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Scientists work on generating energy from heat


August 1st, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Scientists are working on generating energy from heat without using sunlight at all.While the principle involved is not new, engineering the surface of a material to ... Read more...

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US judge declares Obama administration’s health care overhaul as ‘unconstitutional’


February 1st, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): A Florida judge has taken the initiating step of declaring the Obama administration's health care overhaul as 'unconstitutional' after rendering his support to 26 states that sued to ... Read more...

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Designing tough robos? Let them grow as humans do


January 21st, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): In a new study, a University of Vermont robotics expert explains that the process of building a robust robot should start right from being a baby, just as ... 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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Carrier pigeons are faster than UK’s rural broadbands


September 17th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Carrier pigeons have won the race against rural broadband in Britain. They delivered pen drives more quickly than a computer, using rural broadband, was able to download a ... Read more...

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Laser-based missile defense for helicopters on the anvil


September 3rd, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): A new laser technology being developed at the University of Michigan and Omni Sciences, Inc. will protect helicopters in combat from enemy missiles."Our lasers give off a signal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mariah Carey dismisses ill health rumours


August 18th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): R 'n' B singer Mariah Carey has dismissed rumours about her ill health, which started circulating after she cancelled a number of her appointments, saying that the ... Read more...

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Mariah! Is something wrong?


August 17th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 17 (IBNS) Singer Mariah Carey’s rescheduling of upcoming appearances has fuelled speculations that something is “wrong” with her.Carey, 40, all set to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of ... Read more...

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US gearing up for second wave of swine flu


August 13th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) One of the worst hit nations, the US is gearing up for a second wave of the swine flu virus fearing a new attack that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Overheating laptops may soon be history


April 14th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): Although laptops are getting smaller and easier to use day by day, they still get overheated causing circuits to melt and the hardware to fail. But, such problems ... Read more...

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Now, ‘racetrack’ memory for PCs to beat ‘back-up’ blues


April 4th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): No need to panic if your hard disk is about to crash and you have not yet copied your favourite pictures and notes on a CD, for a ... Read more...

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Physicists prove the existence of magnetically charged spin battery


March 12th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): An International team of physicists has been able to prove the existence of a spin battery, a battery that is charged by applying a large magnetic field ... Read more...

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Baby beetles inspire scientists to build mini boat powered by surface tension


January 22nd, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): Inspired by the aquatic wriggling of beetle larvae, scientists have built a mini boat that is powered by surface tension.Designed by a University of Pittsburgh research team, ... Read more...

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Coming soon, mini nuke plants that can power 20,000 homes


November 9th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
!-- NO IMAGE -- London, Nov 9 (ANI): Nuclear power plants, which are smaller than a garden shed and are able to power 20,000 homes, shall be available within five years, according ... Read more...

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Diamonds slippery secrets revealed


June 24th, 2008 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): University of Pennsylvania engineers say that they have found out what causes diamonds to slip and slide with remarkably low friction at the nanoscale, something that makes ... Read more...

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The mystery of levitation unveiled


June 6th, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): Scot physicists have found a way to make objects float in the air without any physical support, something that is known as the levitation effect.Professor Ulf ... Read more...

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Cable driven robot may help rehabilitate stroke, Parkinsons patients


May 6th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Florida Atlantic University experts have created a unique robotic device that may prove quite useful in rehabilitating patients suffering from neurological disorders like Parkinson's disease and stroke.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New membrane technology could improve fuel cell efficiency


March 20th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): Researchers at Duke Universitys Pratt School of Engineering have developed a new type of membrane based on tiny iron particles that appears to address one of the ... Read more...

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China’s Quanta begins production of 100 dollar laptop


November 14th, 2007 - 10:16 am ICT by admin
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