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Scientists test invisibility cloak on 3D objects


January 26th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mankind has been obsessed with invisibility for ages. The closest mankind has come to achieving that is in the mind and of course on the screens in ... Read more...

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‘Antimagnet’ could protect ships, people with pacemakers


September 26th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) A new type of an anti-magnet could protect a ship's hull from mines or allow patients with pacemakers or cochlear implants to use medical equipment.Take, for ... Read more...

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New tool to spy on molecules in live cells


May 22nd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) The ability to peer at single biological molecules in a living cell is something that has long been a dream of researchers. However, a novel technique, ... Read more...

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How Neolithic farmers and hunter-gatherers fought for space


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A new research details a physical model, which can potentially explain how the spreading of Neolithic farmers was slowed down by the population density of hunter-gatherers.Agricultural - or ... Read more...

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Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak may become a reality


November 4th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) A new material designed by British scientists could help create a real-life Harry Potter-style 'invisibility cloak'.The material, called "Metaflex" may in future provide a way of manufacturing fabrics ... Read more...

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Carlos’ 1997 ‘greatest ever free kick’ was not a fluke, say physicists


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 02 (ANI): Physicists have revealed that Brazilian Roberto Carlos's 1997 free kick-dubbed the greatest free kick-against France was not a fluke.A French team of scientists discovered the trajectory of the ... Read more...

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New technology could boost light consumption, quality of life


August 20th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): A new technology based on semiconductor light-emitting diodes (LEDs) could increase our consumption of light and therefore our quality of life.The team of US-based researchers said that SSL ... Read more...

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‘Neptune water’ soon in labs


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Scientists plan to simulate conditions in lab to show exactly how water behaves in the extreme conditions that Neptune presents.The new Facility for Antiprotons and Ion Research (FAIR) ... Read more...

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Man-made aurora could help in predicting space weather


June 8th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): New research published today describes how scientists from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) at the California Institute of Technology have fired electrons of differing energies through a cloud ... Read more...

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Rhythm, not genre, is the key to finding music you like


May 20th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): It is the rhythm and not the genre that is a better way to classify the music you like, says a new study.New research shows that searching for ... Read more...

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New plasma prototype devices may help destroy MRSA


November 27th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): Two new devices have shown tremendous promise in fighting methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA), as well as other drug-resistant bacteria.The two instruments are low-temperature plasma prototypes, which have ... Read more...

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Uncovering Earth’s past, predicting its future


May 27th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 27 (IANS) Scientists have evolved a formula which will unravel how and why our climate moved us on from ice ages to warmer periods. Similarly, researchers will be able to ... Read more...

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Research on to explore superconductivity further: Nobel laureate


January 23rd, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) Leading physicists are now working on projects to learn more about superconductivity by using ultracold atoms, Nobel winning physicist Wolfgang Ketterle said here Friday.Ultracold atoms are atoms that ... Read more...

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Days of pirated CDs, DVDs numbered


December 6th, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) The days of pirated CDs and DVDs are numbered, thanks to a novel optical technique developed by researchers in Spain that can differentiate pirated works from the original.A ... Read more...

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Foldable computer and TV screens come closer to reality


October 3rd, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 3 (ANI): Computers that can be folded up to be put in the pocket and televisions sets that can be bended to view may soon be a reality, thanks ... Read more...

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Usain Bolt could have run 9.55 seconds in Olympic final: Scientists


September 11th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11 (ANI): Scientists believe that Jamaican Usain Bolt could have run 9.55sec at the Beijing Olympics if he had not started celebrating before the finish line.Bolt set a world ... Read more...

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Cultural cuisines little changed over generations


July 10th, 2008 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Brazilian researchers have found that cultural cuisines remain little changed as generations move on.Researchers from the University of Sao Paulo used the medieval cookery book Pleyn Delit, ... Read more...

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Spanish researchers unveil cloak of silence (Re-issue)


June 15th, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Being disturbed in the middle of the night by noisy neighbours blasting out music could soon be a thing of the past, thanks to researchers in Spain, ... Read more...

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The mystery of levitation unveiled


June 6th, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): Scot physicists have found a way to make objects float in the air without any physical support, something that is known as the levitation effect.Professor Ulf ... Read more...

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Experiment verifies feasibility of quantum channel between space and Earth


March 29th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
London, March 29 (ANI): Scientists have performed an experiment to verify the feasibility of a quantum channel between space and Earth.According to a report in the New Journal of Physics, ... Read more...

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World’s strongest beetle is also camouflage specialist


March 11th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by admin
London, March 11 (IANS) The Hercules Beetle, which can carry 850 times its own weight and is possibly the "strongest" of its kind in the world, is teaching scientists a thing or ... Read more...

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Too many cars are the real culprits of traffic jams


March 5th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Every day traffic jams leave drivers bewildered as they finally reach the end of a tail-back to find no visible cause. Is it construction work that is creating ... Read more...

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Developing 3-D sound cloak theoretically possible


January 10th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 10 (ANI): Duke University engineers say that they have a theory on how to develop a three-dimensional sound cloak, which may hide submarines in the ocean from detection by sonar, ... Read more...

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