Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Engineers invent high-tech mirror to beam heat away from buildings into space


Stanford engineers have invented a revolutionary coating material that can help cool buildings, even on sunny days, by Continue reading “Engineers invent high-tech mirror to beam heat away from buildings into space” »  More...

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Professor Sir David Payne, Professor Tjin Swee Chuan and Professor Nikolay Zheludev. Image Credit: NTU, SIngapore
By BioNews On Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Singapore to Invest $100 million in Photonics Research Institute

The next generation of ultra-fast Internet or ground-breaking electronic circuits, powered by light instead of Continue reading “Singapore to Invest $100 million in Photonics Research Institute” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Feeling hot? Make the clouds rain

Days are not far when we would be able to summon a shower from the sky or trigger lightning at will as researchers have now extended high-intensity laser Continue reading “Feeling hot? Make the clouds rain” More...

By BioNews On Saturday, April 19th, 2014

LED bulbs can make your white shirt ineffective!

If you bring your white shirts under an LED bulb to see how white they are, you may not be able make any distinction Continue reading “LED bulbs can make your white shirt ineffective!” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Redirecting sunlight to illuminate narrow streets

In a novel way to provide some natural light in dense urban centres with tall buildings around us, Egyptian researchers have developed a corrugated Continue reading “Redirecting sunlight to illuminate narrow More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 4th, 2014

Now, solar cells produced from sunlight

Solar cells tap energy from sun, but what if these solar cells themselves can be produced from sunlight Continue reading “Now, solar cells produced from sunlight” »  More...

By IANS On Sunday, October 7th, 2012

Laser beam to track shape shifting bugs?

A new optical trap can grab and scan tiny, agile, shape shifting bugs with the Continue reading “Laser beam to track shape shifting bugs?” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, November 7th, 2011

Organic cells bring flexible solar devices closer to reality

Scientists have developed an energy efficient organic small-molecule solar cell, taking a step ahead in the realization of super cells solar panels that can be printed like newspapers Continue reading “Organic More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Soon, world’s most efficient flexible OLED on plastic!

Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) that enable a flexible form factor and a cheaper alternative to traditional OLED manufacturing Continue reading “Soon, More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 5th, 2011

Breakthrough in photonic chips can lead to more computer data storage

A way to prevent light signals on a silicon chip from reflecting backwards and interfering with its operation, has been developed by researchers at the California Institute of Technology and the University of California, More...