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IIT Kharagpur Develops Cheaper Dialyser Costing Rs.1500

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur have developed a cost-effective kidney dialysis machine that costs Rs.1500 and three such dialysers are required per week by patients. Haemodialysis is administered to patients suffering from various stages of kidney failure. Commonly referred to as "artificial kidney", it is a machine that uses dialysis to remove impurities and waste products from the ...

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CERN All Set to Relaunch LHC for God Particle Second Run Experiments from March 23

CERN, the particle research giant in Geneva that had shut down in 2013 its epoch-making Large Hadron Collider which was able to produce the dark matter or God’s Particle, has announced new and reburbished LHC now. For almost three years the LHC has gone through maintenace with hundreds of engineers and technicians working on consolidating and strengthening the accelerator in ...

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Indian-origin Researcher Develops Novel Multi-Ferroic Material for Memory Devices, USBs

Indian-origin American researcher Jagdish (Jay) Narayan from North Carolina State University has developed novel multiferroic materials that will aid develop new electronic memory devices. Multiferroic materials have both ferroelectric and ferromagnetic properties. “These multiferroic materials offer the possibility of switching a material’s magnetism with an electric field, or switching its electric polarity with a magnetic field – making them very attractive ...

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New nanodevice to improve cancer treatment monitoring

A miniature device developed at the University of Montreal can measure a patient’s blood for methotrexate, a commonly used but potentially toxic cancer drug, and it can accurately measure the optimal dose in patients and is 10 times less expensive. The nanoscale device has an optical system that can rapidly gauge the optimal dose of methotrexate a patient needs, while ...

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Indian-American Harvard scientist moots the idea of magical flying carpet

Indian American scientist at Harvard, Lakshminarayanan Mahadevan, and other scientists — Mederic Argentina of the University of Nice, and Jan Skotheim of the Rockefeller University in New York have  invented the magical flying carpet of Alladdin in Arabian Nights based on the aerodynamics of a flexible, rippling sheet moving through a fluid. The scientists are confident to make one that ...

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