Vol 11 Issue 13, Mar 27, 2020 - Apr 02, 2020.


  • Age no bar

    Age no bar

    Assisted Reproductive Technology is changing the life of couples who lose children in accidents past their reproductive age. Now they become parents even in their sixties, says Jaideep Sarin
      Posted    05-Apr-2012    Vol 3 Issue 14
  • Diehard innovator

    Diehard innovator

    As a child, V Jayaprakash attended school for the free mid-day meals, but later developed a passion for science and innovation. Kavita Kanan Chandra met the maker of the portable smokeless stove, who has more innovations lined up for the future  
      Posted    30-Mar-2012    Vol 3 Issue 13
  • Barefoot engineers

    Barefoot engineers

    A soaring kite and a sewing machine inspired two brothers in rural Assam to fabricate a windmill to pump water. The windmills have helped the salt farmers in Gujarat, whose operational cost has reduced by 40 percent, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted    24-Mar-2012    Vol 3 Issue 12
  • Sensing touch

    Sensing touch

    Engineers in the University of Pennsylvania have developed a belt-based sensor device called 'viSparsh' that helps visually disabled persons walk freely without hindrances, says Nikhil Walia
      Posted    11-Feb-2012    Vol 3 Issue 6
  • One for rural roads

    One for rural roads

    When more SUVs are hitting the road, Abhinav Das plans to unveil his own RUV (Rural Utility Vehicle). Nikil Walia meets the 26-year-old from Delhi, who knows about the roads of rural India
      Posted    26-Jan-2012    Vol 3 Issue 4
  • Sun Teller

    Sun Teller

    ATM card holders in villages that go without power for hours need not trek to towns to draw money. Indian start-up, Vortex, has come up with solar-powered Gramateller, says Shudip Talukdar  
      Posted    05-Jan-2012    Vol 3 Issue 1
  • Biogas buses

    Biogas buses

    As many as 120 Delhi buses may soon be running on biogas produced from a plant to be set up inside Kesopur Sewage Treatment Plant in West Delhi, says Ankur Paliwal 
      Posted    20-Dec-2011    Vol 2 Issue 50
  • Torchbearers


    The steely resolve of two Vidarbha farmers broke the myth that biogas plants will not work in their villages, which led to a proliferation of natural fuel making units, says Aparna Pallavi  
      Posted    15-Dec-2011    Vol 2 Issue 50
  • Shooting guns

    Shooting guns

    Turning murder weapons into productive tools is not just a lofty idea for Bihar police, who have been practising it by converting seized pistols into hoes and hedge clippers, says Imran Khan
      Posted    03-Nov-2011    Vol 2 Issue 44
  • The making of Jugnu

    The making of Jugnu

    Fifty IIT-Kanpur students worked day and night to make Jugnu, a nanosat that was launched recently. It was built through out-of-the box thinking and plenty of sacrifice, recall the students
      Posted    01-Nov-2011    Vol 2 Issue 43
  • Cool deal

    Cool deal

    Now, you have a solar cap to keep you cool when you are out in the sun! At Rs.400 the cap has no recurring cost, since the tiny fan fitted in the cap runs on solar power, says Mauli Buch
      Posted    15-Oct-2011    Vol 2 Issue 41
  • Road to glory

    Road to glory

    A major plan is on the anvil to spruce up Bangalore roads to international standards. The unique public-private initiative will see the involvement of corporates like Biocon and Infosys
      Posted    13-Oct-2011    Vol 2 Issue 40
  • Historic launch

    Historic launch

    Chennai based SRM University is set to make history by launching a nano-satellite designed and built by its students to monitor greenhouse gases from Sriharikota today. A report
      Posted    12-Oct-2011    Vol 2 Issue 40
  • Innovating the wheel

    Innovating the wheel

    Picking parts from the scrap heap, Sandeep Kumar fabricated a foldable cycle, ‘SANDSIMA’, which is not just a boon to cycling enthusiasts but also for whom the bicycle is a part in their scheme of commuting to work, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted    07-Oct-2011    Vol 2 Issue 40
  • Tyre to rubber

    Tyre to rubber

    Every year a billion tyres are discarded worldwide with the bulk going into landfills, placing a burden on the environment. Scientists have now found a way to make rubber products from them
      Posted    06-Oct-2011    Vol 2 Issue 39
  • Whiz stick

    Whiz stick

    To prevent visually impaired friends bumping into walls, Shantanu Gangwar made a walking stick that warns of an obstacle a foot ahead and won a CSIR award for inventions by school children
      Posted    29-Sep-2011    Vol 2 Issue 39
  • Precious Nano

    Precious Nano

    A not-for-sale, ‘fully functional’ model of the Tata group’s Nano car, has been made with 80 kg 22 carat solid gold, 15 kg silver, and studded with diamonds, rubies, and other gemstones
      Posted    20-Sep-2011    Vol 2 Issue 37
  • Kids' joy

    Kids' joy

    Ajit Narayanan’s speech device for spastic kids has brought tears of joy to parents. It helps users to construct phrases that are spoken out by an artificial voice through built-in speakers
      Posted    06-Sep-2011    Vol 2 Issue 35
  • Accredited schools

    In a first of its kind initiative, about 21 schools in Chandigarh have been selected in a project funded by the health department in collaboration with the World Health Organisation to slot schools under various categories - bronze, silver, gold and platinum – based on certain health par
      Posted    22-Jul-2011    Vol 2 Issue 29
  • Barefoot inventor

    Barefoot inventor

    A humble Gujarati farmer’s innovation, Chetak, has revolutionised cotton industry, cutting down the cost of cotton stripping 20 times. Kavita Kanan Chandra meets the barefoot inventor, Mansukhbhai Patel, who is now a successful businessman
      Posted    22-Jul-2011    Vol 2 Issue 29
  • Women's dream

    Women's dream

    A Bengali woman, with an MBA, is helping poor women through a retail selling system that is giving jitters to supermarket chains. Soma Mitra finds out the secret of Aparna Banerjee’s dream
      Posted    15-Jul-2011    Vol 2 Issue 28
  • Cool jackets

    Cool jackets

    India will soon provide its soldiers a specially designed ‘cool’ jacket that will help them beat the summer heat in the Rajasthan desert, where temperatures shoot up to over 50 degree Celsius
      Posted    09-Jul-2011    Vol 2 Issue 27
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