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Now plastic turned into power conductor


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 23 (IANS) Plastics used in insulating power cables can be made to conduct electricity with the help of a thin metal film, opening the way to plastic electronics. Applying this ... Read more...

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‘Fishing net’ to collect space debris


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Japan's space agency and a 100-year-old fishing net company have designed a huge net to collect space junk, a British report said. Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and ... Read more...

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‘Fishing net’ to collect debris from space


February 2nd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): In collaboration with a 100-year-old fishing net company, Japan's space agency has built a giant net several kilometres in size to collect debris from space.The Japan Aerospace Exploration ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Silver and gold nanowires to improve touch screens


May 25th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Silver and gold nanowires can improve touch screen flexibility and durability, say scientists from Stanford University.Rather than the protective glass that shatters when dropped, wires can be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists develop synthetic cell that also acts as tiny battery


October 24th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 24 (ANI): Scientists have developed a highly simplified synthetic model cell that not only sheds light on the way certain real cells generate electric voltages, but also acts as a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Roghan art on display in painting exhibition in Kolkata


February 22nd, 2009 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha Menon Kolkata, Feb.22 (ANI): Not many may know, today there are only six living practitioners of the intricate Roghan fabric painting tradition in the world, all of them belonging to ... Read more...

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Nanotube sheets pave way for future flat speakers


November 1st, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 1 (ANI): A Chinese research team has moved a step closer to realising flat speakers that will be much cheaper than the existing ones, for they have found that ... Read more...

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Newtonian telescopes could make TVs more power efficient and viewer friendly


July 23rd, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): Building the pixels of flat-panel displays like tiny telescopes, similar to a design invented by Isaac Newton, could make them much more power efficient, or make screens ... Read more...

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Newton’s invention may lead to greener TV screens


July 23rd, 2008 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Engineers in the US have developed TV displays based on a telescope design invented by Isaac Newton to reduce the display's electricity consumption. The rear layer of a ... Read more...

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Physicists uncover new secrets about properties of graphene


June 11th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Physicists have uncovered new secrets about the properties of graphenea form of pure carbon that may one day replace the silicon in computers, televisions, mobile phones and ... Read more...

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Graphene-based gadgets may only be few years away


May 1st, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 1 (ANI): Its only a matter of a few years before scientists develop graphene based computer and TV displays, for researchers at the University of Manchester have taken ... Read more...

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