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New design extends battery life in e-devices


March 11th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) An ultra-low-power digital memory, that is not only faster but uses 100 times less energy than similar devices, could give future devices much longer battery life."I ... Read more...

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Mobile battery life could last months thanks to nanotechnology


March 11th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Have you ever dreamt of owning mobile devices that run for months rather than days without charging? Well, your wish may soon be granted - thanks to nanotechnology.Researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

3.3bn years old ‘microscopic tunnels’ point to ancient life


October 13th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): At least 3.3 billion years old tiny tubes that have been, according to scientists, etched into South African rocks by microbes point towards the earliest 'trace' evidence of ... Read more...

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Crabs, shrimp’s shells pave way for natural material to repair severed nerves


June 20th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Washington have found that mixing chitosan, found in the shells of crabs and shrimp, with an industrial polyester creates a promising new material ... Read more...

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Now, a micromachine that spins silk just like a spider


April 29th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by admin
London, April 29 (ANI): A pair of German researchers has created a prototype micromachine that spins silk just like a spider.Andreas Bausch of the Technical University of Munich and Thomas ... Read more...

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Remote lie detection tests may soon be a reality


April 3rd, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 3 (ANI): A new proof-of-concept may lay the foundation for lie detection tests wherein investigators will be able to remotely monitor blood pressure, pulse rate, and sweating among people ... Read more...

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Asthma subtypes identification opens the door to ‘personalized’ therapy


January 18th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 18 (ANI): Scientists have made a significant ascent towards the goal of personalizing asthma therapy by identifying different subtypes of the disease, which are based on distinct protein profiles.Researchers ... Read more...

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Drug-eluting stents as safe and effective than bare-metal ones


November 20th, 2007 - 7:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Nov 20(ANI): A new study by researchers at Rhode Island Hospital has found that Drug-eluting stents are as safe and effective as traditional bare-metal stents when used in routine clinical ... Read more...

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