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Fuel cells developed that may help paralysed move


June 14th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Researchers have developed an implantable fuel cell that may drive highly efficient brain implants of the future, helping paralysed patients regain control of their arms and ... Read more...

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MIT geeks build chip to mimic brain cell


November 16th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) Scientists have long aspired to build computer systems that could replicate our brain's potential for learning new tasks. MIT researchers have now edged closer to that ... Read more...

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World’s toughest material spurs next-gen chips


October 10th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Graphene, the world's thinnest and toughest material, could spur the development of next generation computer chips, besides revolutionising materials science.Its amazing properties open the way to ... Read more...

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Scientists step closer to creating test tube intelligence


July 22nd, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) Scientists have now taken a major step towards creating artificial intelligence, not in a robot or a silicon chip, but in a test tube.Researchers at the ... Read more...

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New device to efficiently identify and ‘grab’ circulating cancer cells


March 8th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 08 (ANI): A UCLA research team has developed an innovative device based on Velcro-like nanoscale technology to efficiently identify and 'grab' circulating tumor cells, or CTCs, in the blood, which ... Read more...

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Nano tool inspired by silk moth antenna could aid Alzheimer’s research


March 1st, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): The silk moth's antenna has inspired researchers from the University of Michigan to develop a better nanotechnology tool that could help understand a class of neurodegenerative diseases, including ... Read more...

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New study brings quantum computing one step closer


January 20th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): A team of researchers from the University of Oxford, UK, has come one step closer to building a solid-state quantum computer.The team successfully entangled 10 billion pairs of ... Read more...

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Tiny gold and silver nanoparticles could revolutionize optics


December 4th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Scientists in the US and Mexico have created tiny spherical particles of gold and silver that are more than 100 million times smaller than the gold and silver ... Read more...

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Breakthrough technology to enable much faster computing


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) A new chip technology that integrates electrical and optical devices on the same silicon bit, would enable smaller, faster and more power-efficient chips than is possible with conventional ... Read more...

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Short, on-chip light pulses to boost data transfer speeds on computers


November 25th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): University of California - San Diego electrical engineers have designed ultra compact, low power pulse compressor on a silicon chip, which will enable ultrafast data transfer within computers.This ... Read more...

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High Definition content’s protection ‘master key’ cracked


September 17th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) A "master key" that prevents copying of audio and video content from high-definition devices like TVs and Blu-ray players has been cracked, a media report said Friday. A ... Read more...

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Quantum computer ‘to be unveiled within 5yrs’


September 17th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 17 (ANI): A new type of silicon chip that works on light instead of electricity could lead to the first ultra-fast quantum computer within five years, say Brit scientists.Jeremy O'Brien, ... Read more...

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Intel’s Sandy Bridge chipset ‘to revolutionise PC market’


September 14th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14 (ANI): The world's biggest chipmaker, Intel, is set to shake up the PC market with its new chipset, code-named Sandy Bridge.Sandy Bridge is Intel's first architecture to merge a ... Read more...

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Human brain on a microchip nearly ready


August 11th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 11 (IANS) The human brain on a microchip is almost ready!Turning into reality science fiction of films such as "The Terminator" - where machines and men meld into ... Read more...

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Soon, a silicon ‘neurochip’ to hear what human brain cells are saying


August 10th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, August 10 (ANI): Calgary scientists will create a 'neurochip', which will monitor the dialogue between brain cell and silicon chip.Researchers at the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute are to ... Read more...

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‘Nose-like’ technology may allow cellphones to map airborne toxins in real time


May 14th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): A tiny silicon chip that works a bit like a nose may one day detect dangerous airborne chemicals and alert emergency responders through the cell phone network."Cell phones ... Read more...

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Faster smart sensors in the offing


April 21st, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) An Indian researcher with the North Carolina State University (NCSU) has developed new "smart sensors" to allow for faster response times as in military and security situations a ... Read more...

