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Germany develops an innovative freight train — the NGT CARGO

German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, DLR) developed an innovative holistic locomotive concept – the NGT CARGO, aims to make European rail...

Scientists develop a new water droplet system to keep electronics cool

Scientists have developed a novel new water droplet system that could help keep our electronics cool and running at top speeds. Even better, it...

Pulverizing electronics into nanodust — a new solution to fix e-waste

Scientists have come up with a new solution for the mounting piles of  e-waste that are rapidly building up on the planet, which are...

Green Technologies leader Durisol pushes new innovations in construction

"Our ICF ( Insulated Concrete Form) have better climate and sound insulation properties, will not rot and has many other benefits" , said Nexcem...

Engineers develop light-absorbent material to cool buildings, cars

Scientists have developed a light-absorbent material to cool buildings, cars on hot summer days. The material, developed by engineers at the University of California...

IIT Madras innovation on e-waste to electricity waits for takers

Researchers at IIT Madras (IITM) have come up with a new technique where e-waste can be used as a resource not only to treat...

Researchers find new, cheaper methods to pull nuclear fuel straight out...

Pulling uranium out of seawater could be a cost-effective way to source nuclear fuel, scientists have found, and the technique could pave the way...

Scientists create high-quality graphene using soybean

In a breakthrough, scientists have used soybean to make the world's strongest material graphene commercially more viable.  Graphene is a carbon material that is...

Researchers develop a new way to print on paper using light

Scientists have developed a special nanoparticle coating that is easy to apply to normal paper and changes colour when ultraviolet (UV) light shines on...

Railways to procure ultra sonic testing system to ensure track safety

Troubled with increased number of derailments, railways is going to procure most modern equipment to detect rail fracture in a faster mode. Currently, inspection...

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