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US tests electricity-fired long-range weapon


February 29th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) The US has begun testing a weapon that fires projectiles using electricity.US Navy engineers fired the first industry-built electromagnetic railgun (EM Railgun) prototype launcher, a future ... Read more...

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GE Healthcare’s new imaging system captures live cells


November 1st, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 1 (IANS) The US-based GE Healthcare's firm Applied Precision Inc Tuesday unveiled a high-end resolution imaging machine that will capture live cells to understand the mechanism in diseases ... Read more...

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How do jump ropes work?


November 28th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): Engineers have built a robotic jump rope device and used it to study the underlying physics of jumping rope.Jump ropes are used by kids for fun and by ... Read more...

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How apes leap huge distances


July 22nd, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): It is well-known that gibbons are capable of leaping prodigious distances between trees, crossing gaps of more than 10m at a time. Now scientists have discovered just how ... Read more...

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The how and why of popping bubbles finally revealed


June 10th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): American engineers have uncovered the physics that works behind the bursting of bubbles.The study appears in the journal Nature.Lead author James C. Bird, a graduate student at ... Read more...

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What makes cheetah the fastest running animal on Earth


July 11th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): Using high-speed cameras, a team of scientists is attempting to discover exactly what makes cheetahs the fastest running animals on the planet.According to a report by BBC ... Read more...

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Bus bombed to test new forensic video camera


March 10th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) Would cheap, lightweight video cameras survive a big costly blast and still retain images of the destruction? That was the question bothering the US department of homeland security as ... Read more...

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Watch this TV show to learn how technology works


January 11th, 2009 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Imagine an airplane that can morph into a helicopter while in flight. A new TV show "Cool Stuff: How it Works" will now take viewers on an ... Read more...

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Panamanian termites fastest mandible strike can kill nest invaders in one hit on head


November 25th, 2008 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
Washington, November 25 (ANI): The termite Termes panamensis (Snyder) can kill a would-be nest invader just by hitting it once on its head, according to a new study.Marc Seid and ... Read more...

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Fungi spores are the fastest flyers in nature


September 17th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 17 (ANI): Using high-speed cameras, scientists have revealed that fungi spores are the fastest flyers in nature, and can achieve record-breaking acceleration to escape dung.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Tennis line judges mess up one in ten close calls


April 16th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by admin
London, April 16 (ANI): A new analysis has suggested that the visual limits of tennis line judges mean that they are bound to mess up almost a tenth of all close ... Read more...

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How water insects bounce on water without sinking revealed


December 8th, 2007 - 8:51 pm ICT by admin
London, December 8 (ANI): A research team in South Korea has reportedly reached very close to revealing the secret behind the water strider's baffling ability to bounce up and down on water ... Read more...

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