Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, an international team of astronomers has found that an unusual object in the asteroid belt is, in fact, two asteroids orbiting each other that have comet-like features. Continue reading Hubble spots strange binary asteroid with comet-like features
Solar-powered primary healthcare centres (PHCs) in Chattisgarh admitted over 50 per cent more patients and conducted almost twice the number of child deliveries in a month compared to power-deficit PHCs without a solar power system, says a study. Continue reading Solar power PHCs provide better healthcare in Chattisgarh
While India reaped the benefits of the Green Revolution in the 1960s, her neighbour China is now taking the lead in another area of sustainable agriculture—developing crops that meet the challenges posed by global warming. Continue reading Could perennial crops be an answer to climate change?
A group of Hispanic students living in California is designing a camping tent that can use solar energy to meet the electricity needs of the homeless. Continue reading Students design camping tent that uses solar energy
Amputees with prosthetic limbs may soon have much a better sense of touch, temperature and texture, thanks to the energy-saving power of the sun, British researchers said on Thursday.