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Now, nano-infused paint to detect strain in buildings, bridges and airplanes

Two Indian origin scientists are included in a Rice University team who have developed a new type of paint that can reveal strain in materials by its fluorescence  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Ancient principle inspires new device to produce electricity from waste heat

Inspired by the observation of an ancient Greek philosopher, scientists have come up with a new device designed to harvest the enormous amounts of energy wasted as heat each year to produce electricity  More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 9th, 2011

Similarity between patterns in spider silk and melodies may help engineers

Using a new mathematical methodology, scientists have created a scientifically rigorous analogy that shows the similarities between the physical structure of spider silk and the sonic structure of a melody  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, December 8th, 2011

World’s smallest electronic circuit developed

A team of scientists has engineered one of the world’s smallest electronic circuits  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

‘Graphene foam’ sensor 10 times more efficient in detecting explosives

Graphene form sensors are ten times more efficient in sniffing out bombs and explosives compared to commercial gas detectors being used today  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Soon, artificial windpipe to cut transplant rejection risk

Scientists have come up with an artificial trachea made with patient’s own cells, which will help in performing successful transplant surgeries on patients suffering from tracheal tumours  More...

By BioNews On Monday, November 21st, 2011

Coming soon: an artificial tree that can make high electricity bills history!

A London based company has combined three technologies of alternative energy, wind turbines, solar panels and solar collectors  More...

By BioNews On Friday, November 18th, 2011

Now, ‘nanotech’ spray that enables smartphones to work underwater

A company has come up with a “nanotech” coating for smartphones, which lets users dunk their phones fully underwater and still have them working when they come back out  More...

By BioNews On Friday, November 18th, 2011

World’s lightest material 100 times lighter than Styrofoam developed

A team of researchers have developed the world’s lightest material, which is one hundred times lighter than Styrofoam  More...

By BioNews On Friday, November 11th, 2011

Brazilian fern with ‘eggbeater’ texture inspires waterproof coating for boats

A study led by an Indian origin researcher has described how a floating weed that clogs waterways around the world has inspired a high-tech waterproof coating intended for boats and submarines  More...