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India in danger of missing ‘nano bus’: PM’s scientific advisor


July 6th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 6 (IANS) India could miss the "nano bus" it it did not catch up soon with China, Japan or the US that were making rapid strides in ... Read more...

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Viruses can boost solar-cell efficiency: MIT study


April 26th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): MIT researchers have enlisted tiny viruses to help assemble solar cells and make significant improvements in their power-conversion efficiency.Graduate students Xiangnan Dang and Hyunjung Yi - working with ... Read more...

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How bacteria communicate with each other


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 03 (ANI): Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered a pathway whereby bacteria communicate with each other.The discovery has important implications for efforts to cope with the ... Read more...

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Plastics may one day power your laptop!


June 26th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): A new research has indicated that instead of dumping plastics, they could be recycled to make useful products such as rechargeable cell phone or laptop batteries and other ... Read more...

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Scientists use lasers to create macroscopic yarns


December 3rd, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 3 (ANI): Scientists have used lasers to create the first practical macroscopic yarns from boron nitride fibers, opening the door for an array of applications, from radiation-shielded spacecraft to stronger ... Read more...

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Graphite’s potential as mass data storage medium comes a step closer to reality


September 10th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 10 (ANI): In a new research, scientists at Rice University have used industry-standard lithographic techniques to deposit 10-nanometer stripes of amorphous graphite onto silicon, which brings graphite's potential as a ... Read more...

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Scientists zap tumours with laser


August 5th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) By injecting nanotubes into tumours and zapping them with a quick, 30-second laser burst, scientists have killed kidney tumours in nearly 80 percent of mice. Their success suggests ... Read more...

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Sun-powered device converts CO2 into fuel


February 19th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): A team of scientists has developed a device that houses an array of nanotubes, that is able to convert a mixture of carbon dioxide and water vapour ... Read more...

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Hybrid nano-cables may boost lithium-ion batteries performance


February 10th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 10 (ANI): Rice University researchers have announced the creation of hybrid nano-cables, which may improve the performance of lithium-ion batteries. Research leader Pulickel Ajayan has revealed that the idea is ... Read more...

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Sunlight used to turn CO2, water vapour into natural gas


February 6th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 6 (ANI): Materials scientists at Pennsylvania State University in University Park have successfully used sunlight to convert carbon dioxide and water vapour into a range of fuels faster than ... Read more...

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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...

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Nanotube-stem cells combo helps accelerate bone growth


January 31st, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Scientists have found a way of accelerating bone growth through nanotubes and stem cells, potentially leading to quicker and better recovery from orthopaedic surgery. Stem cells have been ... Read more...

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Honeycomb-like materials to reduce aircraft engine noise developed


September 30th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): Engineers from Georgia Tech Research Institute have developed a new honeycomb like materials that can reduce aircraft engine noise more effectively than conventional methods. A honeycomb is a ... Read more...

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Sticky nanowire tapes that sense, translate and transmit data wirelessly


July 29th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): A tape, much like the common sticky tape, that can carry out humongous electronic tasks like active sensing, data translation, and wireless transmission may soon be on ... Read more...

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Now, a method to produce hydrogen without the carbon footprint


July 16th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Penn State researchers have determined that a greener, less expensive method to produce hydrogen for fuel may eventually be possible with the help of water, solar energy ... Read more...

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Gecko inspires creation of ’sticky nanotubes’ for industry


April 30th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Researchers are trying to harness the gecko's ability to scale walls effortlessly, with a practical bearing on military and industrial uses, by developing 'peel test' norms for nanosized ... Read more...

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