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Vignesh TT

Self-motivated and energetic person with diversified interest in Fitness, sports, science, and nature. I seek uniqueness and perfection in all the activities I do.
101 Published Articles

A cost-effective tool to select the best microalgae for biodiesel production

To reduce the dependencies on fossil fuels, scientists have been looking at various alternative energy sources. Microalgae is one such candidate showing promising characteristics...

Spaceflight can disrupt Mitochondrial activity leading to health issues

Astronauts living in space for an extended time are more likely to develop health issues such as sleep disruptions and cardiovascular problems. Now, thanks...

Jupiter and Saturn will appear as a double planet on the winter solstice

Winter solstice will bring another unique astronomical phenomenon with Jupiter and Saturn appearing closer together like a double planet in Earth's night sky. While such...

Hydrogen from algae – A big step towards green energy generation green

Hydrogen gas is one of the heavily used industrial fuels and since being climate-neutral offers exciting new possibilities as an energy source in the...

Drawing inspiration from nature to stabilize bio-inspired solar energy harvesting materials

Nature inspires entirely new solar energy harvesting architectures. Researchers at the City College of New York (CCNY), taking inspiration from nature, can demonstrate a...

Microplastic pollution has reached Mount Everest

Microplastic pollution has reached the remote, pristine, and highest point on Earth, a new study finds. Researchers found evidence of microplastic in the snow and...

A new coating can improve semiconductor efficiency, promoting the generation of green fuels

Hydrogen gas and methanol are used widely in industries as raw materials as well as in fuel cells. Today they are produced mainly from...

Gold nanoparticles to aid in determining drug effectiveness

One of the critical steps in drug development is tracking how it gets into target cells and observing their action inside the cells. Therefore,...

Building blocks of life can predate stars

Building blocks of life can form long before stars, a new study shows. An international team of astrophysicists and astrochemical modelers, mostly based at the...

Green technology offers a battery-free solution to power our smart devices

Technology has embedded deep in our lifestyle. We increasingly use more smart devices, smart speakers, and wearables in our homes and offices.  All these devices...

Florida could get more rainfall during late summers – A new study suggests

A new study projects an increase in Florida's later summer rainfall due to rising Atlantic Ocean temperatures.  The researchers at the University of Miami (UM)...

A Martian Trojan could be the lost twin of our Moon

Did we find the stolen twin of our Moon?  A close observation of a trojan asteroid called (101429) 1998 VF31, trailing in the gravitational wake of...

Possibility of habitable planets around red dwarfs

How habitable are planets that orbit the most common type of stars in the Galaxy?  A new study led by Kevin France from the University...

NASA successfully stowed leaking sample from asteroid Bennu

OSIRIS-Rex was able to stow the precious rock and dust sample collected from the asteroid Bennu, NASA said in a statement.  The robotic spacecraft collected...

New observation suggests Apophis asteroid might impact Earth in 2068

An astronomer from the University of Hawaii's Institute of Astronomy (IfA) has published critical new findings linked to the asteroid Apophis. Dave Tholen and...

NASA to launch delicate stowing of samples from asteroid Bennu

NASA's spacecraft OSIRIS-Rex that collected material samples from asteroid Bennu last week is leaking materials into space due to a flap that got wedged...

NASA to announce exciting discovery about Moon

On October 26, at 12 PM EDT NASA will announce an exciting discovery about Moon from the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA). A...

Galapagos experiences record increase in penguins and flightless cormorants

Recently a study found that the population of Galapagos penguins and Galapagos cormorants has seen a record increase. Both these species are native to the...

The water industry can be made more sustainable by a better understanding of biofilms

A lower disinfectant residual in the drinking water system helps develop beneficial biofilm and, at the same time, protect drinking water from free-living microorganisms.  Biofilms...

DuAxel – NASA’s transforming rover to explore tough terrains on Mars

NASA recently unveiled a new four-wheeled rover called the DuAxel, designed to descend craters and near-vertical cliffs on the Moon, Mars, and beyond. The...