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Coming robots move gracefully like humans
Friday, Oct 31 2014 2:46PM IST
New York: A team of engineers at Disney Research has developed a system that will help robotic arms move swiftly and gracefully with precise control. Called hybrid fluid transmission, ...
Sunny seas found on Saturn's moon Titan
Friday, Oct 31 2014 2:43PM IST
Washington: NASA''s Cassini spacecraft caught a glimpse of bright sunlight reflecting from hydrocarbon seas as the spacecraft soared past Saturn''s moon Titan recently. Earlier, ...
Technology to improve dog-human relationship
Friday, Oct 31 2014 2:20PM IST
New York: If a dog is a friend to some, it could be a guide to others and thanks to a new high-tech harness equipped with a suite of technologies, dog lovers can now track the physical ...
Antarctic ozone hole stands steady: Scientists
Friday, Oct 31 2014 12:00PM IST
Washington: The Antarctic ozone hole has reached its annual peak size and holds steady, say scientists, trying to determine if the ozone hole trend over the last decade is a result ...
Two new species of lizard discovered in Australia
Thursday, Oct 30 2014 8:04PM IST
Sydney: Australian scientists have discovered two new species of lizards in a remote area of Cape York Peninsula in northeastern Australia, academic sources reported Thursday. The ...
Robots to incorporate bird running techniques
Thursday, Oct 30 2014 5:00PM IST
New York: With an eye toward building better running robots, researchers analysed some of nature''s most energy efficient animals - running birds. In the study, they outlined how ...
Super solar material for uninterrupted power generation
Thursday, Oct 30 2014 4:39PM IST
Washington: Generating power without interruption may become a lot easier as researchers have developed a new nanoparticle-based material that can absorb and convert to heat more than ...
Planet-forming lifeline found in binary star system
Thursday, Oct 30 2014 11:54AM IST
New York: Astronomers have discovered a sustaining, planet-forming lifeline in a binary star system. Like a wheel within a wheel, the binary star system called GG Tau-A contains ...
NASA seeks new technology for space exploration
Thursday, Oct 30 2014 11:48AM IST
Washington: In an effort to stimulate deep space capability development across the aerospace industry, NASA has sought proposals for technology development projects. NASA has released ...
NASA tool to identify drought-resilient plants
Tuesday, Oct 28 2014 12:07PM IST
Washington: The US space agency is developing a new space-based instrument to study how plants react to heat and water stress and identify drought-resilient plants. The instrument ...
Plan to protect Great Barrier Reef inadequate: Scientists
Tuesday, Oct 28 2014 10:28AM IST
Canberra: Scientists have criticised the Australian government''s multi-million dollar Great Barrier Reef protection plan, claiming it ignores the threat of climate change. The ...
Cocoa may reverse memory decline
Monday, Oct 27 2014 4:45PM IST
New York: Age-related memory decline can be reversed with a little alteration in your diet, specifically the inclusion of cocoa flavanols, showed a research. Flavanols are naturally ...
Microbes to help develop antibiotics
Monday, Oct 27 2014 11:54AM IST
New York: Solving a decades-old mystery, researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, have discovered how a powerful antibiotic agent is made in nature. This finding has opened ...
NASA cargo spacecraft set for launch
Monday, Oct 27 2014 11:38AM IST
Washington: The US space agency is geared up to send Orbital Science Corporation''s Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS). Mission ...
What led to extinction of the giant shark
Sunday, Oct 26 2014 2:11PM IST
London: By analysing dozens of Megalodon fossils, researchers estimated that the ancient shark, the largest to ever live, is likely to have gone extinct about 2.6 million years ago. While ...