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Christmas 2020 sky will see Jupiter and Saturn in a rare double planet alignment
World

Christmas 2020 sky will see Jupiter and Saturn in a rare double planet alignment

Between 16 and 25 December, Jupiter and Saturn will be separated by less than the diameter of a full moon.

US Election: Donald Trump ahead of Joe Biden by five points in Texas, suggests poll
World

US Election: Donald Trump ahead of Joe Biden by five points in Texas, suggests poll

The poll conducted between 13 and 20 October found 50 percent of the voters saying they already have or will vote for Trump, while 44.7 percent said they have or will vote for Biden

Coronavirus treatment: US scientists find a way to use charcoal to fight cytokine storm in COVID-19 patients
Health

Coronavirus treatment: US scientists find a way to use charcoal to fight cytokine storm in COVID-19 patients

Certain nanozymes made from charcoal were highly effective antioxidants that help in breaking down the damage-causing reactive oxygen species (ROS).

University develops automatic, hand-held, inexpensive ventilator units to combat coronavirus pandemic
World

University develops automatic, hand-held, inexpensive ventilator units to combat coronavirus pandemic

The ventilators are not designed for people who are critical cases, but rather for those who are in respiratory distress.

If President Kovind can follow in Governor Kovind's footsteps, India’s higher education will be well-served
India

If President Kovind can follow in Governor Kovind's footsteps, India’s higher education will be well-served

President-elect Ram Nath Kovind's social background will give a further thrust to the plebian ethos in the management of higher education.

Indian-origin scientist develops world's first fully self-powered video camera
News & Analysis

Indian-origin scientist develops world's first fully self-powered video camera

Computer scientist Shree K. Nayar from the Columbia University has invented the world's first fully self-powered video camera that can produce an image each second, indefinitely, of a well-lit indoor scene.

Now, shoes that generate electricity
News & Analysis

Now, shoes that generate electricity

Four US students have developed shoes that extract energy with every step to power portable electronics and, perhaps someday, life-preserving medical devices, US media reported...

Scientists develop spray-on battery
News & Analysis

Scientists develop spray-on battery

Scientists in the United States have developed a paint that can store and deliver electrical power just like a battery.

Nanotechnology: Researchers Invent Human Hair Strand-sized Battery!
News & Analysis

Nanotechnology: Researchers Invent Human Hair Strand-sized Battery!

In an independent research carried out by a couple of researchers from the University of Illinois, the merits of nanotechnology were put forth.

'Pruned' Microchips Faster, Smaller, Greener
Biztech

'Pruned' Microchips Faster, Smaller, Greener

Efficiency of computer chips can be doubled by trimming away the portions that are rarely used.