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Oh jolly, it’s Tahitian coco prawns


August 12th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 12 (IANS) You fork into some Tahitian coco prawns, admiring the wafer thin coating while taking measured sips of the island runner. You catch yourself smiling at the ... Read more...

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Carbon atmosphere discovered on neutron star


November 5th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 5 (ANI): NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has come across evidence for a thin veil of carbon on the neutron star in the Cassiopeia A supernova remnant."The compact star at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, inexpensive paper batteries to power clothes, packaging material


September 24th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 24 (ANI): Ever thought about getting a birthday gift with a wrapped in a paper that sings "Happy Birthday" to you? Well, thanks to an amazing battery made out of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New fireproof coatings can withstand temperatures of over 1000 degrees Celsius


July 21st, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): CSIRO researchers in Melbourne are developing tough fire-resistant coating materials called 'hybrid inorganic polymer system', or, HIPS, which can withstand temperatures of over 1000 degrees Celsius.Current commercial coatings ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists develop new way to make sensors that detect toxic chemicals


July 9th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Ohio State University researchers have developed a new method to make materials for gas sensors that detect toxic industrial chemicals (TICs) and biological warfare agents.According to Patricia Morris, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lacing solar cells with nanoparticles makes them more efficient


December 24th, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a new approach to help solar cells harvest light more efficiently, by lacing them with nanoscopic metal particles.Like plants, solar cells ... Read more...

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Soon, cars with metallic finish like butterfly wings, thanks to Indian-origin researcher


September 18th, 2008 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 18 (ANI): A Penn State researcher of Indian origin has announced such a scientific advance that may one day help create cars with the metallic finish of some insects ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Soon, a self-cleaning windscreen that will wipe out the wiper


March 2nd, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 2 (ANI): Had enough of the noisy windscreen wipers which leave unwiped bits around the edges of the screen in spite their best efforts? Take a breather, for a self-cleaning ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gecko inspires bandage for surgical wounds


February 19th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) Geckos have inspired MIT researchers to create amazingly waterproof bandages to patch up surgical wounds or internal injuries seamlessly. The bandage surface has the same kind of nanoscale ... Read more...

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MIT researchers create gecko inspired waterproof bandage


February 19th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Researchers in the US have created a waterproof adhesive bandage inspired by the sticky surface of a gecko lizards paws.MIT researchers and colleagues say that the bandage could ... Read more...

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Darkest manmade material developed


January 23rd, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 23 (ANI): A team of researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Rice University has created the darkest material ever made by mana thin coating comprised of low-density arrays of loosely ... Read more...

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