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New generation plastic OLEDs developed

November 1st, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 1 (IANS) Researchers have developing the world's most efficient organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) in plastic. OLEDs provide high-contrast and low-energy displays and are becoming the dominant technology for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

iPads help ‘blind’ children see

October 7th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) Children hampered by poor vision could change the way they communicate by using an iPad.A University of Kansas team gave the tablet computers to a group ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Light blue wetsuit may save divers from colour-blind sharks

January 20th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) Wearing a light blue wetsuit against a blue sea will make you less likely to become the victim of a shark attack as they are completely colour blind ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Venezuela’s state-run firm makes first action movie

November 28th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) Venezuela's state-run film studio has made its first action movie, marking its debut in the genre after producing 14 historical films."Muerte en Alto Contraste" (Death in High Contrast), ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brown dwarf star found orbiting a young sun-like star

July 30th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered a very young brown dwarf (or failed star dubbed "PZ Tel B") in a tight orbit around a young nearby Sun-like star (PZ Tel A).University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Amazon unveils new-generation Kindle

July 29th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, July 29 (IANS) Amazon has introduced a new generation Kindle with a electronic-ink screen with 50 percent better contrast and a new sleek design with a 21 percent smaller ... Read more...

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Busy but dying to read? Try an e-reader

February 5th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Technology is changing the way we read. Italica, a German company, is promoting an e-book reader and archive in India for young professionals whose rigorous work schedules ... Read more...

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Acer launches 23″ Wide LCD monitor

August 25th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IBNS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IBNS) Acer has launched its 23” wide TFT LCD monitor- the H5 series, featuring an ultra-high contrast ratio of up to 100000:1 (ACM), is the first of its kind ... Read more...

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Knee X-rays can be used for identification

March 26th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 26 (IANS) Forget complex retinal laser scanning or even computerised iris recognition; the way forward for biometric validation is a quick X-ray snapshot of a person's knees. Lior Shamir of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

CNET rates e-book readers: Kindle gets 3.5 stars

December 15th, 2008 - 11:43 am ICT by Bupha Ravirot
CNET Networks, Inc. a media company in San Francisco and California, United States rated e-book gadgets, kindle get 3.5 stars and so does Sony.According to CNET.com, out of 5 stars, Sony Reader ... Read more...

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A new insight into the turbulent atmosphere of Venus

December 4th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): New images taken by instruments on board ESAs (European Space Agencys) Venus Express have provided insight into the turbulent atmosphere of our neighbouring planet.Using Venus Express, it ... Read more...

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Red cars least prone to crashes!

December 4th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 4 (ANI): Your cars colour can help you avoid a crash, especially when visibility is low, reveals a new study.According to the NRMA Insurance research, light or brightly coloured ... Read more...

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Faster, supersensitive Magnetic Resonance Imaging developed

May 9th, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Researchers at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California at Berkeley have developed a potential new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which ... Read more...

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New Subaru instrument will make hunt for extra-solar planets easier

December 28th, 2007 - 12:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): The Subaru Telescope Facility, located on the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii, has inaugurated a new instrument, which would block out the harsh direct light from a ... Read more...

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