Current Affairs

UNESCO inscribes Western Ghats Mountain Chain on the List of World Heritage Sites

Tue 03 Jul 2012

The Western Ghats are also considered to be one of the world's eight hottest hotspots of biological diversity.


Keeping metal surfaces ice, frost free

Thu 28 Jun 2012

Harvard researchers have invented a way to keep any metal surface free of ice and frost — a discovery that will prove beneficial in refrigeration systems, wind turbines and the construction industry


Cancer treatment using Nano-Technology

Wed 27 Jun 2012

Nano-particle carries anti-cancer drug and releases it only in the cancerous cell and protects the surrounding healthy cells


A wearable robot helps disabled people walk

Wed 27 Jun 2012

Ekso is a wearable, battery-powered, exoskeleten made by Ekso Bionics that enables paraplegics to take a few steps again


Google creates Artificial Brain

Wed 27 Jun 2012

Google has created an ‘artificial brain’ from 16,000 computer processors, with more than a billion connections that can detect faces and distinguish between humans and animals.


‘Green rust’ could scrape toxic metals

Wed 27 Jun 2012

green rust is a highly reactive iron mineral which experts hope could be used to clean up metal pollution and even radioactive waste.


Cancer treatment using Nano-Technology

Wed 27 Jun 2012

Nano-particle carries anti-cancer drug and releases it only in the cancerous cell and protects the surrounding healthy cells


New Technique for the Early Detection of Autism

Tue 26 Jun 2012

A team of scientists at Boston Children’s Hospital invented an easy technique, that will help doctors to diagnoses autism in children in its early stages


Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development concluded in Rio de Janeiro

Tue 26 Jun 2012

eight core issues in the course of summit, which comprises decent jobs, energy, sustainable cities, food security and sustainable agriculture, water, oceans and disaster readiness.


Real-time Train Running Information System

Mon 25 Jun 2012

A joint team of Indian railways and IIT-Kanpur developed the real-time train running information system, a technology which will help a mobile user to get the information about the exact location of a train