electrical energy

Delhi Metro hiccup affects thousands (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Thousands of Delhi Metro passengers were stranded after a technical snag hit services between Dwarka and Noida City Centre/Vaishali during Friday morning peak hours.By the ... Read more...

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AIRE mask turns breath into electricity


March 1st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new invention turns the human breath to electricity. The mask, called AIRE, uses tiny wind turbines to convert the breath to electricity which can be ... Read more...

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‘Bugs can be tweaked into powerhouses’


January 9th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 8 (IANS) Insects can be tweaked to produce biofuels to power sensors and recording devices -- or just to control the bug.The finding is yet another in a ... Read more...

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Breakthrough nano method of gene delivery developed


October 17th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 17 (IANS) In a pioneering technique developed by US scientists, specific genes can now be painlessly and directly delivered into infected living cells without resorting to needle pricks.Developed ... Read more...

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Plan to build electric motorcycles in Brazil


August 9th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 9 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian utility Light has announced that it acquired an interest in the plant that China's Zongshen group is building in Brazil to produce electric ... Read more...

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Road vibrations, airport noise to produce energy?


July 21st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) Researchers are working on methods to convert road vibrations and airport runway noise into usable energy.University of Buffalo theoretical physicist Surajit Sen and colleagues suggest how ... Read more...

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New, ’smart’ solutions to drone out those annoying car noises


March 12th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): The droning of a car is just one of the annoying noises cars make but now 11 Fraunhofer Institutes have joined forces to create the 'Adaptronics Alliance,' making ... Read more...

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Household sewage could be new energy source: Study


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Household sewage has far more potential as an alternative energy source than previously thought, suggests a new study.Scientists said the discovery, which increases the estimated potential energy in ... Read more...

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New alloy to boost energy conversion by 25 percent


February 17th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) Automobiles, and even large-scale power generating facilities may someday operate far more efficiently thanks to a new alloy that enables a 25 percent improvement in the ability of ... Read more...

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Hornet’s ’solar power’ ability could be the key to green energy


January 6th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A group of Tel Aviv University researchers has shown that the Oriental hornet can harvest solar energy through its body shell or exoskeleton.They demonstrated how the animal takes ... Read more...

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Household sewage - an untapped energy resource


January 6th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Household sewage has far more potential as an alternative energy source than previously thought, say scientists.They say the discovery, which increases the estimated potential energy in wastewater by ... Read more...

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Solar cells could be used to treat cancer effectively, say scientists


November 17th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Scientists are coming up new solar cell-powered cancer therapies that could make treatment faster, less painful and more effective.The new solar cells are similar to the black ... Read more...

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Satellites harnessing solar winds can meet world’s energy needs100bn times over


September 25th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 25 (ANI): Bid adieu to wind power or conventional solar power, for scientists have suggested that the world's energy needs could be met 100 billion times over using a satellite ... Read more...

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Discovery paves way for new high-powered organic batteries


September 16th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): Scientists may soon be able to develop new organic batteries-lightweight energy storage devices that work without the need for toxic heavy metals, courtesy the discovery of a novel ... Read more...

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Soon, hi-tech battery-powered clothes to power your cellphones


August 24th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 24 (ANI): Scientists have used a common virus to develop improved materials for high-performance that could in the future be woven into fabrics such as uniforms or ballistic vests, and ... Read more...

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Near-death experiences ’caused by cascade of electrical activity in dying brain’


May 30th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): The mystery of why people "brought back from the dead" report powerful spiritual experiences may have been solved by scientists.In the study, researchers, who studied brainwaves of dying ... Read more...

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Revolutionary miniature ultrasound device for pain relief


February 18th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A biomedical engineering graduate student at Cornell University has created a miniature ultrasound device that could one day introduce a whole new level of home therapy for arthritis, ... Read more...

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Soon, shoes that may harvest pounding of walking to power mobiles


January 28th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Princeton University engineers have developed power-generating rubber films that could be used to harness natural body movements such as breathing and walking to power pacemakers, mobile phones and ... Read more...

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Tesla might have caused the Tunguska Event


November 12th, 2009 - 4:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Siberia, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The infamous Tunguska event took place on June 30th, 1908. A huge explosion estimated to be equivalent to a whooping 10-15 megatons of TNT flattened a huge ... Read more...

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Now, world’s first 3-D solar panel system that works underground


November 10th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, November 10 (ANI): Using what they call the world's first 3-D solar panel system, scientists in the US have created photovoltaic cells that work underground.According to a report in ABC Science, ... Read more...

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Renewable hydrogen production becomes reality at winery


October 6th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 6 (ANI): The first demonstration of a renewable method for hydrogen production from wastewater using a microbial electrolysis system is underway at the Napa Wine Company in Oakville, US.The ... Read more...

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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...

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Next gen LEDs could shine bright white light for homes and offices


April 27th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): The development of a new generation of white organic LEDs (Light-emitting diodes) could become the source of choice for homes, offices and even computer displays.LEDs are preferable for ... Read more...

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$7.5 million for Innovalight’s New Technology


March 13th, 2009 - 12:23 am ICT by GD
With plans to speed up the development of ultra-low cost lightweight solar cells using a proprietary silicon ink-based technology, Innovalight has decided to rake up additional $7.5 million in private equity led ... Read more...

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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...

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Ultra-high-power lithium-ion battery charges in seconds


March 12th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): The days of waiting hours to charge a mobile phone could soon be history, thanks to US researchers, who have created a revolutionary battery that recharges in ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro prevents emission of 90,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide


February 22nd, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Delhi Metro, which is the first railway project in the world to be registered for carbon credits by the United Nations, has been certified to have ... Read more...

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Energy-efficient water purification system made possible by scientists


January 15th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A team of scientists has designed systems that make energy-efficient water purification possible, by harnessing the power of osmosis to harvest freshwater from non-potable sources, including seawater ... Read more...

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New small-scale generator produces alternating current by stretching zinc oxide wires


November 10th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Researchers have developed a new type of small-scale electric power generator able to produce alternating current by the stretching and releasing of zinc oxide wires. These zinc oxide ... Read more...

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New hydrogen-absorbing metal alloy sixty percent lighter than battery


November 5th, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Amsterdam, Nov 5 (ANI): A researcher has shown that that an alloy of the metals magnesium, titanium and nickel is excellent at absorbing hydrogen, and is sixty percent less than a ... Read more...

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Nano-fridges for microchips come closer to reality


October 9th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 8 (ANI): UAB and CSIC researchers have developed a new material that can be used to manufacture smaller and faster computers. The researchers have revealed that the new material ... Read more...

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New knowledge about thermoelectric materials could give better energy efficiency


October 8th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): A research team in Denmark has found new data about thermoelectric materials that can be used to develop motors that are more fuel-efficient and for more environmentally ... Read more...

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Graphene can store large quantities of renewable electrical energy


September 17th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 17 (ANI): A team of engineers and scientists at the University of Texas at Austin, US, have shown the usage of graphene as a new carbon-based material for storing ... Read more...

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Next Gen superconductors might help to solve world energy crisis


June 5th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Newly discovered iron-based high-temperature superconductors could pave the way for the development of superconductors that can operate at room temperature, which might eventually help to solve the ... Read more...

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Aluminium oxide layer improves solar cells efficiency by over 1pc


May 15th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): A collaborative study by experts at Eindhoven University of Technology and Fraunhofer Institute has helped improve the efficiency of solar cells by more than one per cent. ... Read more...

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