The researchers have developed a novel method of using silicon nitride to enhance the efficiency of photonic elements, promising faster, more secure, and energy-efficient technologies for communication and information processing.


2 Feb 2018

Scientists from Centre for Glaciology, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada, Chhattisgarh Council of Science and Technology, Raipur andĀ  National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research, Goa studying the surge-type glaciers in Karakoram have noticed irregular behaviour among some of the glaciers in Karakoram. They have now carried out a comprehensive study to try and answer some of the anomalies.

15 Dec 2017


Study fromĀ  Indian Institute of Technology and National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee find the total area and number of glaciers in the Himalayas to decrease. The study shows that the glaciers are sensitive to climate change and the long term decrease in the extent of the glaciers could lead to flash floods and water shortage in the future.