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Can you really work up an appetite?


September 13th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) US scientists are challenging the popular notion that we can "work up an appetite" with vigorous exercise, saying it actually reduces a person's motivation for food.James ... Read more...

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British teen comes alive after being brain dead


April 25th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) A teenager declared brain dead by four doctors in Britain made a miraculous recovery after his emotive parents requested medics for a second opinion moments before ... Read more...

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Poor brain connectivity behind many faces of depression


February 28th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) Brain connectivity may be behind many faces of depression such as anxiety, poor attention and concentration and disturbed sleep, says a report.This is what University of ... Read more...

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Scientists: “Troops could ‘control guns with their minds’”


February 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists say weapons could be controlled in the near future with the brain. With the advance in neuroscience, scientists predict that in the not too distant future, ... Read more...

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‘Electronic skin’ patch will do many things


August 12th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) American scientists have created little patches of 'electronic skin' that might heal wounds and monitor a patient's heart rate in the near future. "What we are ... Read more...

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Brain waves can foretell future actions


July 1st, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 1 (IANS) The action a person is planning can now be foretold moments before it is executed, claim researchers."This is a considerable step forward in our understanding of ... Read more...

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EmSense’s new gadget tracks brainwaves as you watch TV


April 18th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): US neuromarketing firm, EmSense, has launched what it describes as the first ever scalable, non-invasive psychological and brainwave measurement technology - made specifically for market research.The firm is ... Read more...

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People in different cultures ‘make different assumption about people around them’


April 12th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): A study has suggested that people in different cultures make different assumptions about the people around them.The researchers studied the brain waves of people with Caucasian and Asian ... Read more...

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Paralysed stroke patient in UK uses her mind to conduct orchestra


March 31st, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): A paralysed stroke victim in Britain, who can only move part of her face as she suffers from locked-in syndrome, has conducted an orchestra by using her mind. ... Read more...

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High-tech hairnet can speed up Alzheimer’s detection


March 15th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) A revolutionary 'hairnet' that tracks brain waves could speed up the detection of Alzheimer's. Called the Cognition System, the high-tech hairnet is undergoing trials in the ... Read more...

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‘Magic cap’ that helps you spell words with your mind!


March 10th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): How great would it be if you could do away with a keyboard forever and simply type using your mind?Now, that's possible using intendiX - a device that ... Read more...

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New ‘RatCar’ lets rodents ‘drive using their thoughts’


October 7th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 7 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Tokyo have designed a 'RatCar' - a genuine experiment to see if a rat could control a car using just its brain signals.The ... Read more...

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Mind Reading Machine: Be wary of what you are thinking!


September 10th, 2010 - 2:35 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have developed a mind reading machine. They say that they have successfully used electrodes to translate brain waves to words. More work is however required to perfect ... Read more...

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Mind-reading machine can convert thoughts into speech


September 8th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) A mind reading machine has edged closer to reality after scientists found a way of converting thoughts into words. Researchers were able to render brain signals into speech ... Read more...

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Why some people can sleep even through an earthquake


August 10th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): Ever wondered why some people are capable of sleeping even through an earthquake, while others wake up at the slightest noise?"We found that by measuring brain waves during ... Read more...

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Be centred on god to be shielded from distress, anxiety


August 5th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 5 (IANS) Being centred on god not only shields people from distress and anxiety, but they are also less likely to be upset by mistakes. Researchers showed that when people think ... Read more...

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Thinking about God makes you less distressed


August 5th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): Upset about making an error? Well, thinking about God might just help you, suggests a new studyResearchers measured brain waves for a particular kind of distress-response while ... Read more...

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Soon, switch on the lights just by your thoughts!


August 2nd, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Toronto, Aug 2 (ANI): What may look like a plot of some science fiction flick is for real as it has been made possible to use your ... Read more...

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P300 brain waves can help accurately predict terror attacks


August 1st, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) A technology based on P300, an electrical brain wave response, can help scientists peer into the mind of a terrorist to know how, when and where the next ... Read more...

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Reading terrorists’ minds about imminent attack may soon be possible


July 31st, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Ever thought about a technology that allows you to get inside the mind of a terrorist to know how, when and where the next attack will occur? Well, ... Read more...

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Newborns learn while asleep


May 18th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Sleeping newborn infants are better learners than previously thought, according to a University of Florida researcher.The boffin's study could lead to identifying those at risk for developmental disorders ... Read more...

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Brain scanners ‘can be used as lie detectors’


May 11th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): Brain scanners can also be used as lie detectors, according to US researchers.Scientists at Stanford University claim it can help to know if a witness is lying ... Read more...

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Soon, cotton fabrics to charge iPods, MP3 players and cell phones


March 10th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Ever thought that your comfy cotton T-shirt could monitor your heart rate and breathing, analyse your sweat and even cool you off on a hot summer's day? Or ... Read more...

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Brain connectivity missing in ADHD


January 12th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A new research has provided the first direct evidence that brain connectivity is missing in people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).According to researchers at the UC Davis ... Read more...

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Software will help reduce hyperactivity among kids


January 9th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) A new software that will help reduce hyperactivity among kids is slated for release this month. Karen Pine, professor of psychology at the University of Hertfordshire, examined the ... Read more...

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Wireless brain-computer interfaces help produce speech


December 12th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Experts at the Boston University have developed the first completely wireless brain-computer interface.The system works by converting brain waves in FM waves, which are then decoded to produce ... Read more...

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Study shows brain waves can ‘write’ on a computer


December 7th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): In a revolutionary study, neuroscientists at the Mayo Clinic campus in Jacksonville, Fla., have demonstrated how brain waves can be used to type alphanumerical characters on a computer ... Read more...

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Researchers take first steps towards mind-machine interface


December 7th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) Neuroscientists have taken the first few steps towards a mind-machine interface, says a new study. For instance, researchers have shown how brain waves can be used to type ... Read more...

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How does brain zero in on single bit of information?


November 23rd, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) How does the brain zero in on a single bit of information, out of the tens of thousands that it is bombarded with daily? Researchers at the ... Read more...

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Brain waves directly influence human behaviour (Lead)


October 5th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Brain waves can have a direct influence on a person's behaviour, say researchers after an experiment found that people can be made to move in slow motion by ... Read more...

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Brain waves have direct influence on behaviour, says study


October 5th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Brain waves can have a direct influence on a person's behaviour, say researchers after an experiment found that people can be made to move in slow motion by ... Read more...

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Brain waves can influence human behavior


October 2nd, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Researchers have found that they can make people move in slow motion by boosting one type of brain wave.The new finding can pave way for treating conditions like ... Read more...

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How your eyes spot a pal in a crowded cafeteria


August 13th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): Ever wondered how do you search for your friend in a crowded cafeteria? Well now, a new study on monkeys has shed light on how the visual system ... Read more...

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Alternative therapy healer lists steps to heal conscious minds


August 1st, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Shivi Dua, a computer software professional, switched professions when her daughter was diagnosed with asthma in 2000. She started practising Reiki -- and treated her daughter with ... Read more...

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Single gene mutation behind catastrophic epilepsy


July 8th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have found a mutation in a single gene to be responsible for catastrophic epilepsy - characterized by severe muscle spasms, persistent seizures, ... Read more...

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