| 2011 | January | 29

  • Prince William saves seamen in dramatic air rescue

    London, Nov 28 (): Prince William, known as Flight Lt. William Wales in Britain’s Royal Air Force took part in the rescue of Russian sailors whose cargo ship sank in the Irish Sea early Sunday. Authorities said five people remain missing after the Cook Islands-registered Swanland cargo ship, which had eight people on board and…

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  • Flexible,soft robot crawls in tight spaces

    Los Angeles, Nov 29 (): A “soft” robot has been created by George Whitesides of Harvard University in Cambridge. Inspired by squid and starfish, the flexible robot can crawl, undulate, and squeeze under obstacles. It can move under small gaps, could help rescue workers, safely explore earthquake-hit areas or toxic waste spills. These flexible robots…

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  • Ashwin chosen for Dilip Sardesai Award

    New Delhi, Nov 28 (): The BCCI announced on Monday that off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin will receive the Dileep Sardesai award for being the best cricketer and for becoming the Man of the Series in the recently concluded three-match Test series against the West Indies. “R Ashwin wіll receive thе Dilip Sardesai Chοісе fοr being India’s…

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