IIT-Kharagpur researchers have created a model to explain how liquids spread through paper, a finding that can aid in the design and development of low-cost, paper-based diagnostics.
A massive geodesic dome with 61 glass eyes is coming to Arkansas’ Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
Tadweer, the Centre of Waste Management, Abu Dhabi, and Bee’ah, a leading and award-winning environmental management company in the Middle East, entered a five-year partnership to integrate and develop innovative waste management solutions, and also enhance environmental sustainability for the city of Abu Dhabi.
Vehicle telematics technology company Trak N Tell on Wednesday rolled out a vehicle security feature that instantly transforms users’ smartphone into an alarm clock, alerting them about potential threats to their cars in real time and take corrective action.
A software analysis can now highlight the subtle differences between a diseased and healthy retina, a development that shows promise of early detection of diseases of the human eye and could also help design a smart phone-based retinal diagnostic app, researchers say.
Researchers have created a novel material out of silk protein that can be preprogrammed with biological, chemical, or optical functions, such as mechanical components that change colour with strain, deliver drugs, or respond to light.
Eco-friendly antimicrobial agents that are being developed by a team of researchers at New Zealand’s University of Auckland could contribute in some of the key identified sectors in ‘Make in India’, says an Indian-origin member of the scientific team.
Instead of fighting traffic or waiting for a taxi, rail travellers arriving at New York’s capital may one day soar across the Hudson River in glassy pods suspended from cables. Continue reading Not just for skiers: Gondolas seen as urban transit solution
A Czech company opened on Monday a production line for batteries based on nanotechnology, which uses tiny parts invisible to human eyes. The batteries are touted as potentially more efficient, longer-lasting, cheaper, lighter and above all safer. Continue reading Czech launches batteries based on nanotechnology
Zayed Giving Initiative has launched the world’s first state-of-the-art mobile city for humanitarian work as part of a series of initiatives it plans to roll out in the Year of Giving in 2017. Continue reading Abu Dhabi to set up world’s first mobile ‘charity city’