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British ’smart bomb’ to target cancer


June 30th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) A cancer "smart bomb" has been invented by British scientists to boost the potency of drugs against the killer disease.The tiny device, being developed at the ... Read more...

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Tiny device from IIT-Kanpur can prevent derailment


November 14th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Nov 14 (IANS) After fabricating Jugnu, the country's tiniest satellite launched last month, Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur graduates have now come up with a matchbox-sized device to monitor wear ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Israel makes device to monitor troops’ health


June 30th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 30 (IANS) Israeli defence scientists have designed a tiny device that can be attached to the ear and which could monitor the health status of an army personnel ... Read more...

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Fast, low-energy memory for MP3s, smartphones may soon be a reality


March 29th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Edinburgh have created a tiny device that improves on existing forms of memory storage, paving the way for fast, low-energy memory for MP3 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tiny smart chip to combat chronic pain


December 17th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) A revolutionary new smart chip, the size of a match head implanted in the spinal cord, blocks pain signals and prevents them from reaching the brain. The tiny ... Read more...

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Scientists develop nanoscale ‘Etch-a-Sketch’ light sensor


November 15th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have created a nanoscale light sensor that can be combined with near-atomic-size electronic circuitry to produce hybrid optic and electronic devices with ... Read more...

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‘Miracle’ eye implant ‘to lighten blind people’s lives’


November 7th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 07 (ANI): Thousands of blind people may now get their sight back-thanks to a 'miracle' eye implant developed by British surgeons.The 15-minute procedure involves implanting a tiny device so small ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ice On The Moon: One Step Closer To Life


March 3rd, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chandrayaan-1, which was sent to the moon in 2008 in order to collect data about the surface of the satellite, had brought back data that showed ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Now, your iPhone to act as chemical detector


November 29th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 29 (ANI): If scientists have their way, then smartphones like the iPhone may double up as chemical sensors that can transmit alerts to first responders about the release of dangerous ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nanotech-magnetism combo leads to tiny implantable device for drug delivery


September 20th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 20 (ANI): Combining magnetism with nanotechnology, researchers have developed a small implantable device that can be repeatedly turned on and off to deliver and adjust doses of medications inside a ... Read more...

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Now, ’super sensors’ to ’sniff out’ cancer, heart attack, poison, environmental pollution


August 4th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): Tel Aviv University researchers have created an electrode-based tiny device which they liken to the sensitive seismographs that pick up tremors of impending earthquakes long before they strike. ... Read more...

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World’s first flying micro-robot is born


April 9th, 2009 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 9 (IANS) Canadian researchers have developed the world's first flying micro-robot that can manipulate objects, particularly during surgeries, for micro-scale applications. The invention provides researchers with more control over ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Implantable device to trap and kill cancer cells


December 12th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) The days of rampaging cancer cells might be numbered, thanks to an implantable device developed by a researcher. Cornell University researcher Michael King has designed a lethal "lint ... Read more...

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‘Guidelines on kids’ physical activity needs rethink’


June 30th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 30 (IANS) Experts have recommended revising guidelines on how much physical activity children require to be in peak health according to their gender. Both British and US guidelines recommend that ... Read more...

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UK, US guidelines on kids’ physical activity levels need to be revised


June 30th, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): UK and US guidelines explaining how much physical activity children need to improve their health and ward off obesity need to be revised, according to a new ... Read more...

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