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From IIT-M, nano-scale device to detect big explosives


August 28th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, (IIT-M) have developed a novel device that can visually detect even a single molecule of TNT used ... Read more...

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Nanoparticles new age answer to corrosion: Expert


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Terming nanoparticles as the latest answer to combating corrosion, a senior scientist Thursday urged the industries concerned to use them as a "smart coating" option."Nanoparticles are ... Read more...

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Indian solution for cleaning polluted US lakes


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 23 (IANS) In yet another example of reverse technology transfer, a product developed by Nualgi Nano Biotech (NNB), a low profile biotech company here, is helping Americans ... Read more...

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Cure For The Common Cold: “Silver Bullet” Technique


October 19th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study by Belgian researchers gives an ornamented and permanent solution for your common cold and flu. All these years, you have been suffering from ... Read more...

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Willy Wonka Gum May Soon Become A Reality


October 13th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 13, 2010(Pen Men at Work): anyone who has watched Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory as a kid will surely remember some of the delectable delights available at the factory. ... Read more...

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Arizona varsity use bioengineering design to make health diagnosis simpler


August 24th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Arizona State University researchers have demonstrated a way to dramatically simplify testing patients for infectious diseases and unhealthy protein levels.Developed by Antonia Garcia and John Schneider, the new testing instrumentation promises to ... Read more...

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Now, radiation therapy to detect and kill tumours with fewer side effects


August 10th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): Scientists are developing a new way to destroy cancerous tumors with radiation therapy that would have fewer side effects and minimal damage to surrounding tissue.Israel Gannot of Tel ... Read more...

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Synthetic cells that act like real ones designed


July 21st, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) Inspired by ants' social interactions, researchers have created artificial cells capable of acting like their biological counterparts. The research paves the way towards producing synthetic cells that could ... Read more...

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Diabetes tattoo could make finger-pricking a history


June 16th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): Diabetics could be spared the routine of daily finger pricking, as engineers talk about replacing the process with a tattoo that detects their blood sugar levels.Chemical engineers at ... Read more...

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IBSA to take scientific research cooperation to next level


February 22nd, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mamallapuram, Feb 22 (IANS) Taking the trilateral developmental initiative between India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) to the next step, programme coordinators are mulling ways to expand the programme's reach. "We would like to bring in ... Read more...

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India developing e-dog to sniff out explosives


January 6th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 6 (IANS) Indian scientists are developing an electronic device that will sniff out explosives like RDX which remain undetected by existing security equipments."A prototype of the e-device is ... Read more...

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India develops affordable nano sensors to detect heart attack


January 6th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 6 (IANS) A team of Indian scientists and engineers has developed affordable sensors using nano materials to detect a heart attack quickly."The device with nano sensors can not ... Read more...

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Scientists smarten wool to shake off wrinkles


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) Your woollen garments could soon be wrinkle-free, anti-shrinkage and dyeable. New research could invest wool with a 'brain,' placing it among other "smart" fabrics that shake off wrinkles, ... Read more...

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Tears of joy for diabetes patients!


December 18th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 18 (IANS) There is great news for diabetics. A revolutionary technology is on its way to help them measure blood sugar levels without drawing blood daily. The diabetes patients may soon ... Read more...

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Nanomedicine has huge potential in India, experts say


October 15th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India, with over a billion population, has a huge market potential for nanomedicine, and nano drugs can improve the healthcare system in the country, experts said Thursday. "Nanotechnology ... Read more...

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Silver nanoparticles can boost polymer solar cells’ electrical current generation


October 6th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 6 (ANI): In a new study, researchers at Ohio State University have discovered that adding silver nanoparticles to polymer solar cells boosts the materials' electrical current generation.The study was carried ... Read more...

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EU regulates use of nano particles in cosmetics


July 16th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, July 16 (DPA) Manufacturers, not wanting to miss a chance to apply the benefits of the new wave of technology, are placing a lot of faith in the future of nano ... Read more...

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New method can bind nano particles into larger-scale structures


June 15th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Researchers at New York University (NYU) have created a method to precisely bind nano- and micrometer-sized particles together into larger-scale structures with useful materials properties.Their work overcomes ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researchers nanobombs can explode cancer


November 11th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 11 (ANI): An Indian-origin researcher in America says that tube-like carbon nano-particles can be used to explode cancer. Balaji Panchapakesan at the University of Delaware, Newark, proposes the idea of ... Read more...

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Device tracks and delivers virus count in minutes


October 29th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 29 (IANS) You may be ingesting dangerous nano-particles emitted by a car and billions of viruses might be infesting your system especially if you have a virulent infection.qViro is a ... Read more...

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Nano particles breach human skin, posing unknown hazards


October 1st, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) Nanoparticles so tiny that a single strand of hair can accommodate 5,000 of them can breach the human skin with impunity.A team led by Lisa DeLouise at the ... Read more...

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Nano-particles to ensure better absorption of antioxidants


August 26th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) Researchers have designed a nano-sized "trojan horse" particle to ensure better absorption of healing antioxidants by the body. Antioxidants are known to neutralise the harmful effect of free ... Read more...

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Shape of nano particles adds edge to cancer therapy


August 5th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) In nanotechnology, size does matter, but shape even more so. It has a vital bearing on treatment of cancer, diabetes and arthritis, says a new study. A team ... Read more...

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Indian-owned UAE firm among top NASA nanotech award


July 23rd, 2008 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Ajman, July 23 (IANS) A small United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based company owned by an Indian, that produces raw materials for the paint industry, is among this year's list of winners ... Read more...

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Natural Nano Gold found in salty groundwaters of Western Australia


July 18th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): Scientists have found naturally occurring triangular and hexagonal plates of gold less than 20 nanometers thin, which is identical to those manufactured by humans, in salty groundwaters ... Read more...

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Use of nanoparticles fraught with risks, warn scientists


April 7th, 2008 - 11:44 am ICT by admin
New York, April 7 (IANS) The inevitable has happened - as the use of nano particles grows, scientists have sounded a warning on their impact on the environment and on human health. ... Read more...

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