Free Press Journal
  • Vaccine against HIV infection closer to reality

    Melbourne: In a significant progress towards the development of a vaccine against HIV, scientists have developed a new approach to help the immune system actively fight the virus in the body.

  • Self-driving scooter that works indoors as well as out

    New York: Researchers have developed a new system for self-driving scooter that can help mobility-impaired users to get down the hall and through the lobby of an apartment building, or pick up an autonomous car on the public roads.

  • New super battery made from junkyard metal

    New York: Researchers have developed a new high-performance, grid-scale battery made from metal scrap and common household chemicals.

  • Ebola may have mutated to better infect humans: Study

    Boston: The Ebola virus may have adapted to better infect human cells, say scientists who identified mutations in the deadly virus that developed during the recent epidemic in West Africa.

  • New Vitual Reality system lets you ‘feel’ rain

    Washington: Disney Research has developed a 360-degree virtual reality application using a unique chair to provide full body sensations that enables users to add customisable “feel effects” such as falling rain or a beating heart, says PTI.

  • How our mind wanders may help decode mental illness

    Toronto: Scientists have developed a new framework of how our mind wanders even when we are doing nothing, an advance that may help better understand mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

  • Decoding human thoughts may help people with ADHD

    Toronto: If you think your mind stops wandering when you’re doing nothing, think again. Canadian researchers have developed a new framework for understanding how human thoughts flow, even at rest and thus help people with various mental illness like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

  • Now 3D-printed bone implant that dissolves in body

    Moscow: Scientists have developed a new type of 3D-printed polymeric bone implant with increased survival rate in body, as well as the ability to organically degrade and thus subsequently be replaced by natural bone tissues.

  • New method to give smartphone batteries longer life

    New York: Researchers have developed a new method to increase the energy density of lithium (Li-ion) batteries used in smartphones, tablets and other portable electronics — a discovery that can improve their performance by 10-30 per cent.

  • New wearable tattoo detects alcohol levels in sweat

    Los Angeles: Scientists have developed a wearable skin tattoo that detects alcohol levels in sweat and transmits the information to a smartphone, allowing users to monitor their drinking in real time.

  • New sensor can detect vitamin B12 deficiency within minutes

    Melbourne: Scientists have developed a new world-first optical sensor that may quickly detect vitamin B12 defficiency, a condition linked to an increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

  • New 3D-printed device can grow food within a week

    London: Soon you may grow ingredients for a healthy meal right inside your kitchen within a span of a week, thanks to scientists who have developed a new 3D-printed device that provides a novel way to produce food at home.

  • Cellular signals-based navigation for driverless cars soon

    New York: A team of US researchers has developed a reliable and accurate navigation system that exploits existing environmental signals such as cellular and Wi-Fi rather than the Global Positioning System (GPS).