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Bengaluru | Sep 15, 2020
Promoting improved cookstoves can benefit rural households

A woman cooking food using improved cookstoves [Image credits: Udaipur Urja Initiatives]

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Ecology, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Sep 14, 2020
Digging the grave: In search of the remains of merging black holes and neutron stars

Snapshot of simulation showing two black holes colliding with each other. [Image Credits: Wikimedia Commons]

Astronomers detect gravitational waves from the merging of neutron stars and black holes, but no electromagnetic waves.

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Aug 27, 2020
A new approach to quantum information processing at room temperatures

A team of scientists from IIT Bombay have recently proposed a novel setup to carry out quantum information processing at room temperatures, using a stack of specially designed layered materials. 

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Aug 3, 2020

In a recent study, a team of international researchers have analysed how defects in hexagonal boron nitride can help in boosting the performance of electronic devices.

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Jul 28, 2020
Azure lockdown skies resulted in higher solar power generation, study shows

In a recent study, researchers show how cleaner air during the lockdown in Delhi, one of the most polluted cities in the world, has led to a hike in solar power generation.

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Society, Policy, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Jul 23, 2020
Observations of the Sun’s surface defy present understanding of its interiors

In a recent study, researchers have assessed how successful computer simulations are in matching with solar surface observations.

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Deep-dive
Kolkata | Jul 22, 2020
New fabrication techniques for diagnostic devices of the future

Researchers use new self-assembly techniques to create microstructures that can be used in early detection of Alzheimer’s disease.

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Jul 21, 2020
Unfolding mechanical properties of new materials through origami

Photo by Faris Mohammed on Unsplash

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Jun 25, 2020
What influences coronaviruses’ survival on different surfaces?

Researchers from IIT Bombay find how temperature, humidity and properties of different surfaces influence the evaporation rates of respiratory droplets infected with COVID-19.

 

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Health, Society, Deep-dive
Pune | Jun 22, 2020
Radio-images of the Sun explains the anomaly in its atmospheric temperature

A recent study by researchers at National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA) in Pune, India, explains the anomaly in the sun's atmospheric temperature. 

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Deep-dive
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