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Ultrafast lasers make mini X-ray device possible


June 8th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) Researchers have generated the first laser-like beams of X-rays from a tabletop device that is likely to revolutionise developments in medicine, biology and nanotechnology. For half ... Read more...

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Iran blames Israel for killing nuclear staff (Lead)


January 11th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 11 (IANS) Iran blamed Israel Wednesday for assassinating an Iranian nuclear official earlier in the morning in a car bomb attack in Tehran, Xinhua reported.Media reports gave varying ... Read more...

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Iranian nuclear scientist killed in car bombing


January 11th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 11 (IANS) A car bombing in Tehran killed a nuclear scientist Wednesday, the latest in a string of attacks against such scientists in Iran, media reports said.A motorcyclist ... Read more...

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Can Hadron Collider be world’s first time machine?


March 17th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world's largest atom smasher that started regular operations last year, could be the first machine capable of causing matter ... Read more...

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Could Large Hadron Collider be world’s first time machine?


March 16th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Large Hadron Collider - the world's largest atom smasher that started regular operation 2010 - could be the first machine capable of causing matter to travel backwards ... Read more...

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Physicists create supernova in a jar


December 3rd, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): University of Toronto and Rutgers University physicists have mimicked the explosion of a supernova in miniature.A supernova is an exploding star. In a certain type of supernova, the ... Read more...

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Full body scanners as likely to kill you as a terror bomb


November 19th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Full-body airport scanners are just as likely to kill you as a terrorist's bomb blasting your plane in the sky.The controversial machines that have been brought in at ... Read more...

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New device unveils more mysteries about Maritan atmosphere


October 15th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): New instruments designed to measure atmospheric components on the surface of Mars have uncovered important clues about the planet's atmosphere and climate history.The findings revealed how carbon dioxide ... Read more...

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Willy Wonka Gum May Become A Reality


October 13th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Willy Wonka gum may not remain a fictional concept in the coming days with the development of a breakthrough technology that resorts to microscopic capsules to ... Read more...

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Willy Wonka Gum May Soon Become A Reality


October 13th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 13, 2010(Pen Men at Work): anyone who has watched Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory as a kid will surely remember some of the delectable delights available at the factory. ... Read more...

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Our helium reserves to run out in 25 years


August 24th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Colourful balloons that float in the air during our birthdays are the only link we have with helium. But the non-renewable gas is being squandered at a rate ... Read more...

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‘Aliens could be using cosmic Twitter to contact us’


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): Aliens may have been trying to contact humans by communicating in a manner similar to Twitter, believe two American researchers.For almost half a decade, the SETI project has ... Read more...

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Researchers propose new approach to find alien life


July 21st, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): For almost half a decade, the SETI project has unsuccessfully searched for alien life. However, SETI may be looking for the wrong kind of signals from extraterrestrials, believe ... Read more...

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Physicists assemble low cost, high tech landmine detector


June 17th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Physicists have assembled a low-cost yet high-tech mine detector. The system costs about $10,000, or less than a hundredth of the laser-based Doppler remote detection systems sold for ... Read more...

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Scientists go beyond diamond for quantum computing


May 2nd, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): After pioneering research into the quantum properties of a small defect found in diamonds, scientists at UC Santa Barbara have now used cutting-edge computational techniques to produce a ... Read more...

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Icy asteroid may offer clues to source of Earth’s water


April 29th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 29 (ANI): Scientists analysing ice molecules on an asteroid believe it may be a 'living fossil' with clues to origin of Earth's oceans.Researchers at the University of Central Florida discovered ... Read more...

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Scientist’s formula claims Germany have already won 2010 football World Cup!


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): Germany is all set to win the 2010 football World Cup in South Africa and captain Michael Ballack will be lifting the trophy on July 11, according to ... Read more...

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Jimmy Rollins Strains Right Calf


April 13th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Philadelphia, Apr 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jimmy Rollins, the shortstop for the Philadelphia Phillies had suffered a strain in the right calf on Monday. Sources claim that the injury is of ... Read more...

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Terahertz imaging - ultimate tool against terrorism


April 13th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washingon, April 13 (IANS) Terahertz imaging can be the futuristic new tool against terrorism, says a new study. "Scientists favour terahertz radiation because it can transmit through most non-metallic and non-polar mediums," said ... Read more...

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Physicists create circuit for new generation computer


February 27th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Quantum computing - a new paradigm in information processing that may complement classical computers, could soon become a reality with physicists successfully creating a circuit using neutral atoms. ... Read more...

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New atomic circuit may help quantum computing become a reality


February 27th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Physicists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, US, created an atomic circuit that may help quantum computing become a reality.Quantum computing represents a new paradigm in information processing that ... 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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New hyperlens for clearer ultrasound images


November 23rd, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 23 (ANI): A newly developed hyper-lens could soon give expecting parents high-definition baby pictures and also provide ship captains incredibly accurate maps of the sea floor.With the new discovery, high-resolution ... Read more...

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Utah State University Professor David Peak Named 2009 Utah Professor of the Year


November 21st, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Logan, Nov.21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Utah State University professor David Peak has been honored as the 2009 Utah Professor of the Year on November 19 in Washington D.C. The honor was ... Read more...

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‘Big Bang Machine’ restarts after 14 months of repairs


November 21st, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 21 (ANI): The Large Hadron Collider, the world's largest atom smasher, dubbed the 'Big Bang Machine', has been re-started after a 14-month hiatus for repairs."Progress on restarting the ... Read more...

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Warmer means windier on world’s biggest lake


November 18th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 18 (ANI): Scientists have found that rising water temperatures are kicking up more powerful winds on Lake Superior in the US, with consequences for currents, biological cycles, pollution and more ... Read more...

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Physicist identifies mysterious core left by exploding star


November 5th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 5 (ANI): A physicist from the University of Alberta in Canada has identified a mysterious core left by an exploding star.The physicist in question is University of Alberta physics professor ... Read more...

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New technology can ‘cool’ laptops


October 30th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): Heating up of your laptop will soon be a thing of the past, for researchers have developed a new technology that could help keep it cool.Jairo Sinova, physics ... Read more...

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Physicists discover novel electronic properties in 2D carbon structure


October 15th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 15 (ANI): Researchers have discovered novel electronic properties in two-dimensional sheets of carbon atoms called graphene that could one day be the heart of speedy and powerful electronic devices.The new ... Read more...

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Scientists develop better technique to study bacterial swimming


October 5th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 5 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a new way to watch bacteria as they swim, which is expected to eventually help trap Escherichia coli bacteria and modify the microbes' ... 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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Transparent aluminium of science fiction is reality now


July 28th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Scientists have created a transparent form of aluminium by bombarding the metal with the world's most powerful soft X-ray laser. The discovery was made possible with the development of ... Read more...

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Moon rocks still yielding secrets 40 years later


July 18th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) There are still many secrets waiting to be gleaned from moon rocks collected by Apollo 11 astronauts on their historic moonwalk 40 years ago. Randy L Korotev, research ... Read more...

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Milky Way’s “dark matter” mystery solved by astrophysicists


July 9th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): A team of astrophysicists has solved a mystery that led some scientists to speculate that the distribution of certain gamma rays in our Milky Way galaxy was evidence ... Read more...

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