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‘Dip Chip’ warns of toxicity in real time


May 15th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, May 15 (IANS) Now, there's a quick check for synthetic chemicals and poisons that contaminate water or food supplies and generate bodily reactions from minor illness to painful ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Weak current could zap you out of blues


March 9th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 9 (IANS) Stimulating the brain with a weak current could be a safe and effective way of zapping you out of the blues, a study reveals.Researchers from the ... Read more...

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Bionic eye to help the blind ’see’


November 27th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Researchers at Australia's National ICT Centre for Excellence (NICTA) have developed a bionic eye in collaboration with Bionic Vision Australia and University of New South Wales.The microchip will ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rock-burning, sea-zapping geoengineering may help fight climate change


November 13th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Rocks that suck carbon dioxide out of the air could be key in the fight against climate change, say scientists.While addressing a conference at the Royal Society in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Minor electric current to brain ‘improves stroke patients’ motor skills’


November 11th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A new study states that a non-invasive electric stimulation technique administered to both sides of the brain can help stroke patients who have lost motor skills in their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Electrical stimulation produces pain-reducing effects in humans


November 4th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): A study has found that a simple, non-invasive technique providing low-level electrical stimulation of the brain produces significant pain-reducing effects in humans.According pain researchers at Stanford University, with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists devise part-human, part-machine transistor


June 3rd, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 03 (ANI): Scientists have implanted a nano-sized transistor inside a cell-like membrane and powered it using the cell's own fuel, paving way for new types of man-machine interactions.The experiment is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, computers to have green magnetic memory


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): An experiment has indicated that random thermal fluctuations in magnetic memory can be harnessed to reduce the energy required to store information, a development that could lead to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brain waves directly influence human behaviour (Lead)


October 5th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Brain waves can have a direct influence on a person's behaviour, say researchers after an experiment found that people can be made to move in slow motion by ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Brain waves have direct influence on behaviour, says study


October 5th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Brain waves can have a direct influence on a person's behaviour, say researchers after an experiment found that people can be made to move in slow motion by ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Brain waves can influence human behavior


October 2nd, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Researchers have found that they can make people move in slow motion by boosting one type of brain wave.The new finding can pave way for treating conditions like ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Carbon nanotubes could be used to make efficient solar cells


September 11th, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 11 (ANI): Using a carbon nanotube instead of traditional silicon, Cornell University researchers have created the basic elements of a solar cell that hopefully will lead to much more efficient ... Read more...

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Scientists achieve new record for solar cell efficiency


August 27th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, August 27 (ANI): A team of Australian and US researchers has set a new record for solar cell efficiency, by developing a multi-cell array that achieved an efficiency of 43 percent, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Invisibility cloak’ metamaterials could shrink cellphones antennas


August 22nd, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): An international team of physicists have revealed that metamaterials, which are currently being used to make real-life invisibility cloaks, may soon shrink cellphone antennas, leading to smaller gadgets.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Electricity-producing materials would be able to power nanodevices of the future


July 28th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): A team of scientists at the University of Houston has set out to both amplify and provoke the potential in materials to produce electricity for themselves, which can ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Novel light sensor to enhance digital cameras


June 19th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Performance of a large number of electronic devices, including digital cameras, could soon be enhanced, for researchers have now created light sensor-like a pixel in a digital camera-that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Physicists prove the existence of magnetically charged spin battery


March 12th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): An International team of physicists has been able to prove the existence of a spin battery, a battery that is charged by applying a large magnetic field ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Earths magnetic field has started to weaken


July 1st, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A new study has determined that rapid changes in the churning movement of Earths liquid outer core are weakening the magnetic field in some regions of the ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researchers saucer-shaped aircraft all set to fly


June 24th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): An Indian-origin researcher at the University of Florida has revealed that a new wingless, saucer-shaped aircraft he has made is all set to take to the skies. ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist designs plasma-propelled flying saucer


June 12th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A scientist of Indian origin from the University of Florida in the US has conceptualized the design for a plasma-propelled flying saucer.The scientist in question is Subrata ... Read more...

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Scientists identify gene that regulates heat-activated molecular sensor


May 14th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 14 (ANI): Neuroscientists at Johns Hopkins have uncovered the mystery behind pain sensitivity and its fluctuations, by identifying a gene that regulates a heat-activated molecular sensor.The scientists have ... Read more...

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Electrons can travel over 100 times faster in graphene than in silicon


March 25th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 25 (ANI): Physicists at the University of Maryland, US, have shown that electrons can travel over 100 times faster in graphene than in silicon.This has proven that in graphene, ... Read more...

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