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Indian -American scientist to leave top energy job

May 16th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Arunava Majumdar, a top Indian-American scientist, is leaving his job at the US energy department as the Senate has not confirmed his elevation as an ... Read more...

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IIT Bombay grad gets top US energy job

November 30th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) Naming yet another Indian American to a key administration post, President Barack Obama has appointed Arun Majumdar, an Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, alumnus as ... Read more...

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New prototype gasoline engine will improve car efficiency

April 8th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): A new prototype gasoline engine that requires no transmission, crankshaft, pistons, valves, fuel compression, cooling systems or fluids has been developed.Researchers at Michigan State University came up with ... Read more...

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US firm to develop flying cars for military

December 1st, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles (US), Dec. 1 (ANI): The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has launched a 65 million-dollar program to develop a four-person vertical take-off flyable and roadable vehicle for the ... Read more...

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The desi who’s who in Obama administration (To go with Obama visit: All the president’s desis)

October 24th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) A number of Indian Americans have made their mark in the Obama administration.Rajiv Shah - USAID administrator Aneesh Chopra - first chief technology officer Vivek Kundra - ... Read more...

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Nanowick at core of advanced system to cool ‘power electronics’

July 23rd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): An advanced cooling technology being developed for high-power electronics in military and automotive systems can handle nearly 10 times the heat generated by conventional computer chips, researchers have ... Read more...

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American Scientists Endeavoring To Procreate A Cat-Level Brain

May 3rd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Pentagon-backed scientists aspire to generate a human-like engine in the future. But they are starting off with the aspiration of constructing artificial astuteness on the ... Read more...

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American Recovery Act funds 37 innovative energy research projects

April 30th, 2010 - 2:36 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded $106 million in funding, part of an $100 billion investment of the Recovery Act, for 37 innovative research projects that ... Read more...

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Indian Oil ties up with Honeywell arm for biofuel projects

March 31st, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 31 (IANS) State-run Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) will partner with UOP LLC, a Honeywell International subsidiary, to produce green transportation fuels from non-food feedstock, the global technology firm said Wednesday. As ... Read more...

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Better electric propulsion may boost satellite lifetimes

October 25th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 25 (ANI): Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are all set to develop improved components that will boost the efficiency of electric propulsion systems that are used to control ... Read more...

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Revolutionary digital cameras to see in gigapixels

October 2nd, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A Duke University scientist will soon be developing futuristic digital cameras that could capture images in giga or even terapixels.Working with the U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Advanced ... Read more...

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Obama names Arun Majumdar to key energy research post

September 19th, 2009 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 19 IANS) US President Barack Obama has nominated Indian American technocrat Arun Majumdar to a key administration post dealing with energy research.Majumdar will be the Director of ... Read more...

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Blue lasers can tear through water to establish better contact with submarines

August 26th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 26 (ANI): The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is turning to blue lasers to establish contact with submarines, as they penetrate water more effectively.The water that hides enemy ... Read more...

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Jumping robots may soon find role in military service

May 10th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): Robots that can leap 8 metres vertically to clear walls or fences may soon find themselves in the military.Sandia National Laboratories' prototype Urban Hopper can really do wonders ... Read more...

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Soybeans and coconuts used to make aviation fuel to power jets

October 11th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): Scientists in the US have turned oil from plants like soybeans and coconuts into jet fuel that is equivalent to kerosene derived from oil.According to a report ... Read more...

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Efficiency of infrared lasers doubled by US researchers

May 20th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Researchers at the Center for Quantum Devices at the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University in the US have recently doubled the efficiency of infrared lasers.The ... Read more...

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