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New material alginate to boost battery life


September 11th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Scientists have extracted a promising new material, alginate, which can boost battery life.Researchers from the Clemson University and the Georgia Institute of Technology have extracted the ... Read more...

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New gadget reminds you of extra calories


August 3rd, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) Now all your mindless munching can soon come to a halt with Bite Counter, a gadget to remind you of the number of bites you intake, ... Read more...

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Not-so-sweet potato resists pests and disease


June 22nd, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Scientists from Clemson University and the US department of Agriculture have developed a new variety of not-so-sweet potato, called Liberty, resistent to pest and diseases. Known ... Read more...

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Want to avoid falling on slippery surfaces? Don’t shuffle


March 25th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Moving quickly in a forward, firm-footed stance across a slippery surface is less likely to lead to a fall than if you move slowly, according to a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Palin’s popularity plummets to all time low even among Republican voters, finds poll


February 15th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin will struggle in crucial states if she chooses to run for the 2012 presidential elections, with a latest WMUR Granite State Poll ... Read more...

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Clemson University’s Green Energy Initiative


November 28th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The game between Clemson University and South Carolina was hogging all the attention on Saturday and as expected the teams were highly charged up. However, this ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Weevil Eradication Foundation Would Now Prosper The Cotton Growers


November 19th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the last few years, South Carolina has been facing a lot of problems in the production and growth of cotton in its state. Probably that ... Read more...

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Clemson University Student Charged For Toddler’s Death


September 19th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Clemson, South Carolina, Sep 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A student of the Clemson University was arrested on the charges of child abuse and death of a 16 month old who was ... Read more...

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Scientists discover supernova shrapnel in meteorite


September 10th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 10 (ANI): Scientists at University of Chicago have identified the microscopic shrapnel of a nearby star that exploded just before or during the birth of the Solar System 4.5 billion ... Read more...

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Butterfly inspired tool to probe fluids inside cells


November 23rd, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) A butterfly's proboscis resembles a straw -- long, slender used for sipping -- but works more like a paper towel. Inspired by this design, a researcher has developed ... Read more...

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Killer algae is key player in mass extinction


October 20th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) Super volcanoes and crashing asteroids corner all the horrific glory for mass extinction, but a new theory suggests lowly algae may be the killer behind the world's great ... Read more...

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Killer algae may be guilty of world’s greatest mass extinctions


October 20th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 20 (ANI): A new theory has suggested that the seemingly lowly algae may be the killer behind the world's great species mass extinctions.Today, just about anywhere there is water, there ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gecko’s tail has a mind of its own


September 9th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 9 (ANI): A new study has found that the gecko tail literally has a mind of its own, as it exhibits not only rhythmic but also complex movements, including flips, ... Read more...

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Injectable gel helps regenerate brain tissue in traumatic injuries


September 3rd, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, a Clemson University bioengineer has successfully regenerated brain at the site of a traumatic brain injury with the help of a novel biomaterial gel.Assistant ... Read more...

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Geckos’ amazing grip triggered by gravity


August 5th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 5 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Calgary (U of C) and Clemson University in South Carolina, US, have discovered that the geckos' amazing grip is triggered by gravity.Geckos are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Subtle signs in human behaviour key to impending pandemic


May 13th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 13 (IANS) A new approach could warn of impending pandemic, much before it surfaces among swathes of population, just by detecting subtle signs in human behaviour. "The goal is a ... Read more...

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Pandemic warning system depends on ‘human factors’


May 13th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Scientists have proposed a new approach to warn of an impending pandemic by detecting subtle signals in human behaviour."The goal is a public information and awareness system for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Man gets death for raping, strangling Tiffany Marie Souers


April 24th, 2009 - 12:36 am ICT by GD
A man from Tennessee who raped and strangled South Carolina college girl Tiffany Marie Souers with her own bikini top was sentenced to death after he asked for a death penalty from ... Read more...

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Online porn linked to reduced incidence of rape


February 3rd, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 3 (ANI): The incidences of rape have reduced due to online pornography, says a leading economist.According to the study by Todd Kendall, an economics professor at Clemson University, ... Read more...

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Survey finds gender bias in how students rate high school science teachers


February 3rd, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 3 (ANI): Studying 18,000 students of biology, chemistry and physics, a group of researchers have observed notable gender bias in student ratings of high school science teachers. The study conducted ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists make practical optical fiber with silicon core


October 29th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 28 (ANI): A team of American researchers claims that they have been able to make a practical optical fiber with a silicon core. Writing about their work in the ... Read more...

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Commercial aquatic plants offer cost-effective method for treating wastewater


September 30th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 30 (ANI): Commercial aquatic plants grown in constructed wetlands (CWs) are being touted as inexpensive, low-technology approaches for treating agricultural, industrial, and municipal wastewater to comply with increasingly stringent ... Read more...

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Indian-American devises nano-springs to protect mobile phones


August 14th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) An Indian-American scientist has devised tiny, shock-absorbing carbon nano springs to protect delicate electronic devices like mobile phones from damage. Apparao Rao, physicist at Clemson University, who led ... Read more...

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Indian-origin scientist brings crack-proof mobiles closer to reality


August 14th, 2008 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 14 (ANI): An Indian-origin Physics professor at Clemson University has devised a way to make tiny carbon springs with shock-absorbing qualities, which may enable small devices like cell phones ... Read more...

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