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Israeli drone sensor pinpoint terror sites


June 18th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 18 (IANS) The Israel Air Force is testing a sensor designed to enable its drones to spot militant hideouts and weapons, a media report said Sunday.Israeli drones carry ... Read more...

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Traces of rare earth element detected in stars


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) Scientists have detected traces of a rare earth element, tellurium, in three ancient stars located a few thousand light years away, a study reveals.Traces of ... Read more...

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New biochip measures glucose level from saliva


January 24th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) For millions of diabetics around the world, drawing blood is the most prevalent method of checking glucose levels, an invasive and rather painful method. Now Brown ... Read more...

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Maken, cricket authorities differ on Kambli’s charge (Roundup)


November 19th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken and the cricket authorities were on different wavelengths on former cricketer Vinod Kambli's charge that the 1996 World Cup semi-final ... Read more...

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Astronomers find supermassive black holes


September 1st, 2011 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) Astronomers have discovered a pair of supermassive black holes in a spiral galaxy similar to the Milky Way, NASA said Wednesday.Approximately 160 million light years from ... Read more...

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Most detailed 3D map of universe unveiled


May 4th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) It is being touted as the biggest and the most detailed ever 3D map of the universe - a journey going back 11 billion years. Scientists ... Read more...

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Sensor ‘could protect first responders against chemical hazards’


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A team of researchers have suggested that a new kind of sensor could warn emergency workers when carbon filters in the respirators they wear to avoid inhaling toxic ... Read more...

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Terahertz invisibility cloak created


April 28th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): A new kind of cloaking material that can render objects invisible in the terahertz range has been created by researchers at Northwestern University.Though this design can't translate into ... Read more...

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Supernova 2008am is brightest ’self-interacting’ supernova yet discovered


March 29th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): Texas astronomers have discovered one of the most intrinsically bright exploding stars ever observed - Supernova 2008am.The research by graduate student Emmanouil 'Manos' Chatzopoulos and J. Craig ... Read more...

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Underwear to shield vital parts from full-body scanners


March 16th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) An underwear to protect passengers' modesty when they walk through airport full-body scanners could soon become a reality. Steve Bradshaw, 54, has invented underwear and vests ... Read more...

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Reversal of optical Doppler shift could lead to ‘invisibility cloak’


March 7th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 7 (ANI): For the first time ever, researchers have demonstrated a reversal of the optical Doppler effect, an advance that could lead to the development of 'invisibility cloak' technology.The Doppler ... Read more...

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New kind of optical fiber paves way for improved surgical and medical lasers


February 26th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): A team of scientists has developed the very first optical fiber made with a core of zinc selenide - a light-yellow compound that can be used as a ... Read more...

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Iran’s nuke-related demands prerequisites, not pre-conditions, says key official


January 23rd, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Istanbul (Turkey), Jan.23 (ANI): Iran's chief negotiator on nuclear-related talks with the P5+1 countries, Saeed Jalili, has rubbished reports that Tehran had set preconditions to ensure the success of the negotiations, that ... Read more...

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Seeing the Andromeda galaxy in a new light


January 6th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): ESA's Herschel and XMM-Newton space observatories have revealed the Andromeda Galaxy in a new light, showing that that more stars are on their way.Andromeda, like many other galaxies, ... Read more...

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NASA’s super-Earth characterization could help find life on other planets


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): Using a ground-based telescope, a team of astronomers, including two NASA Sagan Fellows, has made the first characterizations of a super-Earth's atmosphere.A super-Earth is a planet up to ... Read more...

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Microsoft’s ‘tactile’ app ‘could spell end of mobile keypads’


November 27th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Microsoft has designed a new application to construct a "tactile" touchscreen - a display that uses technical tricks to convince users they are actually touching the ridges, bumps ... Read more...

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Coming soon: camera that ’sees the invisible’


November 11th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Chemists from the University of South Carolina are reportedly developing a camera that has the ability to see the invisible - be it bloodstains or any other substances. ... Read more...

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NASA reveals Saturn is on a cosmic dimmer switch


November 11th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft has found that Saturn emitted gradually less energy each year from 2005 to 2009, but its southern hemisphere consistently emitted more energy than its northern ... Read more...

