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High tech security at 76 railway stations by March


February 15th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Rushing to upgrade security cover at 202 sensitive stations, the Indian Railways Wednesday said they hope to complete installation of the high-tech Integrated Security System ... Read more...

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Written exam to select MNS candidates for polls


November 19th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Now all aspiring political leaders for the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) will have to prove their mettle by passing exams with flying colours.Aiming ... Read more...

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Rainbow-trapping scientist opens up new possibilities for data storage


April 13th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): A rainbow-trapping scientist is now working to capture all the colours of the rainbow, which could lead to new breakthroughsin boosting data storage and communications.Qiaoqiang Gan, an assistant ... Read more...

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‘Array of arrays’ offers better understanding of unfelt seismic tremor events


December 14th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): University of Washington researchers have devised a new technology that gives a better picture of how episodic tremor events relate to potentially catastrophic earthquakes, perhaps as powerful as ... Read more...

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New advance may change modern electronics


October 31st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Researchers at Oregon State University have made a new discovery that could form the basis of a new approach to electronics.They have solved a quest in fundamental material ... Read more...

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Two guilty on some counts in Anna Nicole Smith drug case


October 29th, 2010 - 5:27 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- A jury on Thursday reached verdict in the drug trial against two physicians and a lawyer in relation to the accidental overdose death of Anna Nicole Smith.The ... Read more...

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Transgenic cassava roots could address vitamin A deficiency


October 5th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): A natural variation shows promise for increasing provitamin A in cassava roots using transgenic or conventional methods.Professor Peter Beyer from Freiberg University in Germany, together with researchers at ... Read more...

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Soon, nose drops to treat brain cancer


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Scientists have reported the development and testing of a drug that could treat brain cancer, and can be given as nose drops rather than an injection.The new form ... Read more...

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Indian-origin doc’s ‘chewing gum’ cure to save kids across world


September 9th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 09 (ANI): A new brain surgery technique, which has been invented by an Indian-origin doctor to save the life of a seriously ill newborn baby, is set to be used ... Read more...

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Scientists unveil new method to heat water in ‘nano bathtubs’


July 31st, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Scientists at the US Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA) have demonstrated the use of infrared laser light to quickly and precisely heat the water in "nano bathtubs" ... Read more...

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Needle-free jab developed to beat injection phobia


July 19th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Scientists have developed a skin patch to administer vaccines without the need for a jab. Researchers say it could pave the way for 'mail-order' inoculations. Instead of one ... Read more...

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Assam’s young entrepreneur spinning out silk faster


May 21st, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddGuwahati, May 20 (ANI):A young entrepreneur from Assam has been trying to change the conventional method of weaving silk.Dipak Bharali has come up with a new weaving device ... Read more...

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Novel method to speed up output of aircraft engines


May 8th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Complex-shaped components in aircraft engines can be produced quickly and at a reasonable price using selective laser melting, a new study says. Aircraft engine components must perform under ... Read more...

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Organic food benefits a ‘myth’


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 2 (ANI): Food grown without pesticides or herbicides should not be promoted as healthier because there's no evidence to show that it contains more nutrients than conventionally grown food, claims ... Read more...

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Innovative farming in Punjab


January 18th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Jan 16(ANI): Punjab, known for its agricultural productions and a vibrant culture, is today the leader of innovative farming, for which the credit goes to its progressive farmers.Progressive farmers are ... Read more...

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Iphone Users Complain About Facebook Application


December 9th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec. 09, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Iphone users who operate their Facebook accounts on their phones have reported some technical problems for last couple of days. It has come to the news ... Read more...

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New miniature, hand-held microscope easily identifies brain tumours


November 12th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Neurosurgeons at Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Centre have developed a new microscope that will help easily identify brain tumours and precisely remove it ... Read more...

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Smell of old books can tell you about their condition


November 11th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) There is something lovable about the faint yet familiar smell of old books, which could also tell you about their condition, says a new study. Scientists have developed a ... Read more...

