Bioengineers create durable device for diabetes monitoring

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 10:58

New York, June 25 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, at The University of Texas have developed a durable and versatile wearable diagnostic tool that measures three diabetes-related compounds in microscopic amounts of perspiration.


Researchers create insulators for long lasting electronics

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 16:36

San Francisco, June 24 (IANS) At a time when the quest is for smaller and faster units with infinite battery life, researchers from the University of California-Riverside have built topological insulators (TI) for quicker and longer-lasting electronics.


New camera design to make smartphones slimmer

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 16:34

New York, June 24 (IANS) To make smartphones more slimmer, a group of engineers has developed a new camera design that replaces the lenses with an ultra-thin optical phased array (OPA).


New smartphone coating to make reading in sunlight easier

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 14:44

New York, June 24 (IANS) Running to the shade to look at your phone and read a message may soon become a thing of the past as researchers have developed a new anti-reflection film that can improve sunlight visibility of screens on mobile phones and tablets.


NASA CHESS mission to probe interstellar cloud

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 11:18

Washington, June 24 (IANS) The third flight for the NASA-funded CHESS mission to probe how the interstellar cloud is structured is scheduled to take place on June 27.


Shape of bird egg related to flight ability

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:02

New York, June 23 (IANS) In what could perhaps crack the long-term mystery behind the astonishing variety of bird egg shapes, an international team of researchers has found that the egg shape is related to flight ability, with good fliers tending to lay pointy or elliptical eggs.


Decade-old wait ends as NIUSAT put into orbit

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 14:32

Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram, June 23 (IANS) It was a proud moment for Noorul Islam University on Friday as the Indian rocket PSLV lifted off successfully with the varsity-made nano satellite NIUSAT along with ISRO's Cartosat and 29 co-passenger foreign satellites.


NASA to support ESA's gravitational wave space mission

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:36

Washington, June 23 (IANS) The European Space Agency (ESA) has selected the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) to study gravitational waves in space - a mission in which NASA will partner with ESA in design, development, operations and data analysis.