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Elephants can sing, says study


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Male elephants use an ultrasound noise, too low for humans to hear, to find mates and to keep their herd together, researchers have found.The low-pitched sound ... Read more...

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Brazil’s wireless carriers challenge 4G auction plans


May 12th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, May 12 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's four largest wireless carriers have filed applications challenging plans for an auction of 4G spectrum currently scheduled for June, telecom regulator Anatel said.Vivo, a unit ... Read more...

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Community radio contributes towards development of Rajasthan rural women


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Tilonia (Rajasthan), Mar.2 (ANI): A community radio station in Rajasthan has contributed towards the development of rural women in Tilonia by educating them about banking, child health and government policies among other ... Read more...

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Stuxnet worm possibly targeted Iran’s nuke programme to enrich uranium gas: Study


November 16th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): The Stuxnet computer worm that infiltrated industrial systems in Iran this fall may have been specifically designed to deliberately attack the country's newly-opened nuclear program, potentially crippling centrifuges ... Read more...

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Mechanism in the brain’s computation of sound location identified


June 30th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30(ANI): Researchers have identified the mechanism that brain uses to help process sound localization.Animals have to capacity to locate the source of a sound by detecting microsecond (one millionth ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, ultra-flat loudspeakers that can deliver full sound reproduction


September 6th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 6 (ANI): German scientists have come up with a new concept for ultra-flat loudspeakers that can deliver full sound reproduction.Scientists at the Ilmenau-based Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bats sing love ballads while mating


August 26th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): It's not just humans who sing love ballads to woo their partners, for bats too sing when they indulge in sex, according to a new study.Researchers at Texas ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Invisibility cloak’ metamaterials could shrink cellphones antennas


August 22nd, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): An international team of physicists have revealed that metamaterials, which are currently being used to make real-life invisibility cloaks, may soon shrink cellphone antennas, leading to smaller gadgets.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Invisibility cloak’ to protect buildings from earthquakes


July 21st, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A new research by scientists at the University of Liverpool has shown it is possible to develop an 'invisibility cloak' to protect buildings from earthquakes.Sebastien Guenneau, from the ... Read more...

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Higher performance electrical and optical integrated circuits come closer to reality


March 20th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 20 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Illinois have moved a step closer to realising higher speed electronics and higher performance electrical and optical integrated circuits, for they have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Male swamp sparrows adjust vocals in hostile situations


January 10th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 10 (ANI): A study on sparrows has revealed that the male Swamp Sparrow adjusts its vocal when faced with a hostile situation. Adrienne DuBois, a graduate student at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ultrasonic frogs can tune their ears to different sound frequencies


July 23rd, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that a frog that lives near noisy springs in central China can tune its ears to different sound frequencies, much like the tuner on ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

New hearing aid technology helps you hear even in a really noisy place


July 14th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): Is your hearing aid making it difficult for you to communicate in noisy environment? Well then try out the new open-fit one developed by researchers from Washington ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New technology improves hearing aid sensitivity


July 11th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 11 (IANS) The latest hearing aid technology sailed through its most challenging test by working perfectly in one of the noisiest environments -- a Chicago restaurant with the clang of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hearing loss twice as common among diabetics: Study


June 17th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): A new study has revealed that hearing loss is about twice as common in adults with diabetes compared to those who do not have the disease.The ... Read more...

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Scientists develop new metamaterial for ‘perfect’ absorption of light


May 30th, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Scientists from Boston College and Duke University have reported the successful development of a highly engineered metamaterial, which can absorb all of the light that strikes it.The ... Read more...

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Sweet spot for radio frequencies in underground tunnels identified


May 17th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the US have confirmed that underground tunnelsgenerally a difficult setting for radioscan have a frequency sweet ... Read more...

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Sweat duct shape reveals emotional state


April 29th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by admin
London, April 29 (IANS) Remote sensing of our bodily and emotional states is likely to have enormous implications for diagnostics, biomedical engineering, anti-terror and security fields. The key lies in the surprising ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Handheld terahertz device moves a step closer to reality


March 30th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 30 (ANI): A collaboration between researchers from the Universities of Leeds and Harvard has brought a handheld terahertz device a step closer to reality. As part of the collaboration, the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Researchers boost wireless networks performance


March 13th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 13 (ANI): ETH Zurich researchers have achieved a major success in quadrupling the existing transmission rate of conventional wireless networks from 54 megabytes per second (Mbps) to 216 Mbps ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

This is how hearing affects one’s perception of gender


November 14th, 2007 - 2:49 am ICT by admin
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