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HindustanTimes Mon,28 Jul 2014

Science

6-year-old boy gets prosthetic arm and hand from 3-D printer for just $350

"I'm going to open things, climb trees and do all that other stuff that everybody does," said Pring, a resident of Groveland, outside of Orlando, who was able to give his mother his first two-armed hug.

'Morning people' less moral at night

Early risers are more likely to cheat and behave unethically in the night hours, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found.

NASA celebrates 45 year anniversary of Armstrong's 'giant leap for mankind'

On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the moon. To send humans to deep space, NASA engineers are developing a new space transportation capability destined to travel far beyond Earth.

Your smartphone will soon analyze your DNA!

Researchers are developing new display sensors for smartphones that will read the user's spit to not only detect the body temperature, but also analyze the DNA.

Japanese androids take us closer to 'Blade Runner' future

A future in which it is difficult to tell man and machine apart could soon become reality, scientists say, after recent robotic breakthroughs in Japan.

Now, anti-glare display for your smartphone

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a novel glass surface that can provide anti-glare, anti-reflective display for your smartphone, allowing you to use the device in bright light.

Virtual finger to navigate 3D images

In what could make 3D imaging studies more efficient, saving time, money and resources across many areas of experimental biology, researchers have developed a software to digitally navigate three-dimensional images.

Lasers to replace quartz technology

In a new discovery, researchers have found that lasers can safely replace years old quartz technology used in wristwatches or to transmit reliable signals to radios.

Water droplets soon to charge your smartphone

What if humidity in the air can be used to power your smartphones or iPads? With new findings that water droplets can generate small amounts of electricity, this appears possible in near future.

New smartphone sensor maps pollution

German scientists are developing a new sensor that attaches to a smartphone and measures particulate matter or fine dust levels in the air to draw up a pollution map.

Soon, personalised gene therapies for vision loss

Researchers have created a new approach to develop personalised gene therapies for patients with retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a leading cause of vision loss.

Your old smartphone can help save forests

What if your old smartphone could hide in a forest, listen to poachers and illegal loggers and report incidents directly to the authorities?

Now, an affordable radiation detector

Researchers have developed a radiation detecting device that can scan radiation levels in their living environment and is smaller than a golf ball, portable and inexpensive.

Now 'exercise' your vagina with fitness tracker

A new gadget helps in exercising the vagina and strengthening its muscles.

Malaria makes you smell delicious to the mosquitoes

Malaria may alter the way people smell to make them more alluring to mosquitoes, according to a new finding that can help detect the deadly disease non-invasively through body odour.
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