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University of British Columbia researchers invent energy-saving smart windows

University of British Columbia researchers invent energy-saving smart windows

Chemistry researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) have come up with a cost-effective technique for making smart windows that self-tint in response to an electrical current. These electrochromic windows can help reduce energy consumption in buildings, says a paper published …Continue reading

Moon to get its first 4G network in 2019

Another small step for mankind. One giant leap for 4G phone networks. Almost 50 years after the first astronauts walked on its surface, the moon is set to get its first mobile phone network in 2019. Vodafone Germany plans to set up …Continue reading

Regional research fund on sea water use for agriculture suggested

Countries situated along the coastal belt in the region need to set up a fund to speed up research on the use of sea water for agriculture, Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal suggested during his address at the opening day …Continue reading

WEF Report Identifies 12 Innovative Technologies for Transforming Global Food System

A report published by the World Economic Forum contends that global food systems are decades behind many other sectors in adoption of technology innovation, particularly in developing countries. Innovation with a Purpose: The Role of Technology Innovation in Accelerating Food Systems Transformation …Continue reading

Pakistani Startup’s Energy-Efficient Housing Design Awarded by UN

Pakistani innovators in the field of clean technology recognised by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) this year include a startup that has developed an innovative design for low-cost, energy-efficient housing. The startup, named Modulus Tech, uses clean technologies and promises …Continue reading

Combating Pregnancy Disorders Through Low-Cost Tech Interventions

“There is no word for pre-eclampsia in prominent regional languages like Sindhi. Unlike other childbirth complications, signs of pre-eclampsia cannot be identified easily which limits the chances of early detection and leaves many pregnant women vulnerable to its dangerous complications,” says Dr …Continue reading

The Dawn of Pakistan’s Fintech Boom

After spending 18 years in the commercial banking sector, Qasif Shahid recently quit his job and started his own company. He raised $1 million in venture capital to introduce a digital wallet that will allow users to minimize their reliance on hard …Continue reading