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China to speed up bullet trains in September: State media

China to speed up bullet trains in September: State media

China is home to the world`s longest high-speed rail network which competes heavily with domestic airlines.

Jul 27, 2017, 09:15 AM IST
This wireless device can measure walking speed with ease

This wireless device can measure walking speed with ease

The new device called "WiGait" could help reveal a wealth of important health information, particularly for the elderly by measuring the emerging vital sign.

May 02, 2017, 20:52 PM IST
Physicists challenge Einstein's view on speed of light

Physicists challenge Einstein's view on speed of light

One of greatest scientists ever, Albert Einstein belived that the speed of light was constant in a vacuum. 

Nov 29, 2016, 13:29 PM IST

High speed train 'Talgo' to undergo second phase trial in Mathura-Palwal section today

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Jul 09, 2016, 15:15 PM IST

Scientists record heat moving through materials at speed of sound

 Providing unprecedented insight into roles played by individual atomic and nano-scale features, researchers have recorded the first-ever videos showing how heat moves through materials at the nano-scale travelling at the speed of sound.

Apr 16, 2016, 16:55 PM IST

Irregular heart rhythm leads to poor physical performance

 Older adults who develop irregular heartbeat are likely to have more age-related declines in walking speed, strength, balance and other aspects of physical performance, new research has found.

Apr 09, 2016, 13:57 PM IST

Betrayals forced early humans to spread across the world

Penny Spikins from the University of York in the UK said that the speed and character of human dispersals changed significantly around 100,000 years ago.

Nov 25, 2015, 15:59 PM IST

Are you running the right way?

 If you think that running is the easiest way of maintaining good health, then you might be wrong as there are multiple technicalities that one should keep in mind while running, otherwise one can face adverse effects.

Oct 10, 2015, 14:41 PM IST

New mathematical definition of 'kilogram' found

Scientists are close to finding a way to re-define the kilogram in terms of a mathematical constant instead of being based on a cylinder.

Jul 15, 2015, 19:08 PM IST
Ants 'speed up' when to accommodate larger crowd

Ants 'speed up' when to accommodate larger crowd

Ants increase their speed in order to accommodate more ants following their way.

Apr 23, 2015, 17:17 PM IST

New automated treadmill mimics the experience of running outdoors

A team of researchers have developed a new treadmill that automatically changes speed to match the pace of the runner.

Apr 20, 2015, 18:24 PM IST

New device enables ultra-fast steering of light beams

A team of engineers have developed a new device that can shape and steer beams of light at never before achieved speeds.

Jan 07, 2015, 14:53 PM IST

Speed-reading apps may not be as helpful as believed

Researchers have pointed out that speed-reading apps can impair reading comprehension by limiting ability to backtrack.

Apr 23, 2014, 10:08 AM IST

Soon, `teardrop` shaped pedal-bike that will let you zip at 90mph!

Students from Liverpool University are in the process of making a bicycle, which would be encased in an aerodynamic outer shell, at 90mph.

Apr 22, 2014, 14:49 PM IST

Keanu Reeves to star in psychological thriller

`Speed` star Keanu Reeves will be next seen in psychological thriller `Knock Knock` directed by Eli Roth.

Apr 06, 2014, 14:39 PM IST

Researchers develop device to speed up computers

Computers have certainly made our lives easier. Here is some more good news as researchers in the US have created a device that will speed up future computers by using both optical and electronic signals.

Feb 26, 2014, 15:40 PM IST

Japan plans to run 600 kmph train by 2027

The Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central) has made public its project to build a magnetic train service capable of reaching 600 kmph (373 mph) that is scheduled to go into operation in 2027.

Sep 19, 2013, 21:36 PM IST

How cheetahs catch their prey

A new study has revealed that the cheetah, which is the world`s fastest land animal, matches and may even anticipate the escape tactics of different prey when hunting, rather than just relying on its speed and agility, as previously thought.

Sep 06, 2013, 12:42 PM IST

By 2013, computers will be 1000 times faster

Get ready for the next-generation computers and smartphones that are up to 1,000 times faster than the systems you use today.

Sep 09, 2011, 16:13 PM IST

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