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Goal-line technology lined-up for Premier League


July 7th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Goal-line technology will be used in the English Premier League "as soon as is practically possible" after it was approved by the body that sets ... Read more...

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NASA to study solar magnetic field


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) US space agency NASA plans to study the sun's magnetic field in a "hard-to-observe area called the chromosphere".The Solar Ultraviolet Magnetograph Investigation (SUMI) mission will be ... Read more...

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Multiple channels help brain avoid traffic overload


May 7th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 7 (IANS) Multiple signalling channels within the brain ensure that they don't overload the organ with too much traffic at their busiest roundabouts and keep it healthy and ... Read more...

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Scientists isolate amazing magnetic bug


December 28th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) A new kind of magnetic bug could open the way to biotech and nanotech uses, which scientists have identified, isolated and successfully grown, reveals a study. ... Read more...

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See the heart beating on this new MRI system!


April 21st, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) In a major stride in cardiac research, German scientists have developed one of the world's most powerful magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems - nearly 150,000 times ... Read more...

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No connection between superstorms and Earth’s magnetic fields: Experts


February 13th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): There's simply no established scientific connection between the concept of superstorms - and weather in general - and the Earth's magnetic fields, say experts.Some worriers say that these ... Read more...

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‘Fishing net’ to collect space debris


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Japan's space agency and a 100-year-old fishing net company have designed a huge net to collect space junk, a British report said. Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and ... Read more...

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‘Fishing net’ to collect debris from space


February 2nd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): In collaboration with a 100-year-old fishing net company, Japan's space agency has built a giant net several kilometres in size to collect debris from space.The Japan Aerospace Exploration ... Read more...

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New breakthrough to revolutionize US navy’s weaponry


January 21st, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): In what could be considered a major breakthrough, the US navy has passed a major milestone in its quest to build an extremely powerful anti-aircraft gun that will ... Read more...

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‘Liquid pistons’ could lead to new advances in camera lenses, drug delivery


January 16th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Engineering researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed liquid pistons, which could lead to new devices like micro displacement pumps and liquid switches, to adaptive lenses and advanced ... Read more...

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Babies understand words in a grown-up way


January 8th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): A new study has found that even though babies are too young to talk, they can understand words and process them in a grown up way.Scientists at the ... Read more...

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Scientists can now control building blocks of super-fast quantum computer


December 24th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): Scientists have reported a major achievement in the field of quantum computers - they have succeeded in controlling the building blocks of a future super-fast quantum computer.Scientists from ... Read more...

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World’s tiniest computer memory - a big step towards quantum computing


December 17th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Scientists stored information for 112 seconds in what may become the world's tiniest computer memory: magnetic "spins" in the centers or nuclei of atoms.Then they retrieved and ... Read more...

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Scientists explore invisible space around Earth


December 15th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): For the very first time, NASA's spacecraft has captured images of magnetotail structures and dynamic interactions occurring in the invisible space around Earth.Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) designed to ... Read more...

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First evidence of magnetic field ejected from a young star


November 26th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered the first evidence of a magnetic field in a jet of material ejected from a young star.The find could eventually help scientists understand the nature ... Read more...

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Soon: Electric cars that get charged without electricity!


November 11th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A Kiwi firm has developed a technology that can charge an electric car with the help of magnetic fields.Though it's not the first time someone has discovered wireless ... Read more...

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Smallest building blocks of the Sun’s magnetic field revealed


November 10th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS) in Germany have now for the first time uncovered and characterized the smallest building blocks of the ... Read more...

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Earth-like planets ‘may not be life-friendly’


November 7th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7(ANI): A new study has revealed that planets like the Earth that we thought could support life, might not be life-friendly, and lack a protective magnetic field.According to New Scientist, ... Read more...

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Gamma-ray bursts powered by strongest magnetic fields in universe


November 4th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Astronomers in the UK have seen the signature of a magnetar in 11 gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) observed by the Swift satellite.The team, led by University of Leicester ... Read more...

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Smallest electric engine could power future nanomachines


October 29th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Scientists at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands have designed a blueprint for the smallest electric engine ever that could eventually drive tiny conveyor belts or ... Read more...

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Now, wireless recharging for mobile phones


September 16th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) You will soon be able to recharge your mobile wirelessly. Japanese technology company Fujitsu has developed a system that is capable of charging multiple portable electronic devices like ... Read more...

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Mobile phones ‘to be recharged wirelessly from 2012′


September 16th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 16 (ANI): Cell phone users may soon be able to recharge their devices wirelessly.Japanese technology company Fujitsu has developed a system capable of simultaneously charging multiple portable electronic devices such ... Read more...

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Cosmic accelerators discovered in Milky Way


August 18th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): American and Japanese physicists have discovered evidence of "natural nuclear accelerators" at work in our Milky Way galaxy, based on an analysis of data from the world's largest ... Read more...

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Solar tsunami from Sun may hit Earth on Tuesday


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 3 (ANI): The Earth is in the path to be hit by a wave of violent space weather as early as Tuesday after a massive explosion of the sun, scientists ... Read more...

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Graphene under strain produces massive pseudo-magnetic fields


July 30th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Putting the right kind of strain onto a patch of graphene leads to the creation of pseudo-magnetic fields far stronger than the strongest magnetic fields ever sustained in ... Read more...

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Man claims aliens targeted his home with meteorites


July 20th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) A man whose house has been hit by tiny meteorites six times believes he is being targeted by aliens. Radivoke Lajic, 50, said that his house being hit ... Read more...

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‘Alien’ meteorites hit Bosnian man’s house six times


July 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): A man in Bosnia, whose house has been struck six times by meteorites, suspects that aliens are targeting him.Radivoje Lajic, 50, said it is unbelievable that his ... Read more...

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Violent Magnetic Storms Discovered In Mercury


July 18th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research undertaken by scientists of NASA points out that Mercury is subjected to magnetic disturbances that are far more prominent than what is experienced ... Read more...

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Far-off stellar explosion behind shrapnel coming towards earth


June 1st, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): A scientist at the University of Wisconsin in Madison has said that the excess of high-energy particles hitting Earth could be shrapnel from a stellar explosion 800 light ... Read more...

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Ball lightning ‘just a hallucination caused by regular lightning’


May 15th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Hallucinations caused by overstimulated brains could be the reason behind the mysterious floating blobs of light known as ball lightning, a new study suggests.Although many eyewitnesses have reported ... Read more...

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Magnetic compass can change a person’s morality


March 31st, 2010 - 2:46 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Its astonishing but very true, that the magnetic fields of a compass can affect the morality of a person, according to the neuroscientists at MIT. "To ... Read more...

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Fruit flies employ stabilizer reflex to recover from midflight stumbles


March 2nd, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): New observations by scientists indicate that fruit flies use an automatic stabilizer reflex that helps them recover with precision from midflight stumbles.The aerial maneuvers of fruit flies were ... Read more...

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Magnetic fields spell hope for improved wireless power supply


February 15th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have determined that using magnetic fields to induce a current in a distant device is the most promising approach for ... Read more...

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New technique could lead to discovery of “island” of unusually stable elements


February 11th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a new technique that could help find an "island" of unusually stable elements by directly measuring the mass of elements heavier than uranium. ... Read more...

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Innovative cardiac scanner for early diagnosis of heart conditions


January 29th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Leeds are designing a new cardiac scanner that will allow earlier diagnosis of heart conditions.The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is ... Read more...

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