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Tamilnadu govt staff set to get bonanza

Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today announced formation of a committee to...... Read More >>

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Chennai: Writer P N Parasuraman will deliver a talk on epic character Bhishmar as part of '...... Read More >>

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New planets in our Solar System: astronomers

AFP, Tuesday, 20th January 2015
Paris: The Solar System has at least two more planets waiting to be discovered beyond the orbit of Pluto, Spanish and British astronomers say.

New heart valve does not require open surgery

Washington: Doctors in the US have implanted a newly approved aortic heart valve device in a patient that does not require open surgery. ... Read More >>

Cricket keyboard app makes playful presence

New Delhi: Crickey Keyboard is the world’s first keyboard to cater specifically to cricket fans around the world. Built to provide fans with the ability to show off their love of the sport, Crickey Keyboard is a fast, light-weight Android keyboard app that features custom cricket themes. ... Read More >>

100 days for India's Mars spacecraft's tryst with red planet

Bangalore: Exactly 100 days from today, India's Mars spacecraft is scheduled for a rendezvous with the red planet as it is rapidly coasting towards its target covering almost 70 per cent of its journey. On September 24, a very significant technological milestone of Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) calle... Read More >>

Black hole discovered in a star cluster

In an unexpected discovery, scientists have spotted a black hole in a collection of stars in the constellation phiuchus, about 22,000 light years from Earth. ... Read More >>

First man-made 'living materials' created in lab

Washington: Inspired by natural materials like bones and minerals, MIT engineers have coaxed bacterial cells to produce biofilms that can incorporate nonliving materials, such as gold nanoparticles and quantum dots. ... Read More >>

Air pollution can cause road mishaps: Study

London: Air pollution may be responsible for hundreds of car accidents a year, as toxic air may impair driver fitness, a new UK study has found. ... Read More >>

Be anywhere in world, take selfies together

Houston: Selfie-lovers no longer need to have their friends around for a photo session, thanks to a new app that makes it possible to take joint selfies regardless of one’s location. ... Read More >>

New graphene-type material created

Scientists have created a new material, related to graphene, which has the potential to improve transistors used in electronic devices. ... Read More >>

New system identifies people by brainprints

New York: Scientists have developed a new system that can identify people using their brain waves or 'brainprint' with 100 per cent accuracy, an advance that may be useful in high-security applications. ... Read More >>

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