New lensless camera to create revolution in photography

This camera will be a game changer as it will help the user experience a whole new option while capturing photographs or videos. It can also be used for security purposes like using windows at home. Thus, it will act as both a lens to capture whatever happens outside your home and a traditional window. Continue Reading

Scientists identify potential universal flu vaccine

Scientists have identified a potential universal influenza vaccine that could protect people against most strains of the virus. Continue Reading

India to take its first step towards producing MotoGP riders

What if a motorcycle that weighs just 84 kg but has an engine that revs all the way to 14,000 rpm shooting off to a top speed of over 220 kmph is found on our homegrown race tracks? Well, it will surely set the tarmac on fire! For the first time in history, Indians will soon be racing the championship winning quarter-litre Moto3 track bike, the Honda NSF 250R. Yes, you heard it right. Continue Reading

WhatsApp data won’t occupy G Drive space

If you’re constantly afraid of losing Google Drive space because of WhatsApp chat backups, here’s a sigh of relief for you. The messaging giant has announced that WhatsApp backups will no longer count towards the Google Drive storage quota from 28 November. Continue Reading

Scientists 3D print artificial placenta in lab

Scientists have 3D printed an artificial placenta model that very closely resembles the natural organ, an advance that may help better understand how it affects babies’ growth. Continue Reading

Hackathon winners to implement blockchain to crowdfund solar projects

A group of five youths, including one from Chile, has won an international hackathon event, co-hosted by the NITI Aayog and others, for their idea on implementation of blockchain in the Indian solar industry. Continue Reading

Blue light from smartphones may speed blindness

Washington: Blue light emitted from smartphones and other digital devices can accelerate blindness by transforming vital molecules in the eye’s retina into cell killers, a study has found. Macular degeneration, an incurable eye disease that results in significant vision loss… Continue Reading

Indian telescope discovers most distant radio galaxy ever

Astronomers have used an Indian telescope to discover the most distant radio galaxy ever known, located at a distance of 12 billion light-years. The galaxy from a time when the universe was only seven per cent of its current age was found using the Giant Meter-wave Radio Telescope (GMRT) in Pune. Continue Reading

Quick meditation benefits brain: Study

Washington: Just a short session of meditation can significantly boost one’s ability to quickly and accurately complete cognitive tasks, even if they have never meditated before, a study has found. Continue Reading