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German scientists create the world’s smallest steam engine


December 13th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stuttgart, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of German scientists have come out with the world’s tiniest steam engine which is just a few micrometers long. The steam engine, regarded as one ... Read more...

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World’s toughest material spurs next-gen chips


October 10th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Graphene, the world's thinnest and toughest material, could spur the development of next generation computer chips, besides revolutionising materials science.Its amazing properties open the way to ... Read more...

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Scientists melt glass not by heating it but cooling it!


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Scientists at Tel Aviv University have found a unique way of melting glass - they don't heat it but cool it to Absolute Zero temperature."The interesting story here ... Read more...

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Spin-based electronics hold promise for next-gen supercomputers


August 25th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): University of Kansas researchers have discovered a new way to recognize currents of spinning electrons within a semiconductor, which could lead the way to development of superior computers ... Read more...

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Why superconductors don’t produce super currents


June 28th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): The introduction of high-temperature superconductors almost two decades ago raised hopes of the development of ultra-efficient magnetic trains and other new technologies. But this didn't exactly happen. Now, ... Read more...

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Why saliva forms beads when stretched?


June 12th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Some fluids, including saliva, form beads when they are stretched as they contain polymers which cause a line of beads to form just before the strand breaks. Study co-author ... Read more...

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Why saliva forms beads when stretched


June 12th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): Scientists have solved a long-standing mystery about why some fluids containing polymers - including saliva - form beads when they are stretched and others do not.The findings by ... Read more...

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Scientists create brain-like computing on an organic molecular layer


April 26th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): Taking a leap towards intelligent and creative computers, researchers have now created a brain-like process of circuit evolution in an organic molecular layer that can solve complex problems.The ... Read more...

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Physicists tie light in knots


January 18th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) A team of physicists has accomplished a remarkable feat by tying light in knots to understanding how to control it -- something that has important implications for laser ... Read more...

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T-rays may soon replace X-rays


December 21st, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) T-rays are more penetrating than X-rays and are likely to replace the latter in locating terror bombs or illegal drugs, says new research. Alexey Belyanin, associate professor in ... 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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Convert sound to light, get better computer chips


March 23rd, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) By reversing a process of converting electrical signals into sounds, researchers may have a new tool to enhance the way computer chips, LEDs and transistors are built.Lawrence Livermore ... Read more...

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First tunable noiseless amplifier may revolutionise quantum computing


October 16th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 16 (ANI): American researchers have developed the first tunable noiseless amplifier, which can boost the speed and precision of quantum computing and communications systems. Scientists at the National Institute of ... Read more...

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Scientists unravel secret behind the elusive Kondo Effect


September 23rd, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 23 (ANI): An international team of British and American researchers has achieved a significant breakthrough in understanding the Kondo effect, an intriguing phenomenon in fundamental physics wherein many particles ... Read more...

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Scientists develop ‘impossible technique to study superconductors


June 24th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): A group of researchers has developed a technique, which controls the number of electrons on the surface of high-temperature superconductors a procedure considered impossible for the past ... Read more...

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New discovery may revolutionize encryption technology


March 6th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by admin
London , Mar 6 (ANI): A unique discovery by a University of Central Florida professor may lead to a new generation of Quantum Computers that will render existing computer and credit card ... Read more...

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Study sheds new light on puzzling nature of high-temperature superconductors


February 13th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by admin
London, February 13 (ANI): Physicists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have made a significant advance in understanding the puzzling nature of high-temperature superconducting materials that conduct electricity without any resistance ... Read more...

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