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Foggy day in Delhi, trains disrupted (Second Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Dense fog wreaked havoc in the capital Thursday, affecting trains and flights and also claiming the life of a 30-year-old.Fog reduced visibility to 100 meters ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ultra-sensitive sensor to help detect cancer signs, hidden explosives


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): Princeton engineers have developed an ultra- sensitive sensor that could help detect a wide range of substances, from tell-tale signs of cancer to hidden explosives.The sensor, which is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How black holes can be used as models for superconductors


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Physicists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have shown how charged black holes can be used to model the behaviour of interacting electrons in unconventional superconductors."The context ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists develop nanoscale ‘Etch-a-Sketch’ light sensor


November 15th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have created a nanoscale light sensor that can be combined with near-atomic-size electronic circuitry to produce hybrid optic and electronic devices with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Exotic’ superconductor with metallic surface discovered


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 03 (ANI): A Princeton University-led research team has discovered a new material with a split personality - part superconductor, part metal.The discovery may have implications for the development of next-generation ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wonder conductors to keep your laptops and mobiles cooler


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 2 (ANI): It's a common phenomenon for laptops and mobiles to become blisteringly hot after an hour or two of use, but a new wonder conductor could change all that.In ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Croc Shoes Save The Life Of 3 Year Old Boy


June 5th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Harley Sutton Dormer, a 3 year old British boy was saved from death by his blue Croc shoes that he was wearing on June 3, last ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

3-year-old boy saved by Croc shoes


June 4th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A boy was saved from serious injury and probably death by the Crocs shoes that he was wearing. The three year old boy survived a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Boy’s Life Saved By Croc Shoes


June 4th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Essex, United Kingdom, June 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development the life of a 3 year old boy in Essex, UK was saved for his shoes.Harley Sutton-Dormer was ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Nanoscale discovery brings ‘lab on a chip’ devices closer to reality


May 19th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): Making a breakthrough in "lab on a chip" technology, a University of Michigan biomedical engineering professor has discovered a new instance of such a nanoscale phenomenon that could ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Neutral dust can get charged on its own


April 12th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): Scientists have explained how lightning can occur even in the driest deserts- neutral dust can gain an electrical life of its own, according to a new theory.It has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Perfect insulator could eliminate heating bills


February 28th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Sandia National Laboratories, US, have created a perfect insulator, a material that reflects heat while absorbing none of it, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kashmir’s historic mud-houses proving to be popular tourist attraction


August 12th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug. 12 (ANI): Historical mud huts and tent houses are fast becoming hub of tourist attraction in the Kashmir valley.With the restoration of peace in the valley, the ethnic mud-huts and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New exotic material brings highly efficient computer chips closer to reality


June 16th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): U.S. scientists have confirmed that there exists a type of material that could one day provide dramatically faster, more efficient computer chips.Physicists at the Department of Energy's (DOE) ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Earths crust melts easier than previously thought


March 19th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 19 (ANI): In a new research, geologists have determined that Earths crust melts easier than previously thought, because rocks in the region become better insulators and poorer conductors as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NCR towns go without power for over 12 hours


December 21st, 2008 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Dec 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh towns of Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad in the National Capital Region (NCR) remained without power for over 12 hours Sunday after the 400 KV power ... Read more...

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Polymer solar cells with higher efficiency levels created


November 27th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 27 (ANI): Solar cells that can be hanged like posters on a wall may soon be available in local hardware stores, thanks to researchers at the University of California, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Mechanisms behind iron-based materials may unlock superconductivitys secrets


November 14th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers have decoded the mysterious mechanisms behind the high-temperature superconductors that industry hopes will find wide use in next-generation systems ... Read more...

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Weird electrons could lead to slimmer laptops, mp3 players


May 7th, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 7 (ANI): An Australian researcher has claimed that a new class of materials invented by his team will make future gadgets work better and faster by tapping into the ... Read more...

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Government installs polymer insulators to address grid disturbances


April 21st, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde told the Rajya Sabha today, that the government has started replacing conventional insulators with polymer ones to address the tripping of ... Read more...

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Novel superinsulator to pave way for next gen microelectronics


April 13th, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by admin
Washington, April 13 (ANI): Scientists at the Argonne National Laboratory, in collaboration with several European institutions, have created the first superinsulator, which can help in the development of a new generation ... Read more...

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New ’superinsulators’ may revolutionise materials research, electronics design


April 9th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by admin
London, April 9 (ANI): A study conducted by researchers from the US Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory and several European institutions has shown the possibility of creating superinsulators that can ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Superinsulators might herald new era of microelectronics


April 9th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 9 (ANI): Scientists have created superinsulators, which are a newly discovered fundamental state of matter that might break ground for a new generation of microelectronics.The materials were created by ... Read more...

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Rain showers may soon be an electricity source


February 8th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 8 (ANI): French scientists say that they have developed a technique that may facilitate the generation of electricity from rain showers.Romain Guigon, a research and development engineer at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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