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Education tool that understands child’s needs and abilities

September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 16 (IANS) Edualert, a US-based Education Management Company with an avowed aim to revolutionise the education system in India, has just launched a new education tool, Learn 360, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Caterpillars inspiring Next Gen robots

April 27th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Caterpillars are inspiring researchers to design a new generation of search and rescue robots that can operate effectively and speedily during disasters.Some caterpillars have amazing ability ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, a caterpillar-inspired soft robot that curls into a high-speed wheel

April 27th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Inspired by a caterpillar that has the extraordinary ability to rapidly curl into a wheel and propel itself away from predators, researchers have created a robot that curls ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chomsky, 81 others, bat for Binayak Sen (Lead)

December 27th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Support continued to mount for jailed rights activist Binayak Sen, with noted American scholar Noam Chomsky and 81 other intellectuals and academicians Monday expressing shock at the ... Read more...

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Judge Sen’s case with enlightened reason: Academicians

December 27th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Expressing shock at the Chhattisgarh court's judgment on rights activist and doctor Binayak Sen, academicians across the country and abroad issued a statement Monday condemning the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Compounds offer novel approach to fight cancer

November 2nd, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 02 (ANI): A study has indicated that a class of compounds that interferes with cell signaling pathways may provide a new approach to cancer treatment.The compounds, called PITs (non-phosphoinositide PIP3 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shashi Tharoor to celebrate his first Onam in Kerala

September 1st, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 1 (IANS) For Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor it will be his first Onam in Kerala, his home state. He is to celebrate the traditional Thiru Onam ... Read more...

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Indian scientists discover mysterious forms of water

June 24th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Scientists at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, along with researchers in Italy, have found two types of liquid water that have long been suspected to exist ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brain implant helps restore speech in ”almost totally paralysed man”

July 10th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): A group of scientists have given an almost totally paralysed man a chance to speak again by implanting an electrode in his stroke-stricken brain. Erik Ramsey was ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Resistant super bugs defeat doctors

April 1st, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by admin
New York, April 1 (IANS) Drug-resistant super bugs have foreclosed treatment options for critically ill patients and forced doctors to prescribe medicines banned 20 years ago because of severe side effects. But ... Read more...

Posted in World |