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Mars rover sends back human voice recording


August 28th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) The first recorded human voice that travelled from Earth to Mars and then back to Earth was released Monday at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) ... Read more...

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Secret behind polar animals’ antifreeze mechanism revealed


April 18th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): For the first time, scientists have discovered how 'antifreeze' in polar animals' blood keeps them alive in subzero conditions.To survive in frigid polar regions, several cold-blooded species ... Read more...

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Water may be trapped in lunar potholes, suggest scientists


April 4th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 04 (ANI): Water molecules, which was found in 'significant amount' on the moon's surface in October 2009, may be trapped in the pits of its surface, say scientists.In 2009, the ... Read more...

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Nanomembranes could separate bacteria from drinking water


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): U.S. researchers have developed new nanomaterials that could help solve the age-old public health problem of filtering bacteria from drinking water.Working with a special kind of polymer called ... Read more...

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Nano-solution to keep water free of infections


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) A new nanotechnology is likely to make drinking water a lot more safer and keep infections at bay by filtering out deadly bugs at the source.Both - water ... Read more...

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Breakthrough in MRI allows brain scans more than 7 times faster


January 6th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): An international team of physicists and neuroscientists has made a breakthrough in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that makes brain scanning more than 7 times faster.A physicist from the ... Read more...

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Scientists trigger 52 downpours in Abu Dhabi desert


January 3rd, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Scientists triggered 52 downpours last year in Abu Dhabi's eastern Al Ain region using technology designed to control weather.Most downpurs occurred at the peak of summer in July ... Read more...

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Oxygen atmosphere found on Saturn’s moon


November 26th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Astronomers have announced that an oxygen atmosphere has been found on Saturn's second largest moon, Rhea.At about 527,000 kilometres from Saturn, Rhea orbits inside the planet's magnetic ... Read more...

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Earth may have had water ‘from the day it was born’


November 6th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): A new study claims that Earth may have had water on its surface right since the day the planet came into being.The study suggests that Earth's life-sustaining liquid ... Read more...

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Water could play major role in graphene nanoelectronics


October 27th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): According to a new study by researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, water can be used to tune the band gap of the nanomaterial graphene, opening the door to ... Read more...

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Indian scientists show insoluble drugs can be taken orally in nano crystal form


October 7th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): Taking a big leap in how oral medicines are administered, Indian scientists have shown that producing nanoscopic crystals of a pharmaceutical product can allow the medication to be ... Read more...

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Graphene films can act as artificial membrane to speed up DNA sequencing


September 11th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11 (ANI): Researchers from Harvard University and MIT have demonstrated that graphene, a surprisingly robust planar sheet of carbon just one-atom thick, can act as an artificial membrane separating two ... Read more...

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‘Dry water’ could offer new way to absorb and store CO2, fight global warming


August 26th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): A powdered sugar like material, called "dry water," could provide a new way to absorb and store carbon dioxide, the major greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming, ... Read more...

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Why don’t fish in the Arctic Ocean freeze?


August 26th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Scientists have discovered why fish don't freeze in the Arctic Ocean.Together with cooperation partners from the U.S., the researchers surrounding Prof. Dr. Martina Havenith (Physical Chemistry II of ... Read more...

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Scientists unveil new method to heat water in ‘nano bathtubs’


July 31st, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Scientists at the US Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA) have demonstrated the use of infrared laser light to quickly and precisely heat the water in "nano bathtubs" ... Read more...

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‘Neptune water’ soon in labs


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Scientists plan to simulate conditions in lab to show exactly how water behaves in the extreme conditions that Neptune presents.The new Facility for Antiprotons and Ion Research (FAIR) ... Read more...

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Blue-green bacteria may help generate ‘green’ electricity Home


June 21st, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Using blue-green bacteria, researchers have for the first time developed a way to convert sunlight directly into electricity in a CO2-free manner.The study illustrates that electrogenic workings of ... Read more...

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Blue-green bacteria may help generate ‘green’ electricity


June 20th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Using blue-green bacteria, researchers have for the first time developed a way to convert sunlight directly into electricity in a CO2-free manner.The study illustrates that electrogenic workings of ... Read more...

