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New material alginate to boost battery life


September 11th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Scientists have extracted a promising new material, alginate, which can boost battery life.Researchers from the Clemson University and the Georgia Institute of Technology have extracted the ... Read more...

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Anna is a tough man, say amazed doctors


August 27th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Doctors attending on Anna Hazare term the 74-year-old a "rare man" and are flummoxed at how the social activist has been subsisting on plain ... Read more...

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Batteries smaller than a grain of salt no the anvil


October 20th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Batteries smaller than a grain of salt may soon become a reality, as scientists are trying to create some of the tiniest batteries on Earth.These tiny energy storage ... Read more...

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Energy drinks really do work


September 7th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 07 (ANI): A Scottish research has suggested that energy drinks really do help athletes improve their endurance and levels of performance.The study of young sportsmen and women found that consuming ... Read more...

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‘Onion layer technology’ capacitor could power phone, laptop for days


September 1st, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): Using the onion's multi-layered design as inspiration, scientists have created a new super capacitor that is cheaper, more compact and powerful enough to power your laptop or phone ... 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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Inexpensive metal catalyst for generating hydrogen from water discovered


May 2nd, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): A team of researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California, Berkeley, has discovered an inexpensive metal ... Read more...

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New dye may turn clothes into wearable batteries


February 1st, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Scientists from Stanford University in California have developed a dye that could turn your clothes into conductors.The carbon-nanotube-based ink developed by Yi Cui and colleagues can soak into ... Read more...

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‘Green’ lithium-air batteries may replace gasoline in future cars


January 4th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): American scientists are exploring the possibility of using lithium-air batteries in vehicles as an answer to the growing demand for environment friendly fuel.Li-air batteries make use of oxygen ... Read more...

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Soon, inexpensive paper batteries to power clothes, packaging material


September 24th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 24 (ANI): Ever thought about getting a birthday gift with a wrapped in a paper that sings "Happy Birthday" to you? Well, thanks to an amazing battery made out of ... Read more...

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US Soldiers to Run “Shadow” LA Marathon in Iraq


May 25th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
US soldiers in Iraq have decided to brave scorpions, venomous snakes and the oppressive heat to run in what they have dubbed the "shadow" LA marathon.1st Lt. Jeremy Arnett of the 56th ... Read more...

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Light-emitting T-shirts come closer to reality


May 6th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 6 (ANI): Light-emitting T-shirts may soon come to be used for electronic displays, thanks to a new Japanese screen-printing method of depositing a luminescent gel onto any surface, including paper ... Read more...

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Scientists create chameleon-like ”opal” that can take on any colour


December 24th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 24 (ANI): British and Canadian chemists have developed a chameleon-like opal that can rapidly take any colour. The new material can rapidly shrink or swell to change the colour ... Read more...

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New lithium-ion battery can recharge to 90 percent capacity in 5 minutes


December 5th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): Toshiba has developed a new lithium-ion battery that can charge to 90 percent capacity in just 5 minutes.According to a report in ENN (Environmental News Network), the ... Read more...

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Now, smart biobatteries that releases drug at right rate


December 2nd, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 2 (ANI): An Australian team of scientists has come up with a way to turn smart implants that deliver a drug to just the right place in the body ... Read more...

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Ion jelly could be used for making eco-friendly batteries


October 18th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 18 (ANI): Portuguese chemists have created what they call an ion jelly that could make a range of electrochemical devices, including batteries, fuel cells and solar cells, which are ... Read more...

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Carbonated drinks no good for oral rehydration: study


May 27th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, May 27 (IANS) Medical experts have warned against administering 'flat' carbonated drinks to children with acute vomiting and diarrhoea, as an alternative to oral rehydration. Oral rehydration solution comprises an ideal ... Read more...

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Flat colas not an effective alternative to oral rehydration solution


May 27th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Parents should not give their children flat carbonated drinks to rehydrate them after sickness and diarrhoea, according to a new study.Researchers at Watford General Hospital in Hertfordshire ... Read more...

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Soon, solar cells might be produced from fruit dye


May 18th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Chemistry students at Rowan University in the US are developing a process by which dye from fruits can be used to create solar cells which will capture ... Read more...

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MIT improves fuel cell output 50 percent


May 16th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 16 (IANS) An improved fuel cell, developed by MIT engineers, not only delivers 50 percent greater output, but is also substantially cheaper than older counterparts. "Our goal is to replace ... Read more...

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50 % more efficient fuel cell may revolutionise portable electronics


May 16th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 16 (ANI): MIT researchers claim they have boosted the power output of one type of fuel cell by more than 50 percent through technology that could help these environmentally ... Read more...

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Cell phone batteries that won’t overheat


April 13th, 2008 - 1:34 pm ICT by admin
London, April 13 (IANS) Remember the scare last year caused by some Nokia batteries that were found to be overheating while charging -- leading to their worldwide recall? Such scares will soon ... Read more...

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New lithium-ion battery would be safer for cell phones


April 13th, 2008 - 11:44 am ICT by admin
Berlin, April 13 (ANI): Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC in Wurzburg, Germany, have developed a novel lithium-ion battery that would prove to be more safer for cell ... Read more...

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Guzzling 8 glasses of water a day may be of little use, claim researchers


April 3rd, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): You have heard it time and again - drink eight glasses of water a day to stay hydrated. But, this cliched advice lacks scientific evidence, claim scientists.According ... Read more...

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Indoline dyes have helped to improve efficiency of solar cells


February 29th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by admin
Berlin, Feb 29 (ANI): The development of new sensitizers based on indoline dyes, has helped to improve the efficiency of photoelectrochemical solar cells.According to a report in the Angewandte Chemie International Edition, ... Read more...

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Heres how Julia Roberts cures a hangover


January 2nd, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by admin
New York, Jan 2 (ANI): According to Julia Roberts, the best way to deal with a hangover is by alternating between booze and health drinks.In an interview, the Notting Hill star said ... Read more...

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Microscopic nanomachines may soon be a reality


November 24th, 2007 - 12:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, November 24 (ANI): Microscopic machines to diagnose diseases, clean the environment and make the word a better place may soon become a reality, for a Fraunhofer Techologie-Entwicklungsgruppe based research team has ... Read more...

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