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Now an app to help travellers overcome jet lag

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 11:44

Do you suffer from jet lag? Researchers have come up with a mobile app which offers ways to overcome it by snapping internal clocks of travellers to new time zones.

New atomic clock will neither gain nor lose one second in about 300 million years

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 15:29

US Department of Commerce`s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has launched a new atomic clock, called NIST-F2, which will serve as the new US time standard, and will neither gain nor lose one second in about 300 million years.

App that lets you avoid unwanted friends on the go

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 19:48

Tired of unwanted colleagues and friends who can spoil your date with your beloved if they find you nearby? Use this `antisocial` app to avoid them.

Govt deallocates 10 coal blocks of companies

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 21:28

The Coal Ministry Monday deallocated 10 coal blocks allocated to firms, including Adani Power, Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL), Uttam Galva Steels and ACC Cements, for delaying production from the mines.

New strontium atomic clock will stay precise till end of universe 5 bn years on

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 13:49

A research group led by a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) physicist has shown an experimental strontium atomic clock that has set new world records for both precision and stability.

Karbonn expects mobile computing speed of 3 Ghz next year

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 19:48

At present, speed of processors available in Indian market is generally about 2.7 Ghz which can go up to 3.7 Ghz temporarily by using booster technology.

How plants tell time of day

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 12:14

Researchers studying how plants are able to set and maintain this internal clock have found that they use sugars to tell the time of day.

Oldest existing lizard-like fossil discovered

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 20:46

The fossilised remains of a reptile closely related to lizards are the oldest yet to be discovered, scientists say.

US scientists claim world`s most accurate clock

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 09:22

US scientists have said that they have built the world`s most precise clock, whose ticking rate varies less than two parts in one quintillion, or 10 times better than any other.

Trees have `body clocks` like humans: Study

Last Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 17:06

Leaves are known to possess circadian rhythms, but the new study is the first to demonstrate them in whole trees.

New atomic clock may `redefine the second`

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 18:27

A new type of atomic clock may be a more accurate way to measure time, scientists say.

Roosters` biological clock makes them crow at dawn break

Last Updated: Saturday, March 23, 2013, 12:53

Roosters crow at the break of dawn, not in response to the morning light, but because they are genetically programmed to do so, a new study has found.