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Ultrasound helps drugs get under your skin


September 17th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) engineers have found a way of harnessing ultrasound waves for non-invasive drug delivery or needle-free vaccinations.Ultrasound - sound waves with frequencies ... Read more...

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Now, fungi route to modern Stradivarius violins


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Berne, Sep 9 (IANS) A good violin depends on the quality of wood and the expertise of its maker. And the Stradivarius exemplifies best what makes a violin truly ... Read more...

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New way to inject oxygen excites medical science


June 30th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) A new way of administering oxygen into blood, that could allow people to stay alive without breathing, has been discovered.The amazing breakthrough could change medical science ... Read more...

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Iranian makes world’s tiniest microphone


December 28th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 28 (IANS) An Iranian scientist has claimed to have built the world's tiniest microphone that could be used to build "invisible" hearing aids, the ISNA news agency reported.Bahram ... Read more...

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‘Kolaveri’ crosses 4 mn mark, Big B hooked on to it


November 25th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) "Kolaveri Di", already a rage, seems on a record breaking spree. In less than a day, the song has got more than a million ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi with fervour (Lead)


September 1st, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) With chants of 'Ganapati Bappa Moraya', lakhs of Mumbaikars Thursday welcomed Lord Ganesha on the first day of the 11-day festival that saw idols of ... Read more...

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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra helps science by playing to plants


March 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): British Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for once had a deathly audience, reason being they were performing for plants, with the sole purpose of helping science prove a theory.The 33-member ... Read more...

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Could playing Mozart to wine really make it ‘musical’?


March 6th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): At least that's what an Austrian inventor is claiming and despite being scoffed at by scientists, vineyards around the world are adopting the idea.Markus Bachmann has invented ... Read more...

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Bacteria-killing paper for next-generation food packaging


February 20th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 20 (IANS) Food could get a longer shelf life using "killer paper," a new packaging material made of anti-bacterial nanoparticles, scientists at Israel's Bar-Ilan University have reported.Aharon Gedanken and colleagues ... Read more...

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Kepler space telescope listens to ‘music of the stars’


February 20th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): The Kepler space telescope is significantly better at measuring the sizes and ages of stars - when it 'listens' to the sounds they make.Bill Chaplin of the University ... Read more...

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Six pack abs with surgery? It’s illusionary but real!


February 1st, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Phew! Still huffing and puffing away in a gym to get six pack abs like your favourite actors Hrithik Roshan and Shah Rukh Khan? ... Read more...

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‘Killer paper’ could improve food safety


January 20th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Scientists have developed and successfully tested a new food packaging material that has the ability to preserve food by fighting the bacteria that cause spoilage.The 'killer paper' contains ... Read more...

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New gadget sounds death-knell for ominous whine of the dentist’s drill


January 10th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): For many, the sound of the dental drill is a big cause of anxiety when it comes to visiting a dentist. But now, they might benefit from a ... Read more...

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New 2D cloak that ‘turns underwater objects invisible to sonar’


January 6th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A scientist has created a two-dimensional cloak that turns objects underwater invisible to sonar and other ultrasound waves.Illinois professor Nick Fang constructed the 2D acoustic cloak made of ... Read more...

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Underwater robots to get smaller, cheaper and ‘independent’


November 24th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Scientists are developing robots that would be able to explore the deep seas independently, without help from humans.Thomas Rauschenbach, of the Fraunhofer Institute for Optronics, System Technologies and ... Read more...

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Blast of sound can speed up wound healing


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) An ultrasound device that fires sound waves into chronic wounds like leg ulcers can accelerate healing. Research shows treating wounds with high-intensity ultrasound, which helps to clean the ... Read more...

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Bats crash more often when they use vision


November 17th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): New research says that wild bats that use their vision to fly short distances are more likely to crash into objects.Bats can navigate both visually and acoustically, ... Read more...

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Star-Trek-style ’space-time invisibility cloak’ comes a step closer


November 16th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A person moving from one place to another without being detected may sound more like sc-fi, but metamaterials can make this possible.Developed by the researchers from Imperial College ... Read more...