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Now, ’sniff test’ to tell condition of old books


November 11th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): 'Don't judge a book by its cover' goes the old adage, but a group of scientists has given the metaphorical phrase a new twist after finding a method ... Read more...

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New technique may help turn adult cells into stem cells faster


October 19th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute have developed a new method that would hasten the process of creating cells from human adult tissue, without the use of embryonic ... Read more...

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Less invasive operations for stress urinary incontinence as effective as open surgery


October 7th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 7 (ANI): Cochrane researchers say that minimally invasive operations are just as effective in treating stress urinary incontinence in women as traditional open surgical approaches.They came to this conclusion ... Read more...

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Handicraft industry facing closure in Uttarakhand village


September 20th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Asheesh GoyalMana Village (Uttarakhand), Sep.20 (ANI): The handicraft industry of Mana Village in Uttarakhand's Chamboli district is struggling to survive. The local artisans lament the neglect by Government authorities.Artisans complain ... Read more...

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Pak terrorists resort to conventional methods during Eid


September 19th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 19 (ANI): Although the number of suicide attacks in Pakistan have gone down in the recent past, but security agencies have warned of old terror attacks, including ambush, target killings ... Read more...

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Scientists identify bacterial strains that can clear algal toxins from drinking water


September 7th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 7 (ANI): Researchers at Robert Gordon's University, Aberdeen, have identified novel bacterial strains capable of neutralizing toxins produced by blue-green algae in drinking water.Blooms of blue green algae (cyanobacteria) are ... Read more...

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New energy-efficient method could revolutionize production of biofuels


August 4th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): A team of scientists has developed a more energy-efficient method of chemical separations that could revolutionize processes in the petrochemical and biofuels industries.The method has been developed by ... Read more...

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New method developed for creating high-performance membranes from crystal sieves


July 31st, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Engineers have developed a new method for creating high-performance membranes from crystal sieves called zeolites, which could increase the energy efficiency of chemical separations up to 50 times ... Read more...

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Oz Nobel-winning scientist Barry Marshall making needle-free edible vaccines


July 29th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 29 (ANI): Australian Nobel-winning scientist Barry Marshall is trying to figure out how to make edible vaccines.Dr. Marshall was honoured with a Noble Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2005, ... Read more...

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Soon, wheelchairs controlled by tongues


July 7th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7(ANI): Scientists have developed a novel headset that makes it possible for a person suffering from spinal cord injury to precisely control a wheelchair or computer using the tongue.The "tongue ... Read more...

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Soon, wheelchairs controlled by tongue


July 1st, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1(ANI): Scientists have developed a novel headset that makes it possible for a person suffering from spinal cord injury to precisely control a wheelchair or computer using the tongue.The "tongue ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad Jagannath chariots to have surveillance cameras


June 18th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 18 (IANS) The annual Rath Yatra here next week will have extraordinary security arrangements including micro surveillance cameras on Lord Jagannath's chariot. The mammoth wooden chariot will have at least 50 ... Read more...

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New non-invasive technique to treat brain tumour


June 17th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Duke University engineers have come up with a novel non-invasive treatment for brain tumour.The scientists have designed and built an ultrasound catheter that can fit into large blood ... Read more...

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Clinton Foundation plans solar power plants in India


June 10th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, June 10 (IANS) A foundation backed by former US president Bill Clinton is in talks with the Gujarat and Rajasthan governments to build two 3,000 MW solar power plants, New and ... Read more...

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Our brains use distinct spatial signatures to represent the emotions we hear


May 15th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Geneva in Switzerland have shown that it is possible to figure out whether a person heard words spoken in anger, joy, relief, or ... Read more...

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‘Smart bomb’ drug delivery may boost effectiveness of prostate cancer imaging


April 22nd, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Researchers from Johns Hopkins University have identified a novel way to combine imaging with chemotherapy in a single agent for the treatment of prostate cancer.According to lead researcher ... Read more...

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Technique measures heat transport in the Earth’s crust


March 31st, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): A scientist has developed a technique that provides much more accurate data on heat transport through rocks in the Earth's crust than conventional methods, which brings scientists closer ... Read more...

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