IAF, SLAF, Indian Air Force,Sri Lanka Air Force, India, Sri Lanka, 70 anniversary celebration

New material found can efficiently convert waste heat to electricity to power small home equipment & vehicles

New Delhi, February 27, 2021: Scientists have found a new Lead (Pb) free material which can efficiently convert waste heat to power our small home equipment and automobiles. Thermoelectric energy conversion allows generation of electrical voltage when one end of a material is heated while keeping the other side cold. Finding an efficient material to […]

IAF, SLAF, Indian Air Force,Sri Lanka Air Force, India, Sri Lanka, 70 anniversary celebration

Scientist from IIT Kanpur develops washable adhesive and related products

New Delhi, February 25, 2021: Scientists of IIT Kanpur have developed a sticky mat which takes away dust from a contacting surface, ensuring a clean, hygienic, healthy, and refreshing atmosphere at our home, offices, hospitals, and laboratories as also smooth functioning of many expensive equipments. The mat is a low-cost one and remains washable and usable […]

Ganga, India, pollution, Coronavirus, Covid-19, industrial wastewater

Study: Reduction of heavy metal pollution during COVID-19 pandemic in the Ganga water

New Delhi, February 11, 2021: Efforts to minimize industrial wastewater can substantially reduce heavy metal pollution in the Ganga water in a short time span of a few months, a study carried out during the COVID-19 pandemic has shown. The COVID-19 pandemic lockdown provided a team of scientists from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur a rare […]

IAF, SLAF, Indian Air Force,Sri Lanka Air Force, India, Sri Lanka, 70 anniversary celebration

Preliminary survey shows deposits of Lithium in Mandya district of Karnataka

New Delhi,  February 4, 2021: The Government on February 3rd said that preliminary surveys on the surface and limited subsurface by Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research (AMD), a constituent unit of Department of Atomic Energy have shown presence of Lithium resources of 1,600 tonnes (inferred category) in the pegmatites of Marlagalla – Allapatna […]

Science, STIP, Science Technology and Innovation Policy, India

Science diplomats, representatives of foreign missions in India discuss shaping of STIP

New Delhi, February 2, 2021: Science attaches, science diplomats and representatives of foreign missions in India from about 20 countries discussed best practices for shaping India’s upcoming science policy at the round table discussion organized for consultation on the draft Science Technology and Innovation Policy (STIP) recently. “This policy is unique compared to the previous science […]