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Changing Surface Textures In 'Counterintuitive Manner' May Lead To Cooling Efficiency Gains
2013-11-12 14:52:59

[ Watch The Video: Water Droplets On Silicon Surfaces ] American Institute of Physics Uncovering the physical secrets underlying surface phenomena may increase cooling efficiency for a wide range of applications, according to MIT and Boston University researchers Researchers across the globe are racing to find ways to improve the cooling of hot surfaces -- for technologies ranging from small handheld electronics all the way to industrial-sized applications such as nuclear power...

New Class Of Hydrophobic Ceramics From Rare Earth Elements
2013-01-22 05:13:50

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Surfaces that can shed water and survive harsh environments could have broad applications in a wide range of industries including energy, water, transportation, construction and medicine. The condensation of water is an integral part of many industrial processes, for example, and most electric power plants and desalination plants have condensers. Materials that prevent water from spreading over a surface — hydrophobic materials...

2011-01-22 08:49:48

MIT research uncovers new process relating to the way drops of water spread after striking a surface A water hammer can occur when a valve is suddenly opened or closed in a pipe carrying water or steam, causing a pressure wave to travel down the pipe with enough force that it can sometimes cause the pipes to burst. Now, new research shows that a similar effect takes places on a tiny scale whenever a droplet of water strikes a surface. MIT's Kripa Varanasi, co-author of a report on the new...

2008-07-05 00:00:23

BANGALORE: As they did not want another child after two daughters, 33-year-old Lakshmi Bai and her husband Babu decided to go in for family planning. The woman came to BBMP's Srirampura referral hospital for a tubectomy operation. Soon after she was administered anaesthesia, Lakshmi allegedly developed complications and died. When Lakshmi was given anaesthesia, she immediately had respiratory problems, followed by a dip in the pulse rate. The doctors, sensing complications, shifted her to...

2006-04-05 05:07:56

LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) - Indian police have arrested six Islamic militants, including a cleric who helped plan bomb blasts in the Hindu holy city of Varanasi last month which left 18 people dead and dozens wounded. Police said on Wednesday the cleric, Waliullah, was an Indian who acted as the local commander of a Bangladeshi Islamic militant group, Harkatul Jihad-al Islami, and was a conduit for three Bangladeshis who carried out the Varanasi blasts. "Waliullah is the mastermind...

2006-03-09 07:23:19

By Sharat Pradhan VARANASI, India (Reuters) - Indian police released sketches on Thursday of two men wanted in connection with bomb blasts that killed 15 people in one of Hinduism's holiest cities, an attack claimed by Kashmiri separatists. Lashkar-e-Kahar (Army of Fury), a previously unknown Islamist group fighting Indian rule in Kashmir, said it was responsible for Tuesday's twin bomb blasts in Varanasi city and vowed to carry out more attacks if New Delhi did not "stop excesses"...

2006-03-09 03:00:31

By Sharat Pradhan VARANASI, India (Reuters) - The northern Indian city of Varanasi showcased its standing as one of the country's most vibrant pilgrimage centers on Thursday, two days after bomb blasts killed 15 people and triggered protests. Markets across the Hindu holy city opened, streets bustled with traffic and tourists, Indian and foreign, returned to the ancient bathing ghats and temples by the holy Ganges river a day after Hindu groups shut the city in protests....

2006-03-08 06:39:04

By Sharat Pradhan VARANASI, India (Reuters) - India's ancient holy city of Varanasi shut down on Wednesday in a protest against bomb blasts in a Hindu temple and a railway station which killed 15 people, but there was no sectarian backlash. Armed police mounted a strict vigil during the shut down, called by Hindu groups after Varanasi, one of the holiest pilgrimage centers for India's majority Hindus, was hit by two bomb blasts within minutes around dusk on Tuesday. No one claimed...


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