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E-eye to keep a tab on tigers in Corbett


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) With poachers posing a massive threat to tigers in India, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has launched a pilot project in Uttarakhand's Corbett National ... Read more...

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Asteriod caused giant hole on Jupiter


January 31st, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) A huge rock, some 500 metres long, hit Jupiter and created a hole the size of the Pacific Ocean, roughly the equivalent of Jupiter's Little Red Spot, scientists ... Read more...

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World’s 1st high performance infrared camera created


December 4th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Researchers at the Northwestern University have created world's first high performance infrared camera based on Type-II InAs/GaSb superlattices.It produces much higher resolution images than previous infrared cameras.The long ... Read more...

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Infrared camera with sensor could make road traffic safer


July 7th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Infrared cameras with newly developed sensors can even function at room temperature, thus making road traffic safer.It is known that infrared cameras can see more than the naked ... Read more...

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New 360-degree video surveillance system shows perfectly detailed images


June 8th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Video surveillance cameras are indispensable to enforcement officers - canvassing a crowd for criminal activity, or trying to pick out a fleeing suspect who blends into a throng ... Read more...

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Can otters ’sniff-out’ their prey underwater?


June 5th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): Scientists may be close to solving the mystery - whether otters can really smell their prey underwater or not.The mystery may be solved by a wildlife expert who ... Read more...

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New fire-fighter system to prevent tunnel fire


May 16th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): Experts are set to test a system that picks out cars and trucks at risk of catching fire before they enter a tunnel.Engineers at Siemens in Germany will ... Read more...

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CCTV surveillance system modified to work as bush-fire alarm


March 1st, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
London, March 1 (ANI): Researchers have modified an ordinary CCTV surveillance system to develop an automatic early warning system that can detect the first flames of a bush fire.According to a report ... Read more...

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Egyptian fruit bats find target by not aiming directly at it


February 5th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): In a new research, scientists at the University of Maryland have found that Egyptian fruit bats find a target by not aiming their guiding sonar directly at it, ... Read more...

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Robot border guards may patrol future frontiers


January 9th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 9 (ANI): If scientists have their way, then robot border guards would be patrolling the frontiers in the near future.Amid the ever-present angst over illegal immigration, cross-border terrorism and contraband ... Read more...

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Infrared eye in sky to probe remotest reaches of space


December 30th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) Seeing into the remotest reaches of space, way beyond the capacity of the most powerful existing (Hubble) telescope, may now be possible with MIRI (Mid-Infrared Instrument detectors) cameras. ... Read more...

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Security gadgets witness high demand in Jammu and Kashmir


October 25th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Oct 25(ANI): With incidents of burglary in shops or houses becoming a day-to-day affair, the demand for security gadgets is on the rise in the Valley.Close-circuit television cameras (CCTV), ... Read more...

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Nasa spacecraft impacts lunar crater in search for water ice


October 9th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moffett Field, Oct 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA's Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, today created a twin lunar impact to search for water on the moon’s surface. Scientists will analyze ... Read more...

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Nasa LCROSS impact mission on moon successful


October 9th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moffett Field, Oct 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a scientific mission to solve the mystery whether the presence of lunar water is true or not, NASA had launched a special moon-specific mission ... Read more...

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Cameras that translate mouth gestures into words!


August 29th, 2009 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 29 (IANS) People with speech disability will now be able to speak, literally.A Canadian professor at the University of Toronto says heat-seeking infrared camera can pick up mouth ... Read more...

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Why do prawns bred in captivity lack sex drive?


March 6th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 6 (IANS) Intrigued by the lack of sex drive in prawns that are bred in captivity for eating, a researcher found the females were not releasing enough pheromones, and the ... Read more...

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New project to probe Milky Way history


December 16th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A new project, led by a University of Virginia (U.Va.) professor, is all set to survey more than 100,000 Milky Way stars, in an attempt to know ... Read more...

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Scientists studying if Nintendo Wii technology can help stroke patients


September 16th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): A team of British researchers is planning to assess whether motion sensors similar to those developed for video games like Nintendo Wii can help stroke patients relearn ... Read more...

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China launches satellites to monitor environment


September 6th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Taiyuan (China), Sep 6 (Xinhua) China Saturday launched two satellites into orbit for monitoring the environment and forecasting natural disasters.The two satellites, launched from the Taiyuan satellite launch centre in the northern ... Read more...

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Like humans, seals too use stars to navigate in open water


August 1st, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1 (ANI): Like humans, seals use stars to navigate in open water, according to a group of researchers, who added that the marine mammals can identify a single star ... Read more...

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Eye-tracking interface allows gamers to slay with just a gaze


May 6th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by admin
London, May 6 (ANI): Looks can surely kill, at least for gamers using this novel interface, which allows them to play the 3D game World of Warcraft and slay the monsters, ... Read more...

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Indian origin researcher unveils Victorian piston to cool space-age electronics


April 16th, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by admin
London, April 16 (ANI): A researcher of Indian origin and his colleagues at the University of Twente in Enschede, The Netherlands, have developed a new prototype that may form the basis ... Read more...

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Lee turns to technology to refine bowling action


February 27th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Feb 27 (IANS) Australian pace bowling spearhead Brett Lee has turned to technology to refine his bowling technique, the media reported here Wednesday. According to a report in the Herald Sun, ... Read more...

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Device that wakes up dozy drivers


November 14th, 2007 - 10:29 am ICT by admin
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