Toxic traffic metals pollute air

February 26th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 26 (IANS) Particles of toxic metals, generated by cars, may not only contaminate the air but also seep under the asphalt and harm the adjacent soil and plants, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Romans too recycled glass: study

October 4th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): Apart from being pro at making beautiful vessels, ornaments and plates from glass, Romans were also good at recycling the stuff, just like we do today.A new study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smartphones may soon have battery life extended by up to 20pc

May 2nd, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): If you're tired of your smartphone's battery draining out a little too fast, you may soon find a reason to smile - manufacturers are planning to change the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study claims that Zhu-Zhu pets are unsafe

December 7th, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
St. Louis, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) has begun an investigation into whether Zhu Zhu Pets are safe or not. This step has been ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Quantum computer chips come one step closer to reality

October 16th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 16 (ANI): Researchers at Ohio State University in the US have discovered a way to make quantum devices using technology common to the chip-making industry today, which might one day ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, cars with metallic finish like butterfly wings, thanks to Indian-origin researcher

September 18th, 2008 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 18 (ANI): A Penn State researcher of Indian origin has announced such a scientific advance that may one day help create cars with the metallic finish of some insects ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Chemicals on CDs may make for ultra-dense flash memory chips

July 17th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): A California-based company has shown that the chemicals that allow CDs and DVDs to be rewritten by laser beams can pave the way for a future generation ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |