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Himachal court questions government on ailing cancer centre


May 30th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday directed the state government to file a reply on why posts of medical physicists and physicist technicians in the regional ... Read more...

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Space travel could thrill but also kill


March 13th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 13 (IANS) Space travel could be the ultimate in human adventure but there's a catch - it could thrill but also kill and destroy everything within sight.It could ... Read more...

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Moderate intensity quake jolts Kashmir Valley


January 5th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 4 (IANS) A moderate intensity quake jolted Kashmir Valley Wednesday evening, but no damage to life or property was reported from anywhere, officials said."A quake measuring 4.0 on ... Read more...

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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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Einstein brain on display in US museum


November 24th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 24 (IANS/ RIA Novosti) Several dozen slivers of the brain of Albert Einstein have been put on display in a US museum, the CBS News reported.Visitors to Philadelphia's Muetter ... Read more...

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IIT-Kanpur team burnt midnight oil to script Jugnu’s success


October 30th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) The successful fabrication and launch of nano satellite Jugnu showcases how a band of enthsiastic IIT-Kanpur students burning the midnight oil pulled off the rare ... Read more...

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Laser ensures food is fresh


October 21st, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Bread, fruit juice and many other foods are packaged in protective gas which extends their shelf life. But there is currently no good method to check ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Google app shows colliding protons in real time


October 10th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) A free new app on Google Android phones and tablets helps users view colliding protons in real time and 3D within the particle accelerator used ... Read more...

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‘Unfortunate if Bengal doesn’t get n-plant’


August 22nd, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) Expressing disappointment over the scrapping of a nuclear power project in West Bengal, leading physicist Bikash Sinha Monday said it would be unfortunate if the state ... Read more...

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New substance to make passports fraud-proof


May 19th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) Your passport can now be protected from fraudsters. Scientists here have developed a new substance that can be used to prevent forging of passports and ... Read more...

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‘God particle’ mystery to be solved by 2012


May 18th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) The existence of the 'God particle' or 'Higgs Boson', named after the great Bengali physicist Satyendranath Bose, is expected to be resolved by the ... Read more...

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New exotic particle pops up during LHC experiments


March 29th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): The question of why the universe started out with more matter than antimatter has haunted physicists for years.Now, a new study using data from experiments performed at ... Read more...

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Scientists claim Large Hadron Collider could unlock secret of time travel


March 21st, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that the key to unlocking the secret of time travel could lie in the 17-mile-long Large Hadron Collider (LHC) based underground near Geneva.The theory ... Read more...

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India can contribute a lot at CERN, says official


March 2nd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) India can make significant contribution at both industrial and scientific levels if it becomes associate member at CERN (European Organisation for Nuclear Research), the world's largest ... Read more...

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MIT unveils fastest 3-D holographic video to date


January 28th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Researchers from MIT have unveiled the fastest 3-D holographic video to date, filming a graduate student dressed as Princess Leia and projecting her as a postcard-sized hologram in ... Read more...

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Breakthrough in MRI allows brain scans more than 7 times faster


January 6th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): An international team of physicists and neuroscientists has made a breakthrough in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that makes brain scanning more than 7 times faster.A physicist from the ... Read more...

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Scientists convert LHC data into music!


January 4th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Scientists have turned the 40 million pieces of data processed by the Large Hardon Collider into sound.Until now, the LHC had been able to produce images by spraying ... Read more...

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Scientist sets Large Hadron Collider data to ‘music’


January 4th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Scientists working at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world's biggest particle smasher, have turned masses of data produced by the collider into sound for the first ... Read more...

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Lungfish’s tooth enamel can help make lighter vehicles


November 30th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) The tooth enamel of lungfish and garfish could help create a new material to make lighter aircraft or vehicles.Professor John Barry, physicist from Queensland University of Technology, is ... Read more...

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Resul Pookutty wanted to win a Physics Nobel prize


November 27th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 27 (IANS) Academy award winner Resul Pookutty wanted to win a Nobel for India in physics, but ended up winning the coveted Oscar instead.Pookutty, who won the Oscar ... Read more...

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Antimatter Breakthrough Would Give More Insight About Universe


November 19th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The research facility that deals with the Large Hadron Collider, at CERN, have said that they have successfully created and stored antimatter in greater quantities that ... Read more...

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Women stay away from math out of their own free choice


October 27th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Ever wondered why there are such few women in math-intensive fields? Two psychological scientists at Cornell University believe women aren't innately poor at math; instead they choose to ... Read more...

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Global warming ‘the most successful pseudoscientific fraud ever’: US physicist


October 12th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12(ANI): An American professor has branded global warming as "the greatest and most successful pseudoscientific fraud" he has ever seen.Professor Harold Lewis claimed that man-made climate change has become a ... Read more...

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Scientists urge world to adopt rare surnames


August 31st, 2010 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 30 (DPA) Two scientists have proposed a worldwide fight to push back common surnames, suggesting in a German academic journal that the custom of always naming children after their fathers ... Read more...

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Scientists to make joint replacement devices that would last a lifetime


August 10th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): Total knee and hip joint replacement devices that may last a lifetime are not a dream anymore, thanks to the recent breakthroughs by the scientists.Physicist Yogesh Vohrao and ... Read more...

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Solar Tsunami From The Sun Likely To Hit Earth?


August 4th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar August 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The web is abuzz with the reports of a solar storm that is earth bound. The solar tsunami is a result of the mass ejection that ... Read more...

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Mum’s heart beats in time with that of her unborn baby


July 21st, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): A mother's heart beats in sync with that of her unborn baby, found Scottish scientists-a discovery that could speed up the diagnosis of health problems in the womb.Scientists ... Read more...

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‘Aerosols can only temporary fix global warming’


July 19th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): Injecting aerosols in the upper atmosphere is believed to be a method that can quickly counter global warming. However, this is not the case, new research reveals.In a ... Read more...

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Cell phone towers don’t increase cancer risk for newly born


July 12th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): A recent study has revealed that children born from mothers, who lived near cell phone towers when they were pregnant, do not have an increased risk of cancer.British ... Read more...

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You may just need to walk to charge your mobile phone


July 2nd, 2010 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 2 (IANS) Now you can potentially charge your cellphone battery just by walking with a new charger which can be fitted with the sole of your shoes and produce ... Read more...

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New York web designer develops nuclear reactor at home


June 25th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 25 (ANI): A New York web designer for fashion house Gucci made the eye balls roll when he revealed that he has developed a nuclear reactor in a Brooklyn warehouse. ... Read more...

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UV rays may have triggered life on Earth


June 16th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Scientists have found that ultraviolet light may have triggered Earth's chemistry into forming the building blocks for biology.Researchers at Georgia Tech and the University of Roma "La ... Read more...

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Laser-like sensors could sniff out hidden explosives


June 7th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): A physicist has developed a device capable of sniffing out hidden explosives such as TNT.Graham Turnbull, a physicist at the University of St Andrew's in Fife, UK, and ... Read more...

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Computers set for radical makeover with carbon nanotubes


June 1st, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Computers are set for a radical makeover with carbon nanotubes replacing silicon transistors in 10 years. Johannes Svensson, physicist from the University of Gothenburg, is working on the ... Read more...

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New ‘chemo bomb’ is more effective in cancer treatment


May 22nd, 2010 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, May 22 (IANS) Scientists claim to have developed a new "chemo-bomb" which is more effective in cancer treatment and cause less side effects than the traditional chemotherapy. A team of German ... Read more...

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