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Heat-powered fan to make stoves cleaner


November 14th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A Pennsylvania State University student is helping design a better cook stove for people in developing countries.Paul Montgomery will present a simple heat-powered fan that could help ... Read more...

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HD Medical developing hand-held ultra sound equipment


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 3 (IANS) City-based medical devices company HD Medical Services is working on a stethoscope that can look deep into the body, transmit the sounds while displaying the images on a ... Read more...

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Mozart music may help microbes clear sewage


November 1st, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 1 (IANS) Believe it or not! Musical notes of 18th century maestro Mozart is now being tested whether it can boost the activity of micro-organisms in breaking down biosolids.A German ... Read more...

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Mozart’s music helps break down sewage!


November 1st, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 01 (ANI): A German company is monitoring the trial of a sound system that replicates the vibrations and sounds of the concert hall which, when combined with oxygen, helps break ... Read more...

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New, one-way sound device could improve ultrasound techniques


October 25th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): Scientists at Nanjing University have created a one-way mirror for sound that only allows sound to pass one way - an invention that could help to improve ultrasound ... Read more...

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Soon, cell phones to be powered by conversations!


September 14th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): The more you talk, the longer your cell phone battery will last - that's the future scientists have predicted with a new technology that converts sound to electricity.Scientists ... Read more...

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Submarines to employ new nanotube technology for sonar and stealth


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): Submarines need to probe ocean depths, and that too without being visible to enemies at times - both properties that they can now implement using new nanotube technology.Speakers ... Read more...

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Distant star’s sound waves have cycle similar to the Sun’s


August 27th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): In an effort to unravel the mysteries of the Sun, including the impacts on Earth of its 11-year cycle, an international team of scientists has successfully probed a ... Read more...

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Zapping potatoes can boost their antioxidant content


August 23rd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 23 (ANI): Zapping potatoes with ultrasound, high frequency sound waves or giving spuds an electric shock could boost the amounts of healthful antioxidant substances in the vegetables, found scientists.According to ... Read more...

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New wireless device transmits power through armoured doors


July 22nd, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): A new wireless device developed by UK scientists is capable of sending power through armoured doors.The device can transmit power wirelessly through several inches of steel.The developers, ... Read more...

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‘Nanotube speakers’ pave way for silent stealth submarines


July 15th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Scientists have created speakers made from carbon nanotube sheets, with properties that make them ideal for submarine sonar to probe the ocean depths and make subs invisible to ... Read more...

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Zeltiq: To Overcome The Burden Of Overwieght


June 16th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dr. Suresh Koneu Zeltiq launched an advanced, non-invasive fat reduction technology Zeltiq in San Antonio, Texas and South Central on Tuesday, June 15, 2010. Zeltiq reduces ... Read more...

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Why winds on Venus blow faster than the planet’s rotation


May 28th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 28 (ANI): Scientists may have found the answer to the long time puzzle - why do winds on the planet Venus blow faster than the planet's rotation.Venus rotates once every ... Read more...

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Sound-to-light converting devices could detect cancer and terrorists


May 27th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): Semiconductor devices could one day convert sound into light at tetra hertz frequencies, to provide a privacy-protecting alternative to naked body scanners in airports, according to scientists.Terahertz radiation ... Read more...

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How auditory memories are formed


May 27th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): In a new study, researchers used "noise"- sound waves formed from many thousands of completely unpredictable random numbers played as a sound-to probe how the human brain acquires ... Read more...

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Steroid use may increase heart failure risk


April 28th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Long-term use of steroids may weaken the heart and increase the risk of heart failure, a new study says. Anabolic-androgenic steroids mimic the naturally occurring testosterone, a muscle-building hormone ... Read more...

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Capturing embryonic heart before it begins to beat, on video


April 3rd, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Imagine being able to image life as it happens by capturing a video of the embryonic heart before it begins beating. Kirill Larin, assistant professor of biomedical engineering ... Read more...

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