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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...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

Ozone and nicotine a bad combo for asthma: Study


August 17th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): The practice of using ozone to remove the smell of tobacco smoke from indoor environments, including hotel rooms and the interiors of vehicles, is probably a bad idea, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Molecules in blue jean and ink dyes could lead to better solar cells


June 30th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Cornell University researchers have discovered a simple process - employing molecules typically used in blue jean and ink dyes - for building an organic framework that could pave ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nanoparticles may have negative effects on environment and human health


September 14th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 14 (ANI): A new analysis has indicated that the same properties of nanoparticles that make them so appealing to manufacturers may also have negative effects on the environment and human ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nanodiamond-insulin clusters hold promise for wound healing


July 28th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Previous studies have identified insulin as an important new weapon for fighting infection and healing wounds. Now, using tiny nanodiamonds, researchers at Northwestern University have shown an innovative ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New sponge-like material beneficial for the environment


May 18th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): A team of chemists has designed a new sponge-like material that can remove mercury from polluted water, easily separate hydrogen from other gases and is a more effective ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nanodiamond drug device may transform conventional cancer treatment


October 3rd, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 3 (ANI): Northwestern University researchers have developed a biomedical device made of nanodiamonds that could be used to deliver chemotherapy drugs locally to sites where cancerous tumours have been ... Read more...

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New device uses carbon nanotubes to rate chillis hotness


May 13th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by admin
London, May 13 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new device that takes the help of carbon nanotubes to provide an objective and cost effective way to rate how hot a particular ... Read more...

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