Things on the Internet

Internet of Things (IoT) is generating a lot of hype. It will also generate a lot of data from billions of devices connected to each...

The Future Fuel

This month our columnist takes a look at some recent advances in Hydrogen Fuel Cells, which are likely to power our vehicles in the...

War of Nerves

The month of April is important in the history of Chemical Weapons. This month, our columnist examines the close links between chemical weapons and...

Methanol Economy

  A high percentage of fuels produced are used for transportation and most of these like petrol and diesel are from oil & gas. Since...

Wonder Material

  Almost everyone uses the first 2D material graphene extensively, without knowing the wonders of the material. This material is admired by the scientific community...

Measuring Sustainability

Our columnist, Sahasranaman, looks at various metrics and indices to measure and rank sustainability. Though easy to understand qualitatively, sustainability is too complex to...

Capturing Carbon

  This month, our columnist explains why Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) is an important tool to mitigate Global Warming. The prohibitive costs of CCS...

Energy Matters

Driven by pressures for a cleaner environment and for mitigating the effects of global warming, the pace has picked up for the deployment of...

Lessons from Harvey

Climate patterns are changing all over the world. Severity of rains, droughts, hur­ricanes and typhoons is becoming far unprecedented than before with its occur­rences...

Unchaining the Blocks

Our columnist Sahasranaman discusses yet another disruptive technology, Blockchain, that has gained wider awareness in recent times, interestingly, due to the famous or infamous ‘meteoric’ rise...

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