Researchers have developed ceramic based cold plates that could replace copper cold plates used to cool computers and allow smaller and compact packing of circuit boards

Water

Mumbai
9 Aug 2021

Study proposes a systematic change to India’s wastewater treatment infrastructure to improve the quality of water and minimise environmental impact. 

Mumbai
27 Jul 2020

In a recent study, researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) have examined how the structure of leaves of the taro plant (Colocasia esculenta) helps in repelling water. 

Bengaluru
22 Nov 2019

In a recent study, researchers from Anna University, Chennai, quantified the volume of virtual water trade in India. The study, published in the journal Groundwater for Sustainable Development, focussed on the trade exchange of popular crop and livestock products during the years 2006–2016.

Mumbai
12 Aug 2019

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) suggest that better conductivity of oil may help water droplets come together. Their findings may impact the design of electric field-based oil dehydrators.

Bengaluru
28 Jun 2018

The quaint hill town of Shimla, which once woke up to the charm of snowing winters and bustling tourists, is today facing one of the worst water crisis in history. The droughts of Marathwada during 2015-2016 crippled the farmers in the region. Today, instances like these that highlight the importance of water, the source of life, is increasing across the world. Hence, it becomes vital to understand how water levels in our rivers, lakes, streams and aquifers change over time and the reasons behind it.

Mumbai
14 May 2018

Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), Mumbai and Indian Institute of Technology Indore (IITI), Indore have developed a novel technique to measure the ice thickness of inaccessible and data scarce glaciers.

Mumbai
7 May 2018

Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), Mumbai have looked at the economic feasibility of a solar driven electrolysis plant to produce hydrogen. The study provides a framework for the economic assessment of solar hydrogen production.

Sweden
15 Nov 2017

Life as we know it on Earth is possible because of water. Hence, the presence of water on our neighbouring ‘red planet’, Mars, was an important discovery. Taking forward the search for water on Mars, scientists from the Luleå University of Technology, Sweden, Sharda University, India, Instituto Andaluz de Ciencias de la Tierra, Spain and Centro de Astrobiología, Spain, have now discovered the widespread presence of liquid water on Mars using the latest technology.