Tag: nanotechnology

Extremely tiny gold nanorattle may help detect serotonin levels instantly

Dinesh C Sharma New Delhi: Serotonin is a brain chemical that plays an important role in controlling a number of behavioural and cognitive functions. Any fluctuation in its level could result in psychotic and neurodegenerative conditions. Serotonin is also secreted in the digestive system and its abnormal levels may be indicative of tumors in gastro-intestinal

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Indian scientists develop nanomaterial for smart supercapacitors

Bhavya Khullar New Delhi: Scientists at the India Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, have developed a new nanocomposite material suitable for making energy storage devices called supercapacitors. Unlike batteries, there is no electrochemical reaction in supercapacitors. They store energy by means of a static charge and can be charged instantly. That’s why they are most sought

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