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Robot can detect tiny mines under ship hulls


July 18th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) US naval scientists have designed a robot that can navigate through underwater environments and spot mines the size of an iPod attached to a ship's hull ... Read more...

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No-fly zone imposed over Beijing


March 1st, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) Small aircraft will be banned from flying over the Chinese capital for the next two weeks when parliament and the country's top political advisory body meet.Planes, ... Read more...

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Japan conjures locomotive that rides on air cushion


May 13th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) The Japanese, who pioneered high speed trains nearly half a century ago, have now conjured up a flying locomotive - straight out of the pages of ... Read more...

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Haynes produce manual for ‘Titanic’ - nearly 100 yrs after it sank


March 27th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Nearly a century after the world famous luxury liner sank on its maiden voyage in 1912, motor car specialists Haynes has come up with a manual for the ... Read more...

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UK to launch its biggest, deadliest nuclear submarine


December 14th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) A nuclear reactor which can power a small city and guided­missiles that can pulverise an enemy more than 1,000 miles away -- meet HMS Ambush, the Royal Navy's ... Read more...

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Airship that can shift buildings


October 5th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Enormous airships that can lift heavy loads over long distances can also shift entire buildings from one place to another.Australian firm Skylifter is developing a piloted airship ... Read more...

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Giant airships could carry entire buildings 1000 miles


October 5th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 05 (ANI): An Australian firm is developing an airship that would be able to transport buildings over long distances.Skylifter is developing a piloted airship that will carry up to 150 ... Read more...

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Now, an underwater robot that swims via wireless controller


October 1st, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): An underwater robot can now swim its way wirelessly, all thanks to a waterproof controller designed and built by York University researchers.AQUA, an amphibious, otter-like robot, is small ... Read more...

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Eurocopter Unveils Helicopter With a New Look


September 27th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Eurocopter has unveiled a new hybrid helicopter with a new look on Monday which is meant to be a contender in the race to break the ... Read more...

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Solar-powered spy plane can remain aloft five years


September 21st, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Boeing is developing a solar-powered unmanned aircraft that will remain aloft for five years. The SolarEagle is designed to soar in the upper atmosphere for years on end, feeding ... Read more...

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Boeing making solar-powered spy plane that will fly non-stop for five years


September 20th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.20 (ANI): US aircraft manufacturer Boeing is developing a solar-powered unmanned aircraft that will be able to fly non-stop for more than five years.The SolarEagle is designed to soar in the ... Read more...

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AR. Drone Launched In US


September 5th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Parrot AR.Drone is one toy that the adults would want to get their hands on as quickly as they can as it promises to be ... Read more...

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Asteroids live in own ‘little worlds’ that spilt to give birth to smaller ones


August 26th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): While it is believed that asteroids are giant rocks lumbering about in orbit, a new study has shown that they actually are constantly changing "little worlds" that can ... Read more...

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‘Eternal plane’ Zephyr returns to Earth after record 2 weeks


July 24th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): The UK-built Zephyr unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is officially the first 'eternal plane' in aviation history.The solar powered craft has flown unmanned for two weeks before being commanded ... Read more...

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Giant propellers seen in Saturn’s rings


July 12th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA announced on Thursday, that they have discovered giant propeller shaped structures in the rings around Saturn. Scientists also divulged that the structure seems to ... Read more...

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Giant Propellers Discovered In The Saturn Rings


July 12th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), has announced the discovery of a giant propeller like structures in the rings of Saturn. Announcing ... Read more...

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NASA Discovered Giant Propellers In Saturn Rings


July 12th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA has discovered giant propeller-shaped structures in the rings of Saturn and the NASA officials suggest that the propellers are created by a new class of ... Read more...

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Seals use whiskers to track faraway fish


June 12th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A team of German scientists have found that harbour seals can track passing miniature submarines from 130 feet away by using their extraordinarily sensitive whiskers to follow the ... Read more...

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Helicopter accidentally injures 10 people at Staten Island


June 1st, 2010 - 1:31 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of people were watching a Memorial Day demonstration in a park, but little did they know that they would get injured because of a ... Read more...

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U.S. Air Force tilt-rotor aircraft crashes in southeastern Afghanistan


April 9th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- At least four Americans were killed when a U.S. Air Force plane crashed in southeastern Afghanistan on late Thursday, NATO said. Many more were believed to have been ... Read more...

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750 pound shark caught in Florida


October 10th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A huge and magnificent 750-pound shark was caught off the coast of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.According to the Sun-Sentinel, some fisherman saw a 10-foot long, 750-pound shark feeding ... Read more...

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Giant robotic cages may one day roam the seas as future fish farms


August 19th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 19 (ANI): If scientists have their way, giant robotic cages may one day roam the seas as future fish farms, which could help produce greener, healthier, and more numerous ... Read more...

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British family sets new world record for longest solar-powered flight by paramotor


August 12th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 12 (ANI): A British family who spent their summer holiday flying around the Mediterranean have set a new world record for the longest solar-powered flight by paramotor.According to a report ... Read more...

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Solar plane to soon fly around the world


June 26th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): Bertrand Picard, a Swiss adventurer is all set to unveil a prototype of a solar-powered plane he hopes eventually to fly around the world.According to a report ... Read more...

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Sperm-like nano-devices may revolutionise drug delivery inside the body


May 28th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 28 (ANI): A team of scientists, including an Indian-origin reserahcer, are working on remote-controlled nano-devices that look like sperm that may one day deliver drugs to where they are needed ... Read more...

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Seaglider monitors water from Arctic during record-breaking journey under ice


May 2nd, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): The University of Washington (UW) has surpassed its 2-year-old world record for operating a glider under the ice, by successfully operating one of its seagliders for six months ... Read more...

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Jackman almost lost hand after helicopter stunt at Wolverine premiere


April 23rd, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): Hugh Jackman almost bid goodbye to his hand in a helicopter stunt at the premiere of his new film X-Men Origins: Wolverine.The actor revealed he was eager to ... Read more...

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Runaway aircraft takes off without pilot at vintage airshow


April 7th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): A runaway aircraft reportedly took off on its own when the pilot was not able to get into the cockpit after swinging the front propeller.The incident on April ... Read more...

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Population of endangered dolphin rises in Orissa’s Chilika Lake


February 20th, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 20 (IANS) There's some good news for wildlife buffs as the population of endangered Irrawaddy dolphins in Orissa's Chilika Lake has increased to 146 in 2009 FROM last year's 138, ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan troops launch counter-attack in the north


May 20th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by admin
DPA Colombo, May 20 (DPA) Government troops launched a counter-attack on Tamil rebels in northern Sri Lanka, killing at least 12 rebels and losing three soldiers, military officials said Tuesday. The fighting was ... Read more...

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Robotic submarine on Antarctic test before icy Jupiter ocean probe


December 15th, 2007 - 5:37 pm ICT by admin
London, December 15 (ANI): Scientists are developing a robotic submarine to explore the oceans thought to lie beneath the icy crust on Jupiter's moon Europa.The submarine, named Endurance, will be tested ... Read more...

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New secrets of Saturn’s rings revealed


November 14th, 2007 - 2:27 am ICT by admin
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