The Indian Railways will use radio-frequency identification tags (RFID) for tracking of wagons, coaches and locomotives to ensure effective and transparent functioning.
US tech giant Apple is experimenting with wireless charging technologies that could see users charge their iPhones with a Wi-Fi router. Continue reading Apple experimenting with wireless charging via Wi-Fi router
Researchers in China have developed a system than enables smartphones to control release of glucose-lowering hormones in mice by engineered cells, paving the way for the development of an automated way for monitoring blood glucose levels and delivering insulin in humans too. Continue reading Smartphone-controlled cells can treat diabetes
Apple Inc (AAPL.O) urged California to toughen up its proposed policy on testing self-driving cars, a move that would result in more public data that could help Apple catch up to rivals in the self-driving space by giving it a better window into their strengths and weaknesses. Continue reading Apple, Tesla ask California to change proposed self-driving car test policy
Inspired by the jelly-like jaw of a sea worm, researchers have developed a new material that becomes hard or flexible depending on the environment around it and can be used in soft robotics.
The researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Continue reading Material that changes properties according to environment developed
At least one million babies have been born in the US using in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) and other assisted reproductive technologies, a report has said Continue reading One million babies born in US using IVF: Report
A computer-driven automated drill that could perform a type of complex cranial surgery 50 times faster — decreasing operating time from two hours to 2.5 minutes — has been developed by researchers, including one of Indian-origin. Continue reading This automated, robotic drill may perform surgery in 2.5 minutes