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Like magnets, ferroelectric materials show spontaneous polarisation the separation of positive and negative charges which can be reversed or switched using an electric field. (Representational Image) (Unsplash)

Researchers visualise oxygen movement in ferroelectricity materials

PTI | , Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON APR 16, 2021 08:37 PM IST
A new study by an international team of researchers, including those from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), has unveiled how an unusual form of ferroelectricity arises in certain nano-sized materials.
US firm McKinsey.(Reuters)
US firm McKinsey.(Reuters)

Ballia boy lands Rs 1.75 crore job in US firm McKinsey

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 26, 2020 06:40 PM IST
Animesh’s father, Ved Prakash Mishra, a teacher at a government college, said he was elated at his son’s success and hoped it will motivate other students to focus on their studies.
A health worker of Pune district council collects a swab sample from test for Covid-19 infection at Sharad Pawar Bahudheshiya Bhavan, Dhankavadi in Pune on Sunday.(Rahul Raut/HT Photo)
A health worker of Pune district council collects a swab sample from test for Covid-19 infection at Sharad Pawar Bahudheshiya Bhavan, Dhankavadi in Pune on Sunday.(Rahul Raut/HT Photo)

Pune Covid-19 sero survey suggests 51.5% have antibodies

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Steffy Thevar
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 04:36 AM IST
Findings of similar surveys conducted in July in Delhi and Mumbai showed a seroprevalence of 23% and 36.5%, respectively.
A man being testing for Covid 19 in a drive-through booth installed by a private laboratory at Sector 11, Chandigarh.(Ravi Kumar/HT)
A man being testing for Covid 19 in a drive-through booth installed by a private laboratory at Sector 11, Chandigarh.(Ravi Kumar/HT)

Chandigarh Covid-19 positivity rate highest in tricity, Mohali, P’kula carry out more tests

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2020 11:08 PM IST
With a Covid-19 positivity rate of 6%, the city is much ahead of Mohali with 1.9% and Panchkula with 1%
Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

Covid-19: National institutes’ students make plea to authorities to save their career

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2020 09:24 PM IST
The students are protesting against, what they alleged, locks of their hostels and rooms broken in their absence in June first week.
600 school and college students from across the country are participating in the science camp at IISER-Kolkata. (Representational image)(HT file)
600 school and college students from across the country are participating in the science camp at IISER-Kolkata. (Representational image)(HT file)

Over 600 students participate in science camp at IISER-Kolkata

Kalyani (West Bengal) | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2019 09:54 AM IST
Of the 600 participating students, 200 are from the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER)- Kolkata, located 50 km from the city, its Associate Dean Subhajit Bandopadhyay said.
Keya Dharamvir at work in PU’s physics department.(Keshav Singh/HT)
Keya Dharamvir at work in PU’s physics department.(Keshav Singh/HT)

This woman researcher from PU brought culprits to book by using physics

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Aakriti Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2019 05:52 PM IST
Keya Dharamvir, 68, professor (retd) from physics department of Panjab University prefers to not focus on the larger picture and instead remains fascinated by particles of submicroscopic size and their various uses.
Mahak Sharma at work in the IISER lab in Mohali.(Keshav Singh/HT)
Mahak Sharma at work in the IISER lab in Mohali.(Keshav Singh/HT)

Mahak Sharma studies pathways within human cells to find genetic disorders

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Aakriti Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 05:30 PM IST
Scientist Mahak Sharma’s work revolves around the process by which cellular proteins are cleared within cells; mutations in these pathways can cause various genetic disorders, including diseases that can lead to osteopetrosis.
Solar fares are eruptions of high-energy radiation from the sun’s surface and can cause radio and magnetic disturbances on the earth.(AP)
Solar fares are eruptions of high-energy radiation from the sun’s surface and can cause radio and magnetic disturbances on the earth.(AP)

TIFR scientists find increase in electric current in sun’s magnetic regions

Hindustan Times | By Snehal Fernandes, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2019 07:23 PM IST
Findings to help protect satellites based in earth’s outer environment
Sudheshna Sinha is a professor at the department of physical sciences at the Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research, Mohali, since 2009.(HT Photo)
Sudheshna Sinha is a professor at the department of physical sciences at the Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research, Mohali, since 2009.(HT Photo)

Sudeshna Sinha is the woman who brought order in computing from chaos

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Aakriti Sharma
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2019 05:10 PM IST
She came up with the revolutionary technique of chaos computing, which has the potential to create advanced generations of computing machines.
The new species venomous snake with a unique heat-sensing system found in a forest in West Kameng.(Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary/Facebook)
The new species venomous snake with a unique heat-sensing system found in a forest in West Kameng.(Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary/Facebook)

Unique new species of pit viper, with heat-sensing system found in Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 08:09 PM IST
A more advanced, new species of reddish-brown pit viper has been found in the forests of the West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh. More sightings to give details on the species.
Professor Jayant Udgaonkar says fellowship granting bodies need to be more efficient.(HT PHOTO)
Professor Jayant Udgaonkar says fellowship granting bodies need to be more efficient.(HT PHOTO)

Science outreach programmes soon in higher education institutes, says Jayant B Udgaonkar, director, IISER

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Ananya Barua
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2018 03:07 PM IST
Says that we need to make sure that bright students of the country are not dissuaded from conducting research in India because of money.
Scientists and researchers seem to point in the direction of heat/thermal management on the device and also high usage of devices these days.(HT Photo)
Scientists and researchers seem to point in the direction of heat/thermal management on the device and also high usage of devices these days.(HT Photo)

Pune’s IISER and US varsity connect to ensure your smartphone battery will never blow up again

By Ananya Barua
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 05:11 PM IST
Research to also ensure longer battery life, reducing the need to charge at regular intervals
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