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Fuel cells developed that may help paralysed move


June 14th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Researchers have developed an implantable fuel cell that may drive highly efficient brain implants of the future, helping paralysed patients regain control of their arms and ... Read more...

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Two-in-one device cleans up sewage, produces fuel


March 30th, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) An innovative device as big as a washing machine kills two birds with one stone - it harnesses bugs to clean up municipal sewage and produces ... Read more...

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Mahindra launches hydrogen-powered three-wheeler


January 9th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M;) Monday launched the world's first hydrogen-fuel-run three-wheeler HyAlfa that will ply in Delhi soon."As part of its mobility initiatives, Mahindra has ... Read more...

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Mahindra Group unveils electric car


January 7th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The Mahindra Group Friday unveiled its Reva NXR next generation concept electric vehicle (EV). The car is expected to be launched in November around ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Novel nanowires to make fuel cells more durable and efficient


April 1st, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 01(ANI): Engineers at the Yale School of Engineering and Applied Science have created a new fuel cell catalyst system using nanowires made of a novel material that boosts long-term performance ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Breakthrough in nanocomposite for high-capacity hydrogen storage


March 14th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): Hydrogen has been touted as a promising alternative to fossil fuels since the 1970s due to its clean combustion.But to replace the gasoline as a fuel, hydrogen ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New green, cheap hydrogen cartridges to fuel laptops, phones


February 18th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): SiGNa Chemistry Inc. has created new hydrogen cartridges - a cheap, eco-friendly and portable solution to produce electric power for laptops and phones.The source of these cartridges is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Magic powder can make electric bikes run on urine


October 6th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Electric bikes may soon be able to go up to 60 miles without any pedalling, thanks to a new fuel cell system by the company SiGNa Chemistry, which ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hydrogen-powered nano-battery on the anvil


September 26th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 26 (ANI): Researchers are working towards developing a nano battery that will generate power via hydrogen oxidation instead of solar energy and would perform specialized jobs in everything from electronics ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Solar-powered spy plane can remain aloft five years


September 21st, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Boeing is developing a solar-powered unmanned aircraft that will remain aloft for five years. The SolarEagle is designed to soar in the upper atmosphere for years on end, feeding ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Urine Powered Car Might Be A Reality In The Future


August 30th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Peeing into the gas tank of your car might just refrain you from going to the gas station in the future. The idea might take a ... Read more...

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Urine-powered fuel cells to offer pee power to people


August 27th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): This could literally be called pee power to the people-researchers have figured out a way to make the world's first urine-powered fuel cells.Chemistry postdocs Shanwen Tao and Rong ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Creating power from pee may end the world of its energy woes!


July 31st, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 31 (ANI): Portable urinals could one day create power from pee, for researchers at the Bristol Robotics Lab are testing urine as potential energy source.If researchers are successful, urinals ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Waste vegetable oils could be used to make fuel of the future: Study


July 28th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): The vegetable oil that is often discarded as waste by restaurants and pubs could be a vital source of hydrogen, and therefore, fuel - says a new study.Although ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New human fuel cell powered by air, sugar


May 26th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): You can soon power your body, your mind, and your implants by the air you breathe and the food you eat-researchers have successfully implanted the first sugar-and-oxygen-powered biofuel ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Electric cars to be in vogue by 2020


April 21st, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 21 (IANS) State-of-the-art electric cars will be in vogue by 2020 and global sales of such vehicles will amount to around 470 billion euro ($635 billion), a media report has ... Read more...

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Bloom Box Energy Going Great Guns


February 28th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS ) Bloom Box Energy held a recent press event to draw off the curtains of the Bloom box fuel cell technology. It's quite evident that there ... Read more...

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Bloom Box Enjoys TV Appearence


February 22nd, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This Wednesday will see the official launch of Bloom Energy, a Silicon Valley based company, which will be making its new invention public. The company has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Renault-Nissan research centre to expand


January 18th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) The automobile engineering design and research company Renault Nissan Technology and Business Centre India Pvt Ltd (RNTBCI) will soon shift the fuel cell research team from near Chennai ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Moon may get nuclear energy soon


January 10th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 10 (ANI): Reports indicate that NASA engineers are working on an ultra-compact nuclear power plant for the Moon that should generate enough electricity to run a house, or a lunar ... Read more...

