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Battery that uses freshwater, seawater to generate electricity developed


April 21st, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Stanford researchers have developed a battery that takes advantage of the difference in salinity between freshwater and seawater to produce electricity.Anywhere freshwater enters the sea, such as river ... Read more...

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Battery that makes electricity from water developed


March 30th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 30 (ANI): A battery that takes advantage of the difference in salinity between freshwater and seawater to produce electricity has been developed by Stanford researchers.Anywhere freshwater enters the sea, such ... Read more...

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Worms provide clues to declining fertility with age in women


October 15th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): A new study from Princeton University has revealed why fertility declines at a rate that far exceeds the onset of other aging signs in women.The researchers suggest that ... Read more...

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Solar powered energy-harvesting sensor system developed


February 10th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Michigan, US, have developed a 9 cubic millimeter solar-powered sensor system that can harvest energy from its surroundings to operate nearly perpetually.The U-M ... Read more...

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‘Nanodragster’ to usher in cutting-edge molecular machines


January 7th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) A 'nanodragster,' designed by scientists, is likely to spur the development of futuristic molecular machines. The vehicle, 50,000 times thinner than human hair, resembles a hot-rod and can ... Read more...

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‘Nanodragster’ speeds the course towards Next-Gen molecular machines


January 7th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Texas scientists have created a "nanodragster" that could pave the way for development of a new generation of futuristic molecular machines.The vehicle - only 1/50,000th the width of ... Read more...

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Some plants can recognize their ‘relatives’ from ’strangers’


November 12th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 12 (ANI): A new study has determined that some plants can recognize their 'relatives' from 'strangers', in order to shift resources for growth.Ph.D. candidate Guillermo Murphy and Dr. Susan Dudley ... Read more...

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Atmospheric acid nourishes world’s oceans


October 6th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 6 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Leeds in the UK have proved that acid in the atmosphere breaks down large particles of iron found in dust into small and ... Read more...

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‘Give people the right to choose schools’


April 18th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Using political rallies as a platform to raise a voice against the poor quality of education in government schools, a "My vote, My choice!" campaign is urging ... Read more...

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Video action games do improve vision: Study


March 30th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) Video games involving high levels of action, as in shooting games, increase a player's real-world vision, according to latest research. The ability to discern subtle differences in shades ... Read more...

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Biologists discover technology that could reduce the spread of rice virus


February 11th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Biologists have discovered a technology that reduces infection by the virus that causes Rice Tungro Disease, a serious limiting factor for rice production in Asia.The finding ... Read more...

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Oil spray can reduces greenhouse gas emissions


December 9th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): In a new study, it has been found that oil spray can reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the atmosphere.Greenhouse gas emissions can potentially become a limiting ... Read more...

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Plant gene tweak would make toxic soil hospitable for crops


October 6th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): By tweaking a single gene in plants, scientists would now be able to use a large portion of Earths now-inhospitable soil to grow crops, alleviating one of ... Read more...

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Amputee triathlete scrambling for balls at US Open


September 1st, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 1 (DPA) An amputee triathlete from North Carolina is breaking boundaries at the US Open, chasing balls with the best of the rest on court.Kelly Bruno, 24, is ... Read more...

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Seaweed could help meet energy needs: Study


June 9th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) The humble seaweed holds the potential of not only countering climate change but also providing bio-fuels to tackle the growing energy crisis, according to a new study. The ... Read more...

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New studies may lead to better ENT, head and neck treatments


June 2nd, 2008 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Three separate studies have offered new insights into prognosis of oral tongue cancer, chronic ear infections in children, and the success rates of hearing aid implants in ... Read more...

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Promoting tourism in Kerala with bike trails


April 7th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, April 7 (IANS) A group of cycling enthusiasts from the US will be coming to Kerala during the next tourist season beginning October to bike along four routes identified for them ... Read more...

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It hurts Dolphins to swim faster than 54kph near the surface


March 29th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
London, March 29 (ANI): A pair of researchers from the Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa has discovered that it hurts dolphins to swim faster than about 54 kilometres per hour ... Read more...

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Virtual surgery may soon be a reality


November 27th, 2007 - 7:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, November 27 (ANI): Mathematicians at the University of California, Loss Angeles (UCLA) are working on a technology that will enable surgeons to conduct operations on virtual patients on computers, before they ... Read more...

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