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Now, robot prototype that looks, talks like real person


November 8th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) German and Japanese scientists have developed a new robot prototype Mask-bot which looks like a real talking person. It can easily reproduce simple dialogue. When project ... Read more...

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Table tennis playing robots debut in China


October 11th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 11 (IANS) Chinese experts have developed two humanoid robots that can play table tennis. Wu and Kong are programmed to serve, return and score.The robots, each 1.6 meters ... Read more...

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Snails can survive the digestive system of birds


July 12th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Japan, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Japanese scientists have reported that snails can survive the digestive system of birds. The study which was carried out by researchers from Tohoku University identified that ... Read more...

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Japanese scientists claim to have built the world’s fastest supercomputer


June 20th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Japan, June 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Monday Japanese scientists announced that they have developed a supercomputer that they say is three times more powerful than the previous record holder. The supercomputer ... Read more...

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Japanese scientists develop atomic clock with improved accuracy


April 4th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 4 (ANI): Japanese scientists have developed a new type of atomic clock, which has the potential to dramatically improve GPS accuracy and test the laws of physics.The highly accurate "optical ... Read more...

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Lab grown sperm may help in male infertility


March 29th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Japanese scientists have successfully created a sperm in the lab using mouse tissue. The study is considered a breakthrough that could one day make male infertility a ... Read more...

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First-born kids ‘more likely to suffer from allergies’


March 29th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
First-born kids 'more likely to suffer from allergies'London, Mar 29 (ANI): First-born children are more likely to suffer from allergies than their younger brothers and sisters, Japanese scientists have found.The researchers discovered ... Read more...

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Radiation from Japan nuclear disaster reaches Canada


March 29th, 2011 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 29 (IANS) Radiation from the damaged Japanese nuclear reactor has reached Canada whose western coast is more than 7,000 km away from the disaster zone.According to Vancouver-based Simon ... Read more...

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Hope for infertile men as scientists grow test-tube sperm


March 24th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): Japanese scientists have accomplished a feat thought to be impossible - for the first time, they have produced fertile mammalian sperm in a test tube.The technique holds significant ... Read more...

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Japanese scientists use red wine, sake to induce superconductivity


March 7th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): In a first, scientists from Japan have used alcoholic drinks such as red wine and sake to induce superconductivity.Scientists from the National Institute for Materials Science, Japan, found ... Read more...

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Dogs ‘can sniff out cancer in stool’


February 1st, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 1 (ANI): Japanese scientists claim that a Labrador can detect bowel cancer in breath and stool samples with remarkable accuracy.The research team, led by Hideto Sonoda at Kyushu University in ... Read more...

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Scientists convert skin cells directly into beating heart cells


February 1st, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Scientists have successfully converted adult skin cells directly into beating heart cells efficiently without having to first go through the laborious process of generating embryonic-like stem cells.The powerful ... Read more...

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Japanese scientists create ‘world’s hardest artificial diamond’


December 21st, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Japanese scientists have successfully synthesised what is believed to be the world's hardest artificial diamond.It was created by a team of researchers at Ehime University.The cylindrical-shaped ... Read more...

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Now, super rubber that does things science says rubber never can do


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Japanese scientists have created a new kind of carbon-based rubber that conducts electricity, could withstand extreme temperatures of space and even eventually power your iPod.The new carbon ... Read more...

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Japanese scientists confirm space probe captured asteroid dust


November 17th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Japanese scientists, who announced in July that they had found something inside Hayabusa's 40cm-wide sample return capsule, have now concluded that the trouble-plagued Hayabusa did return asteroid dust.In ... Read more...

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Now, vending machine that suggests drinks based on your age, gender!


November 16th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): Want to get a drink that goes well with your age and gender? Well, you can do it now as Japanese scientists have developed a new vending machine ... Read more...

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National Engineering Industries wins 2010 Deming Prize


October 13th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Oct 13 (IANS) C.K. Birla Group company National Engineering Industries (NEI) has won the 2010 Deming Application Prize for achieving distinctive performance improvement through the application of Total Quality Management (TQM).The ... Read more...