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Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak may become a reality


November 4th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) A new material designed by British scientists could help create a real-life Harry Potter-style 'invisibility cloak'.The material, called "Metaflex" may in future provide a way of manufacturing fabrics ... Read more...

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Dose of the ‘blues’ could help people overcome depression


October 26th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): A new research suggests that a dose of the "blues" could help people overcome depression and other mood disorders.A team, led by Dr Gilles Vandewalle from the University ... Read more...

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New airport scanner can detect liquid explosives


October 25th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) The ban on carrying liquids on planes could be lifted soon in Europe as British scientists have developed a scanner that can detect dangerous chemicals.Manufacturers have been ... Read more...

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Rosetta performs close fly-by at asteroid (21) Lutetia


October 5th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): The International Rosetta Mission performed a successful close fly-by at the main-belt asteroid (21) Lutetia on 10 July 2010.Closest approach occurred at 15:45 UTC at a distance of ... Read more...

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UV sensor that measures ‘hidden’ origins of space weather


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): A physicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has helped NASA scientists observe a "hidden" layer of the Sun where violent space weather can originate, ... Read more...

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Harry Potter-style invisibility cloak can now be made from silk


August 12th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): Always worn silk with golden embroidery to stand out in a crowd? Well, now you can wear the shimmering garment to become invisible in a crowd, just like ... Read more...

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Apple offers protective cases to disgruntled iPhone buyers


July 17th, 2010 - 7:20 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 17 (DPA) Hoping to stem growing disgruntlement over its latest iPhone 4, Apple Friday announced it would provide free protective covers and offer a full refund to owners whose ... Read more...

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European Space Agency’s Planck Telescope Sends Spectacular Image Of Universe


July 6th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) European Space Agency's Planck telescope that was sent to space with a mission to survey the "cosmic microwave background" in the cosmos has been able to ... Read more...

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Scientists zoom in on infant solar system


June 12th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) A team led by University of Arizona astronomer Joshua Eisner has observed in unprecedented detail the processes giving rise to stars and planets in nascent solar systems. The ... Read more...

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Glucose Tattoos To Monitor Diabetes


June 7th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, June 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Diabetes is a major problem for a large number of people on this earth.No matter how hard they try to keep a track ... Read more...

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Hottest material ever created sounds like ‘an eerie drone’


June 4th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): The hottest material ever created in the laboratory sounds like a weird drone - similar to a sound that may have pervaded the universe just after the big ... Read more...

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UK firm developing laser bomb detectors for NATO troops to neutralize ‘invisible’ Taliban bombs


May 15th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0London, May 15 (ANI): NATO Commanders, and the US in particular, have reportedly accepted a revolutionary new laser technology developed by a company in Britain that can detect Taliban ... Read more...

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Icy asteroid may offer clues to source of Earth’s water


April 29th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 29 (ANI): Scientists analysing ice molecules on an asteroid believe it may be a 'living fossil' with clues to origin of Earth's oceans.Researchers at the University of Central Florida discovered ... Read more...

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Sun bed use far riskier than getting naturally tanned


April 14th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 14 (ANI): People who go for sunlamps to preserve their tan during winters are exposing themselves to far higher levels of some radiation than during summer sunbathing at the beach, ... Read more...

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Mysterious cosmic ‘dark flow’ tracked deeper into universe


March 11th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 11(ANI): A new study has tracked the mysterious cosmic 'dark flow' to twice the distance originally reported in the Universe.The study was led by Alexander Kashlinsky at NASA's Goddard Space ... Read more...

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Ultra-fast tabletop X-ray laser may be used for high-resolution imaging


February 22nd, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Recent breakthroughs by a team of scientists have paved the way on how to build a ultra-fast tabletop X-ray laser that could be used for super high-resolution imaging.Both ... Read more...

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Scientists demonstrate world’s first germanium laser


February 5th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): Researchers at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) have demonstrated the first laser built from germanium that can produce wavelengths of light useful for optical communication.Unlike the materials ... Read more...

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