practical applications

UAE, Bahrain hold joint air exercises


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 4 (IANS/WAM) Fighter jets of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain took part in a joint air drill held to enhance military cooperation between the two ... Read more...

Posted in World |

First options are considered the best


July 5th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) People consistently prefer the options that come first, first in line, first college to offer acceptance, first 'salad' on the menu - first is considered the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Rubber band electronics’ will cut hospital visits


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) 'Rubber band electronics' will enable seamless integration of monitoring devices with the human body to track a patient's vital signs and transmit them to doctors, making ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gene behind tomato’s colour, taste decoded


June 29th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Many shoppers may find that those perfect, red tomatoes on the shelves are a wee bit less tasty than the home-grown variety, but now reserachers have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Attention key to recovery in stroke, feel researchers


May 22nd, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 22 (IANS) Attention may have an important bearing on the successful recovery after a stroke, reseachers believe. People with a curious condition that causes them to apply make-up ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Scientists think up way to beat smart hackers


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Cryptographers have demonstrated that even the most secure computers are vulnerable to attacks -- and the increasing popularity of cloud computing makes the threat even greater.A ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Deepak Chopra’s ‘Kama Sutra’ launched in digital format


February 19th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) New Age guru Deepak Chopra's "Kama Sutra and the Seven Spiritual Laws of Love," a lavishly illustrated book, is now available across a number of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

3 young Indian American scientists honoured by Obama


October 4th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) Three Indian Americans, Dr Kartik A Srinivasan, Sumita Pennathur and Hari Shroff, are among 94 researchers honoured by President Barack Obama with Presidential Early ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists trick brain into experiencing itself as doll-size


May 27th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Imagine shrinking to the size of a doll in your sleep. When you wake up, will you perceive yourself as tiny or the world as being ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New alloy to boost energy conversion by 25 percent


February 17th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) Automobiles, and even large-scale power generating facilities may someday operate far more efficiently thanks to a new alloy that enables a 25 percent improvement in the ability of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

How we perceive sour tasting foods


November 25th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): A new research has gained some interesting insights into how our tongues perceive sour taste.Sour is the sensation evoked by substances that are acidic, such as lemons and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

26,000 km trip shows `green’ car’s efficiency


November 24th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 24 (IANS/EFE) "Fun, fast, clean and efficient" is the slogan of the electric convertible that five students from a British university drove from Alaska to South America's Patagonia region ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

White noise sessions in class improves learning in kids


September 29th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 29 (ANI): Playing white noise in class can boost memory in inattentive kids, says a new study.Researchers tested the effect of the meaningless random noise on a group of 51 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Atomic layers of graphene could keep electronics cool


May 11th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): Taking another step toward new technology that could keep laptops and other electronic devices from overheating, scientists have found that multiple layers of graphene, which are easier to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Night vision goggles coming soon to mobile phones, eyeglasses


April 27th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): A thin film that converts infrared light into visible light has been developed - a breakthrough which, researchers claim, could give cell phones, eyeglasses and car windshields cheap, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New method identifies musical notes at any venue


April 24th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): University of Jaen (UJA) engineers have developed a new method that detects and identifies the musical notes in an audio file and generate sheet music.The system identifies the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists develop ’saser’ that emits sound rather than light


February 27th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): Two research groups, using tiny drum heads and vibrating towers, have made impressive advances in developing a 'saser', which is a new type of laser that emits sound ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Reading, writing information directly into brain may soon be possible


February 26th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Scientists in Japan are developing electric sensors using nanotechnology that could not only read information from our brains, but also write information to it.Dr Keiichi Torimitsu of Nippon ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nanotech catalyst may green chemical manufacturing


February 17th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 17 (IANS) A new nanotech catalyst developed by chemists offers industry an opportunity to reduce the use of expensive and toxic heavy metals. Although chemists have long been aware of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Scientists create world’s first molecular transistor


December 24th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) Scientists have successfully created the world's first transistor from a single molecule. The team, including Mark Reed, professor of engineering & applied science at Yale University, showed that ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Scientists create world’s first molecular transistor


December 24th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 24 (ANI): A group of scientists has succeeded in creating the world's first transistor made from a single molecule.The group included researchers from Yale University and the Gwangju Institute of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists unveil simpler-to-manufacture ‘broadband’ cloaking technology


May 21st, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Purdue University researchers claim that they have created a new type of invisibility cloak that works for all colors of the visible spectrum, making it possible to cloak ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian buffalo at crossroads of science


May 5th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By K.S. Jayaraman Bangalore, May 5 (IANS) India's ambitious project to sequence the genome of a buffalo - the mainstay of the country's dairy industry - has become a victim of inter-agency rivalry ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Scientists edging closer to ‘artificial noses’


April 24th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Tracking something as elusive as a single molecule has been made possible by minute strings that resonate in characteristic fashion. If a molecule docks onto one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Artificial noses’ come closer to reality


April 24th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): By using nanotechnology- or more specifically "nano-electromechanical systems", or NEMS-scientists have taken a major step towards creating 'artificial noses'.In a bid to track down single molecules, nano researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Online poll for NASA’s greatest hits begins


April 15th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): NASA is inviting the public to vote online for the most important contribution the space agency has made to exploring Earth and improving the way we live on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oz scientist unveils world’’s first shoe cell phone!


March 2nd, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, March 2 (ANI): An Australian computer scientist has developed the world''s first shoe phone, and has even published detailed step-by-step instructions online. According to a report in the Sydney Morning ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists develop nano-sized pollution monitoring ”lab-on-a-chip”


March 2nd, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) in Israel have developed a nano-sized laboratory, complete with a microscopic workbench, to measure water quality in real time, which is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists use hamsters in jackets to generate energy


February 20th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Scientists have found a unique way of harnessing energy hamsters fitted with electricity generating jackets!The jackets are strapped to the animals as they run on their cage ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, electronic device that can become invisible


February 8th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Scientists in California, US, have developed tiny electronic circuits that could pave the way for transparent electronics and other futuristic applications, including flexible electronic newspapers and wearable ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, a system to improve management, search of videos on YouTube


December 9th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Video sharing websites like YouTube face major problems dealing with proper labelling of videos and monitoring for copyright infractions. But now, a revolutionary technology has been developed ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Meet Nicole the glamorous virtual PA who sits on your desktop!


December 3rd, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 3 (ANI): Sick and tired of your incompetent personal assistant who often forgets one thing or the other? Well, then Nicole, the virtual PA, might just turn out to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

People read car fronts just as they do human faces


September 23rd, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 23 (ANI): Just like people identify others sex, age, emotions, and intentions by looking at their faces, they also attribute such characteristics to inanimate objects like cars. A team ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Humans skin capable of seeing colours and shapes


September 12th, 2008 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 12 (ANI): Feeling blue? Well, the saying may be more than just a metaphor, at least that''s what a researcher at Tel Aviv University says. The researcher claims that humans ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Human-centric computers that anticipate owners on the anvil


June 23rd, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): European computer scientists these days are trying to develop systems that can enable people to freely concentrate on their real work, instead of having to think about ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe