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10-year-old becomes Russia’s youngest inventor


April 7th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 10-year-old Moscow girl has become Russia's youngest inventor after she patented her own print-making method.According to the Moskovsky Komsomolets daily, Anastasia Rodimina patented her ... Read more...

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Gecko’s feet inspire unique wall hugging device


February 17th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) Cracking the mystery of gecko's amazing sticking power, scientists have developed 'Geckskin,' a unique wall-hugging device that can hold up to 700 pounds or over ... Read more...

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Salman-Sonu take on arm-wrestler from LA, defeat him


March 21st, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) It looks like all the abstinence from Mughlai food and alcohol is doing Salman Khan a world of good. These days he is in top ... Read more...

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Could shark skin lead to possible cure for bacterial infections?


February 7th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): We think of sharks as the ultimate predators but if a material that prevents bacterial growth really works, we may soon owe them our lives.Modern medicine has defeated ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, self-cleaning, wiper-free car windshields thanks to graphene


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Research from Vanderbilt University has found how graphene can be used to create windshields that shed water so effectively that they don't need wipers.James Dickerson and his colleagues ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jabulani ball creators under fire for goal drought at World Cup


June 18th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Jabulani, the ball for 2010 FIFA World Cup has landed its makers, Britain's Loughborough University, in trouble after one of the dullest and lowest scoring starts to the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

7,000-year-old bricks discovered in China


February 22nd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Archaeologists have unearthed bricks dating back 5,000 to 7,000 years in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, adding between 1,000 to 2,000 years onto Chinese brick-making history."The five ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sunlight water droplets can lead to burnt plants


January 11th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 11 (ANI): A new study by scientists has found that in some cases, watering your garden in the midday can lead to burnt plants because of sunlit water droplets."The problem ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sun glints can help detect oceans and lakes on habitable exoplanets


January 6th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 6 (ANI): With the help of two new videos from NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft, it has been revealed that bright flashes of light known as sun glints act as beacons ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ocean on Jupiter’s moon Europa may harbor 3 million tons of fish


November 18th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 18 (ANI): In a new research, a scientist has suggested that at least three million tons of fishlike creatures could theoretically live and breathe under Jupiter's moon Europa's global ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bacteria with tiny projections can make efficient fuel cells


September 7th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 7 (ANI): A team of scientists has isolated bacteria with large numbers of tiny projections called pili, which were more efficient at transferring electrons to generate power in fuel ... Read more...

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Bacteria can help convert waste to power


September 7th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Bacteria that generate power could be used in microbial fuel cells to convert waste into electricity, according to the latest research. University of Massachusetts (U-M) researchers isolated ... Read more...

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