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Mexicans ride bikes to avoid traffic jams


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) In Mexico City, where more than four million cars, vans and trucks clog the street everyday, the simple everyday task of going to work can ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Terahertz invisibility cloak created


April 28th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): A new kind of cloaking material that can render objects invisible in the terahertz range has been created by researchers at Northwestern University.Though this design can't translate into ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Conquer Raigad Fort - in five minutes! (With images)


January 9th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) It was a symbol of Maratha pride, the capital of Chhatrapati Shivaji's kingdom and vision of a Hindavi Swaraj (Hindu rule). The majestic Raigad Fort, which ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Railways run ‘Mosquito Terminator’ to fight dengue


August 19th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) in coordination with the Indian Railways Thursday flagged off an engine that sprays 'Mosquito Terminator' larvicides in water bodies around ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Boffins simplify nanowire manufacturing


July 22nd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A researcher at the University of Florida claims to have found an inexpensive solution to making nanowires.Nanowires are so tiny that a human hair would dwarf them - ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How “nanobubbles” keep water from wetting a super non-stick surface


February 26th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Scientists at the US Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have obtained the first glimpse of miniscule air bubbles that keep water from wetting a super non-stick surface. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Man climbs building using “vacuum-cleaner” gloves


July 26th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Jem Stansfield almost became a Spiderman when he climbed a 120ft building using a kit developed from two old vacuum-cleaner engines.The 38-year-old inventor of the suction glove contraption ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ancient Mayans practiced forest conservation 3,000 years ago


July 25th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 25 (ANI): In a new study, scientists from the University of Cincinnati (UC) have determined that the ancient Mayans practiced forest conservation about 3,000 years ago.Paleoethnobotanist David Lentz from the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ryder not too keen to take up double-sided bat


April 2nd, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 2 (IANS) New Zealand's rising star Jesse Ryder said he is not too interested in the double-sided bats invented for hitting reverse sweeps with the back of the bat's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ryder not too taken up with Gray Nicolls’s double-sided bats


April 2nd, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr.2 (ANI): Double-sided bats are here to stay, but Kiwi batsman Jesse Ryder isn't too taken up with the idea of using it.New sponsor Gray Nicolls handed Test batsman Jesse ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

PVR ties up with Thai firm for bowling alleys


March 10th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 10 (IANS) Multiplex chain PVR Ltd Tuesday joined hands with Thailand-based entertainment giant Major Cinemas to open bowling alleys in the country. Bowling is a sport in which players attempt ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

7th century Chinese map of heavens confirmed as worlds oldest star chart


March 7th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 7 (ANI): A Chinese map of the heavens, dating back to the 7th century AD, has been confirmed as the worlds oldest star chart.According to a report in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, microcapsules to harmlessly deliver drugs to diseased cells


January 13th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, January 13 (ANI): A team of chemical engineers claims to have created a tiny particle syringe from polymer layers and nanoparticles, which they say may be very effective in delivering ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, virtual speed humps to fight speeding motorists


June 19th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
London , June 19 (ANI): The city of Philadelphia in the United States has come up with a novel solution to fight speeding motorists - the use of optical illusions that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, self-cleaning fabrics that digest stains as soon as they occur


May 13th, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by admin
London, May 13 (ANI): You may soon be able to rid yourself from the tedious job of cleaning clothes, thanks to scientists who are developing a coating of 'live' enzymes that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

More sun exposure may reduce skin cancer risk in some people


January 8th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 8 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory and colleagues in Norway has cited that sun exposure may boost up Vitamin-D ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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