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Bengaluru | Sep 8, 2020
Rising heat and humidity around the globe will soon be intolerable for humans

Drought-stricken farmland in Karnataka [Image Credits: Pushkarv / CC BY-SA 3.0)

With climate change occurring at an alarming speed, study finds that temperatures across many parts of the globe, including South Asia, could reach the breaking point by 2050.

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Jun 17, 2019
Improving 3D printing by better understanding heat

Researchers from IIT Bombay and Pennsylvania State University, USA, propose improvements to refine 3D printing using heat. The proposed model can provide accurate processing scenarios for different alloys without trial and error.

General, Science, Engineering, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Jan 10, 2018
Photo by Sebastian Kanczok on Unsplash

Scientists from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, find a way to convert undesirable heat energy from electronic devices to electricity and reconverting this into electricity using the concept of thermoelectric effect - a physical phenomenon where a difference in the temperature between two contacts leads to a difference in the voltage, and hence flow of electricity.

General, Science, Technology, Deep-dive
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