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A giant ice crack is forcing the evacuation of the Halley...

Scientists are being forced to evacuate the Halley VI Research Station in East Antarctica after a huge crack in the ice nearby doubled in...

Southern Railway gets India’s first solar panel fitted coach

As part of green energy initiatives of the Southern Railway, a coach powered by solar roof panels was operated on a trial basis in...

A chemical plant in India figures out how to turn its...

A chemical plant in India has become first in the world to run a new system for capturing carbon emissions and converting them into...

Japan plans to build world’s fastest supercomputer by 2017

Japan plans to develop the world’s fastest supercomputer by 2017.  The superefficient computer plan is a part of the government’s policy that aims at...

Scientists develop new self-healing, stretchable, transparent material

Scientists have developed a self-healing, highly stretchable, transparent material that can be used to power artificial muscles.  The end product is a soft, rubber-like...

Engineering students in Kolkata design inexpensive device for 24×7 solar power

An engineering college in Kolkata has devised a combo of solar based generation and power storage system that can supply power perpetually 24 hours...

Researchers find secret plant ‘glue’ that could hold key to wooden...

Using nanoscale imaging, scientists at Cambridge and Warwick universities have discovered the secret behind the toughness of plant cell walls, and say it could...

China launches satellite to monitor global greenhouse gas emissions

China launched a global carbon dioxide monitoring satellite via a Long March-2D rocket.  It was launched from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the Gobi...

Smart-glass windows that go opaque, sense its surroundings and generate power

Two French companies, construction giant, Vinci and solar specialist, Sunpartner Technologies, have formed an equal joint venture to produce a smart-glass window that can...

Scientists find sand absorbs high-speed ballistic impact better than steel

In a recent study, a team of researchers from the National University of Singapore's (NUS) Faculty of Engineering found that sand can absorb more...

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This year’s World of Concrete (WOC) is hoping to make an entry into domestic homes by creating beautiful and colourful interior designs. In the 43rd...

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