physics and chemistry

500,000 students take IIT-JEE exam across India


April 8th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) More than 500,000 Indian students Sunday sat for one of the toughest entrance tests in the country as the Indian Institutes of Technology conducted their ... Read more...

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Common medical entrance test from next year: MCI


August 17th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A common entrance test for students aspiring to study medicine is likely to be introduced from the next year, the Medical Council of India (MCI) said Tuesday. "The ... Read more...

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Indians to interact with Nobel laureates


June 23rd, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) A group of young researchers from India will interact with 60 Nobel laureates during an annual meeting in Germany from June 27 to July 2. About 20 students ... Read more...

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Sibal wants single common entrance exam for all higher education institution


June 19th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal has mooted a plan to conduct a common entrance examination for admission to all higher educational institutions in the country. ... Read more...

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Common entrance for medical, engineering courses soon (Lead)


June 18th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) A common entrance examination for engineering and medical streams is on the cards as the government moves towards making education more student friendly. Human Resource Development ... Read more...

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Common entrance test for medical and engineering soon


June 18th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Soon there could be a common entrance examination for medical and engineering courses to ease the pressure on students. Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal said Friday ... Read more...

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New experiment shows how to see through opaque materials


March 9th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 9 (ANI): A new experiment conducted by scientists has shown that it's possible to see through opaque materials and detect objects hidden behind them.Materials such as paper, paint, and biological ... Read more...

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UN climate change panel urged to review methods


February 16th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Feb 16 (DPA) The United Nations was Tuesday urged to review the working methods of the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), following recent disclosures of mistakes in the organisation's reports. The ... Read more...

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New insights into human decision making with bacteria’s help


December 12th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 12 (ANI): Scientists have gained new insights into how humans make strategic decisions thanks to the study of bacteria living under conditions of stress.Experts at the University of California, San ... Read more...

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Herta Mueller wins Nobel for Literature (Second Lead)


October 8th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 8 (DPA) Romanian-born Herta Mueller of Germany has won this year's Nobel Prize for Literature, the Swedish Academy announced in Stockholm Thursday. The Academy's citation said that "with the concentration of ... Read more...

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Teacher grooms 13yr-old girl on Internet before having sex with her


August 14th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): A Brit teacher allegedly groomed a 13-year-old girl on an Internet chatroom before having sex with her.A court heard on August 13 that science master Matthew Knott, 24, ... Read more...

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Girl power rules CBSE class 12 board exams (Second Lead)


May 22nd, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) It was girl power in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 12 as they outperformed boys across the country. Two girls also topped commerce and ... Read more...

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IIT-JEE pattern change springs surprise, 400,000 take test


April 12th, 2009 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The IIT's Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Sunday threw a number of surprises, including a change in the question pattern, as nearly 400,000 students appeared for admission into ... Read more...

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Mathematician creates lovely ’snowfakes’ in lab


February 25th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) The exquisitely detailed and symmetrical snowflakes look like nature's creation, but they are actually the products of an elaborate computer model designed to replicate the wildly complex growth ... Read more...

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Infosys to award five top Indian scientists Rs.5 mn each


February 17th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 17 (IANS) Infosys Technologies Tuesday said it has instituted a Rs.5-million (Rs.50 lakh) award each for five top Indian scientists in recognition of their outstanding research contributions and achievements. The ... Read more...

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Nobel Committee tarnished by bribery?


December 19th, 2008 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Dec 18 (IANS) Swedish prosecutors have launched a preliminary investigation into possible bribery tarnishing the Nobel awards after revelations that members of three Swedish Nobel Committees received free trips to China ... Read more...

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Scoring top grades in science subjects really is hard


July 1st, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A new research has shown that school kids studying science and technology subjects like Maths, Physics and Chemistry find it much harder to achieve the top exam ... Read more...

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Poisonous ink likely cause of Biblical text-writing monks deaths


June 28th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 28 (ANI): Monks who wrote Biblical texts and other religious materials might have died out of exposure to toxic mercury, with which the red colour ink they used for ... Read more...

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Conductive property of organic molecules a breakthrough in nanotechnology


April 18th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 18 (ANI): Scientists have made a breakthrough in nanotechnology by discovering a new ability of organic molecules to conduct electricity, which might lead to smaller, cheaper and more powerful ... Read more...

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Magnetic atoms of gold, silver and copper obtained by scientists


February 29th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 29 (ANI): An international team led by Physics and Chemistry teams from the Faculty of Science and Technology at the University of the Basque Country, US, has achieved, by means ... Read more...

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Kerala to host global conference on Raman spectroscopy


February 21st, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 21 (IANS) An international conference on "Perspectives in Vibrational Spectroscopy" will be held here next week, drawing in a galaxy of participating scientists from various countries. The scientists will be ... Read more...

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Scientists create rubber that mends itself when broken


February 21st, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Scientists have created a type of rubber that can fuse itself back together after being snapped in two.Ludwik Leibler of the Industrial Physics and Chemistry Higher Education Institution ... Read more...

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Researchers make breakthrough in malaria detection


December 20th, 2007 - 8:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): Researchers at the McGill University have made a breakthrough in the fight against malaria, by developing a new technique that uses lasers and non-linear optical effects to detect ... Read more...

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Earths messages too boring to earn ETs reply


December 19th, 2007 - 5:31 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 19 (ANI): The reason humans arent getting a reply from extraterrestrial beings that might exist on other planets, is because the messages were sending out are too boring.Reaching this conclusion ... Read more...

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