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Fluoride-based batteries can last eight times longer than Li-ion cells: Study

The new study figured out how to make the fluoride batteries work using liquid components - and liquid batteries easily work at room temperature.

World's fastest camera can 'freeze time', capture light in slow motion

Setting the world record for real-time imaging speed, the novel camera, called T-CUP, can power a new generation of microscopes for biomedical, materials science, and other scientific applications.

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Scientists witness cosmic neutron stars crash, find origins of gold

Measurements of the light and other energy emanating from the crash have helped scientists explain how planet-killing gamma ray bursts are born, how fast the universe is expanding, and where heavy elements like platinum and gold come from.

Study suggests Planet Nine may be our solar system's missing 'super Earth'

The yet-to-be discovered 'Planet Nine' may be 10 times the mass of the Earth and 20 times away from the Sun than Neptune, a study suggests.

Novel DNA nanorobot can pick up, sort molecules

Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed a nanorobot using a single DNA strand that can pick up certain molecules and drop them off in designated locations, paving the way for synthesising novel therapeutic chemicals and drug delivery systems.

New Caltech chip can turn your cell phone into a projector

The light-bending silicon chip from Caltech researchers acts as a lens-free projector and could one day end up in your cell phone.

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Water vapour found on Jupiter-like planet

The new technique could help researchers learn about how many planets with water - like Earth - exist within our galaxy, researchers said.

NASA’s Voyager 1 first spacecraft to exit solar system

The new and unexpected data indicate Voyager 1 has been travelling for about a year through plasma.

IIT-GN module to help seven California students tour India

Seven engineering students from California Institute of Technology will embark on a nine-day tour across India along

Scientists discover earliest bursts of star formation during beginning of universe

The so called 'star-burst' galaxies produce stars equivalent to a thousand new suns a year.

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