Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023



IIT-Jodhpur introduces two new four year BSc programmes; check details

September 22, 2022 9:16 am

One of the key features of this programme’s curriculum is the flexibility of opting different specialisations. The courses are designed with respect to the interdisciplinary approach mentioned in the National Education Policy 2020.

Engineers at Drexel University develop new Lithium-Sulphur tech that can revolutionise batteries

May 05, 2022 9:32 am

One benefit of Li-S batteries is that they have a higher theoretical energy density and can hold twice the charge of a regular Li-ion battery.

Forget metals, chemists use DNA to build the world's tiniest antenna

January 28, 2022 5:25 pm

The nanoantenna works like a two-way radio that can both receive and transmit radio waves.

IIT-Delhi establishes Professor NK Jha chair for research in chemistry 

October 29, 2021 1:23 pm

Professor NK Jha’s children have endowed a chair to support research and training in chemistry

Interview: Battery pioneer Akira Yoshino on Tesla, Apple and the electric future

August 26, 2021 12:49 pm

If autonomous electric vehicles can become practical, that will cause a huge change in the way people use vehicles, he says.

Have you seen the crystal structure of bleach?

August 19, 2021 9:11 pm

When asked if decoding the structure can help build a better bleach, Frišcic told C&EN magazine: “Probably not...It’s not a breakthrough, but it’s really cute.”

Decoding the triggers of volcanic eruptions

September 24, 2021 4:39 pm

A lot depends not only on the speed at which magma accumulates in the volcanic reservoir but also on the conditions in which it does.

Makers of lithium-ion battery win Nobel Prize in Chemistry: Here's all you need to know

October 09, 2019 6:59 pm

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to Stanley Whittingham, John Goodenough and Akira Yoshino for the development of the lithium-ion battery. But what is a lithium-ion battery and where all is it used?

2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to 3 scientists for development of lithium-ion batteries

October 09, 2019 6:22 pm

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been jointly awarded to John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino for the development of lithium-ion batteries.

After 150 years, is it time to turn the iconic periodic table of elements upside down?

August 29, 2019 1:31 pm

The iconic periodic table of elements, devised by Russian chemist Dmitry Mendeleev, is a two-dimensional array of the chemical elements, ordered by atomic number and arranged 18 across by orbitals.


To honour the filling up of the periodic table's 7th row, look at here is how the Internet's found uses for the table beyond chemistry

January 04, 2016 4:07 pm

The periodic table's 7th row has finally been filled after the addition 4 more elements. As glorious as that is, there are uses to the table much beyond chemistry — as the Internet shows.