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‘Indian rockets to use atmospheric oxygen as fuel by year-end’


May 29th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, May 29 (IANS) In an attempt to make its rockets lighter and carry heavier satellites, the Indian space agency is planning to flight test by the end of ... Read more...

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Nano-scale “fuses” generate 100 times more energy than conventional batteries


March 10th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 10 (ANI): A new American research has found that miniature tubes layered with a chemical fuel can generate 100 times more electrical power by weight than conventional batteries.When these nano-scale ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists aim to make “artificial leaf” that mimics photosynthesis


November 6th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 6 (ANI): Scientists are making progress toward development of an "artificial leaf" that mimics the process of photosynthesis, and converts sunlight and water into a liquid fuel such as methanol ... Read more...

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“Recycled” fuel materials may lead to economically viable hydrogen-based vehicles


September 2nd, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new method for "recycling" hydrogen-containing fuel materials, which could open the door to economically viable hydrogen-based vehicles.The method has been developed by Los Alamos ... Read more...

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Ion engine may one day power 39-day trips to Mars


July 23rd, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): Scientists are testing a powerful new ion engine that could one day power spacecrafts to reach Mars in just 39 days, instead of the grueling six months to ... Read more...

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Scientists power artificial cells with non-stop mobility


May 5th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Scientists are developing artificial cells with the ability to tap an energy source and use it for sustained mobility. A Japanese study described the first "self-propelled" oil droplets ... Read more...

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Battlefield laser weapon can destroy rockets, mortars and artillery shells


April 1st, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 1 (ANI): A US based company has developed a battlefield laser weapon that can fire a strong beam, which can destroy rockets, mortars and artillery shells."We're doing our part ... Read more...

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New fuel battery may ditch gasoline for good


July 26th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Boston have come up with a new idea of combining electric power with a combustion engine, which they say may enable ... Read more...

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