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US private firm aborts launch to space station


May 19th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Private American spaceflight company SpaceX Saturday aborted the lift-off of its Falcon rocket and Dragon capsule to the International Space Station (ISS) due to technical problems.A ... Read more...

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Volvo warns of unplanned acceleration in some cars


May 3rd, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, May 3 (DPA) Swedish carmaker Volvo has sent a letter to some 155,000 owners of certain diesel models about reports that their vehicle might accelerate, even if the driver has not ... Read more...

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India tests advanced sounding rocket successfully


March 4th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 4 (IANS) India successfully conducted the flight test of its new generation high-performance sounding rocket from the spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, the space agency said Thursday. "The test ... Read more...

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Speed freak splashes $500K on 1970 Rolls Royce to make it world’s fastest!


February 4th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 04 (ANI): An American man has spent 500,000 dollars to equip a 1970 Rolls Royce Shadow with turbo-charged Chrysler Hemi engine, making it the fastest Rolls Royce.Florida lawyer Tod ... Read more...

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Diesel truck engine with barely measurable emissions developed


December 7th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 7 (ANI): Researchers at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) in Munich, Germany, have demonstrated a diesel truck engine with barely measurable emissions.The research team, headed by Professor Georg Wachtmeister from ... Read more...

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Gasoline-diesel ‘cocktail’ may lead to engine with 20 percent greater fuel efficiency


August 4th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): Scientists have developed a technique that mixes gasoline and diesel into a 'cocktail' within the combustion chamber of a vehicle, which means significantly lower pollutant emissions than conventional ... Read more...

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How to use glue to develop a lighter spacecraft


July 27th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): An aerospace pioneer has proposed that in order to develop a lighter spacecraft, engineers would need to glue the fuel tanks to the inside of the craft.Rocket-driven spacecraft ... Read more...

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Biomass-eating military robo is a veggie, not a carnivore


July 17th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): The makers of a biomass-eating military robot have clarified that the machine is a vegetarian, and not a non-vegetarian as was earlier reported.Robotic Technology Inc.'s (RTI's) Energetically Autonomous ... Read more...

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New military robot to fuel itself by gobbling up dead bodies


July 15th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A Maryland company under contract to the Pentagon is working on a steam-powered robot that would fuel itself by gobbling up whatever organic material it can find - ... Read more...

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Russian warship fire kills two


September 18th, 2008 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 18 (RIA Novosti) At least two Russian navy officers were killed when a fire broke out in a warship that was returning from Japan to its base near Vladivostok, a ... Read more...

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Toy rocket inspires variable-speed bullets


July 23rd, 2008 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, July 23 (IANS) A US company is developing a gun that can fire bullets with variable speed and can be set to kill, wound or just cause a bruise. Lund and ... Read more...

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Toy rocket inspires gun that can send bullets at variable speeds


July 22nd, 2008 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): The US army has commissioned a Chicago-based toy-making company to make a gun that can fire bullets at variable speeds, and serve the dual purpose of killing ... Read more...

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Mystery of self-destructing rockets solved


April 10th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 10 (IANS) The racket that rockets make may be causing them to self-destruct, according to a new study that seeks to explain a phenomenon that has puzzled engineers and scientists ... Read more...

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The bombardier beetle inspiring scientists to improve spray technologies


April 3rd, 2008 - 3:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 3 (ANI): Designers of engines, drug-delivery devices and fire extinguishers are looking towards improving spray technologies, with the help of the bombardier beetle.The bombardier beetle, found mainly in Africa ... Read more...

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How to spray? Ask the bombardier beetle


April 2nd, 2008 - 11:31 am ICT by admin
London, April 2 (IANS) The bombardier beetle fires a powerful jet of hot, toxic fluid to fend off predators. This has now inspired designers to improve spray technologies, according to a study. ... Read more...

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