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New 'meta-skin' to cloak objects from radars

PTI, Monday, 7th March 2016
Washington: Scientists have developed a new flexible, stretchable and tunable 'meta-skin' that can protect objects from radar detection, and may help develop next generation of stealth aircraft or even invisibility cloaks.

Ozone layer on track to recovery: UN report

Earth's protective ozone layer is well on track to recovery in the next few decades, owing largely to the phase-out of certain chemicals used in refrigerants and aerosol cans, according to a new UN report. ... Read More >>

Prototype robot developed to find victims trapped under debris

Hyderabad: A city-based organisation Hyderabad Science Society (HSS) has developed prototype of a robot, which can help in finding victims trapped under debris after earthquakes or building-collapse incidents. ... Read More >>

Juno successfully begins orbit of Jupiter

Miami: NASA's unmanned Juno spacecraft began orbiting Jupiter, a key triumph for a USD 1.1 billion mission that aims to uncover the origins of the biggest planet in the solar system. ... Read More >>

Human blood turned into brain cells

In a breakthrough, scientists, led by an Indian-origin researcher, have successfully converted adult human blood cells into  neurons. ... Read More >>

New research may lead to paper-thin tablets and TV screens

Washington: Scientists have used a focused beam of electrons to create some of the smallest nanowires ever made, an advance that paves the way for flexible, paper-thin tablets and television displays. Junhao Lin, a Vanderbilt University student and visiting scientist at Oak Ridge National Laborato... Read More >>

Aging in humans is linked with genetics

Washington: Scientists have found that a hormone linked to the ageing process is controlled by genetics, a finding that suggests a new pathway by which genes regulate ageing and age-related diseases. ... Read More >>

Indians spend over 3 hrs daily on smartphones: Study

Smartphone users in the country are among the biggest consumers of data globally, spending over three hours on an average on their devices, a study by telecom equipment maker Ericsson yesterday said. ... Read More >>

New coating helps you get all the ketchup out of the bottle

Washington: A former MIT scientist has developed a slippery and odourless coating that can help you squeeze out every last drop of ketchup from the bottle. ... Read More >>

Gravitational waves detected for second time

Boston: For the second time, scientists have directly detected gravitational waves created by the collision of two black holes 1.4 billion light years away, which once again confirms Einstein's theory of general relativity. ... Read More >>

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