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Wood-based flexible tech creates electricity from body heat

This energy is generated using charged channel walls and other unique properties of the wood's natural nanostructures. With technology, researchers can use a small temperature difference to efficiently generate a voltage.

New process to make wood as strong as steel

Researchers have been able to create a type of wood that is as strong as than steel. This is expected to make it replace the metal across its every application.


Extreme rainfall events over central India tripled since 1950: Study

Extreme rainfall events have tripled since 1950 in central India and killed over 69,000 people across India while leaving 17 million homeless, says a study by weather scientists.

The new young

Exposure to television and digital media grew by leaps and bounds between 2005 and 2012.

Indian Voices for American show

This year’s American Idol had Indian-origin contestents Gurpreet Singh Sarin and Shubha Vedula enjoy their moment in the sun

We feel more protective over those in skimpy clothing

We feel more protective over women and men wearing revealing outfits,according to a new study.


Facebook Apps create up to 2.3 lakh jobs; $15 bn in salaries

Facebook is known as a platform for connecting with friends and acquaintances.

Soon,manage your diabetes with your mobile phone!

The findings support further exploration of mobile health approaches to manage diabetes.

Unattractiveness 'in the eyes of beholder'

Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder,but a new study has found the reverse is also true.

Indian diaspora is highly competitive: Scholten

Students from Indian diaspora are very high achievers in the US,says University of Maryland official.