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Meet Girish Sahni, New CSIR Director General

Microbiologist Girish Sahni, the erstwhile director of CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology in Chandigarh, has been appointed as the new director general of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), which entails him to act as the secretary of Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) under the science and technology ministry. Sahni obtained hius PhD from the Indian Institute ...

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Google Goes Patent Crazy, Seeks one for ‘Creepy’ Toys, Another for Flying Wind Turbine, Even for Anti-Aging

Google has filed an interesting patent application for toys which watch moving objects and interact with other media devices in a room. According to the patent filed before the US Patent and Trademark Office, the toys, say rabbit and bear, fixed with micrphones, cameras, speakers and motors to move their heads, not only make an eye contact but also interact ...

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Xiaomi Respects Patents, Asserts CEO Lei Jun

Chinese mobile maker Xiaomi is fast expanding its patent portfolio outside China after the firm faced crippling restrictions in India over the patent violation lawsuit against its Xiaomi Note and Note LG. Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun pointed out that Xiaomi respects patents and has applied for 2,318 patents in the last one year and 665 were outside China. He said, ...

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CSIR Institute Claims Breakthrough in New Magnesium Battery; Global R&D Firms Silent Still

Hyderabad-based CSIR research institute has develped a rechargeable magnesium metal battery, which can replace the currently used, highly toxic lead acid battery used widely for UPS and inverter instruments, bringing relief to many environmentalists. The Fluoro-Organics division of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-owned Indian Institute of Chemical Technology in Hyderabad said the new magnesium battery with natural graphite cathode ...

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