Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Indian donates $2.5 mn for UCLA research facility

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An Indian-American has gifted $2.5 million to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)  More...

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kerala engine
By BioNews On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Kerala students develop 200-km-a-litre vehicle

Three sixth semester mechanical engineering students here have designed and developed a prototype vehicle which runs more than 200 kilometres per litre of petrol  More...

By IANS On Saturday, December 27th, 2014

US drone completes sea-based test flight

The US Navy successfully flew its new unmanned helicopter MQ-8C Fire Scout system for the first time from  More...

Antenna covered with copper patterned dielectric substrate creates a flexible metasurface that acts as an illusion coating, cloaking the antenna or making it appear to be something entirely different.  Image Credit: Zhihao Jiang/Penn State
By BioNews On Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Scientists Develop Coatings that conceal real objects

Researchers at the Pennsylvania State University in the US have developed “illusion coatings” that  More...

4D printing
By BioNews On Sunday, December 21st, 2014

4D printing to create shape changing structures

In a first, researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology have used a technology called four dimensional (4D)  More...

The BYU VuePod is an immersive 3D virtual reality environment that is built at a fraction of the cost of other immersive environments.
(Credit: Mark A. Philbrick)
By BioNews On Saturday, December 20th, 2014

3D technology to help study environmental changes

A 3D virtual reality system at Utah-based Brigham Young University (BYU) is changing the way engineers are viewing environmental engineering challenges  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Cheap roof tile coating can clear heavy smog

What if you can clean the air inside your home with roof tiles? This may soon be a reality with a roof tile coating that when applied to an average-sized residential roof breaks down  More...

By BioNews On Friday, May 9th, 2014

Plastic that grows back after damage

Can you imagine a mangled car bumper that repairs itself within minutes of an accident? This can soon be a reality as researchers in the US have developed materials that not only heal but regenerate  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Video games of the future to adapt to players’ mood

A team of engineers at Stanford University has developed a hand-held controller that allows video games to adapt to a player’s level of engagement  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Novel X-ray method for better screening at airports

In a bad news for smugglers and terrorists, scientists have developed a method of using X-rays that can specifically highlight hazardous materials  More...