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Airtel, Manchester United go scouting for talent


June 26th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Airtel's initiative of giving chance to 12 under-16 kids to train with Manchester United Soccer School was given a thumbs up by both Sunil Chetri ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

China toughens driving licence norms


February 7th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) The Chinese government has decided to toughen the tests conducted before issuing driving licenses in a bid to curb road accidents,The new guidelines require passenger driving ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Touch-screen devices distract drivers’


December 21st, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 21 (IANS) Portable touch-screen devices in cars distract drivers and increase the risk of accidents, Australian scientists said Wednesday.The research team was led by author Kristie Young from ... Read more...

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Uninformed persons can bring about majority decision


December 19th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) History is witness to how a handful have succeeded in uniting whole societies behind them and directed their fate. Now, a research shows that uninformed individuals ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Arctic Sea could become iceless by century-end


October 12th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) The Arctic Sea could become iceless by the century-end, according to a chilling scenario forecast by the world's leading scientific institutes. Researchers from CNRS, Universite Joseph ... Read more...

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Scientists forecast irreversibly hotter summers


June 7th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) Tropical regions are likely to experience irreversibly hotter summers within the next 20 to 60 years, warns a climatologist. "Large areas of the globe are likely ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Model to show how toe strength determines body balance while leaning


March 11th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): A new model developed by researchers at the Ohio State University will be able to tell us how toe strength can determine how far people can lean while ... 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 |

Energy from car brakes could cut fuel consumption


February 8th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Every time the brake is applied in a car, energy is generated. Though the energy is not used, new research shows that it is perfectly possible to save ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cockroach ‘to fine-tune robots of the future’


February 8th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Tel Aviv University researchers are using the maddening locomotive skills of cockroaches to improve robots of the future.Amir Ayali of Tel Aviv University's Department of Zoology said the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Can listening to new audio drug get you high?


November 29th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Las Vegas, Nov 29 (ANI): A web site has claimed that users of a new audio drug can achieve an altered state just by listening to a few beats.The player, called an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jupiter, Saturn played pinball with Uranus?


September 18th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 18 (ANI): New simulations have suggested that Uranus may have batted back and forth between Jupiter and Saturn before being flung out to its present location.Previous modelling has shown that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

Maths helping re-design stents for better results


August 25th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Stents are to angioplasty what blood is to life. Building better versions can ensure better results in cardiac diseases. Stents are tiny mesh tubes made from metal alloys ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Changes in sun’s conveyor belt could be behind prolonged solar cycle


August 4th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Changes in the Sun's conveyor belt could have caused the prolonged solar cycle 23, which ended recently.The Sun goes through cycles lasting approximately 11 years that include phases ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Neurons could inspire next generation of computers


July 24th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): Scientists are studying the way nerve cells communicate - a step that could inspire the next generation of computers.Computer scientist Dr Thomas Wennekers from the University of Plymouth ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“iDosing”, the latest “digital drug” high available on Internet


July 16th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 16 (ANI): A new free legal high drug that can be downloaded through the Internet has emerged in the form of "iDosing".Reports of kids achieving catatonic or hallucinogenic states simply ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Halting carbon dioxide emissions cannot avert climate change


July 3rd, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) With carbon dioxide (CO2) in the air approaching alarming levels, even halting emissions altogether may not be enough to avert catastrophic climate change. Could scrubbing carbon dioxide from ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Proposed prototype ecosystem to test climate change effects on Arctic


June 26th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Scientists are planning a large-scale, long-term ecosystem experiment to test the effects of global warming on the icy layers of Arctic."The arctic regions are important to the topic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pyramids ‘are most efficient shape for filling a container randomly’


May 13th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): Pyramids are the best shape for packing candies, according to a new American research.Graduate student Alexander Jaoshvili of New York University and his colleagues filled and shook ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Solar plane successfully makes first test flight


April 8th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8 (ANI): A prototype solar-powered plane has made its maiden test voyage from a Swiss airfield.Coming closer to the goal of using solar energy to fly around the world, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Boeing 787 Dreamliner completed initial airworthiness testing


January 16th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by BNO News
EVERETT, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) – The Boeing 787 Dreamliner completed initial airworthiness testing Friday, allowing more crew members to take part in flights.“This is an important step forward,” said Scott Fancher, vice ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

New scientific approach could reveal pieces of human DNA favored by evolution


January 10th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 10 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have come up with a method that could reveal the pieces of human DNA that have been favored by evolution because they confer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Man set to wed virtual girlfriend from dating game at public wedding reception


November 23rd, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): A man with an online name SAL9000 is all set to marry his virtual girlfriend from a dating simulations game called 'Love Plus'.According to website Boing Boing, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dark galaxy may be crashing into Milky Way


November 23rd, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 23 (ANI): New calculations by a team of astronomers have indicated that a dark galaxy may be crashing into our own Milky Way.In 2008, a cloud of hydrogen with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Institute For Human Continuity (IHC): Doomsday Predictions And Viral Marketing


August 26th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar The movie 2012 is an apocalyptic one that relates to events of the world coming to an end. For its publicity Sony pictures has come up with this site on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ozone depletion reduces CO2 uptake of Southern Ocean


August 9th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August9 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that depletion in the ozone layer is reducing the atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) uptake of the Southern Ocean.Most current models predict that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Higher drug doses needed to fight TB, say boffins


July 31st, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): The traditional dose of tuberculosis medication given to patients is much too low in accordance with the modern-day physiques, say researchers.Dr. Tawanda Gumbo, associate professor of internal medicine ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mixing in Earth’s outer core causes geomagnetic dipole to collapse


July 4th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): Scientists have performed numerical calculations that show how convective mixing flows in the Earth's liquid outer core can cause the geomagnetic dipole to collapse.For the past 160 years, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How to never get sick of watching your favourite film ad nauseum


June 16th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): We often watch our favourite movie or listen to our favourite song until we can't stand it. Now, researchers suggest a new way that would help people continue ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Virtual twins to change the way how medical trials are conducted


June 10th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Taking a big leap in medical trials, scientists have now created virtual twins-different personalised simulations of living body parts of a person-so that medications or surgery are tested ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Female fashion robot to hit Japanese catwalk


March 17th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17 (ANI): Japanese scientists have unveiled a female humanoid that could be the next supermodel.Scientists from National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology have designed a "cybernetic human" ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chimps too possess human abilities to plan for future danger


March 10th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Its not only humans who plan for future events, chimpanzees too possess the ability to prepare in advance for any danger or calamity, says a new study.Researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists come up with novel way to freeze water into a solid


February 21st, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): An interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers has suggested a novel way to freeze water into a solid, not by cooling but by confining it to narrow ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pune to develop Asias first space-theme park


January 25th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 25, (ANI): Space World, an entertainment centre and stat-of-the-art space-theme park, will be developed in the Sahyadri mountains of Pune by the end of 2010. Space World will ... Read more...

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