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New high-performance fiber promises better bulletproof vests, airplanes


December 4th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Northwestern University researchers have created a new kind of fibre that could be tougher than Kevlar.Working in a multidisciplinary team, the group has created a high performance fibre ... Read more...

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Tool to trace metabolism of cancer-fighting tomato compounds developed


November 30th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): The University of Illinois scientists, who suggested that eating tomatoes reduces risk of prostate cancer, have developed a tool that may help trace the metabolism of tomato carotenoids ... Read more...

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Nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded to Richard F. Heck, Suzuki and Negishi


October 6th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
This year’s Noble Prize in chemistry has been won by three scientists, one American and two Japanese. The prize was handed to them for their work on simplifying carbon molecules to help ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover elusive buckyballs in space


July 23rd, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Astronomers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have, for the first time, discovered elusive carbon molecules, known as "buckyballs" in space.Buckyballs - soccer-ball-shaped molecules that were first observed in ... Read more...

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NASA scientist’s experiment to find out if Mars ever had life in the past


January 6th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 6 (ANI): An experiment proposed by a NASA scientist has been added to the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument on a mobile NASA laboratory that will land on Mars ... Read more...

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Economically viable and flexible solar power cells come a step closer to reality


July 30th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Thanks to research work by scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), a new class of economically viable solar power cells, which would be cheap, ... Read more...

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Free-floating black hole may have torn apart star to create ‘firefly’


June 6th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): A new study has suggested that a wandering black hole may have torn apart a star to create a strange object that brightened mysteriously like a firefly ... Read more...

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New class of carbon molecules to pave way for tomorrow’’s semiconductors


September 9th, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): Virginia Tech researchers have created a new class of stable fullerene molecules by replacing a carbon atom with nitrogen in the all-carbon structure. Chemistry Professor Harry Dorn says ... Read more...

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Conductive property of organic molecules a breakthrough in nanotechnology


April 18th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 18 (ANI): Scientists have made a breakthrough in nanotechnology by discovering a new ability of organic molecules to conduct electricity, which might lead to smaller, cheaper and more powerful ... Read more...

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Spitzer Space Telescope to help find diamonds in space


March 6th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 6 (ANI): Scientists have devised a way to use the Spitzer Space Telescope to find diamonds in space, which might help them to understand how carbon-rich molecules develop.According to a ... Read more...

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Scientists find traces of life around distant star


January 6th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 6 (ANI): Scientists have observed signs of the building blocks of life in a disc of red dust surrounding a distant star, HR 4796A, which is about 8 million years ... Read more...

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Astronomers find building blocks of life in red dust of disk surrounding star


January 4th, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Astronomers have found the first indications of highly complex organic molecules in the planet-forming disk of red dust surrounding an eight-million-year-old star.Known as HR 4796A, the star ... Read more...

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