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Game changer alloy ‘cerium’ to bring down engine cost of wind trubines, cars soon

The rare-earth element ‘Dysprosium’, highly expensive and rarely available, will soon be replaced with an alternative to this traditionally used material called ‘Dysprosium’, said a team of researchers from AMES Lab in the US. The element dysprosium is used in high performance permanent magnets that are used in car engines and wind turbines and cerium can replace the element abnd ...

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From Car Keys to Credit Cards, Apple Watch to Replace Many Hand-held Devices

As Apple’s entry into our lives replaced the age-old walkman to laptop for many daily chores, its latest wearable iWatch will replace car keys and credit cards from your pockets, setting in new life-style the way iPhone did a decade ago with Steve Jobs ushering in a virtual revolution replacing ordinary mobile phones and laptops. Apple CEO Tim Cook told the Telegraph of ...

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Tweets change dramatically after she says ‘yes’, finds study

After she says yes, announcing the engagement on the micro-blogging site Twitter to the world can lead to a “New You” — changing your online profile following the proposal, finds an Indian-American researcher. “People began to paint themselves as a couple rather than as individuals. They are going through a major change in life and it shows on social media ...

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World Ocean Congress: Replacing Ageing Vessels, Harnessing Gas Hydrates, Sulphides Top Issues

Shailendra Naik, minister of Earth Sciences said new ocean research vessel is being acquired to replace ageing Sagar Sampada, which is on its 334th cruise in the Andamans. Speaking on the sidelines of the World Ocean Science Congress being held in Kochi, the minister said an expert panel will frame the guidelines to acquire the new research vessel. The need ...

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Own Stem Cells Repair Affected Cornea in Experiment; No Eye Donations in Future?

A joint study of the Indian and American stem cell researchers has achieved a breakthrough that stem cells in eye possess the ability to restore eye health back to original status even after getting affected by scarring or whitening of the cornea that leads to blindness. In their experiment, the scientists retrieved stromal stem cells from the limbus or area ...

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Twitter Turns Foe to News Media Outlets?

In this age of a rapidly changing world, micro-blogging site Twitter is fast catching the fancy of Indians and as “news happens on Twitter, news breaks on Twitter”, the US-based company is very bullish on Indian news scenario. “India is one of the fastest-growing markets for Twitter globally. News happens on Twitter, news breaks on Twitter. We are bullish on ...

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ISRO All Set for GSAT-16 Launch Aboard Arianespace on Dec 5

ISRO is launching its multi-band communication satellite GSAT-16 on a procured launch vehicle Arianespace on Friday, December 5, from Kourou in French Guiana at 02:08 am (IST). The satellite, with a payload of 3181.6 kg will carry C-band and Ku-band transponders to augment communication for VSAT or very small aperture terminal services, TV services and emergency communications in the country. ...

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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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