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New memory chip hundred times faster: Study


May 20th, 2012 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) A new kind of memory chip made from silicon could be a hundred times faster than standard Flash memory chips, British scientists say.Researchers at the University ... Read more...

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Cellphone batteries to recharge in 15 minutes


November 18th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) Scientists are closer to developing a cellphone battery that will take just 15 minutes to recharge and last more than a week.A team of Northwestern University ... Read more...

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U.S. FAA issues emergency directive for extra inspections of several Boeing 737 models


April 5th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday issued an emergency directive that will require operators of several Boeing 737 models to conduct initial and repetitive electromagnetic ... Read more...

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Mutation that could allow H1N1 to spread much more easily identified


March 10th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): In a new study from MIT, researchers have identified a single mutation in the H1N1 genetic makeup that would allow it to be much more easily transmitted between ... Read more...

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New technology could sequence a person’s genome in minutes


December 21st, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Researchers at the Imperial College London scientists are developing technology that could lead to ultrafast DNA sequencing tool within ten years.The new technology could ultimately sequence a person's ... Read more...

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Goldilocks Planet Just Right For Life


September 30th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A planet has been spotted which the scientists are calling as 'Goldilocks planet' and this planet might just be the right place where one can reside ... Read more...

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Now, an early labour detector to prevent premature births


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A team of students has designed an early-labour detector that can pick up very early signs that a woman is going into labour too soon.The find could have ... Read more...

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Silk chip can open up novel ways of monitoring health


June 11th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 11 (IANS) Silk could provide a sophisticated new way of monitoring health, according to a new study. Peter Domachuk, physicist from the University of Sydney, and his colleagues have created ... Read more...

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Bionic hand comes closer to reality


April 25th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 25 (ANI): America's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is making advances in bringing the bionic hand closer to reality.Although carbon nanotubes have electrical and other properties that make them ... Read more...

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Wastewater may solve eco hurdles in algae-based biofuel production


January 24th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 24 (ANI): A team of engineers from the University of Virginia's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has proposed using wastewater as a solution to some of the environmental hurdles ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan to design a chat room his way


November 28th, 2009 - 4:34 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
The perfectionist in Aamir Khan has yet again proved the credentials of his title. He doesn't seem to be pleased with the current technology to handle the traffic in the chat ... Read more...

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“Artificial trees” can soak up world’s carbon emissions


August 27th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 27 (ANI): Engineers have said that a forest of 100,000 "artificial trees" could be deployed within 10 to 20 years to help soak up the world's carbon emissions.According to ... Read more...

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Software implant improves sound clarity in hearing aids


August 6th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) A new software for cochlear implants and hearing aids greatly improves sound clarity and speech recognition for the hard-of-hearing, says a new study. "Hearing-impaired people have a real ... Read more...

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New hearing-aid software can improve speech recognition by 50pct


August 6th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): Scientists at Tel Aviv University (TAU) have developed a new hearing-aid software application, called 'Clearcall', which can improve speech recognition for the hard-of-hearing by up to 50 percent.In ... Read more...

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Small placenta may result in death of foetus (Lead)


August 3rd, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) A foetus may not survive if the mass of placenta which supplies food and oxygen to the developing baby is small, says a new study. Limits in ... Read more...

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A foetus may die if the placenta is small


August 3rd, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) The size of a placenta can determine whether a foetus survives or not. A small placenta can mean the foetus is starved of food and oxygen and may ... Read more...

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New and improved ear structures discovered in deep-sea fish


May 13th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): In a new study, scientists examining several fish species collected from waters as deep as 2.5 kilometers, have discovered new and improved ear structures never seen before ... Read more...

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Soon, plastic solar cells with higher efficiency


January 25th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): A company in the US is developing plastic solar cells for portable electronic devices, which would have higher efficiency than the current technology.Solarmer Energy Inc., the company ... Read more...

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Coming soon: a bionic sex chip to turn you on!


December 21st, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Viagra may soon be history, for scientists at Oxford University are working on an electronic sex chip that can stimulate pleasure centers in the brain.While the current ... Read more...

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Storage breakthrough brings quantum computers closer to reality


October 23rd, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Scientists have now made it possible to store information inside the nucleus of an atoma breakthrough that has paved the way for a quantum computer which could ... Read more...

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Scientists develop worlds smallest wire


June 23rd, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, June 23 (ANI): A team of Australian scientists have succeeded in making the worlds smallest wire - a silicon-coated wire just a few atoms wide, laying the groundwork for the ... Read more...

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Accurate quake forecast still not possible: Experts


June 4th, 2008 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, June 4 (Xinhua) The earthquake on May 12 in China's southwest took less than two minutes to kill some 70,000 people and injure many more, mostly in Sichuan province. Shock turned ... Read more...

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Scientists develop self-perfection method for smaller, more powerful microchips


May 5th, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by admin
London, May 5 (ANI): Princeton engineers have overcome the tiny defects and performance barriers associated with microchip shrinking, by developing a new technique that could considerably improve chip quality without increasing ... Read more...

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Building a space elevator would be a bigger challenge than previously thought


March 30th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by admin
London, March 30 (ANI): A new study has suggested that building and maintaining a hypothetical space elevator would be an even bigger challenge than previously thought, as it would need to ... Read more...

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