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New system uses sunlight to make clean water from waste effluents


January 12th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Scientists have devised a new system that uses the cheapest possible energy source - sunlight - to produce clean water from waste effluents.Microfluidics-transporting water through tiny channels-and photocatalysis-using ... Read more...

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Boffins refine ways to generate and control “Airy beams”


June 18th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI) Israeli scientists have demonstrated new ways to generate and control "Airy beams". "Airy beams" are named after English astronomer Sir George Biddell Airy, who studied the parabolic trajectories ... Read more...

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Silver and gold nanowires to improve touch screens


May 25th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Silver and gold nanowires can improve touch screen flexibility and durability, say scientists from Stanford University.Rather than the protective glass that shatters when dropped, wires can be ... Read more...

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Beads experiment suggests avalanches size can be predicted


March 9th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 9 (ANI): An experiment using steel beads has demonstrated that it is possible to know how big or small an avalanche can be, which could also have important consequences ... Read more...

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Studying snowflake formation may improve weather forecasts


December 20th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20 (ANI): Scientists are going to use an ice cloud chamber to delve into the delicate process of snowflake formation, and could even help weather forecasters better predict when ... Read more...

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Breakthrough will help embed electronics on plastic sheets


July 24th, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) A breakthrough in fabricating transistors from carbon nanotube networks will take electronics a step closer to being embedded on plastic sheets. The advance is likely to permit researchers ... Read more...

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