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Singapore’s exports continue to expand


June 11th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 11 (IANS) Singapore's non-oil domestic exports in May expanded by 3.2 percent year on year, following the increase of 1.7 percent in the previous month, statistics released here ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tweaking batteries for faster electric cars


February 27th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Faster and more powerful electric cars may now be possible by tweaking capacitors, a kind of energy storage device like a battery, suggests a study.Imagine an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now recharge cellphones in seconds


March 21st, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) An amazing 3-D nanostructure designed and developed by scientists may make it possible to recharge mobile phones in seconds or a laptop within minutes.The 3-D nanostructure ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Apple Computer Of 1976 Expected To Be Auctioned For $ 160,000 Or More


November 13th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 13, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The co-creators of ‘Apple’ happen to be Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. It has now been publicized that the auctioneer entity of Christie intends to ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Soon: Electric cars that get charged without electricity!


November 11th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A Kiwi firm has developed a technology that can charge an electric car with the help of magnetic fields.Though it's not the first time someone has discovered wireless ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coming soon: USB speakers to get ‘more oomph’ out of laptops


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 3 (ANI): Soon, music aficionados can use plug-in USB speakers that produce high-quality sound from the laptop without the need for mains power.The tinny fizz produced by most laptops' built-in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Onion layer technology’ capacitor could power phone, laptop for days


September 1st, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): Using the onion's multi-layered design as inspiration, scientists have created a new super capacitor that is cheaper, more compact and powerful enough to power your laptop or phone ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Power-packed’ jeans: Wear them and fear not pickpockets


July 16th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Varanasi, July 16 (IANS) Imagine a pickpocket trying to steal your wallet but getting a 220-volt jolt! Wearing a special pair of jeans - designed by a Varanasi school dropout ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Scientists come up with formula for instant battery


December 8th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) Dip a piece of paper into ink infused with carbon nanotubes and silver nanowires, it morphs into a real battery. Crumple the piece of paper and it still ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

How to turn paper into an instant battery


December 8th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 8 (ANI): Scientists at Stanford University, US, are harnessing nanotechnology to quickly produce ultra-lightweight, bendable batteries and supercapacitors in the form of everyday paper.Simply coating a sheet of paper with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Future electric cars, laptops may benefit from a new kind of capacitor


March 16th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 16 (ANI): Electric cars and laptops may soon benefit from a prototype capacitor that can store power as densely as a supercapacitor, and release it rapidly. The novel capacitor ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Walking passengers powering ad hoardings, ticket machines at Tokyo train stations


December 13th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 13 (ANI): Advertisement hoardings and ticket machines at two railway stations in Japanese capital Tokyo are being powered by electricity generated by walking commuters. Special flooring tiles have been ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New superlens focus 10 times more sharply than conventional lens


April 25th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 25 (ANI): A trio of American researchers has developed a superlens that can focus 10 times more sharply than a conventional lens.Anthony Grbic, Lei Jiang, and Roberto Merlin of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sensing foam can tell when store shelves need restocking


January 10th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 10 (ANI): Researchers in Europe have developed a novel sensing foam that would help in knowing when store shelves need restocking.Shelves when attached to a thin layer of the foam ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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