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New ultrathin flat lens for the perfect image


August 26th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) Applied physicists have created an ultrathin flat lens that reproduces perfect images without the distortions caused by existing lenses."Our flat lens opens up a new type ... Read more...

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Hawking at Paralympics?


August 26th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking is likely to be involved in the Opening Ceremony of Paralympic Games here Aug 29.It is unclear whether he will be ... Read more...

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New particle found consistent with Higgs boson


July 4th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 4 (IANS) Physicists have observed a new particle consistent with the long-sought Higgs boson, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) announced Wednesday.According to CERN, two independent teams ... Read more...

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‘Purified’ silicon nudges quantum computing ahead


June 11th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 11 (IANS) The quantum computer is a futuristic machine that could operate at speeds even more mind-boggling than fastest super-computers in existence. Physicist Mike Thewalt of Simon Fraser ... Read more...

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Indian boy solves 350-year Newton math puzzle


May 26th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) A 16-year-old Indian origin schoolboy in Germany has managed to crack puzzles that baffled the world of maths for more than 350 years, it was reported ... Read more...

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‘Golden question’ that made Indian scientist probe nanotech


December 8th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 8 (IANS) How many atoms are required to keep gold shining? It was this question asked by a student that made India's noted scientist C.N.R. Rao take up ... Read more...

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Scientists pinpoint brain area that manages movement


December 6th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 6 (IANS) Researchers have pinpointed the brain area that controls our ability to correct our movement after we have been hit or bumped. The fact that humans rapidly ... Read more...

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Artists, scientists brainstorm for green cause


November 27th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 27 (IANS) It was an unusual gathering in this tech hub, organised perhaps for the first time in India but which went almost unnoticed though the discussions centred ... Read more...

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Specific words can promote spatial skills in kids


November 11th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) Preschool children who hear parents use specific words describing the size and shape of different objects and then repeat them do much better on tests of ... Read more...

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US closes major atom smasher


October 1st, 2011 - 4:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) The Tevatron, a 25-year-old atom smasher in Batavia, Illinois, was shut down for the last time Friday, Xinhua reported.The closure, which marks the end of a ... Read more...

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Michael Spiller wins Emmy for directing best comedy series


September 19th, 2011 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Michael Spiller won the Emmy for directing the best comedy series for "Modern Family", which takes a satirical look at three dysfunctional families.It was "Modern ... Read more...

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Bagging a Nobel doesn’t guarantee theory’s acceptance


August 8th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Resistance to a new idea or theory is so deeply entrenched that even bagging a Nobel Prize won't guarantee its acceptance by the scientific establishment."Even Nobel ... Read more...

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Scientists use tags to see how infections spread


July 25th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Participants at a scientific conclave were asked to wear a radio tag for two days to track the pattern of their movements and interactions -- to ... Read more...

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Looking through telescopes, lenses with more clarity


May 18th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Looking through optical instruments like telescopes and eyeglasses could be improved considerably using a highly refined device, diamond aerogel, that researchers here have created.Aerogels are among ... Read more...

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‘God Particle’ find claims branded ‘premature’


April 27th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
However, a spokesman for Cern, which runs the LHC, confirmed the note wasauthentic, but cautioned that it could turn out to be a false alarm as it had not beenheld ... Read more...

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Coming soon: Stronger, more effective password protection


April 21st, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Researchers are one step closer to make the passwords of the future more secure and, at the same time, simpler to use.Researchers at the Max Planck Institute ... 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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Russia plans to synthesise new element


March 27th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian physicists plan to begin experiments on the synthesis of a new element 119 of the periodic system, a top scientist has said.Scientists from the ... 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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Cloud exploding from Sun ripples like clouds on Earth


February 5th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): Scientists studying new images of clouds of material exploding from the Sun have spotted instabilities forming in that exploding cloud that are similar to those seen in clouds ... Read more...

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LHC study brings scientists a step closer to dark matter discovery


February 1st, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Physicists have carried out the first full run of experiments that smash protons together at almost the speed of light, bringing them a step closer towards the discovery ... Read more...

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Scientists closer to developing graphene spintronic devices


January 26th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Physicists from the City University of Hong Kong and the University of Science and Technology of China have taken a huge step toward the development of useful graphene ... 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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Far-flung movies ‘an inspiration for future scientists’


December 29th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): Apart from being a great source of entertainment, Hollywood flicks can inspire the next generation of physicists, astronomers and biologists, say scientists.A panel of scientists, filmmakers and media ... Read more...

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World’s tiniest computer memory - a big step towards quantum computing


December 17th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Scientists stored information for 112 seconds in what may become the world's tiniest computer memory: magnetic "spins" in the centers or nuclei of atoms.Then they retrieved and ... Read more...

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US scientists find flaws in full-body airport scanners


December 14th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 14 (ANI): Scientists in the US have found flaws in full-body airport scanners, which they say could let terrorists smuggle guns and explosives onto planes.Researchers say that parts of the ... Read more...

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LHC to be run for an extra yr to find the Higgs particle


December 11th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): Scientists at CERN are planning to run the Large Hadron Collider for an extra year in order to find the Higgs particle - part of the mechanism ... Read more...

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Santa’s holiday wish-fulfillment op ‘driven by technology, not magic’


December 5th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): Contrary to the standard characterisation, Santa Claus is no wizard and his holiday wish-fulfilment operation is driven entirely by technology, not magic, reveals new book.Gregory Mone, in his ... Read more...

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Scientists discover new ways to predict possible earthquakes


December 1st, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 01 (ANI): A recent research provides new means for replicating how earth ruptures develop and possibly enabling prediction of future earthquakes.Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, who have been ... Read more...

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Sharks use golf ball technology to hunt


November 24th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Sharks use a similar technology to the dimples that help a golf ball to fly straight to make sudden changes in direction in the water at full speed. ... Read more...

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New nano devices a step closer with 3-D molecular structures


November 24th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): Scientists at The University of Nottingham have demonstrated for the first time that 3-D molecular structures can be built on a surface.The discovery could prove a significant step ... Read more...

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How the universe evolved from a super-hot liquid


November 21st, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): An experiment to recreate the conditions of Big Bang has suggested that the universe was a super-hot liquid in the moments immediately after its birth.The results of ... 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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Scientists Succeed In Trapping Antimatter In A Breakthrough Experiment


November 19th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Scientists have succeeded in capturing those elusive atoms of the famous antimatter at last say the reports. Although the discovery may be considered as ... Read more...

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CERN Team Achieves Breakthrough In Antimatter Research


November 18th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a breakthrough developments scientists have claimed that they have resolved one of the riddles of physics that have eluded the physicists for ages. As per ... Read more...

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