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Laser system can see what’s behind walls


August 7th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) The erratic behaviour of photons zooming around and bouncing off objects and walls inside a room inspired researchers to combine them with advanced optics to enable ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Wendell displays his ‘Timeless’ collection at LFW


August 5th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Designer Wendell Rodricks showcased his new collection titled "Timeless", featuring long dresses, georgette circle dupattas, satin silk long line cholis, kurtas, high waist dhoti among others, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Tarun Tahiliani enters the tech space


July 18th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) After giving some remarkable trends to the fashion world, ace designer Tarun Tahiliani has now forayed into technology. He has designed a limited edition television ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

ITC to expand Wealth-out-of-Waste project


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) Catch-them-young to spread a good concept is what diversified corporate ITC Ltd. has decided to follow in propagating its wealth-out-of-waste (WOW) initiative.The WOW initiative started in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

What’be cheaper, dearer post Delhi budget


May 28th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
The biggest relief in the Delhi budget for 2012-13, presented Monday by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was a reduction of Rs.1.26 per litre in petrol prices following a reduction in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Debarun Mukherjee’s love for saris continues at LFW


March 4th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) The third day of Lakme Fashion Week 2012 celebrated Indian weaves and crafts and designer Debarun Mukherjee paid tribute to old Bollywood charm with his ethnic ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

American chalk artist to showcase work at Mumbai fest (With Images)


February 7th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) American chalk artist Tracy Lee Stum will present her 3D street art at the ongoing Kala Ghoda Arts Festival here, an official from the American Center ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

British kids carry modern gadgets to school


September 1st, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Many schoolgoing children in Britain are carrying smartphones, laptops and iPads to their classrooms in place of traditional kit like pencil cases.Only 16 percent of children ... Read more...

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Expert chess players use twice the brain: Study


January 12th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): A new study has revealed that expert chess players engage both sides of their brains when plotting their next move.To evaluate the brain activity in players of differing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian-origin scientist says universe will continue to expand forever


August 20th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): An Indian-origin cosmologist at Yale University has conducted a study that indicates that the expansion of the universe will continue to expand forever.Priyamvada Natarajan used a massive galaxy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stereotyping can inhibit learning: Study


July 27th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): A new study by Indiana University researchers has revealed that groups facing negative stereotypes often do poorly in tests and skill-based acts but the stereotyping might also be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cycling velodrome to be inaugurated on Tuesday


June 28th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 28(ANI): The newly built cycling velodrome at the Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex will be inaugurated here on Tuesday.The new velodrome has been constructed at the cost of Rs. 150 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

The science behind how to ‘Bend It Like Beckham’


June 10th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, June 10 (ANI): Science has offered an explanation of how a soccer ball 'curls' and changes direction after it is kicked."The physics of soccer balls is complex and varies with each ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gymnastic training improves bone health in girls


May 6th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Long-term rhythmic gymnastics exerts positive effects on bone density among adolescent girls, a new study shows. Symeon Tournis, who led the study at the University of Athens in Greece, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gymnastic training boosts girls’ bone health


May 6th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Long-term elite rhythmic gymnastics exerts positive effects on volumetric bone density and bone geometry in adolescent girls, according to a new study.The study will be published in The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Saturn shines brightest, biggest Monday


March 22nd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Look up at the evening sky Monday and you will see Saturn at its biggest and brightest this year. Saturn, the second largest planet in the solar ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Navigation ability may be linked to genes


February 2nd, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): A new research has linked genes to our ability to orient ourselves to the world around us and then navigate through it."We found that people with a rare ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Martian moons Phobos and Deimos captured on camera together for first time


December 12th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, December 12 (ANI): ESA's (European Space Agency's) Mars Express has caught together on camera for the first time the Martian moons Phobos and Deimos.The images were acquired with the Super Resolution ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Artificial skin with optical sensors to give robots ‘humanly’ touch


December 2nd, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): Belgian scientists have developed what they call a flexible "skin" with optical sensors that would give robots a more human touch.According to lead researcher Jeroen Missinne at Ghent ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Renault-Nissan announce plans for infra low-cost car with Bajaj


November 10th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 10 (ANI): Indian carmaker Bajaj Auto has signed an agreement with Renault-Nissan Alliance to manufacture and market an infra low-cost car that would hit the market in 2012."We've been ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Narendra Kumar tells a Japanese tale at KFW-II


September 13th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Designer R. Narendra Kumar unveiled a Japanese story as he showcased his collection on the fifth and final day of the Kolkata Fashion Week Sunday. "It's a Japanese story ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Time taken to shed feathers limits maximum body size in birds


June 16th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have provided evidence that maximum body size in birds is constrained by the amount of time it takes to replace the flight feathers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shadows of Saturns moons onto its rings signal approach of equinox


March 24th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): Images taken by the cameras of NASAs Cassini spacecraft have captured, for the first time, the shadows of Saturns moons cast onto its broad expanse of rings, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rocks formed during quakes may be more abundant than previously reported


January 31st, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): A new research has suggested that rocks formed only under the extreme heat and friction during earthquakes, called pseudotachylytes, may be more abundant than previously reported.The new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, learn math with magic squares and dogs legs


January 20th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): Iranian born Stella Baruk has devised a unique way of teaching mathematics that involves magic squares, fingers and dogs legs.Initially attracting criticism for her teaching methods, Baruk ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Great White has the hardest bite among all sharks


January 10th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): A new study has determined that the Great White Shark tops the list of hardest-biting sharks in the ocean.According to a report in Discovery News, in descending ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Here’’s how Harry Potter’’s invisibility cloak can become a reality


November 21st, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): With rapid advances, Harry Potter invisibility cloak would soon be a reality, however, the nearest possibility depends upon will and the money put into the project, says ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Novel spoiler design can reduce fuel consumption in vehicles


November 11th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Researchers in the US have designed a new rear spoiler for bluff-backed vehicles that can reduce drag and lift significantly, which could improve fuel consumption as well ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Scientists unravel secret behind the elusive Kondo Effect


September 23rd, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 23 (ANI): An international team of British and American researchers has achieved a significant breakthrough in understanding the Kondo effect, an intriguing phenomenon in fundamental physics wherein many particles ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Now, a low-cost fabrication method for integrating nanowire devices directly onto silicon


May 9th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Researchers at Harvard University and their German collaborators have devised a way to fabricate nanowire photonic and electronic integrated circuits.The researchers insist that their work may ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Scientists show first 3-D image of gene


April 25th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Using a mix of geometry, biological research and techniques compatible with supercomputers, scientists have shown for the first time in 3-d space how a genome is organised. Researchers ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Researchers uncover music’s secret structure


April 18th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 18 (IANS) More than 200 years after Pythagoras discovered the orderliness of music, three professors have devised a way of analysing music that takes advantage of the deep, complex mathematics ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Computers aiding in creation of new products


April 17th, 2008 - 3:11 pm ICT by admin
London, April 17 (IANS) From cars and mobile phones to computers and furniture, most products in the market are created virtually on a computer before actual production. Under the Functional Digital Mock-Up ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Now, ‘nanonails’ that can repel any liquid


January 30th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 30 (ANI): University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers and their colleagues from Bell Laboratories have created a material that can repel almost any liquid.The material is made by sculpting a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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