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Olympics: Pistorius denied run as South Africa crash out of relay


August 9th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) South African 400 metres runner Oscar Pistorius was denied a second chance of running at the London Olympic Games as his team-mate Oftense Mogawane crashed to ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Blade Runner’s 400 metre dream over


August 6th, 2012 - 4:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) The first half of Oscar Pistorius' incredible Olympic adventure came to an end Sunday night when he failed to qualify for the final of the men's ... Read more...

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Nepal woman pedals towards win in Himachal - again


October 5th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
B0y Vishal Gulati Kullu Sarahan (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 5 (IANS) The woman, her mean machine and the mountains. As she cycles through the cold, often inhospitable terrain of the Hercules MTB (mountain ... Read more...

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Walking robot HECTOR developed to study animal movements


April 20th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): A six-legged robot HECTOR (Hexapod Cognitive autonomously Operating Robot), designed by researchers at the University of Bielefeld's Center of Excellence Cognitive Interaction Technology, has been built to study ... Read more...

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Retrofitting buildings with carbon fiber may protect it from terrorist attack


April 15th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A researcher at the University of Missouri may have discovered a way to protect buildings from a terrorist attack - retrofit buildings with carbon fiber.Sarah Orton, assistant professor ... Read more...

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Forbes releases its list of the world’s most expensive cars


December 16th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Forbes has come up with its list of the “World’s Most Expensive Cars.”The company announced that it used prices from some major car manufacturers to come ... Read more...

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Electric Car From BMW Coming Soon?


November 7th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Legendary German car maker BMW has also got bitten by the electric car bug as it seems from its latest moves. The company which is known ... Read more...

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2011 Porsche 911 GT2 RS worth $245,000 sold out


October 21st, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At the cost of $245,000 the Porsche 911 GT2 RS has been sold out. Porsche announced on Wednesday that all the cars have been snapped up.500 ... Read more...

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How does the ‘Snowbird Flying Machine’ work?


September 28th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Snowbird Flying Machine is a great invention that can fly for a stretch of time by just continuously flapping its wings. It certainly created history when ... Read more...

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Two-wheel, pod-like vehicle that can drive itself unveiled


March 26th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 26 (ANI): Australian car maker Holden has unveiled a radical two-wheel, pod-like vehicle that can drive itself.Xiao has been developed using carbon fiber and is charged by electric motors on ... Read more...

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Richard Branson Owns Underwater Plane


February 1st, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Richard Branson, the head of Virgin Atlantic has uncovered a submarine created with the help of fighter jet technology that will allow underwater "flying." The 59-year-old ... Read more...

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Boeing Dreamliner set for first test flight


December 15th, 2009 - 6:27 am ICT by IANS
Seattle, Dec 15 (DPA) More than two years behind schedule, Boeing's 787 Dreamliner is set to take its first test flight on Tuesday after completing a 240-km-per-hour runway test over the weekend, ... Read more...

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Mercedes Benz releases SLS AMG with performance plus package


October 26th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stuttgart, Oct 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mercedes Benz has announced a better version of the SLS AMG. Mercedes has announced the availability of a new Performance Package Plus, which aims to make ... Read more...

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Volkswagen’s Recent Launch: L1


September 18th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by GD
A new fashionable car from the Volkswagen group has been showcased in the Frankfurt Auto Show. It is being code named the Bullet Car, pertaining to its bullet like shape. Not only ... Read more...

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Scientists use nanomaterials to grow ‘flying carpets’ and ‘nano kites’


July 30th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Scientists at Rice University are using nanomaterials to grow 'flying carpets' and 'nano kites'.Led by Rice University chemist Bob Hauge, the team describes a method for making "odako," ... Read more...

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Nanostitching could make airplanes 10 times stronger


March 5th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 5 (ANI): The future of flight seems safe, with engineers at MIT using carbon nanotubes only billionths of a meter thick to stitch together aerospace materials in work that ... Read more...

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Aston Martins One-77 is now the World’’s Most Expensive Car


August 10th, 2008 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): Aston Martins latest car, One-77, has become the World''s Most Expensive Car beating the earlier crown holder, the Bugatti Veyron.At 2.3 million dollar, the hand held coupe ... Read more...

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Top 10 advances in materials science revealed


December 19th, 2007 - 5:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 19 (ANI): A list of the top ten most significant advances in materials science over the last 50 years has been compiled by Materials Today magazine.Jonathan Wood, the editor ... Read more...

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