Technology News

Online Treatment Clinic for People with Anxiety Disorder

October 22, 2009

Melbourne-based Swinburne University has launched a unique online treatment clinic for people with anxiety disorder. The online assessment and treatment clinic has been developed by the University’s National eTherapy Centre and is said to be one of its kind in the world. “Anxiety Online is the first full-service online psychology clinic in the world,” David [...]

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After water, check for life on moon: Jayant Narlikar

October 12, 2009

Noted astrophysicist Jayant Narlikar has urged that the moon be scanned for micro-organisms in its environment, especially in areas where traces of water have been found. Speaking during a lecture on ‘Searching for micro-life in the earth’s atmosphere’ in Goa Sunday, Narlikar said that the discovery of water on the moon called for a fresh [...]

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RC3 PowerArchiver 2010 11.60

September 12, 2009

ConeXware the third release candidate of the archiving program PowerArchiver 11.6 released. This program can handle common types such as zip archive, 7z, cab, lha tar, gzip, bzip2, rar, arj, arc and ace. This program can handle common types such as zip archive, 7z, cab, lha tar, gzip, bzip2, rar, arj, arc and ace. It [...]

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In Bihar, steal banana and recharge mobile!

September 12, 2009

Need money to recharge your mobile phone and don’t have any? Just steal a bunch of bananas and sell it to buy a recharge coupon – that is what poor youths in Bihar’s Raghopur area are doing to keep their mobiles ringing. With some cellular companies providing free SIM cards along with cell phones, many [...]

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World’s first floating wind turbine opens in Norway

September 11, 2009

The world’s first floating full-scale offshore wind turbine has been inaugurated in the North Sea off the coast of Norway, the Norwegian energy giant StatoilHydro said on Tuesday. The turbine known as Hywind, which is 65 m tall and weighs 5,300 tonnes, lies some 10 km off the island of Karmoey near the Scandinavian country’s [...]

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Alstom may partner BHEL-NPCIL joint venture

September 11, 2009

State-run BHEL is believed to have finalised France’s Alstom as the technological partner for its proposed joint venture with Nuclear Power Corporation of India to undertake nuclear power projects. “The global technology partner in the proposed BHEL-NPCIL JV in all likelihood would be Alstom,” a source close to the development said. Alstom’s induction is likely [...]

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Discovery undocks from ISS

September 11, 2009

The space shuttle Discovery undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday after delivering supplies and equipment to boost the capacity of the orbiting laboratory. Pilot Kevin Ford backed Discovery away from the station at 7.26 pm GMT for the trip back to Earth. The shuttle is scheduled to land at Kennedy Space Centre [...]

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