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Scientists at Katholieke University found new method to turn sawdust into petrol

Published on: 27-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

The research was published in the September 2014 issue of journal Energy & Environmental Science.

Stanford University engineers discovered multilayered material for cooling surfaces

Published on: 27-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The engineers of Stanford University discovered an ultrathin multilayered material which can reflect sunlight from buildings and thereby can lower the temperature of the building.

Potential Drug target for treatment of Type 2 Diabetes mellitus discovered

Published on: 27-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

A potential drug target for the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes mellitus was discovered by a team of scientists led by Satish Kumar, Chief Scientist and Group Leader at CCMB.

First 3D-printed object developed in space by NASA and Made In Space Inc

Published on: 27-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The first 3D-printed object was on 25 November 2014 developed in space by world's first zero-gravity 3D printer created by NASA and Made In Space Inc.

Scientists at IIT-B developed hollow-fiber membrane to cut dialysis cost, time by half

Published on: 21-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 22 people agreed

The research was conducted under the leadership of Jayesh Bellare at the Chemical Engineering Department of (IIT-B).

Suzlon Energy installed world’s tallest hybrid wind generator turbine in Kutch

Published on: 08-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 74 people agreed

The largest wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy on 6 November 2014 installed the world’s tallest hybrid wind generator turbine in Kutch, Gujarat.

Scientists developed a new drug Staphefekt to replace antibiotics

Published on: 07-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 79 people agreed

Scientists developed antibiotic-free drug named Staphefekt as an alternative for antibiotics.

Scientists created coldest ever cubic meter in Universe

Published on: 31-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 24 people agreed

An international team of scientists in the month of October 2014 claimed to have set the world record for creating coldest cubic meter in the Universe.

Google announced changes to its search engine to curb online piracy

Published on: 22-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

Google in the third week of October 2014 announced changes to its search engine in an attempt to curb online piracy and highlight legal sites.

Uranus like planet discovered in a binary star system 25000 light-years away

Published on: 18-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 39 people agreed

Astronomers discovered a new planet that resembles Uranus of our solar system. It was discovered in a binary star system 25000 light-years away

India successfully test-fired nuclear capable Nirbhay cruise missile

Published on: 18-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 96 people agreed

India on 17 October 2014 successfully  test fired its first long range subsonic cruise missile Nirbhay.

ISRO successfully launched third navigation satellite IRNSS 1C

Published on: 16-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 129 people agreed

ISRO on 16 October 2014 successfully launched third navigation satellite IRNSS1C.

ISRO re-positioned Mars Orbiter, Mangalyaan to save it from Comet Siding Spring

Published on: 16-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 29 people agreed

ISRO and other space agencies across the world has repositioned its Mars Orbiter, expecting Comet Siding Spring to fly by the Red Planet on 19 October 2014.

NASA successfully installed its first Earth-observing instrument ISS-RapidScat on the ISS

Published on: 13-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 61 people agreed

NASA on 21 September 2014 successfully installed its first Earth-observing instrument ISS-RapidScat.

Researchers developed a technology that makes visible the movements of HIV virus

Published on: 11-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

A team of researchers developed a technology that makes visible the dance or movements of HIV proteins on the virus' surface.

Super-Resolved Fluorescence Microscopy: Surpassing the limitations of the light microscope

Published on: 09-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

The Fluorescence Microscopy was in news as the 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry honoured development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy.

Researchers at MIT created material for absorption of solar radiation

Published on: 09-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) created a material that is ideal for absorption of solar radiation..

Union Science and Technology Minister launched microscope with 3-D feature

Published on: 08-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 46 people agreed

Union Science and Technology Minister launched the ingeniously manufactured Broad Spectrum Confocal Microscope that generates 3D images of objects.

Brain Global Positioning System

Published on: 07-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 50 people agreed

Recently, Noble Prize was announced for the research in Brain Global Positioning System.

World’s first womb-transplant baby born to a Swedish woman

Published on: 06-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 74 people agreed

World’s first womb-transplant baby was born to a 36-year-old Swedish woman.

Scientists at Ohio State University developed world's first rechargeable solar battery

Published on: 06-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

Scientists at Ohio State University, US developed the world’s first rechargeable solar battery that uses air and sunlight to charge itself

New Type of Brain Cell Discovered

Published on: 25-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 34 people agreed

Researchers discovered a strange new type of brain cell that sends signals by bypassing the cell body altogether.

Indian space programme created history as Mangalyaan entered Mars orbit successfully

Published on: 24-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 568 people agreed

India’s Mars Orbiter Mission, Manglayaan entered the Martian orbit and made India the 1st country to place the spacecraft in Mars orbit in one attempt.

ISRO successfully conducted the crucial test fire of Liquid Apogee Motor of MOM

Published on: 22-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 74 people agreed

ISRO on 22 September 2014 successfully conducted the crucial test fire of Liquid Apogee Motor (LAM) of Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) or Mangalyaan.

New compound BQU57 developed to block protein aiding cancer growth

Published on: 17-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 89 people agreed

A team of researchers from University of Colorado Cancer Center developed a new compound BQU57 to block protein Ral.

Scientists detected 13 lactic acid bacteria in raw honey with potential to fight wound

Published on: 17-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 47 people agreed

scientists detected 13 lactic acid bacteria in the honey stomach of bees.

Cambridge University scientists developed first graphene-based flexible screen

Published on: 15-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

Scientists at the Cavendish Laboratory of the Cambridge University for the first time developed a graphene based flexible screen.

First evidence for water ice clouds found outside Solar System

Published on: 11-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

The first evidence of water ice clouds was found on an object Brown Dwarf outside the Solar System.

Solar power technology Electrodialysis unveiled in India to desalinate water

Published on: 10-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

A new solar power technology Electrodialysis unveiled in India in second week of September 2014.

Unit 5 of RAPS became second longest running nuclear reactor of World

Published on: 08-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 117 people agreed

Unit 5 of the Rajasthan Atomic Power Station on 7 September 2014 became the second longest running reactor in the world.

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