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Women really do sweat far less than men


October 8th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): The adage 'men perspire, women glow' seems to be correct, for a new study has shown that men are much more efficient at sweating than women.The study by ... Read more...

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Nobel Prize For Chemistry Shared By Japanese, U.S. Researchers


October 7th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez An American scientist and two Japanese researchers, who developed the techniques to bind carbon atoms, are the proud recipient on this year's Noble Prize in the field of chemistry. ... Read more...

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Now, a robot to wash and dry your hair!


September 28th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
London, Sept 28 (ANI): Japanese scientists have developed a hair-washing robot that uses 16 robotic fingers and two motorised arms to do the job.Created at Panasonic Corporation, the robot has been created ... Read more...

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Now stem cell treatment for paralysed patients


August 18th, 2010 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Japanese scientists claimed to have found a novel method of stem cell treatment that can cure paralysed patients. The research team at Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan, ... Read more...

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Snake venom studies paves way for therapies for heart disease, cancer


July 30th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): In a study on how the body responds to toxins in snake venom, Japanese scientists have reported that their findings could help in the development of therapies for ... Read more...

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Scientists test Japanese dolphins’ visual capacity with plasma TVs


July 24th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 24 (ANI): Japanese scientists are testing visual capacity of dolphins by screening nature movies on big screen plasma TVs in front of their tanks.Researchers from the Umikirara Aquarium in ... Read more...

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Japanese scientists identify ‘minute particles’ aboard Hayabusa space probe


July 5th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): Japan's space agency claims to have identified "minute particles" of what may be asteroid dust collected by the probe Hayabusa. "We started the process of opening the sample ... Read more...

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Cancer drug may help treat arthritis, multiple sclerosis


July 1st, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A drug already available for treating cancer could also help in the treatment of a range of inflammatory diseases like arthritis, multiple sclerosis, inflammatory bowel disease, and lupus, ... Read more...

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Extracted wisdom teeth could be new stem cell reservoirs


June 26th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): The wisdom teeth that you get removed might just prove to be a treasure trove for stem cell researchers-as extracted teeth could provide a non-controversial source of stem ... Read more...

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Now, liquid crystal technology for better data storage


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): Japanese scientists have developed a stable, rewritable memory device that exploits a liquid crystal property called the "anchoring transition."The work by scientists at the Tokyo Institute of ... Read more...

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Monkeys like watching TV, study shows


June 16th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): A new study by Japanese scientists has shown that monkeys like watching television.Scientists monitored the brain of a three-year-old male rhesus macaque during an experiment and found ... Read more...

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Japanese Scientists Hope To Gather Asteroid Clues From Hayabusa


June 15th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Adelaide, Australia, June 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After a journey of four billion miles and a stay in space for seven years Hayabusa, the space capsule has returned to Earth.The ... Read more...

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Drinking coffee regularly may offset diabetes risk


June 10th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) Drinking coffee regularly may help prevent diabetes, according to new evidence found by Japanese scientists. They fed either water or coffee to a group of lab mice commonly ... Read more...

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Novel stem cells source can form heart muscle cells, repair damage


May 29th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Japanese scientists have found a new and non-controversial source of stem cells that can form heart muscle cells and help repair heart damage.In preliminary lab tests, researchers used ... Read more...

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Soon, change TV channels and send messages just by thinking


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 23 (ANI): One could soon be able to change a television channel by thinking or send a text message composed through thought, all thanks to Japanese scientists, who are developing ... Read more...

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Diamond wafers to make meaner, greener electronics


April 8th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8 (ANI): Japanese scientists have said that diamond chips could pave the way for a new generation of greener, more powerful electronics.Pure diamond is a super-tough electrical insulator, but given ... Read more...

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Genetically modified mosquitos may help fight malaria


March 20th, 2010 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) Japanese scientists have developed a genetically modified mosquito that vaccinates as it bites and could help prevent the spread of malaria. The research team has created an insect producing ... Read more...

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Antibiotics can prevent gastric cancer


March 13th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): Japanese scientists have found that it is possible to eradicate Helicobacter pylori infections by using antibiotics.H. pylori can cause stomach ulcers and, in extreme cases, gastric cancer.Seiji Shiota ... Read more...

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