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Chinese Researchers develop Super Powered Batteries Chargeable in 7 seconds

In a breakthrough, a super powered battery was developed by Chinese scientists that may revolutionize the battery-charging problem for many smartphones and electronic devices. The battery is based on a super capacitor with better energy capacity using nitrogen and graphene-like carbon. “We are able to make carbon a much better super capacitor,” said Huang Fuqiang, a researcher at the Shanghai ...

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ISRO’s PSLV C28 / DMC3 Update: All Set For Tonight’s Launch of India’s Heaviest Satellite

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set for tonight’s launch of PSLV C28 cayying the heaviest ever commercial payload of five satellites, including three DMC3 earth observation satellites of UK-based Surrey Satellite Technologies. In its daily update, ISRO said the countdown progress is normal and all the operations are in progress as scheduled.  “Countdown operations are progressing normally. Preparations ...

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Post-Progress M-27M Failure, Manned Mission to ISS to be Postponed: Roscosmos

Following the mid-air disaster with its Progress M-27M cargo ship to ISS, Russian federal space agency Roscosmos has said that the upcoming manned mission to the International Space Station (ISS) would be re-worked or even delayed. “The programme of the next expedition to the ISS on May 26 may be adjusted due to possible postponements of the launch dates of ...

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Another Skylab? Russian ISS Cargo Spacecraft Crashing on Earth Next Week, Emergency Situation Feared

Russian cargo spacecraft Progress carrying 6,000 pounds of food, fuel and scientific instruments for the crew at the International Space Station (ISS) has gone out of control and is likely to re-enter earth and crash anywhere. The Progress M27M was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Tuesday, April 28 but minutes later when the aircraft entered its preliminary orbit ...

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India sees Germany as partner in progress, acquiring skills: PM

India considers Germany its preferred partner in developing skills of young Indians, Prime Minister Narendra Modi says, adding his visit and India’s participation at the Hannover Messe was aimed at “realising the immense possibilities that exist between us”. In an Op-Ed piece in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Modi said on Monday: “My visit to Germany and India’s participation at the Hannover ...

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Walnut-Enriched Food Helps to Keep Alzheimer’s at Bay: Finds Indian-Origin Researcher

Abha Chauhan from the New York State Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities (IBR) found in her research that a walnut-enriched diet every day may help reduce the risk, delay the onset, slow the progression of, or prevent Alzheimer’s disease all together. “Our study adds to the growing body of research that demonstrates the protective effects of walnuts on ...

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Kolkata Knight Riders vs. Dolphins Match 18 CLT20: Mid-Match Report, Live Score, Video

After winning the toss, KKR decided to bat first at the Match 18 of the Oppo CLT20 2014 at the Rajiv Gandhi Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad, letting Dolphins field on Monday, Sept. 29, at 8 PM IST. Since Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is already qualified to play the semi-finals, Gautam Gambhir wanted to do something different, as they haven’t batted first ...

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Monsoon Delay: PM meets MET officials, reviews progress of monsoon

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a high-level meeting to review the progress of the monsoon so far in India with officials from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) briefing him about the monsoon situation. The MET officials maintained that though the monsoon has been delayed, rainfall is likely to improve substantially in the months of July and August. The ...

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