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Vodka taste lies in the tongue of the tippler


June 16th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Vodka drinkers often display a preference for one brand of vodka over another. Now, scientists have found the reason behind it.Researchers are reporting the first identification of a ... Read more...

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Water content of moon interior underestimated: Study


June 15th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): The volume of water molecules locked inside minerals in the Moon's interior could exceed the amount of water in the Great Lakes here on Earth, NASA-funded scientists claim.The ... Read more...

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Moon has more water than Great Lakes, Chandrayaan data shows


June 15th, 2010 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 15 (IANS) Scientists have found Moon's minerals may have at least 100 times more water than previously indicated by remote sensing data from the Indian spacecraft Chandrayaan-1 and ... Read more...

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Preference for a vodka brand may be in the drink, not in the head


June 8th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Vodka drinkers often display a preference for one brand of vodka over another. Now, scientists have found the reason behind it.Researchers are reporting the first identification of ... Read more...

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Vodka’s taste, quality depends on variable microstructures


June 3rd, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 03 (ANI): The taste and quality of vodka depends on its microstructures, which can be altered by impurities and shaking, scientists have found.Vodka's water molecules, experts say, form cagelike structures ... Read more...

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Baby corals use sound cues to reach home


May 15th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Coral larvae, just like their older counterparts, can use sound as a cue to find coral reefs, found researchers.Many years ago, Dr Steve Simpson, Senior Researcher in the ... Read more...

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Surprising behaviour of tiny ‘artificial muscles’ explained


May 2nd, 2010 - 11:13 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): By using neutron beams and atomic-force microscopes, researchers at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have uncovered the surprising behaviour of an exotic class of 'artificial muscles'.Their ... Read more...

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Lunar polar craters likely to be live with electricity


April 19th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Polar lunar craters may be live with hundreds of volts of electrical energy, potentially triggered by solar winds blowing over natural obstructions. Polar lunar craters are of interest because ... Read more...

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Novel way to turn water into hydrogen fuel found


April 12th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 12 (ANI): A team of MIT researchers has genetically modified a virus that can exploit sunlight to split water into oxygen and hydrogen.Splitting water is one way to solve ... Read more...

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Scientists harvest waste energy to turn water into usable hydrogen fuel


March 12th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): Reports indicate that materials scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have designed a way to harvest small amounts of waste energy and harness them to turn water into ... Read more...

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Water discovered in Apollo moon rocks


March 10th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Scientists have discovered tiny amounts of water in some of the famous moon rocks brought back to Earth by Apollo astronauts.Recently NASA crashed two spacecraft into the ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan-I finds ice near Moon’s north pole


March 2nd, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 2 (IANS) Using data from a NASA radar that flew aboard India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, scientists have detected ice deposits totalling at least an estimated 600 million metric ... Read more...

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Russian mini-subs to repeat dive in world’s deepest lake


February 26th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 26 (IANS) Two Russian mini-subs that have spent the past two summers researching Siberia's Lake Baikal will return to the depths of the world's deepest freshwater lake this summer, a ... Read more...

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Scientists freeze water with heat


February 13th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): In what is a bizarre trick, scientists have come up with a way that can make water freeze solid as it's heating up.Popular belief contends that water freezes ... Read more...

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Cassini finds new evidence for Enceladus hiding water beneath icy skin


February 9th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): The Cassini probe has detected negatively charged water molecules in the atmosphere of Saturn's moon Enceladus, which gives credibility to the theory that the natural satellite hides a ... Read more...

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Puzzling drop in water vapour may be behind warming slowdown


January 29th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 29 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that a puzzling drop in the amount of water vapour in the Earth's atmosphere may be responsible for a slowdown in average global temperatures.Although the ... Read more...

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‘Smart mud’ can become plastic of the future


January 21st, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 21 (ANI): Japanese scientists have designed a new type of mud from a mixture of water and clay that can also act as an alternative to plastic.According to a report ... Read more...

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