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St. Jude Medical launch Accent MRI pacemaker


January 17th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) St. Jude Medical, Inc., a global medical device company, Tuesday announced the launch of the Accent MRI pacemaker and a Tendril MRI lead.The new pacemaker ... Read more...

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Maths helps science predict hit songs


December 18th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Can science predict which songs are more likely to become hits and chart busters? The process might not be all that far fetched, thanks to the ... Read more...

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Software tweaks to make undersea robots smarter


December 5th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) A cutting edge software, developed and tested by naval scientists, can help undersea robots become smarter at surveying large swathes of the ocean."Using the new algorithms, ... Read more...

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The silent assassin: Robots may perform military missions


April 18th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS) The next time you are at home or office, watch out for ninja robots. They may be hiding in the bedroom closet or under your desk. ... Read more...

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New project to predict behaviour of ice sheets under changing climate


March 7th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): A new project is underway to help predict the behaviour of ice sheets under a changing climate.Called the Scalable, Efficient, and Accurate Community Ice Sheet Model, or SEACISM, ... Read more...

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Matching sketches with criminal’s mug shots now faster


March 4th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) Nabbing criminals just became easier. Researchers have developed a set of algorithms that can automatically match hand-drawn facial sketches to mug shots of criminals stored in ... Read more...

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Despite high popularity, Facebook pulls the plug on ‘Breakup Notifier’


February 24th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 24 (ANI): It seems the idea of 'stalking' their crush on Facebook had appealed to millions but the company has shut down the application.The social networking giant pulled ... Read more...

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Now come robots that can trick and deceive


September 10th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) A robot deceives an enemy soldier by creating a false trail and hiding so that it will not be caught. While this sounds like a scene from ... Read more...

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Deceptive robots to revolutionise military, search and rescue operations


September 10th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 10 (ANI): In what is believed to be the first detailed examination of robot deception, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology made a robot dodge an enemy soldier by ... Read more...

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Virtual fingerprints can track computer users’ movements


May 19th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 19 (ANI): There exists a virtual fingerprint on most computers that can monitor the online habits of individuals, found a US privacy group.According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation, most ... Read more...

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Scientists create brain-like computing on an organic molecular layer


April 26th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): Taking a leap towards intelligent and creative computers, researchers have now created a brain-like process of circuit evolution in an organic molecular layer that can solve complex problems.The ... Read more...

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Digital eye soon to help drivers avoid mishaps


April 21st, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) With just half a second's notice, a driver can swerve to avoid a fatal accident or slam on the brakes to avoid hitting a child running after a ... Read more...

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Coming soon: System that warns driver of an impending accident


April 21st, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Scientists are working to develop a system that can warn a driver of an impending accident.With just a half second's notice, a driver can swerve to avoid a ... Read more...

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Sudoku set to get harder?


February 11th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Sudoku fans may have to rack their brains harder as the game may soon get a lot tougher, according to some mathematicians.Dr Paul Newton and Stephen DeSalvo of ... Read more...

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Hewlett-Packard admits its ‘computers are facing a racist’ problem


December 23rd, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 23 (ANI): Software giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) has admitted that its new face-tracking webcam has "issues" with black users.The issue attracted worldwide attention this month, when a US man known ... Read more...

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Scientists track paddle like motion of E.coli


September 26th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) Engineers have observed and tracked the movement of E. coli in a liquid medium, which is similar to that of a kayak paddle. Their findings will help lead to ... Read more...

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E.coli bacteria’s kayak paddle-like motion captured for the first time


September 26th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 26 (ANI): In a first-of-its-kind discovery, Yale engineers have observed and tracked E. coli bacteria moving in a liquid medium with a motion similar to that of a kayak paddle. ... Read more...

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Optical scientists set to teach camera new tricks


September 4th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) A new software, designed by optical scientists, is likely to revolutionise photography by teaching the camera new tricks. Its performance will then be no longer limited by the ... Read more...

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Open-source camera may help reinvent digital photography


September 4th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 4 (ANI): Stanford scientists may revolutionize digital photography with the aid of an open-source digital camera, which will give programmers around the world the chance to create software that will ... Read more...

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Indian origin researchers develop equations to prevent car crashes


July 14th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 14 (IANS) A set of algorithms developed by Indian origin researchers will enable robotic cars to communicate with one another and avoid collisions. Bhibhya Sharma of the University of South ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researchers say future cars will talk to avoid collisions


July 11th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 11 (ANI): Two Indian-origin researchers at the University of the South Pacific has announced the creation of a set of algorithms that can enable robotic cars to communicate with each ... Read more...

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Doctors warn of worrying health advertising on Google


March 20th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 20 (ANI): Google needs to keep a strict check on the its advertisements and suggested links to avoid providing users with web pages that contain dubious medical claims, warn ... Read more...

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Finding people just got simpler on net


October 16th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Managers would now be able to quickly find out which of their employee has previously worked on a project and whom to assign new responsibilities, thanks to ... Read more...

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Satellite discovers ancient adobe pyramid in Peru


October 4th, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 4 (ANI): A new remote sensing technology in a satellite has helped discover an ancient adobe pyramid near Perus Cahuachi desert.According to a report in Discovery News, Nicola Masini ... Read more...

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Future computers may see images just like humans do


May 28th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have discovered that just a few pixels of information is required to be able to identify the subject of ... Read more...

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World’s most advanced robot walks like a human


May 23rd, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by admin
London, May 23 (IANS) Researchers trying to make robots walk have so far met with limited success, but one developed by a university in Netherlands walks as naturally as humans do. The ... Read more...

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Now, a robot that walks like a human


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 23 (ANI): A doctoral student at the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the Netherlands has created a computer that walks like a human.Daan Hobbelen will receive his ... Read more...

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Yahoo-Google pact seen likely after ‘brilliant’ trial


May 10th, 2008 - 1:12 am ICT by admin
DPA San Francisco, May 9 (DPA) An advertising alliance between Yahoo and Google was viewed as increasingly likely Friday after Google CEO Eric Schmidt said a two-week test had been a "brilliant" success. ... Read more...

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Beating Google not main objective behind Wikia Search launch: Jimmy Wales


January 12th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by admin
London, January 12 (ANI): Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has said that his main objective behind the launch of new search engine Wikia Search is to provide netizens with a viable, transparent alternative ... Read more...

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Super-resolution technique gives better quality X-ray images sans high radiation


December 23rd, 2007 - 12:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 23 (ANI): US researchers have come up with a new way to get better quality X-ray images without having to use more radiation, which increases risk for patients.The researchers took ... Read more...

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Snake-like robots may form teams of rescue workers


December 16th, 2007 - 11:48 am ICT by admin
London, December 16 (ANI): Greek researchers have conceived an idea of using teams of coordinated snake-like robots for remote inspection, repair, and rescue work.Michael Sfakiotakis and Dimitris Tsakiris, researchers at Foundation ... Read more...

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