Not merely public transport but green too – From Footprint To Toe-print

Sweden, with 90% of the vehicle kilometres traversed by the buses in its public transportation system being powered by renewable fuel – biodiesel, biogas, bioethanol and electricity – is a model to emulate. What it has achieved may seem utopian for a large democracy like India, but yet, as they say, if one aims for the Moon and misses, one at least lands among the stars.

G. Venkatesh
Sandalwood – Unraveling the Mystery of Fragrance

Since sandalwood plantation is a long-term high investment by the farmers and forest department, it is essential to identify and supply superior quality planting material to optimise high economic returns.

Tanzeem Fatima
Can We Do Without Nuclear Energy?

Nuclear disasters take away life and bring in illnesses of various sorts. They also put a huge drain on the financial resources of a country.

Pravin Gawali
Can We Shrink our Kids?

The performance of miniaturized devices and systems will be successful only when the ‘Scaling Laws’ are taken into account at the design stage.

Amitabha Ghosh
Green Future, Clean Future: Energy Efficient Buildings

A future-proofed building is also called an Energy Efficient Building, Green Building or Sustainable Building.

Neha Tripathi
Indian researcher invents Molecular Pyroelectric Nanogenerator to produce Green Electricity

A group of 17 scientists led by Pritam Sadhukhan in Kyushu University, Japan has come up with an alternative molecular approach for pyroelectric energy harvesting using crystal engineering assisted nanotechnology.

Partho Burman
Combating COVID-19 with Digital Tools

During the current Coronavirus pandemic, several countries extensively used digital technologies to effectively combat the pandemic.

Hrishi Logani
Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize (SSB) for Science and Technology 2021

Here are the recipients of the 2021 Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology talking about the work that fetched them the coveted prize. 

Ignoble Nobel Prizes 2021

The Ig Nobel Prizes are recognised to have a “noble side”, because although the awards are viewed as a recognition of trivial research, history shows that they often have led to quite important breakthroughs.

Ramesh Chandra Parida & Pranab Kumar Ghosh
Nobel Prizes 2021: Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine

Three Laureates share this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics for contributing to our understanding of two of the most complex phenomena in Nature.

K. Smiles Mascarenhas, Ramesh Chandra Parida, Himansu Sekhar Fatesingh & Biju Dharmapalan