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Aniston splashes $450,000 on painting


September 25th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston has spent a whopping $450,000 to buy an oil painting at the Artists for Haiti auction.Aniston was at the auction with ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to assess ore reserves with remote sensing


August 12th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 11 (IANS) Jharkhand Deputy Chief Minister Hemant Soren Thursday said that ore reserves in the state would be assessed through remote sensing."We have prepared maps of iron ore ... Read more...

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Graphite-water combo recharges batteries in seconds


July 18th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 18 (IANS) A combination of graphite and water could revolutionise energy storage by recharging batteries in mere seconds while performing as efficiently as lithium ion batteries.Dan Li, from ... Read more...

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Stronger than steel ‘paper’ to make cars!


April 29th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 29 (IANS) A composite material based on paper thin graphite and 10 times stronger than steel is set to revolutionise the automotive, aviation, electrical and optical industries, ... Read more...

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How and why does graphene break?


December 1st, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Previous experiments had established pure graphene, a single layer of graphite only one atom thick, as the strongest material known to humankind.But a new research by Chris ... Read more...

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Now, ultra-hard graphite that can crack diamonds!


November 7th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): Scientists have shown that when compressed, graphite can crack a diamond.Now computer simulations by Hui-Tian Wang at Nankai University in Tianjin, China, and colleagues have shown that the ... Read more...

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Silicon ‘can radically increase capacity of lithium-ion batteries’


October 14th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Rice University and Lockheed Martin scientists have found that silicon can radically increase the capacity of lithium-ion batteries."The anode, or negative, side of today's batteries is made ... Read more...

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Water-gel-based ‘artificial leaves’ that produce electricity


September 25th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 25 (ANI): North Carolina State University researchers have shown that water-gel-based "artificial leaves" can act like solar cells to produce electricity.They also have the potential to be less expensive ... Read more...

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Jharkhand’s mining activities disrupted following Maoist threat


August 1st, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Palamu (Jharkhand), Aug 1 (ANI): The miners in Jharkhand's Palamu District abandoned their work following threats from the Maoists.The people living in nearby villages have been working in the graphite mines ... Read more...

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Amazon Launches New Kindle E Book Reader


July 23rd, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The E book reader from Amazon named Kindle does not need an introduction to the gadget freaks. Recently Amazon released n upgraded version of its popular ... Read more...

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151 mines remain closed in Orissa


July 17th, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 16 (IANS) At least 151 mines continued to be closed in Orissa since last year as they do not have statutory clearances, an official Friday said. The mines located in three ... Read more...

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Taking a step closer to organic nanoelectronics


June 16th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Taking a step closer to organic nanoelectronics, scientists have found a way to order organic molecules in the PEDOT, the single most industrially important conducting polymer.McGill's Dr. Dmitrii ... Read more...

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Scientists develop new method to mass-produce graphene


June 10th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a simple, and inexpensive manufacturing method to mass-produce graphene - a form of carbon - for electronics applications.Graphene consists of a layer of ... Read more...

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Scientists edge towards mass production of silicon substitute


June 10th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Scientists have leaped over a major hurdle in efforts to begin commercial production of a form of carbon that could rival silicon in its potential for revolutionising electronic ... Read more...

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Graphene to pave way for development of advanced touch screens


May 31st, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31 (ANI): A team of American and Israeli researchers has come up with a new method for the production of bulk quantities of one-atom-thick sheets of carbon called graphene, a ... Read more...

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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...

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Orissa seeks neighbours’ help to check illegal mining


April 15th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar/Ranchi, April 15 (IANS) Orissa has sought cooperation of neighbouring states to check illegal mining and proposed a joint task force with Jharkhand to combat the practice. "Illegal mining is going ... Read more...

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Scientists leap over major hurdle in mass production of graphene


March 11th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 11(ANI): In a new study, scientists have leaped over a major hurdle in efforts to begin commercial production of graphene, a form of carbon that could rival silicon in its ... Read more...

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Crystals in meteorite discovered to be harder than diamonds


February 3rd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 3 (ANI): Scientists have found crystals in a meteorite that are even harder than diamonds. According to a report in Discovery News, the finding was made by Tristan Ferroir and ... Read more...

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Crackdown on illegal mining in Orissa intensifies


January 21st, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 21 (IANS) The Orissa government has ordered suspension of work at about 22 more mines in the past fortnight, taking the tally to 150 since last July, the state's director ... Read more...

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Outer planets of our solar system may have oceans of diamonds


January 18th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, January 18 (ANI): Scientists have said that the outer planets of our solar system may have oceans of diamonds.According to ABC News, a new report has suggested that oceans of ... Read more...

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Graphite can mimic iron’s magnetism


October 5th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 5 (ANI): Researchers of Eindhoven University of Technology and the Radboud University Nijmegen in The Netherlands have shown that ordinary graphite is a permanent magnet at room temperature because it ... Read more...

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Now, a natural method to clean up potentially toxic nano materials


December 17th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 17 (ANI): University of Pittsburgh researchers have come up with a non-toxic natural method for biodegrading carbon nanotubes, which may help reduce the environmental and health concerns regarding the ... Read more...

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Scientists create worlds thinnest, leak-proof balloon


August 7th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 7 (ANI): Using a single layer of carbon, just one atom thick, New York-based researchers have created the worlds thinnest balloon. Cornel University researchers, who are behind this work, ... Read more...

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Cricket lawmakers to curb batsmen’s dominance


May 7th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 7 (IANS) Tired of batsmen's increasing dominance in cricket, lawmakers of the game are contemplating to put a check on the use of technology. According to a report in the ... Read more...

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Researchers create world’s tiniest transistor


April 19th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Researchers have used the world's thinnest material to create the world's tiniest transistor, one atom thick and 10 atoms wide. They have shown that graphene can be carved ... Read more...

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Worlds smallest transistor developed using graphene


April 18th, 2008 - 12:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 18 (ANI): Researchers have used graphene - the worlds thinnest material, to create the worlds smallest transistor, one atom thick and ten atoms wide.Dr Kostya Novoselov and Professor Andre ... Read more...

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Electrons can travel over 100 times faster in graphene than in silicon


March 25th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 25 (ANI): Physicists at the University of Maryland, US, have shown that electrons can travel over 100 times faster in graphene than in silicon.This has proven that in graphene, ... Read more...

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Interstellar space may be scattered with tiny whiskers of carbon


February 29th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 29 (ANI): Scientists at the Carnegie Institution, US, have discovered that interstellar space may be strewn with tiny whiskers of carbon, dimming the light of far-away objects, which may have ... Read more...

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Carbon nanosheets may help create super-fast chips


January 9th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by admin
London, January 9 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Manchester say that atom-thick sheets of a carbon compound called graphene let electrons travel so freely that they may pave the way for ... Read more...

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Taiwan working on top secret blackout bomb


November 14th, 2007 - 2:39 am ICT by admin
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