elastic energy

Strong quake may hit Kashmir by 2055: Expert

July 7th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 7 (IANS) A "great earthquake" measuring eight or above on the Richter scale may rock Jammu and Kashmir by 2055, a geologist warned Thursday.The state was hit by ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Elasticity in joints help ostriches run fast: Study

October 27th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): A new study has found that Ostriches-the fastest bird on the land-use tendons to store and return twice as much elastic energy per step than humans.This reduces ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How malaria parasite enters body

December 24th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Scientists from Heidelberg University Hospital have identified a mechanism through which malaria parasite move from the salivary gland of a mosquito through a person's skin into the body.Malaria ... Read more...

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Modern-day gibbons flexible feet may have helped early humans walk

December 16th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Similar to modern day gibbons, early humans could have walked successfully on a ''flexible'' flat foot, researchers at the University of Liverpool have found.The arched ''rigid'' foot ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study on floppy-footed gibbons casts light on how early humans might have walked

November 24th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 24 (ANI): University of Liverpool researchers reckon that the modern human foot might have first appeared about 1.8 million years ago, but their ape-like ancestors probably took to walking ... Read more...

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Short heels help athletes cover longer distances

October 14th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): The next time you go for a long distance run, make it a point to measure your heel, for a new study has revealed that the shorter ... Read more...

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Scientists demystify Wall Paper Peeling Mystery

May 12th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Scientists have explained the physics behind the frustrating experience of removing adhesive paper from a surface and getting a pointy flap as a result, which is popularly ... Read more...

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