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Paint drying test boost to nanotech

Scientists have been watching paint dry in experiments they say could improve the performance of everyday items, from sun screen to mobile phones. What’s different about this paint is that some particles are on a nanotech scale, at just one thousandth the width of a human hair. However, other particles …

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World kiteboarding championship kicks off in Egypt

Competition for the world kiteboarding championship has kicked off in Egypt’s Red Sea resort of el-Gouna, with 65 people from 26 countries shooting across the water and twirling through the air in hopes of winning €50,000 (Rs. 37,42,169) in prizes. The week-long rally that began on Monday is the opening …

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Robot to the aid of autistic kids

The humanoid robot TecO is 50 cm tall, has a face and arms of a bear; it is made of aluminium and its operation is electric. Scientists have created a robot with artificial intelligence that teaches children with autism to recognise facial expressions in people. Children with autism have special …

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‘Sultan’ shooting to wrap up in one month

Chandigarh: Director Ali Abbas Zafar says only one month shoot is left for “Sultan”, starring Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma. The film’s crew were shooting in Haryana from over two months. “75 days of shoot over @SultanTheMovie, last 30 days left… Feels like just started shooting. Time flies,” Zafar posted …

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Kangana refuses to do Homi Adajania’s next citing date issues

Adajania, who has already signed Sushant Singh Rajput and Irrfan for the film, was keen to cast Kangna in a prominent role. Acclaimed actor Kangana Ranaut, who has been approached by filmmaker Homi Adajania for his next directorial venture has apparently refused to do the film because of date issues. …

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Priyanka Chopra misses Holi with family

Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra, who is currently busy shooting for “Quantico” in the US, would not be able to travel to India to celebrate Holi on Thursday with her family and friends. Priyanka took to Twitter on Tuesday to express her sadness over missing the festival of colours. “I miss …

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