Free Press Journal
  • New half-light half-matter quantum particles discovered

    New York: In a breakthrough, researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist have discovered half-light, half-matter particles in atomically thin semiconductors made of a 2D layer of atoms.

  • Computers

    New computer better than humans at cataloguing science

    Washington: A new computer system is better than scientists at the complex task of extracting data from scientific publications and placing it in a database that catalogues the results of thousands of individual studies.

  • Queen Elizabeth sends first royal tweet

    London : Queen Elizabeth II has sent the first royal tweet under her own name to declare the opening of a telecommunications gallery at the Science Museum here. “It is a pleasure to open the Information Age exhibition today at the @ScienceMuseum and I hope people will enjoy visiting. Elizabeth R,” the tweet read.

  • Forgotten Man

    Despite the gigantic strides which Science is taking today, the vast majority of the world’s population remain illiterate—a tragic commentary on our civilisation. The latest U. N. Report on illiteracy reveals certain grim facts. Two-thirds of the world’s population are incapable of reading a newspaper. The number of adult illiterates in the world “may increase rather than decrease in the near future.” The reason for this unhappy state of affairs is that

  • Ladyfinger to help ice cream last longer                

    New York : Scientists found that okra extracts can be used as a stabiliser in ice cream.  They found that water extracts of okra fibre can be prepared and used to maintain ice cream quality during storage.  “These naturally extracted stabilisers offer an alternative food ingredient for the ice cream industry as well as for other food products,” said researchers in a paper appeared in the Journal of Food Science, published by the

  • Natu bereaved

    Ujjain: Sulbha Natu, a well known science teacher of Ujjain, passed away here on Saturday evening. Her funeral procession will be taken out on Sunday from Aadarsh Nagar, Dewas Road at 10 am. She was wife of veteran educationist Divakar Natu.