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Science & Technology

Science meets alchemy

FUTURE IS HERE  The creation and  manipulation of nanoparticles can  result in unique optical properties, that are of great use in jewellery making.

Nanotechnology has become a familiar term in both science and manufacturing, from methods of cancer detection to long-lasting fabric softener. The creation and manipulation of......

Robot tastes for authenticity

Taste is subjective, yet a robot has now been developed to taste the authenticity of Thai cuisine, writes Jonathan Head

Atmospheric alteration may make mars habitable

POSSIBILITIES Oxygen can be released from the peroxides present on the surface.

Several similarities to earth such as same rotational period, presence of icy polar caps, comparable day time temperatures, and the like have led to suggestions...

Your grandpa's robot helper is on the way

ROBO HELP A European project has equipped some elderly people's homes with technology including telepresence robots, writes Will Knight

Resurrecting smallpox?

LAB HAZARD Inserting a synthetic molecule into a living human cell may cause the cell to manufacture full-blown viruses.

CONUNDRUM Small pox has been eradicated, but a few samples of the virus are still kept in special labs in US and Russia.

Photo Gallery
School children in Ahmedabad praay as they pay tributes...

School children in Ahmedabad praay as they pay tributes...

School children of Gurgaon pay tributes to the children killed in Pakistan...

School children of Gurgaon pay tributes to the children killed in Pakistan...

Kashmiri Muslim women pray outside the shrine...

Kashmiri Muslim women pray outside the shrine...

School girls take part in a protest against attack at a Peshawar school...

School girls take part in a protest against attack at a Peshawar school...

A Pakistani man comforts a student standing at the bedside of a boy who was injured in a Taliban...

A Pakistani man comforts a student standing at the bedside of a boy who was injured in a Taliban...

Pakistani parents escort their children outside a school attacked by the Taliban in Peshawar...

Pakistani parents escort their children outside a school attacked by the Taliban in Peshawar...

Ambulances carry injured people outside a school attacked by the Taliban in Peshawar, Pakistan...

Ambulances carry injured people outside a school attacked by the Taliban in Peshawar, Pakistan...

Relatives of a student, who was injured during an attack by Taliban gunmen on the Army Public...

Relatives of a student, who was injured during an attack by Taliban gunmen on the Army Public...

A plainclothes security officer escorts students rescued from nearby school during a Taliban...

A plainclothes security officer escorts students rescued from nearby school during a Taliban...

A Pakistani army soldier takes position on a bunker close to a school under attack by Taliban...

A Pakistani army soldier takes position on a bunker close to a school under attack by Taliban...

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