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Indian-American elected to Royal Society of Canada


September 10th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Ponisseril Somasundaran, an Indian American member of the faculty of Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science, has been chosen as the sole foreign fellow ... Read more...

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Emirates ruler grants $3.25 million


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) Ras Al Khaimah ruler Sheikh Saud in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) granted $3.25 million (Rs.16 crore) to the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

IIT Kanpur student commits suicide


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Sep 23 (IANS) A student of Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur (IIT-K) was found hanging from his hostel room, police in this Uttar Pradesh town said Friday, suspecting that he ... Read more...

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India, Britain discuss science and technology


September 16th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) India and Britain Friday held discussions to further their cooperation in science and technology.Science and Technology Minister Ashwani Kumar held talks with former British ... Read more...

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Space sensor technology makes bolts smarter


December 14th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): With the help of space-sensor technology, German firm Intellifast has developed a bolt with an internal sensor to measure the stress while the bolt is in place.MST Aerospace, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

By 2050, high speed trains will run at 500kmph: Experts


December 10th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): Experts believe that high-speed trains would run at a skyrocketing speed of 500 kilometers per hour or above in 2050."We will own the technology of operating trains ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

New advance may change modern electronics


October 31st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Researchers at Oregon State University have made a new discovery that could form the basis of a new approach to electronics.They have solved a quest in fundamental material ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nano robots may treat patients in future: Kalam


June 23rd, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 23 (IANS) Convergence of bio-nano-info technologies may lead to the development of nano robots that can help in treating patients, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has said. "Nano robots, when injected ... Read more...

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Scientists come up with formula for instant battery


December 8th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) Dip a piece of paper into ink infused with carbon nanotubes and silver nanowires, it morphs into a real battery. Crumple the piece of paper and it still ... Read more...

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Crabs, shrimp’s shells pave way for natural material to repair severed nerves


June 20th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Washington have found that mixing chitosan, found in the shells of crabs and shrimp, with an industrial polyester creates a promising new material ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New-gen technologies to help get world out of recession


June 13th, 2009 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 13 (IANS) A host of new generation technologies that may help the world get out of recession will be discussed by two international groups of scientists at the Columbia ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now, waving hands will charge your iPods, cell phones (re-issue)


March 29th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): Forget about plugging your iPod or BlackBerry into a power source ever again, for now you can charge these devices just by waving your hand, or stretching your ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, waving hands will charge your iPods, cell phones


March 27th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): Forget about plugging your iPod or BlackBerry into a power source ever again, for now you can charge these devices just by waving your hand, or stretching your ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Novel method for accelerated bone growth developed


January 31st, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): Using nanotubes and stem cells, engineers at the University of California at San Diego have developed a new method to help accelerate bone growth. The finding could lead ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nanotechnology: science of small with huge opportunities


March 24th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 24 (IANS) In future we may never have to wash our shirts, thanks to nanotechnology, and we may have nano-shoes that can absorb the shock of an exploding nuclear device. ... Read more...

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Conclave on nano-technology in Tamil Nadu


March 19th, 2008 - 11:41 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) India's nano-technology destination was outlined Wednesday at an annual conclave here with experts announcing that Japan will become a major technology transfer partner. Three centres of excellence for ... Read more...

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New research could lead to eco friendly hydrogen gas fueled vehicles


February 28th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Researchers, with the use of molecular dynamics simulations, have solved a decade old mystery that could one day lead to environmentally friendly and commercially practical designs of storage ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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