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Working model of hydrogen-run lorry demonstrated


November 10th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 10 (IANS) A prototype, developed by researchers, could successfully show the way to developing hydrogen-powered trucks and ensure clean, green and silent transportation.The prototype -- an exact replica ... Read more...

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Manufacturing, engineering firms up hiring from smaller cities


August 20th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Companies, especially from manufacturing and engineering sectors are increasingly hiring people from smaller cities to minimise costs and reduce attrition rate, a survey revealed Saturday.Manufacturing ... Read more...

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Now, a system that documents healing process of injured joints in detail


March 19th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA in Stuttgart have developed a system that documents a knee patient's healing process in detail.This motivates patients ... Read more...

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Coming soon: Low-cost touch screens made of renewable materials


January 28th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Researchers at Fraunhofer are developing an alternative to expensive touchscreens - displays made of low-priced renewable raw materials that are available all over the world.The basic element of ... Read more...

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New robotic ‘elephant trunk’ could safely hang with humans


November 24th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): German scientists have made a new robotic 'elephant trunk', which is graceful, flexible and safe.Alongside the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation in Stuttgart, Festo of Denkendorf ... Read more...

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Brit professor to outline his vision for a renewable energy powered UK


June 11th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A University of Nottingham professor is set to go public with his vision for a UK powered completely by renewable energy by 2030.Professor Seamus Garvey, of the University's ... Read more...

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Shark inspired paint can cut down aviation costs


May 21st, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) An innovative paint, inspired by shark scales, can reduce fuel consumption in airplanes and ships by minimising resistance in water or air. The scales of fast-swimming sharks have ... Read more...

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New sharkskin paint to lower planes’ fuel costs


May 21st, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): German scientists have taken inspiration from sharkskin to develop a paint for airplanes and ships that not only lowers fuel costs but also brings down CO2 emissions.Scientists know ... Read more...

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Cockroaches offer ‘bioinspiration’ for creation of running robots


December 29th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): A cockroach running on the kitchen floor could be a nauseating sight for many, but for researchers at Oregon State University the insects are "bioinspiration" in their quest ... Read more...

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Scientists work on new quality assurance systems for lightweight construction


October 22nd, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, October 22 (ANI): Researchers at Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Institute in Germany are working on new quality assurance systems for lightweight construction."To ensure that police and marine emergency services can rely on their lifeboats, ... Read more...

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IIT-Delhi helping Ethiopia become tech-savvy


September 13th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Many students in Ethiopia are studying engineering and technology in virtual classrooms, some of their teachers seating in the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) ... Read more...

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Soon, metals might heal just like human skin


August 4th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): Scientists are working on transferring the self-healing effect of human skin to materials, in the form of evenly distributed fluid-filled capsules into the electroplated layer of metals, which ... Read more...

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Mohali industrial units languishing under long power cuts


December 14th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), Dec 14 (IANS) Besides grappling with the global economic meltdown that has crippled industries all across the world, industrial units in Punjab's Mohali district have also to cope with one ... Read more...

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Fully automated process to improve production of artificial skin devised


December 10th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Taking a giant step in growing artificial tissue, scientists have devised a fully automated process, which could revolutionise the production of the non-natural skin.Making use of such ... Read more...

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Now, a robot that can do almost all household chores


July 11th, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): Scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA in Stuttgart are working on a new generation of household robots that may one day relieve ... Read more...

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Baking makes implants as real as natural bones


July 9th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Experts at the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Applied Materials Research say that they have developed a simulation program that may make it easy to produce ... Read more...

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Oz professor reveals secret of Englands Ashes series victory


May 10th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
London, May 10 (ANI): In 2005, England stole the Ashes series from Australia by reverse swinging the ball earlier than it had been done before, according to a Melbourne engineer who ... Read more...

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