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New moveable rear wing in F1 cars will not lead to glut of overtaking: Alonso


February 16th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): F1 ace driver Fernando Alonso has rubbished suggestions that the new moveable rear wing on Formula One cars will lead to a glut of overtaking.The two-plane wings ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Shark inspired paint can cut down aviation costs


May 21st, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) An innovative paint, inspired by shark scales, can reduce fuel consumption in airplanes and ships by minimising resistance in water or air. The scales of fast-swimming sharks have ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New sharkskin paint to lower planes’ fuel costs


May 21st, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): German scientists have taken inspiration from sharkskin to develop a paint for airplanes and ships that not only lowers fuel costs but also brings down CO2 emissions.Scientists know ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Low altitude at Vancouver Olympics means fewer records in speed skating


February 17th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Experts have determined that the altitude of the venue of a sports extravaganza, like the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, can have a significant impact on performance of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

British team aims to break own land speed record by going beyond 1,000 mph


November 24th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 24 (ANI): Reports indicate that the UK team aiming to smash its own land speed record by driving a car beyond 1,000 mph (1,610km/h) has settled on a final design ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bees extend hind legs to stay stable in wind


June 3rd, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): A new research has shown that some bees brace themselves against wind and turbulence by extending their sturdy hind legs while flying.But, this approach comes at a steep ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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