New Research Paving The Way For Wireless Charging Of EVs

Wireless Charging Of Electric Vehicles: Power Strips Embedded In The Road May Hold The Key

Researchers at the Cornell University are pioneering a project that could recharge electric vehicle batteries by driving over special charging strips embedded in the road. The biggest grouse with owning electric vehicles (EVs) is the cumbersome process of locating a recharging station when the battery runs low, and then spending a lot of time recharging it for … Read more

PM Narendra Modi Hails Those at Forefront of Research to Defeat COVID-19

Coronavirus News Live Updates: PM Modi To Address Nation On Mann Ki Baat Address Today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File pic) National Technology Day in India is celebrated every year on May 11 to commemorate the achievements of engineers and scientists in the field of science and technology On the National Technology Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed “the hardwork and tenacity of our scientists and those passionate about technology.” … Read more

Chinese Rocket Debris Set for Re-Entry by Early Sunday: US Research Centre

Chinese Rocket Debris Set to Plunge Back Into Earth by Early Sunday: US Research Centre

Remnants of China’s largest rocket launched last week are expected to plunge back through the atmosphere late Saturday or early Sunday, a US federally funded space-focused research and development centre said. China’s foreign ministry said on Friday that most debris from the rocket will be burned up on re-entry and is highly unlikely to cause any … Read more

Could This New Research Pave the Way for Longer Lasting Phones?

India Smartphone Market Declined for the First Time in 2020, Xiaomi Led in Q4: IDC

Researchers from the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have found a way to increase the lifetime of batteries significantly. This could solve a recurring problem for anyone who owns smartphones — as batteries degrade over time, the life of a phone is automatically reduced, even if it performs fine in other ways. Scientists … Read more

How INSACOG Found India’s ‘Double Mutant’ Variant and What CCMB Plans to Research Now

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With experts across the world declaring the so-called double variant or B.1.617, first discovered in Maharashtra, as a variant of concern (VoC) in the fight against Covid, Hyderabad-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) has taken up the task of decoding whether the new double variant-B.1.617- is driving the second wave. CCMB is conducting … Read more

Processed Meats, Sugary Drinks Linked to Gut Inflammation: Research

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Love to eat processed meats, french fries, mayonnaise and drink alcohol and soft drinks? Regular intake of these foods can boost gut inflammation, and increase the risk of conditions ranging from diabetes, arthritis and heart disease, among others, finds research. The findings showed that intake of processed foods and animal-derived foods are associated with a … Read more

COVID-19 UK Variant More Transmissible, But Doesn’t Increase Severity: Research

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Covid variant first identified in UK isn’t more severe, but appears to lead to higher viral load New Delhi: The novel coronavirus variant first identified in the UK is not associated with more severe illness and death, but appears to lead to higher viral load which makes it more transmissible, suggests an observational study. The … Read more

Google Search Now Prioritises In-Depth Research in Product Reviews Rankings

Google Search Now Prioritises In-Depth Research When Ranking Product Reviews With Latest Update

Google Search has updated its product review algorithm to rank in-depth and thoroughly researched content over brief summaries on products. The focus of the update is to provide users with insightful analysis. As of now, the update only involves English language content. Google has shared a list of factors to consider for those creating content … Read more

Coronavirus: Can face masks prevent the spread of COVID-19 in schools? Here’s what research has found | The Times of India

Coronavirus: Can face masks prevent the spread of COVID-19 in schools? Here's what research has found  | The Times of India

Considering that children are less likely to contract the virus as adults, many schools in and around the world have begun to reopen and are facilitating physical learning again. While the parents are ready to send their kids to school, they are also extremely anxious about the same. However, according to a recent study published … Read more

Pandemic Pushes 32 Million Indians Out of Middle Class Into Poverty, Says Pew Research

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Financial woes brought by last year’s coronavirus pandemic have pushed about 32 million Indians out of the middle class, undoing years of economic gains, a report showed on Thursday, while job losses pushed millions into poverty. The number of Indians in the middle class, or those earning between $10 and $20 a day, shrunk by … Read more

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