body movements

Achievers with cerebral palsy felicitated in Mumbai


September 4th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) On the first World Cerebral Palsy Day, 16 individuals were Tuesday presented excellence awards for their contributions in various fields in a function organised by an ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gliding on a Segway down India’s grandest boulevard (With Images)


July 1st, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Imagine yourself gliding on two wheels down Rajpath, India's grandest boulevard, at 6 in the morning with the sun's early rays kissing the sky and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Skip ‘Mr.Bhatti on Chutti’, go on holiday instead (IANS Movie Review)


May 18th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Mr. Bhatti on Chutti"; Cast: Anupam Kher, Abid Ali, Shakti Kapoor, Emma Kearney and Pawan Shankar; Director: Karan Razdan; Rating: 1/2Karan Razdan's much-awaited "Mr. Bhatti on Chutti" is an ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Freida Pinto to take up mime


May 4th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 4 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto could take up mime for her next movie role.The 27-years-old says she has a top secret film project lined up for which ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

How to spot a terrorist?


March 18th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) The US Department of Homeland Security has brought out a presentation that aims to educate people on recognising terrorists and how to report them.The report titled ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New software can spot liars accurately


March 7th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) A new software can identify liars more accurately than astute sleuths -- by looking for telltale eye movements, a study reveals. The software can identify liars ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Battered baby Falak better, discharge likely soon, say doctors


March 3rd, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Falak, the two-year-old battered baby who has been battling for survival at the premier AIIMS Trauma Centre here, has shown signs of improvement and is ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Drug reverses damage caused by seizures: US study


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 2 (IANS) Researchers at Boston's Children's Hospital have detailed how early-life seizures disrupt normal brain development. They have also showed in a rat model that it might be ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Hips don’t lie: Scientists


November 14th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Your hips could reveal your innermost secrets -- details about your mood, your health and even if you are telling lies.Rory Wilson, professor of aquatic biology ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Women don’t have shelf life in showbiz: Freida Pinto


November 10th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) She plays a priestess with the power to see the future in Hollywood film "Immortals" and actress Freida Pinto says if she actually gets ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Hip hop dancers from slum find French connection


November 7th, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Contemporary dance guru Brahim Bouchelaghem from France and a bunch of teenaged boys from the Khirkee Extension slum near Saket in the capital have something ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Dissatisfied with fitness regime? Try a personal trainer


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Twenty-five-year-old Mamta Arora had been regularly hitting the gym for a year, but to her horror, she didn't lose more than a kilogram...until she met ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Powering iPods, tiny sensors with a whiff of air


June 30th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 30 (IANS) A new genre of tiny sensors - like airborne and stationary spy cameras - may require just a whiff of air, not a battery, to operate, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pesticides near workplace raises Parkinson’s risk: Study


May 28th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) People exposed to pesticides at workplace are at a greater risk of suffering from Parkinson's disease, a brain disorder among the aged, a study by the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Heart beat, finger pinch could help charge iPods, mobiles


March 30th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Out jogging and your iPod has run out of battery? Well, don't worry, your heart could soon be powering your iPod and your mobile phone too.Scientists ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

iPod and other gadgets could soon be ‘charged by pinch of the fingers’


March 30th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Scientists are reporting the development of the first commercially viable nanogenerator, a flexible chip that can use body movements to generate electricity.They described boosting the device's power output ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The science behind avoiding falls while standing in buses, subway trains


February 1st, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Feb 1 (ANI): A team of researchers in Canada have discovered how standing subway and bus riders can avoid toppling over with every start and stop of the vehicle.Researchers at Simon ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New ‘Headphone Hoodie’ lets you play music from your hoodie!


January 12th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 12 (ANI): A new sports garment called Headphone Hoodie incorporates earbuds directly into the drawstrings of your sweatshirt hood.Creators Russell Athletic said said the earbud cable had been incorporated directly ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How to keep back pain away this winter


December 10th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Holidays are indeed a time to have a lot of fun, but additional stress and busier schedule may end up giving you that intolerable back pain. Now, an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Traditional Norwegian theatre akin to Kathakali: Director


November 28th, 2010 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The traditional musical theatre of Norway has a lot in common with the ancient Kathakali dance theatre of India, says Lars Oyno, the Oslo-based director ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Suspended in air, US dancers give Delhi building a high (With Image)


November 26th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) High on the glass and steel facade of the multi-storey LIC building in Connaught Place here, they looked like butterflies against a shimmering surface. But they were ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Monami Ghosh Excited About Her ‘Munni’ Act In Anik Dutta’s Next


November 20th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
In a statement to the media, the actress confirms her association with the upcoming Anik Dutta venture and says that she is very excited about dancing to the track which will ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Robot makes debut performance on stage


November 16th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Her performance on stage might have been a bit stiff but with good reason too -- she happens to be a robot. Humanoid robot Geminoid F. acted alongside ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Microsoft unveils voice activated Xbox Kinect


November 5th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) If you are always searching for your remote or running out of batteries, Kinect is just the thing for you as it allows you to play computer games ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Young Manipuri drummers win hearts in Delhi


October 6th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Beating their drums in perfect harmony and synchronising their body movements simultaneously, 11 young drummers left the audience spellbound when they performed the traditional Manipuri classical dance ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bristol Palin Dances To Glory With The Stars


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bristol Palin introduced herself to the viewers of "Dancing with the Stars" as "just a regular girl". However, the impressive score of 18, that she received ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Flamboyant movements on dance floor entice women


September 8th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Flamboyant body movements may paint you as a show-off on the dance floor but it will also attract the opposite sex. Researchers have concluded that men who show ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tai Chi an alternative treatment for chronic pain condition


August 19th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): Practicing Tai Chi can help ease fibromyalgia, a chronic pain condition, say US researchers.Researchers at Tufts Medical Center in Boston found out that fibromyalgia suffers who practiced ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Caterpillars’ gut movements inspire soft-body robot design


July 23rd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): "Weird movements" in the guts of freely crawling caterpillars could improve the design and development of soft material robots, according to researchers at Virginia Tech.The interdisciplinary research team, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Microsoft’s ‘Virtual human’ Milo unveiled at TED in Oxford


July 14th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): Microsoft has unveiled its "virtual human", known as Milo, that reacts to a person's emotions, body movements and voice.Milo is designed for use with the firm's hands-free Xbox ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Horses could be men’s next best friends after dogs


July 6th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): Horses inherently understand humans better than most other animals do, displaying tremendous sensitivity to even the most subtle eye and body movements, says a new study.The research found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Microsoft’s ‘Kinect’ to allow users to use Xbox with body movements


June 15th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Microsoft has unveiled "Kinect," its latest technological creation for game systems, which allows users to direct the X-Box with their body movements.Kinect recognizes player's movements and voices, and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A little stress may be good for foetal brain


April 12th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
London, April 12 (ANI): It is well known that high stress during pregnancy is not good for mother as well as for the baby. But a new study suggests that moderate stress ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wii sports games can help reduce depression in seniors


February 26th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Depressed seniors can get relief when they play Wii sports games, according to a new study.Research at the Sam and Rose Stein Institute for Research on Aging at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smart clothes to power portable electronic devices


February 13th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Engineers have created energy-scavenging nanofibres that could one day be woven into clothing and textiles. The nanofibres can convert energy from mechanical stresses into electricity, and could one day ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe