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Chennai Port to create capacity to facilitate car exports


February 22nd, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 22 (IANS) The Chennai Port Trust has chalked out plans to expand its car parking yards to facilitate car manufacturers in shipping out their small cars to global markets from ... Read more...

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Ever fancy walking up the wall like Spiderman?


February 2nd, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Do you fancy walking up walls like the Spiderman -- the hero of millions? Technological advances have a way of catching up with our childhood fantasies, sooner or ... Read more...

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Now, non-toxic spray that protects any surface against dirt, bacteria


February 1st, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): A non-toxic spray invisible to the human eye that protects against everything from bacteria to UV radiation could soon be used on a vast range of products.Researchers clam ... Read more...

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Electric control of aligned “spins” may improve computer memory


January 20th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 20 (ANI): Scientists are using electric fields to manipulate the property of electrons known as "spin" to store data permanently, which could not only improve random access memory (RAM) in ... Read more...

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Particle beams successfully injected into “Big Bang Machine”


October 27th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 27 (ANI): Reports indicate that engineers working on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) have successfully injected beams of particles into two sections of the vast machine.According to a ... Read more...

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Femtosecond comb lasers help formation flying in space


October 4th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 4 (ANI): Researchers at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have helped to establish that femtosecond comb lasers can provide accurate measurement of absolute distance in formation flying space missions.NPL, along ... Read more...

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Physicists observe magnetism in gas for the first time


October 3rd, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, October 3 (ANI): An international team of physicists has for the first time observed magnetic behaviour in an atomic gas, addressing a decades-old debate as to whether it is possible for ... Read more...

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Scientists make meteorite mineral in lab


August 12th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 12 (ANI): In a "shock" experiment, scientists slammed materials together to make a mineral that is found naturally only in meteorites and the deep layers of Earth's mantle, which could ... Read more...

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New lab-on-a-chip sizes up bacteria colonies


July 1st, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) Researchers have devised a micro-scale tool to follow the behaviour of bio-films - those slimy colonies of bacteria causing most infectious diseases. Most bacteria exist as bio-films. Bacteria are ... Read more...

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Faster, more energy efficient electronics comes closer to reality


June 21st, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 21 (ANI): You may see smaller, faster, more powerful, and less energy consuming electronic devices emerge in future, thanks to a new discovery by researchers at the Department of Energy's ... Read more...

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Revolutionary finding to pave way for smaller, faster and powerful electronics


June 18th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Electronic devices that will be more efficient and consume less energy than those present today may be just round the corner-all thanks to a breakthrough discovery by researchers ... Read more...

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Scientists track movement of atoms in real time


May 18th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) A new technique tracks movement of freely moving single neutral atoms in real time, that is more than 99.7 percent accurate and sensitive enough to discern the arrival ... Read more...

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Scientists swap key metal necessary for turning sunlight into chemical energy


May 12th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A large collaboration between various universities in the US has come up with a surprising twist to photosynthesis by swapping a key metal necessary for turning sunlight into ... Read more...

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‘One-millionth word to be added to English language in June’


May 7th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): Linguistic experts have revealed that the one-millionth word will be added to the English language next month.The experts say since English has become the world's main language, new ... Read more...

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The top 10 celebrity myths and the truth behind them


May 1st, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): Did Walt Disney really had himself frozen? Did Tom Jones had his chest hair insured? - These are just some of the questions that Britons have been ... Read more...

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World’s fastest camera can capture 6 million snaps in a second


April 30th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): Scientists have demonstrated the fastest imaging system ever devised, a camera that snaps images less than a half a billionth of a second long, capturing over six million ... Read more...

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BlackBerry defies forecasts to post record profit


April 3rd, 2009 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 3 (IANS) Defying market forecasts, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) Thursday reported a record profit of $518.3 million on a total revenue of $3.46 billion for the last quarter ... Read more...

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Scientists come up with novel way to freeze water into a solid


February 21st, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): An interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers has suggested a novel way to freeze water into a solid, not by cooling but by confining it to narrow ... Read more...

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BlackBerry shares plunge 15 percent on lower revenue forecast


February 12th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 12 (IANS) Shares of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) plunged by 15 percent on the Toronto Stock Exchange Wednesday after the global wireless communication giant forecast less-than-expected profits for ... Read more...

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Scientists find universes faintest stars


December 11th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Scientists have found the universes faintest stars, in the form of a pair of twin brown dwarfs, each just a millionth as bright as the sun.These stars ... Read more...

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Fungi spores are the fastest flyers in nature


September 17th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 17 (ANI): Using high-speed cameras, scientists have revealed that fungi spores are the fastest flyers in nature, and can achieve record-breaking acceleration to escape dung.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Bioengineers develop ‘microscope on a chip’


July 29th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) California Institute of Technology researchers have miniaturised microscope small enough to sit on a fingertip, but with the magnifying power of its high-resolution counterparts. The "microscopic microscope" operates ... Read more...

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BlackBerry adds 2.3 mn new subscribers, prepares to ship 40 millionth smartphone


June 26th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 26 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research in Motion has announced that it added 2.3 million new subscribers in the first quarter of the current fiscal year, taking its total ... Read more...

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Huge lenses to observe cosmic dark energy


June 25th, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): Astronomers have reached a milestone in the construction of one of the largest ever cameras to detect the mysterious dark energy component of the Universe, with pieces ... Read more...

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Scientists generate shortest-ever flash of light; just 80 attoseconds long


June 20th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): Experts at the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics in Germany have devised a way to generate the shortest-ever flash of light, that is, just 80 attoseconds ... Read more...

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Researchers create world’s tiniest transistor


April 19th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Researchers have used the world's thinnest material to create the world's tiniest transistor, one atom thick and 10 atoms wide. They have shown that graphene can be carved ... Read more...

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Future iPods may store millions of songs


April 16th, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by admin
London, April 16 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a way to significantly boost the memory of MP3 players and other gadgets while retaining their small size, an advance that may ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Now, a machine that sequences single molecules of DNA


April 7th, 2008 - 3:22 pm ICT by admin
London, April 7 (ANI): Massachusetts-based company Helicos BioSciences has developed a machine that can sequence single molecules of DNA and, thereby, reduce the time and cost of sequencing an individuals genome. ... Read more...

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Arsenic helps in tumour imaging when linked to cancer-homing drug


March 2nd, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center have shown in animals that arsenic linked to a drug that binds to the blood vessels of cancerous tumours provides a potent ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ultrafast electron microscope to create 4-D movies of molecules developed


December 25th, 2007 - 2:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): Scientists have developed a distinctive electron microscope, which can create four-dimensional movies of molecules. This breakthrough may find its use in researches in a number of fields including ... Read more...

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Study sheds new insights into how lasers cut flesh


November 14th, 2007 - 2:52 am ICT by admin
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