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Harnessing electromagnetic waves for medical scanning


January 22nd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) A breakthrough in exploiting electromagnetic waves has potentially opened the way for more advanced medical diagnosis. This should allow future terahertz waves (T-rays) systems to be ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh weather department goes high-tech


December 30th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 29 (IANS) The meteorological office of Uttar Pradesh has gone high tech with the commissioning of its much awaited Doppler weather radar, an official said Thursday."The new radar ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cell phones can reduce fertility by 30 percent: Survey


June 20th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Cell phones, even when not in use, can reduce fertility in males by as much as 30 percent, a recent study has revealed.The latest warning ... Read more...

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Cell phone use can wreck male fertility


May 20th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 20 (IANS) Men -- particularly those wishing to become fathers -- risk wrecking their fertility if they don't curb their cell phone use. Researchers have found that while ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A British woman who can’t use electricity


May 19th, 2011 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) A 55-year-old British woman is so sensitive to electricity that she cannot watch television, listen to the radio or talk on a mobile phone.Janice Tunnicliffe, a ... Read more...

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Mobile phones, gadgets may cause plane crash


January 19th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) The growing presence of mobile phones and other gadgets on board could create electronic interference that could send an aircraft crashing down. Most personal devices transmit a signal ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Perfect storm’ from mobile use can cause planes to crash


January 19th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Experts have revealed that mobile phones and other gadgets can create enough of a "perfect storm" of interference with aircraft instruments to cause a crash.With more and more ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Radiation risk from flying trumps body scanners


November 26th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Amidst protests over US airport security procedures, what's often overlooked is that flying itself dwarfs the radiation doses delivered by the new body scanners.The radiation you get from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smart cards for highway tolls mandatory for all vehicles: Nath


October 27th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 27 (ANI): Highways and Road Transport Minister Kamal Nath on Wednesday said it would be mandatory for all vehicles to have a prepaid chip for toll payments within eighteen ... Read more...

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Vehicles to have prepaid chip for toll payments: Kamal Nath


October 27th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The government will soon make it mandatory for all vehicles to have radio frequency identification (RFID) cards that will be used to make road toll payments, Road ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now, device that lets parents ’see the world through child’s eyes’


October 27th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): University of Tsukuba researchers have created a device that will let parents see what their child is viewing, even when they are not together.The technology builds on existing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lightning on Venus ’similar to Earth’s’


September 23rd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that lightning mechanisms on Earth are very similar to those on Venus.The rates of discharge, intensity and spatial distribution of lightning are comparable. Findings will ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Spin soliton to revolutionize cell phone communication


September 16th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): Scientists have found theoretical evidence of a new way to generate the high-frequency waves used in modern communication devices such as cell phonesThe analysis by researchers at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists turn light into electrical current using golden nanoscale system


February 13th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): Material scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have turned light into electrical current using a golden nanoscale system.The system, an array of nano-sized molecules of gold, respond to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Carry-on bag allowed on flights from Canada


January 21st, 2010 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 21 (IANS) Canada Wednesday allowed passengers one carry-on bag on US-bound flights. Tighter security measures, which included physical searches at the gate of the plane and ban on any carry-on bags, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cell phone exposure may reverse Alzheimer’s


January 7th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) A cell phone, much maligned for its radiations that might cause cancer, actually protects or even reverses Alzhemier's, says a new study. "It surprised us to find that ... Read more...

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Cellphone use can protect against Alzheimer’s disease


January 7th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Talking on the cell phone can actually be good for health, for a new study has shown that long term exposure can protect against, and even reverse, Alzheimer's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Full-body scans introduced at Canadian airports


January 6th, 2010 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 6 (IANS) Canada is introducing full-body searches for passengers flying to the US. Making this announcement Tuesday, Canadian Transport Minister John Baird said millions of passengers flying to the US each ... Read more...

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New algorithms to improve object and target detection technology for Air Force


December 3rd, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 3 (ANI): A newly developed technology is expected to enable the Air Force to achieve advances in object and target detection technology by using sophisticated algebraic theories called groups, rings ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UK airport to reconsider x-ray machine trials over fears of child pornography law breach


October 16th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.16 (ANI): Britain's Manchester Airport has been forced to reconsider trials of its new revealing x-ray machine over fears the images could breach child pornography laws.Manchester Airport began the year-long trial ... Read more...

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Ganymede’s magnetosphere cause auroral bright spots on Jupiter


September 17th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 17 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have found that auroral bright spots on the planet Jupiter are caused by the magnetosphere of its innermost moon - Ganymede.As Ganymede ... Read more...

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Studying sixth sense in fish could help equip robots with multiple sensors


August 29th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 29 (ANI): A team of scientists is exploring the fundamental basis for the unique sixth sense of fish to "touch" objects in their surroundings without direct physical contact, or to ... Read more...

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Harry Potter’s invisible gateway closer to reality, say scientists


August 13th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): Invisible gateways, like the one in Harry Potter,are a step closer to reality, thanks to a new theory developed by scientists.With the help of a technique known as ... Read more...

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Water helps trigger New Zealand’s quakes


August 6th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, August 6 (ANI): A new research has given the clearest picture yet of the role of water in helping to trigger earthquakes in New Zealand.According to a report by ABC News, ... Read more...

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New metamaterial device can bend the light along the corner of a building


August 1st, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): It is now possible to bend the light along the corner of a building or even the profile of the eastern seaboard, for Boston College physicists have created ... Read more...

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‘Invisibility cloaks’ come closer to reality


July 8th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): A team of researchers at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB) have come up with a device called a dc metamaterial, which makes objects invisible under certain light.The ... Read more...

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New metamaterial could be used to create high-definition ultrasound images


June 16th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 16 (ANI): Scientists have created a new type of metamaterial that could be used to create high-definition ultrasound images of babies in-utero, help doctors find tiny tumours or hide submarines ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New method opens door for highly sensitive biosensors and fast photodetectors


April 20th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): An international team of scientists has reported an innovative method for controlling light on the nanoscale by adopting tuning concepts from radio-frequency technology, which opens the door for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists explain how maths can bring invisibility cloak closer to reality


March 6th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): Harry Potter''s invisibility cloak may have intrigued many of J.K. Rowling''s fans, and now researchers have come a step closer to realising it, by explaining how mathematics ... Read more...

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Whispering galleries based technology may lead to nanolasers in future


January 24th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Scientists have created a plasmonic microcavity based on the phenomenon of whispering galleries, which could pave the way for nanolasers in the future.The principle behind whispering galleries ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cheap paint to protect against high-speed wireless developed


January 20th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): Researchers from University of Tokyo have developed a new metal-rich coating, which will protect sensitive equipments in medical areas, labs, or aeroplanes from the effects of high-speed ... Read more...

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Scientists create invisibility cloak that shields broad range of frequencies


January 16th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 16 (ANI): A team of Duke University engineers has produced a new type of cloaking device, which is significantly more sophisticated than a prototype they unveiled in 2006 at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China to build worlds largest radio telescope


December 27th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 27 (ANI): China has officially started construction of a Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST), which when completed, would be the worlds largest radio telescope.The dish-like telescope, as large ... Read more...

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NASA’’s next Moon mission successfully completes thermal vacuum testing


December 23rd, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): NASA''s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), which is the agency''s next mission to the Moon, has successfully completed thermal vacuum testing, which simulates the extreme hot, cold and ... Read more...

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How Santa manages to deliver all his presents in one night


December 14th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): With Christmas round the corner, kids eagerly wait for the Santa Claus to bring them loads of gifts. But ever wondered how he manages to deliver all ... Read more...

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