Robots lend a helping hand to esophageal surgeons

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 13 : Robots are no longer just useful tools to make life easy and convenient; turns out, some of them can offer key advantages in esophageal surgeries. Based...

Aug 12, 2017 7:03 AM | Newsscroll

Traits of 'perfect' smile decoded

Washington, Jun 29 Scientists have found the characteristics of a 'perfect' successful smile - one that is rated effective, genuine and pleasant - using computer- animated 3D faces.The researchers...

Jun 29, 2017 1:53 PM | Newsscroll

Taking diet pills may harm hormones, mental health of teens: Study

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 20 : Do not let your teenage daughter or son turn to diet pills to lose weight as a study has found that these supplements contain toxic chemicals that can affect...

May 20, 2017 6:37 PM | Newsscroll

Printing electronics on human skin comes closer to reality

Washington, May 12 Scientists have developed a "revolutionary" new 3D printing technique which could be used to print electronics directly on human skin.A one-of-a-kind 3D printer built at the...

May 12, 2017 4:21 PM | Newsscroll

3D-printed 'bionic skin' to give robots sense of touch

Washington, May 11 Scientists have developed a 3D printed stretchable electronic fabric that could give robots the ability to feel their environment.This "revolutionary" 3D printing process is a...

May 11, 2017 3:15 PM | Newsscroll

New 3-D printed 'bionic skin' lets robots 'feel'

Washington D.C. [USA], May 11 : A team of researchers has come up with a revolutionary process for 3D printing stretchable electronic sensory devices that could give robots the ability to feel...

May 11, 2017 12:33 PM | Newsscroll

New material may lead to faster, powerful electronics

Washington, May 8 Scientists, including those of Indian origin, have discovered a new material with highest- ever conductivity in its class, which could lead to smaller, faster and more powerful...

May 08, 2017 1:26 PM | Newsscroll

'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' author dead

New York, Apr 25 Robert M Pirsig, whose philosophical novel "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance" became a million-selling classic and cultural touchstone after more than 100 publishers turned...

Apr 26, 2017 1:01 AM | Newsscroll

Indian-American named dean of Kansas college

From Seema Hakhu KachruHouston, Apr 22 An Indian-American theoretical physicist with interests in soft matter and statistical physics has been named the dean of a top college in the US state of...

Apr 23, 2017 12:48 AM | Newsscroll

3D-printed patch can help mend 'broken' hearts

Washington, Apr 15 Scientists have created a revolutionary 3D-bioprinted patch that can help heal scarred heart tissue after a heart attack.The discovery is a major step forward in treating patients...

Apr 15, 2017 12:02 PM | Newsscroll