A solar cell you can put in the wash

Scientists from RIKEN and the University of Tokyo have developed a new type of ultra-thin photovoltaic device, coated on both sides with stretchable and waterproof films, which can continue to provide electricity from sunlight even after being soaked in water or being stretched and compressed. The work, published in Nature Energy, could open the way to … Continue reading “A solar cell you can put in the wash”

Google ‘Tez’, new UPI-based payments app, to launch in India

Google has released a new mobile app in India for making payments simple. This new app named as “Google Tez” is a simple and secure way to pay for things, big and small, online and offline, in India. Tez is a payments and commerce app built for India on top of the Unified Payments Interface … Continue reading “Google ‘Tez’, new UPI-based payments app, to launch in India”

Elon Musk releases epic video of SpaceX rocket explosions

Elon Musk is a Man who Strongly Believes in the “Never Give Up” Attitude. Only because of this attitude, his company SpaceX was successful in reusing the Rocket Booster even after facing lot of failures. Elon Musk had shared a video which shows many failures of SpaceX’s attempts for landing Rocket Booster. “Long road to … Continue reading “Elon Musk releases epic video of SpaceX rocket explosions”

A DNA nanorobot is programmed to pick up and sort molecules into predefined regions

Imagine a robot that could help you tidy your home: roving about, sorting stray socks into the laundry and dirty dishes into the dishwasher. While such a practical helper may still be the stuff of science fiction, Caltech scientists have developed an autonomous molecular machine that can perform similar tasks—at the nanoscale. This “robot,” made … Continue reading “A DNA nanorobot is programmed to pick up and sort molecules into predefined regions”

Artificial ‘Skin’ Gives Robotic Hand a Sense of Touch

A team of researchers from the University of Houston has reported a breakthrough in stretchable electronics that can serve as an artificial skin, allowing a robotic hand to sense the difference between hot and cold, while also offering advantages for a wide range of biomedical devices. The work, reported in the journal Science Advances, describes … Continue reading “Artificial ‘Skin’ Gives Robotic Hand a Sense of Touch”