    2017-07-21 15:22:56.0
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