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New wires to carry more electricity than copper


September 7th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) A new superconducting wire can carry 40 times more electricity than a copper wire of the same size, potentially revolutionizing the power sector, says a research. ... Read more...

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How thousands of fire ants stay afloat despite piling on top of one another


April 26th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): A study has found out how thousands of fire ants stay afloat on water despite piling up one on top of another.Research has shown that a single ant ... Read more...

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Medical advance may allow women to freeze their eggs in 20s, have babies at 50


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): A new IVF breakthrough could allow women to have babies in middle age after freezing their eggs years before.Midland Fertility Services of Aldridge, near Walsall, developed a new ... Read more...

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Meet the man who cooks nitrogen-dipped burgers, ultrasonic French fries!


February 18th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Nathan Myhrvold believes that cooking is not just an art, but a science too - meet the man who cooks nitrogen-dipped burgers and ultrasonic French fries.Author of 2,400-page, ... Read more...

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Brit crematorium planning to freeze-dry, dissolve dead bodies


January 4th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): A council-run crematorium in Britain has proposed a plan to freeze-dry or dissolve dead bodies which they say would be more environmentally-friendly than traditional funerals.Bosses at Cambridge City ... Read more...

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China sets up bank to freeze eggs of women cancer patients


December 26th, 2010 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Dec 26 (IANS) China will set up an egg bank for women suffering from cancer to store their ovum in freezer so they can have babies before undergoing chemotherapy or a ... Read more...

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Liquid nitrogen ‘best treatment for common warts’


September 14th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): A new study has found that Cryotherapy with liquid nitrogen is the most effective method to remove common warts.The study, a randomized controlled trial, looked at 240 participants ... Read more...

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Award-winning supercomputer solves superconductor homogeneity puzzle


August 10th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): An award winning high-performance computing application developed by scientists has been used to examine the nanoscale inhomogeneities in superconductors that had long been noticed but left unexplained.Thomas Maier ... Read more...

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Now, you can go ‘green’ even after your death


July 1st, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): People who care for the environment can contribute after their death too - by opting for eco-friendly method of burial or cremation.Entrepreneurs in Europe have developed two new ... Read more...

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Spears wants to be frozen after death


May 25th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Pop Star Britney Spears wants to be frozen after her death so that she could be brought back to life when technology is advanced enough to work ... Read more...

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Britney Spears ‘wants to be frozen after death’


May 25th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 25 (ANI): Britney Spears is doing groundwork to get herself frozen after her death, hoping that she can be brought back to life, sources say.The singer wants her body ... Read more...

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First-ever all-solid-state cryocooler may enhance airborne and spaceborne applications


January 30th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 30 (ANI): A team of scientists has created the first-ever all-solid-state cryocooler that can be applied to airborne and spaceborne sensors.This technology, developed by a team led by University of ... Read more...

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How skin cells turn cancerous in sunlight


January 16th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): A new study by Loyola University Health System researchers has revealed how sunlight causes skin cells to turn cancerous.According to the researchers, the discovery could lead to alternative ... Read more...

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Celine Dion ‘determined’ to go for IVF again


November 12th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Celine Dion is adamant that she will continue with in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment after finding out she is not pregnant after all.The Canadian singer, 41, confirmed she was ... Read more...

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Celine Dion not pregnant?


November 11th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Celine Dion is no longer pregnant, according to reports.A representative for the Canadian singer confirmed Dion, 41, was pregnant in August (09) amid reports that she was carrying ... Read more...

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‘Bionic’ Brit baby can regrow body parts if he falls ill in future


November 4th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): A family has become the first in Britain to have tissue from their baby's umbilical cord frozen as a health insurance in case he falls ill in the ... Read more...

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India set to join exclusive cryogenic club


October 27th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Oct 27 (IANS) After its maiden moon mission, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is hoping to cross another milestone in December - take India into the exclusive ... Read more...

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Chinese weathermen on guard against bad weather on National Day


October 1st, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (IANS) Nearly 400 scientists, satellites, cloud-probing lasers and a squadron of transport planes to sprinkle liquid nitrogen on clouds were deployed in Beijing with one mission - to ... Read more...

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Extremely fast computers come a step closer to reality


September 28th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 28 (ANI): Physicists at UC (University of California) San Diego have successfully created speedy integrated circuits with particles called "excitons" that operate at commercially cold temperatures, bringing the possibility of ... Read more...

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Extinct ibex brought back to life by cloning


February 1st, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Pyrenean ibex, a form of wild mountain goat, has been resurrected for the first time after being cloned from frozen tissue.The animal was officially declared extinct in ... Read more...

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On the mend Gazza to be locked in a freezer to beat his demons


January 26th, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.26 (ANI): Troubled former England football star Paul Gascoigne is to be locked in a freezer to help him beat his demons, reports the Daily Star. Gazza is said to be ... Read more...

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Life may exist below the surface of Mars


December 6th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): Scientists have developed a simulation of Mars, which indicates that some form of life could exist below the surface of the Red Planet.The thin atmosphere of ... Read more...

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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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Frozen liver transplant in pigs raises hopes of organ ”bank”


October 4th, 2008 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): A "Bank" of donated organs ready for use is on the anvil, for scientists have successfully froze, thawed and transplanted a pig''s liver-paving the way for similar ... Read more...

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Specialists freeze oesophagus cancer with new therapy


July 29th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) Gastroenterologists have developed a new approach to freeze damaged cancer cells in the abdominal oesophagus, preventing them from turning cancerous. Known as cryoablation therapy, approved by the Food ... Read more...

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Scientists come a step closer to unraveling mystery of Holy Grail of physics


July 10th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Cambridge in the UK have for the first time identified a key component to unraveling the mystery of room temperature superconductivity, which ... Read more...

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Engineer’s ice-cloud study shows promise for preventing airplane crashes


June 29th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): People suffering from flying phobia may be a little less fearful in the future, thanks to engineers at Rowan University, who have created ice clouds in an ... Read more...

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Study points to an entirely new kind of superconductor


May 29th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by admin
London , May 29 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, scientists at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory at Florida State University , have discovered unique properties in a novel superconducting material, ... Read more...

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Polar robot system vies for top tech prize


May 14th, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by admin
London , May 14 (ANI): A robot system conceptualised to guard millions of biological samples in sub-zero temperatures, will be competing for the MacRobert Award this year.The Polar system has been ... Read more...

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Dandruff may soon be history


November 14th, 2007 - 8:33 am ICT by admin
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