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Real-time ‘eco-driving’ can cut fuel consumption up to 6pc


February 8th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Do you know how much fuel can be saved by avoiding stop-and-go traffic, closing your window and not using air conditioning? Well, a new study has all the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Infotech inks pact with n-energy firm Westinghouse


April 28th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 28 (IANS) Infotech Enterprises Limited, a leading technology solutions provider, has signed an agreement with Westinghouse Electric Company, the world's pioneering nuclear energy company, for providing engineering services ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Giant robotic cages may one day roam the seas as future fish farms


August 19th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 19 (ANI): If scientists have their way, giant robotic cages may one day roam the seas as future fish farms, which could help produce greener, healthier, and more numerous ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sand can behave like water


June 25th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of Chicago has shown that sand can behave like water, in the sense that both share similar properties.The researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Laser within a laser’ could take out bombs and explosive-laden vehicles


April 27th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Reports indicate that the US Army is working on developing a laser within a laser that could blow up roadside bombs and explosive-laden vehicles from a distance.A side ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China launches navigation satellite


April 15th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (Xinhua) China successfully launched its second navigation satellite Wednesday. The carrier rocket, Long March 3C, blasted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province.An official ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Earth cyclones may help explain vortices on Venus


March 15th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): An international team of scientists is studying cyclones on Earth to help them better understand ''superrotating'' vortices on the planet Venus. At cloud top level, the entire ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New technique promises 10 times more computer memory


February 24th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Researchers have tested a new method for producing super dense, defect-free, thin polymer films, which may dramatically improve microelectronic storage capabilities such as those in computer memory ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pronouns influence our perspective on visualising things


February 19th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) We often visualise a particular scene in a novel the way the author has described it, like the protagonist cooking dinner for the first time, from the outside. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Exoskeleton makes software engineer ”Iron Man” with 20 times greater strength


December 9th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 9 (ANI): Software engineer Rex Jameson literally turned into ''Iron Man'' when he stepped into a robotic soldier, and his strength got multiplied as many as 20 times. In fact, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Small satellites hold key to a future of easy access to outer space


November 14th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Researchers from University of Florida (UF) aerospace engineering laboratory are building a small satellite, which may hold the key to a future of easy access to outer ... Read more...

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New approach may revolutionise microelectronics


August 15th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 15 (ANI): Combining the lithography techniques traditionally used to produce patterns for small electronic devices and novel self-assembling materials called block copolymers may help reduce the time and cost ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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