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New device could be used for ultrafast high-capacity communications


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Engineers at University of California (UC) Davis have developed a new device that could make it much faster to convert pulses of light into electronic signals and back ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Apple unveils long-awaited tablet device


January 28th, 2010 - 2:35 am ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO (BNO NEWS) – Apple Inc. on Wednesday unveiled their latest creation at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco, California, the long-awaited tablet device, the iPad.Apple Inc.’s CEO and ... Read more...

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Phenomenally powerful computing closer to reality


January 6th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Phenomenally powerful quantum computing, the stuff of science fiction, has edged closer to reality, thanks to recent breakthroughs. Quantum computing relies on controlling and observing the behaviour of ... Read more...

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‘Fly paper’ to capture circulating cancer cells created


November 19th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Scientists from University of California, Los Angeles have developed a novel device that grabs cancer cells circulating in the blood, and help improve diagnosis, prognosis and treatment monitoring.These ... Read more...

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Now, digital ‘plaster’ to remotely monitor vital signs in heart patients


November 3rd, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): Heart patients can now get rid of those bulky, fixed monitoring machines, for now researchers at Imperial College London (ICL) are testing a wireless digital 'plaster' that can ... Read more...

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Scientists create robot surrogate for the blind


October 20th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): In a novel study, researchers from California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have developed a remote-controlled robot called 'CYCLOPS'- implanted with an artificial retina - which simulates "visual" experience ... Read more...

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Robot surrogate for blind will test visual prostheses


October 20th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) Scientists have created a remote-controlled robot that is able to simulate the "visual" experience of a blind person who has been implanted with a visual prosthesis, such as ... Read more...

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Quantum computer chips come one step closer to reality


October 16th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 16 (ANI): Researchers at Ohio State University in the US have discovered a way to make quantum devices using technology common to the chip-making industry today, which might one day ... Read more...

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Manipulating light on a chip may lead to development of quantum technologies


June 9th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): A team of physicists and engineers at Bristol University has demonstrated exquisite control of single particles of light - photons - on a silicon chip to make a ... Read more...

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Now, a memory device that may store data for 1 billion yrs


May 25th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a new computer memory device that can store thousands of times more data than conventional silicon chips and that too for more than ... Read more...

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Silicon chips could soon repair body tissue


February 4th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Scottish scientists have come a step closer to making the use of silicon chips for repairing damaged tissue a reality.The team from University of Edinburgh have taken ... Read more...

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Slowdown may dip Indian chip market growth by 50 percent


January 28th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 28 (IANS) The global economic slowdown will dip the growth of the semiconductor (chip) market in India by over 50 percent, an industry study said."The compound growth of the Indian ... Read more...

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Soon, Quantum dots to restore clear vision to people with damaged retinas


December 23rd, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): People suffering seriously impaired vision due to damaged retinas will soon be able to see clearly. Thanks to a new method developed by a scientist at the ... Read more...

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Scientists harness light to run nanomachines


November 27th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have demonstrated that the force of light can be harnessed to run nanomachines, which is being considered the first step towards the ... Read more...

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Sticky nanowire tapes that sense, translate and transmit data wirelessly


July 29th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): A tape, much like the common sticky tape, that can carry out humongous electronic tasks like active sensing, data translation, and wireless transmission may soon be on ... Read more...

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Intel researchers unveil superfast silicon chip for optical networking


June 25th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Intel researchers claim to have developed a superfast silicon chip for optical networking. While the fastest optical networks made of non-silicon material operate at speeds of 100 gigabits ... Read more...

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IBM’s research centre offers to open unit in West Bengal


June 1st, 2008 - 8:04 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) Global software major IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Centre has evinced interest in opening its research and development unit in West Bengal, state IT Minister Debesh Das said ... Read more...

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Micro gyroscopes to improve navigation in future


June 1st, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, June 1 (IANS) A new array of cheap, high-performance tiny gyroscopes would help airplanes, submarines and automobiles navigate better in the near future. They are being developed by a team of ... Read more...

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