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Gene-based controls ‘could stop mosquitoes spreading malaria’


April 21st, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): Scientists around the world are keenly seeking novel strategies to tackle malaria.Now, scientists at Imperial College London and the University of Washington, Seattle, have developed gene-based control measures ... Read more...

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We need to outbuild, outeducate and outhustle the world: Obama


February 19th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) For once US President Barack Obama did not name India as he underlined the importance of math and science education in pushing for more education ... Read more...

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World’s largest fish could be even bigger than previously thought


February 8th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): A new study has revealed that whale sharks, the world's biggest fish, could be even bigger than previously recorded.Scientists working in Mozambique have developed a new method of ... Read more...

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China’s uranium shortage likely to end by 2021


January 18th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan.18 (ANI): The state-owned China National Nuclear Corporation has predicted that uranium shortage for nuclear reprocessing technology may end by 2021.It will take at least a decade for China to start ... Read more...

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China develops technology to solve uranium shortage


January 4th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) China, one of the world's largest energy consumers, has made a technological breakthrough in reprocessing spent nuclear fuel that could extend uranium's usage by 60 times and potentially ... Read more...

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Barack Obama gives his first ever iPad autograph


October 24th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has given his first ever iPad autograph - after he previously branded the device as a 'distraction'.The autograph was given to a ... Read more...

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BlackBerry stock slips after PlayBook unveiling


September 29th, 2010 - 8:23 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 29 (IANS) The unveiling of the PlayBook tablet by the BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) didn't help its fortunes as its shares took a big dive on the Toronto ... Read more...

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New institute to usher second green revolution: PM


August 15th, 2010 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday announced a new scientific institution to help develop new seeds and technology for farmers named after Nobel laureate Norman Borlaug to ... Read more...

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Oil flow stopped, US environment nightmare not yet over (Lead)


July 16th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 16 (IANS) For the first time in nearly three months, the gushing oil from BP's ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico has stopped with a robotic ... Read more...

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Oil flow stopped at BP oil well


July 16th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 16 (IANS) For the first time in nearly three months, oil has stopped flowing into the Gulf of Mexico as a robotic submersible slowly closed a valve ... Read more...

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Scientists come one step closer to ultra-fast optical communications


February 10th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): A team of scientists has developed a new, more efficient low-cost microring resonator for high-speed telecommunications systems.The resonator was developed by Professor Roberto Morandotti's INRS team, in collaboration ... Read more...

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New technological breakthrough may lead to faster electronic devices


January 23rd, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 23 (ANI): A new research by scientists has made a technological breakthrough that can lead to faster electronic devices.The research, by scientists at Cornell University, US, discovered that the thin, ... Read more...

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World’s first molecular transistor created


January 13th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 13 (ANI): Scientists from the US and South Korea have managed to create the world's smallest transistor from only six atoms of carbonsuspended between two gold electrodes.A transistor is ... Read more...

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Minister calls for developing laptop for $10


August 25th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) India's technology institutes should work to develop low-cost laptops not costing more than $10 for students, according to Minister of State for Higher Education D. Purandareswari. "It is a ... Read more...

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Wearable Artificial Kidney may make dialysis history


August 21st, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): A Wearable Artificial Kidney for dialysis patients is being developed by American scientists.The news has been reported in an upcoming paper in the Clinical Journal of the American ... Read more...

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Deaf-blind communication device becomes portable


August 8th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 8 (ANI): In a new technological breakthrough, a portable device has been developed to enable deaf-blind people to have face-to-face conversations.The DeafBlind Communicator (DBC) consists of a Braille note-taker linked ... Read more...

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Bath-o-matic iPhone app allows you to run a bath


June 25th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): Scientists have created a revolutionary iPhone feature that makes it possible to run a bath before getting home.The Bath-o-matic software means the phone can send orders to a ... Read more...

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India joins the race to clean up Gulf War oil spills


April 8th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Kuwait, April 8 (IANS) Eighteen years after the first Gulf War, India's Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has joined the race for a $3-billion contract to clean up ... Read more...

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Worlds first flying car set for lift-off next month


January 11th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): The Terrafugia Transition, which can transform itself from a two-seater road car to a plane in 15 seconds, is scheduled to take to the air next month.If ... Read more...

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Scientists make technological breakthrough in cutting greenhouse gases


April 25th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by admin
London, April 25 (ANI): Scientists have made a technological breakthrough in the fight to cut greenhouse gases by developing a highly energy-efficient method of converting waste carbon dioxide (CO2) into chemical ... Read more...

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