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Miniature invisibility ‘carpet cloak’ shows promise for the optical world


April 20th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Scientists havedeveloped invisibility "carpet cloaks" using metamaterials - artificial materials engineered to have optical properties not found in nature - which can conceal a much larger area than ... Read more...

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New app to convert your cell phone into personal concert speaker!


February 24th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Open-air music festivals often have poor sound quality, but that could soon change, courtesy an audio-enhancing app for cellphones.Researchers at the Technical University of Denmark, led by Jakob ... Read more...

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Indian river turned into ‘hotspot for dumped drugs’


February 17th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): An Indian river has turned into a dumping ground for drugs from a waste-water treatment plant in Patancheru, near Hyderabad.The continual discharge of antibiotic-contaminated water has created a ... Read more...

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Oz scientists’ theory brings invisibility cloaks closer to reality


August 29th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 29 (ANI): University of Sydney researchers have combined techniques used to produce light-bending metamaterials with those used to make optical fibres to try and create real invisible threads.Alessandro Tuniz is ... Read more...

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Copepods are world’s best animal jumpers


May 12th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Copepods are tiny crustaceans that can accelerate to a speed of 500 body-lengths per second when they perform an escape jump, with greater muscle power than kangaroos, frogs ... Read more...

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How bacteria resist attack


November 2nd, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): The bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa can 'switch on' production of molecules that kill white blood cells - preventing the bacteria being eliminated by the body's immune system, say researchers ... Read more...

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New technique may clean contaminated soil quickly


October 6th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 6 (IANS) Scientists in Denmark have found a powerful new technique to rid soil of toxic heavy metals faster and more efficiently than current methods. "Our aim was to speed up ... Read more...

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Versatile new micro-sensors to sniff out explosives


March 14th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a way to detect explosives based on the physical properties of their vapours and are readying the technology, which utilises micro-sensors, for field testing. "Certain classes ... Read more...

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New sensor detects bombs by sniffing out explosive vapors


March 14th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 14 (ANI): A group of scientists have discovered a new way to sensitively detect explosives based on the physical properties of their vapors. "Certain classes of explosives have unique ... Read more...

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Transmitting data 16 times faster @ 640 billion bits per second


February 3rd, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) Every second, millions of phone calls and cable TV shows are dispatched through fibres as digital zeros and ones formed by chopping laser pulses into bits.This slicing and ... Read more...

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Global warming would lead to expansion of dead zones in oceans


January 26th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A team of Danish researchers has shown that unchecked global warming would lead to a dramatic expansion of low-oxygen areas zones, or dead zones, in the global ... Read more...

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Low oxygen areas in oceans threatening survival of fish


January 26th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) Unchecked global warming is causing dead zones or low-oxygen areas in oceans, threatening the very survival of fish, crabs and clams, according to a Danish study. In shallow ... Read more...

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Overfishing may deplete European bluefin tuna


November 9th, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
!-- NO IMAGE --Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): New analyses have revealed that the European bluefin tuna could become depleted throughout the northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean, all due to overfishing. Bluefin tuna, is ... Read more...

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