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Amazing gel could breathe feeling in robots


March 30th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) An amazing oscillating gel could imbue robots with feeling in the near future, says a new study.These findings pave the way for the development of a ... Read more...

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A quick-fix found for mobile phone cracks, scratches


January 11th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) Mobile phones, iPads and iPhones often suffer cracks or scratches that are too small to detect, causing malfunction. Researchers have now come up with a new ... Read more...

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Ukraine firm to invest $1 bn in Iranian oil fields


December 26th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 26 (IANS) A Ukrainian company will invest $1 billion to develop three Iranian oilfields, a media report said.Iran's Petroleum Engineering and Development Company (PEDC) and Ukraine's Inter Naft ... Read more...

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Iran, Russia ink oil deal


December 19th, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 18 (IANS) Iran and Russia Sunday signed a contract to develop an oil field in the southern part of the country, Xinhua reported.It was signed between the Iranian ... 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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BP’s out-of-control oil well can go on spewing for next two years: Experts


June 19th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 19 (ANI): British Petroleum's out-of-control well will go on discharging oil into the Gulf of Mexico for the next two years or more if all attempts to contain or plug ... Read more...

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Simple polymer-based filter cleans water, recovers oil


June 8th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): A University of Pittsburgh engineering professor has developed a technique for separating oil from water via a cotton filter coated in a chemical polymer that blocks oil while ... Read more...

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Nano-particle coating to prevent freezing rain buildup on roads and power lines


October 30th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 30 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have created a nano-particle coating solution to prevent freezing rain buildup on roads and power lines.The nanoparticle-based coating, developed in the lab ... Read more...

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New mapping technology may pinpoint underground oil reserves more efficiently


January 31st, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): Researchers in MITs Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering have developed technology that can generate such a map, which has the potential to pinpoint underground oil reserves ... Read more...

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New technology to pinpoint underground oil deposits


January 29th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) MIT researchers have developed a technology that can precisely map huge underground oil deposits, significantly increasing crude extraction for easy transport. The new technology uses digital image compression ... Read more...

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‘Scrubber’ traps greenhouse gases directly from air


September 30th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 30 (IANS) Scientists are working on a technology to trap greenhouse gases directly from the air that could cut down emissions from transportation sectors.A study conducted by David Keith, professor ... Read more...

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