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Now, a robot that will understand emotions


August 24th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Aug 24 (IANS) A robot being developed in Finland will be capable of recognising human emotions and understanding speech and gestures.Being created at the University of Oulu in Finland, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India inducts third indigenous stealth frigate


July 21st, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Adding teeth to its surface combatants fleet, India Saturday commissioned the third of its indigenously designed and built warship, INS Sahyadri, which will enhance the country's ... Read more...

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Coast Guard inducts Dornier aircraft


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) In a bid to enhance its capability in West Bengal and Odisha, the Coast Guard Wednesday inducted a new Dornier aircraft with state-of-art sensors and equipment ... Read more...

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Army steps up vigil along LoC


May 20th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 20 (IANS) With the snow melting in high mountain passes in Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian Army has stepped up its vigil along the Line of control (LoC) ... Read more...

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Pakistan inducts fast attack naval vessel


April 23rd, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) The Pakistani Navy Monday inducted its first fast attack missile boat - PNS Azmat - in a bid to boost its advanced warfare capability and prowess.Speaking ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Scientists create hair thin solar cells


April 10th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) Scientists have created solar cells so thin and flexible that they can be wrapped around a single strand of human hair.The ultra-thin film consists of electrodes ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China develops coal mine early-warning system


March 29th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) China has developed its first coal mine early-warning system that will enable getting advance warning about potential dangers in coal mines.According to the National Science and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Google patents environment-based ads


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Google has been awarded a patent on technology that will serve up targeted advertising based on a smartphone user's environment, The Telegraph reported Friday.The web giant ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bluetooth offers round-the-clock health monitoring


March 11th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 11 (IANS) A Bluetooth application hooked-up with your smartphone can monitor your vital signs - temperature, heart rate and blood pressure.The application could also cover sensors for blood ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

UN chief calls on countries to ratify CTBT


February 19th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Feb 18 (IANS/WAM) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on the countries that have not yet ratified the comprehensive nuclear test ban treaty (CTBT) to sign it so ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Man stuck in door a freak accident, says DMRC


January 20th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Three days after a commuter's ankle got stuck in the door of a Metro train forcing him to cling on to the door till the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

New smart cushioning to ease nagging back pain


January 2nd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 2 (IANS) A sedentary job leaves you with a nagging back pain. People confined to bed are even worse off, frequently developing bed sores. But now, thanks to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘New vision’ tweaks drones’ ability to fly precisely


December 13th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 13 (IANS) A new visual system will tweak pilotless aircraft's ability to navigate even more accurately by imitating how insects do it."UAVs (pilotless aircraft) are used in crop ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

How nerve cells unravel jumbled information


November 21st, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) The human brain is constantly bombarded with a jumble of information from sensory organs -- the eyes, ears, nose, mouth and skin. Now, scientists at the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Steering sensors to warn you if you’re fainting


November 4th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) You are driving happily until uneasiness overtakes you. But you can know whether it is a fainting spell or a gas, thanks to a new sensor ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Now steps taken in labs to create ‘inorganic life’


September 18th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Scientists have taken tentative steps towards creating 'life' from inorganic chemicals, which may later become 'inorganic biology'.Lee Cronin, who teaches chemistry at the College of Science ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

BlackBerry Bold 9900 launched in India


August 11th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Canada's BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) Thursday launched its touch and type smartphone -- BlackBerry Bold 9900 with BlackBerry 7 operating system -- ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Navy to help save tsunami buoys


August 4th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The help of the Indian Navy has been sought to protect tsunami buoys which are being increasingly vandalized, Minister of State for Earth Sciences Ashwani ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Eavesdropping on cells’ chats with nano-sensors


July 18th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) Using nanotechnology, researchers successfully attached sensors to cell surfaces to monitor single cell chats in real-time. This first-time cutting edge innovation provides the ability to further ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Soon, stroke patients to recover hand mobility using sensor glove


April 27th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Stroke patients may soon be able to recover hand mobility as they play video games motion -- thanks to a glove developed at McGill University in Montreal.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Toyota to recall over 300,000 SUVs in US


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 22 (IANS) The Toyota Motor Corp. has announced that it will recall about 308,000 SUVs in the US to fix problems related to unwanted airbag deployment.The recall ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Toyota recalls over 300,000 vehicles to replace airbag sensor


April 22nd, 2011 - 2:27 am ICT by BNO News
TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Toyota on Thursday announced a voluntarily recall of over 300,000 RV4 and Highlander vehicles in order to replace an airbag sensor.The automaker intends to conduct a safety ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

System to track knee’s healing process


March 21st, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Researchers have developed a system that lets sufferers of knee injuries see how their healing process is coming along and can give patients a psychological boost.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, a system that documents healing process of injured joints in detail


March 19th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA in Stuttgart have developed a system that documents a knee patient's healing process in detail.This motivates patients ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, an iPhone app to find parking spots!


February 27th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): The headache of finding a parking space in a busy city may soon be eliminated by a new app available for iPhone users.This 1.99-dollar app, called Parker, was ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

What rat whiskers can tell us about the sense of touch


February 19th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Scientists are studying how rats use their whiskers to sense the environment around them to convert the sense of touch with movement.Rats, using their whiskers, can determine all ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Abu Dhabi gets robot to help people during expos


February 18th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 18 (IANS/WAM) A company that organises exhibitions in Abu Dhabi will soon employ the services of a robot to assist visitors and guide them to the desired stalls.The Abu ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mirage upgrade deal by March-end: Air chief


February 10th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) India will finalise a deal with France by March-end to upgrade its 51 Mirage-2000 fighter jets, the Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal P.V. Naik, said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Applying make-up while driving ‘more distracting than using cell phone’


February 9th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that applying make-up or reading a map behind the wheel could be far more distracting than talking on the mobile phone.The Virginia Tech ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A smart house that alerts when residents fall ill


February 4th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) The prototype of an energy-efficient house has been programmed to send alerts if its residents fall ill.InterHome is the first in the UK which can monitor the health ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Chlorine gas leak detected on time, says Chemfab Alkalis


January 29th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 29 (IANS) Three days after a chlorine gas leak from its factory left 300 people affected, Chemfab Alkalis Ltd Saturday said the leakage had been detected on time and turned ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Magnets could skew our sense of right, wrong


January 26th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Scientists have found a way to switch off your sense of right and wrong -- by using magnets. When special kinds of magnets are held up to a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New materials could make invisibility cloak technology a reality


January 26th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Researchers at Purdue University are developing a new class of 'plasmonic metamaterials' as potential building blocks for advanced optical technologies, including ultrapowerful microscopes and computers, improved solar cells, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dogs Guided Remotely Can Perform Risky Jobs, Claims New Study


January 20th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) So far the trained dogs used by cops and detective agencies used to find explosives and suspects required a human handler nearby. However, if a new ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

1 ounce of new ‘frozen smoke’ can carpet 3 football fields!


January 13th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new, ultra-light form of "frozen smoke" - renowned as the world's lightest solid material - one ounce of which can carpet three football fields, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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