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Hydrogen-powered unmanned plane sets 26-hour flight endurance record


December 1st, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 1 (ANI): The Naval Research Laboratory's Ion Tiger, a hydrogen-powered fuel cell unmanned air vehicle (UAV), has flown 26 hours and 1 minute carrying a 5-pound payload, setting another unofficial ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Artificial muscles made of hydrogen can make domestic robots silent


October 21st, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 21 (ANI): Engineers have found a way to make domestic robots a lot quieter, by building them with artificial muscles that run on hydrogen, instead of noisy compressed-air pumps or ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fuel cell powered unmanned air vehicle sets unofficial flight endurance record


October 14th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 14 (ANI): The Naval Research Laboratory's (NRL's) Ion Tiger, a hydrogen-powered fuel cell unmanned air vehicle (UAV), has flown 23 hours and 17 minutes, setting an unofficial flight endurance record ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Aluminium-water propellant promising for future space missions


October 8th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) A new type of green rocket propellant, comprising frozen mixture of water and "nanoscale aluminium" powder, is being developed that could be manufactured on the moon, Mars and ... Read more...

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New eco-friendly aluminum-water rocket propellant promising for future space missions


October 8th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 8 (ANI): Researchers are developing a new type of rocket propellant made of a frozen mixture of water and "nanoscale aluminum" powder that is more environmentally friendly than conventional propellants ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Glucose could potentially power our gadgets, cars


September 30th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Glucose - the human body's preferred energy source - can potentially power our gadgets, cars or homes. Researchers at Brigham Young University (BYU) have developed a fuel cell - ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Carbohydrates and weed killers may someday power gadgets, cars and homes


September 30th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 30 (ANI): If scientists have their way, then carbohydrates, the human body's preferred energy source, along with a weed killer, could someday power our gadgets, cars or homes.Researchers at Brigham ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Catalyst simulations for fuel cells may make clean cars a reality


September 18th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 18 (ANI): University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers are working towards developing better catalyst for fuel cells in a bid to make clean cars a reality.If successful, the researchers could make a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian origin scientist proposes ‘green’ system for generating and distributing energy


August 16th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 16 (ANI): A scientist of Indian origin has determined that a highly efficient system for generating and distributing energy is lean, mean and green - and could be as close ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Artificial leaf’ that may help generate clean power on the anvil


August 12th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Researchers at Imperial College London are trying to imitate the process of photosynthesis by making an 'artificial leaf' to produce clean power.Photosynthesis, the process where plants use sunlight ... Read more...

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Now, leaves that sweat to generate electricity!


July 31st, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): A team of scientists has built synthetic glass leafs that would sweat to generate electricity.According to a report in New Scientist, the new synthetic leaves were developed by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists use nanomaterials to grow ‘flying carpets’ and ‘nano kites’


July 30th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Scientists at Rice University are using nanomaterials to grow 'flying carpets' and 'nano kites'.Led by Rice University chemist Bob Hauge, the team describes a method for making "odako," ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Your cars may soon be powered by urine


July 15th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 15 (ANI): Could it be possible to run your car on urine? Well, it may be, if Ohio University scientists are to be believed.And their confidence stems from ... Read more...

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Breakthrough opens way to developing tiny bio-fuel cells


July 1st, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) A breakthrough in making miniscule brushes potentially opens the way to bio-fuel cells that can power pace-makers, cochlear implants and prosthetic limbs. University of Georgia (UGA) chemist Jason ... Read more...

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First step achieved in development of tiny biological fuel cells


June 20th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Georgia (UGA), US, have achieved the first step in developing biological fuel cells that could power pacemakers, cochlear implants and prosthetic limbs.The ... Read more...

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