Innovative Mars rover camera could help NASA robots explore solo

Every second that a NASA rover roams across the surface of Mars is extremely expensive. With millions or perhaps billions of dollars of technology on the Red Planet – controlled by people on Earth who require salaries to eat and facilities [...]

Srishti Asthana named among the top 15 finalists in Google Science Fair 2013

Chandigarh girl’s search for success with Google Gist: Srishti Asthana, daughter of Punjab IGP S.K. Asthana, named among the top 15 finalists in Google Science Fair 2013 Srishti Asthana, a XI standard student from Millenium School, Mohali [...]

Silicon trick for next-gen memory

Researchers have revealed details of a promising way to make a fundamentally different kind of computer memory chip.The device is a “memristor”, a long-hypothesised but only recently demonstrated electronic component.A memristor’s [...]

Scheme for children with cancer soon

The State Government will soon announce a scheme under which free treatment will be provided to children suffering from blood cancer. Children below 12 years will be covered by the scheme. State Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma informed this [...]

From Cubicles, Cry for Quiet Pierces Office Buzz

Jennifer S. Altman for The New York Times. Barrie Berg, the chief executive of American operations for What If, in one of the diner-style booths the firm installed in its Manhattan office. “There’s something very satisfying about a booth,” [...]

China ready for next space leap

China is taking a stepped approach to the development of its human spaceflight programmeChina is about to launch its first space laboratory, Tiangong-1. The 10.5m-long, cylindrical module will be unmanned for the time being, but the country’s [...]

NIT Students look to invent the World’s Cheapest Car

A group of National Institute of Technology (NIT) students are working on the innovative car using only scraps, to build a 2 stroke petrol car.   Description:  In one of the most rarest achievement in the auto mobile history the [...]

Changes in the Air: Levi Strauss Tries to Minimize Water Use

From the cotton field in rural India to the local rag bin, a typical pair of blue jeans consumes 919 gallons of water during its life cycle, Levi Strauss & Company says, or enough to fill about 15 spa-size bathtubs. That includes the water [...]

Only an attractive return can keep the youth in farming

Many farmers’ children do not want to continue in agriculture. Most professionals may want their children to follow in their footsteps, and take over the practice, But ask a farmer whether he wants his children to follow him – and [...]

Typewriter replaces the keyboard of your computer

A manual typewriter’s keyboard makes a perfectly good computer keyboard–with a little bit of hacking. Maybe the typewriter isn’t dead just yet. A U.S. designer has created a USB Typewriter conversion kit that allows computer [...]