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Laser system can see what’s behind walls


August 7th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) The erratic behaviour of photons zooming around and bouncing off objects and walls inside a room inspired researchers to combine them with advanced optics to enable ... Read more...

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Indian trio in Scotland invent device to identify fake whisky


November 3rd, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) A team of three Indian researchers in Scotland have designed a laser test to identify fake whisky from genuine Scotch malt.Praveen Ashok, Kishan Dholakia and Bavishna ... Read more...

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Miniature invisibility ‘carpet cloak’ shows promise for the optical world


April 20th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Scientists havedeveloped invisibility "carpet cloaks" using metamaterials - artificial materials engineered to have optical properties not found in nature - which can conceal a much larger area than ... Read more...

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Slovenia scientists create world’s first 3-D microlaser


December 9th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): A new microlaser, developed at the Jozef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana, Slovenia, is the world's first practical three-dimensional laser - cheap, portable and quick in operation with high ... Read more...

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Laser tests may soon replace dentist’s dreaded drill


August 31st, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): The dentist's dreaded drill may soon be a thing of past, thanks to the laser tests University of Sydney scientists have developed to identify weaknesses in dental enamel.Currently, ... Read more...

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Scientists unveil new way to clinically assess condition of tooth enamel using lasers


August 19th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 19 (ANI): A collaborative study conducted by Australian and Taiwani researchers has led to a novel way to analyse the health of human teeth using lasers.Described in the open-access journal ... Read more...

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Laser ultrasound helps determine dental health


August 19th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 19 (IANS) Dentists can now size up the mineral content of tooth enamel non-invasively with the help of laser-generated ultrasound, says a new study. This is the first time anyone has ... Read more...

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Details of age-related blindness may be obtained from 3-D snapshots of eyes


March 20th, 2009 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 20 (ANI): A group of U.S. scientists have created ultra-detailed 3-D images of the eyes of more than 2,000 people from different ethnic groups, 400 of whom have age-related ... Read more...

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Scientists make practical optical fiber with silicon core


October 29th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 28 (ANI): A team of American researchers claims that they have been able to make a practical optical fiber with a silicon core. Writing about their work in the ... Read more...

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Laser microscalpel could improve precision of cancer, epilepsy surgeries


June 25th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): The precision of surgeries for cancer, epilepsy and other diseases could soon improve, thanks to a mechanical engineering Assistant Professor at The University of Texas at Austin, ... Read more...

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Optical pacemaker regulates heartbeats with laser beam


May 28th, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 28 (IANS) The world's first optical pacemaker, tried out in a lab, can help control and regulate erratic heartbeats, with short yet powerful laser beams. "If you put a large ... Read more...

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Indian American developing infrared super computers


April 15th, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 15 (IANS) A computer that is a thousand-fold faster than the fastest current supercomputers is being developed by an Indian American scientist. The machine of the future being developed by ... Read more...

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Laser triggered electrical activity in thunderstorm first step towards manmade lightning


April 14th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Scientists have used laser pulses to deliberately trigger electrical activity in thunderclouds, which marks the first step towards manmade lightning.According to a new paper in the latest ... Read more...

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Laser triggers electrical activity in thunderstorm


April 14th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 14 (IANS) Scientists successfully triggered electrical activity for the first time by shooting pulses of laser light into thunderclouds from atop a New Mexico peak. Engineering such strikes will permit ... Read more...

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Scientists develop mother of all laser beams


February 19th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by admin
New York, Feb 19 (IANS) Scientists have developed the mother of all laser beams - one that has focussed power equal to all the sunlight heading earth's way. Researchers at the University ... Read more...

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Breath analysis can detect cancer, asthma


February 18th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) A laser-based breath-analyser is not just a high-tech way to detect alcohol on your breath - it can help identify debilitating diseases like asthma or cancer, says a ... Read more...

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Light-using connectors may make supercomputers as small as a laptop


December 7th, 2007 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
London, December 7 (ANI): A research by scientists at IBM has raised hopes for the development of supercomputers as small as a laptop.The researchers say that the work they have completed ... Read more...

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