Indian researchers take spectroscopy to new dimension using silver nanoparticles

As medicine and pharmacology investigate nanoscale processes, it has become increasingly important to identify and characterize different molecules. Raman spectroscopy, a technique that leverages the scattering of laser light to...
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New insights reveal helium’s role of ‘nanny’ in forming chemical compounds under pressure

A team of scientists of California State University, Northridge (CSUN) was led by chemistry professor Maosheng Miao and University Of Buffalo chemistry professor Eva...

Indian American Theoretical Physicist, Abhay Ashtekar Wins Prestigious Einstein Prize

Indian-born theoretical physicist Abhay Vasant Ashtekar was awarded the prestigious Einstein prize conferred by the American Physical Society for his “numerous and seminal contributions...

Self reconfiguring modular robots developed

Researchers at the Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, have developed self-reconfiguring modular robots that can merge, split and even self-heal while retaining full sensorimotor...
Gene

Gene boosts rice growth and yield in salty soil

Around 20% of the world's irrigated land is considered to contain elevated concentrations of salt. The soil continues to get saltier as the climate...

Rare Earth minerals could change the global economy

A small island located 790 miles off the coast of Japan is home to roughly 16 million tons of mud, which contain massive amounts...

New Surface Coating Could Open New Range Of Medical Applications

Researchers from McMaster University have engineered surface coating that is first of its kind as it can repel anything and everything, from bacteria and...

10 Trillion Frames Per Second! World’s Fastest Camera

Imaging specialists have built what may be the world’s fastest camera, which can capture 10 trillion frames per second — making it possible to ‘freeze...
Mars

Huge underground lake discovered on Mars

A massive underground lake has been detected for the first time on Mars, raising hopes that more water - and maybe even life -...

Click chemistry reaction for production of polysulfates & polysulfonates

Click chemistry describes a suite of reactions that are controllable, highly reactive, high-yielding, and equire little purification. Protocols are usually simple, using readily-available starting...

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