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Met Office Has a New Way to Predict a Big Freeze


September 15th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A supercomputer can now predict a big freeze weeks in advance. A new software has just been unveiled and it is said to predict the cold snaps ... Read more...

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Software turns grayscale images into realistic colours


June 11th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 11 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new software that can easily transform grayscale images into stunning yet realistic colours, utilising the vast amount of imagery available on ... Read more...

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Shakespearean work recreated by ‘Virtual Monkeys’


September 26th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 99.990% of Shakespeare’s entire work has been recreated by a computer program in a project titled Virtual Monkeys. The project was started last August and it’s ... Read more...

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Wall Street too turning to Twitter for stock market predictions


May 5th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 05 (ANI): To gain a trading edge, Wall Street too is now turning to Twitter and other social media to wring useful intelligence out of the words, opinions, rants and ... Read more...

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Human language may have originated in Africa


April 15th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): Wondering where did humanity utter its first words? Sub-Saharan Africa.A new linguistic analysis attempted to rewrite the story of Babel by borrowing from the methods of genetic analysis ... Read more...

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Google Earth reveals almost 2000 ancient archaeo sites in Saudi Arabia


February 4th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Google Earth has revealed 1977 potential archaeological sites, including 1082 "pendants" - ancient tear-drop shaped tombs made of stone, in Saudi Arabia."It's not the easiest country to break ... Read more...

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How tobacco plants could sniff out potential terrorists


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): It seems like even the luscious green flora at shopping malls and airports will be keeping a tab on terrorists in the future - thanks to some genetic ... Read more...

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Couples’ way of talking can predict relationship success


January 26th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): People who speak in similar styles are more compatible, according to a new study.People tend to be attracted to, date, and marry other people who resemble themselves in ... Read more...

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Does ‘coded message in Bible point to Qaeda’s nuclear weapon hideout’?


December 11th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Author Michael Drosnin believes that there are secret, coded messages in the Bible that indicate that Al Qaeda has nuclear weapons in a secret hiding place.Drosnin took out ... Read more...

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‘Joking computer’ to give stand up comedians run for their money!


December 10th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): Stand-up comedians beware: The 'joking computer' is here - a computer program that creates pun-based gags created at the University of Aberdeen and is sure to give you ... Read more...

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Hands can detect typos even when the mind doesn’t: Study


October 29th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): For professional typists, the act of typing is almost an automaton and now a new study reveals why."We all know we do some things on autopilot, from walking ... Read more...

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3-D egg protein structure could pave way for new contraceptives


October 27th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Scientists have determined the three dimensional structure of the egg protein that helps the sperm stick during fertilisation.The structure could not only help determine why infertility occurs, but ... Read more...

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‘Walking’ properties of bacteria discovered


October 8th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that bacteria are capable of 'standing up' and moving while vertical.In 2008, UCLA researcher Gerard Wong suggested that an undergraduate bioengineering senior design group ... Read more...

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Patients reject robotic prosthetic arm because ‘it’s too easy’


September 24th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): Participants in a study to test the function of a robotic prosthetic arm were unhappy with the results because it was 'too easy.'University of Central Florida researchers had ... Read more...

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Simple home test to diagnose deadly skin cancer


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) A simple home test to check suspected skin cancer has been unveiled by doctors. For a 40-pound fee, experts will analyse pictures of skin defects sent to a ... Read more...

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Music really can ease pain


September 9th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 9 (ANI): Music sure can uplift your spirits, but a new study has revealed that patients suffering from pain or depression can be prescribed specific kinds of music to help ... Read more...

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Study says ‘pep talk can reduce violence, alcoholic problems among teenagers’


August 4th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): A brief motivational talk can reduce the chances of teenagers getting violent or experiencing drinking problems, according to a study by University of Michigan Health System (UMHS).The conclusion ... Read more...

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NASA satellite improves pollution monitoring


July 26th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): NASA scientists improved watershed pollution monitoring models by incorporating satellite and ground-based observations of precipitation.The research team, led by Joseph Nigro of Science Systems and Applications, Inc., incorporated ... Read more...

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Computer program resurrects ‘lost’ languages


July 20th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): A new computer program has successfully decoded a written language last used in Biblical times.The success could lead to "resurrecting" ancient texts that are no longer understood.Created ... Read more...

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Your brain structure determines personality


June 23rd, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Your personality is related to the size of different parts of brains, says a study. Colin DeYoung at the University of Minnesota (UM) and colleagues wanted to find out ... Read more...

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Your brain structure could reveal your personality


June 23rd, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): The size of different parts of people's brains can tell a lot about their personalities, according to psychological scientists.For example, conscientious people tend to have a bigger lateral ... Read more...

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Gravity-defying ramps win Best Illusion of the Year award


May 12th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): A mathematician at Meiji Institute in Kawasaki, Japan, has won the world's best visual illusion award for making downward-sloping ramps appear to run uphill.Kokichi Sugihara won the ... Read more...

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Now, software that decodes emotions over the phone


May 6th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): An Israeli company called eXaudios has developed a new computer program that can not only predict a caller's emotional state over the phone, but may also diagnose a ... Read more...

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Shaquille O’Neal happiest celeb on Twitter


April 21st, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): A study by researchers at the University of Edinburgh Business school has found that American basketball player Shaquille O'Neal is the happiest celebrity on Twitter.The study examined tweets ... Read more...

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People make poor choices when armed with information


April 1st, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): People with complete information go for the instant reward, when given a choice between a quick payoff versus a longer-term benefit, U.S. researchers say.The research from University of ... Read more...

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Coming soon: Emotion detector for babies


February 25th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Parents-to-be can take a breather: It may soon be possible to translate infant cries, all thanks to Japanese scientists who have come up with a statistical computer program ... Read more...

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Computer program outdoes humans at measuring radiology images


January 26th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Using a computer program, scientists have successfully automated the measurement of a vital part of the knee in radiology images.The program performs much faster and just as reliably ... Read more...

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Computer programmed to read human faces


January 6th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Scientists have programmed computers to read human expressions and to tell whether one is in pain. "Each facial expression is made up of many different components - a twitch ... Read more...

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Scientists extract images from people’s thoughts


November 30th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Impossible as it may seem, but a scientist has succeeded in pulling an image out of a person's brain.In a recent experiment, Dr. Jack Gallant of the UCB ... Read more...

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Sick patients being misdiagnosed by swine flu hotline: UK study


November 29th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): A new UK study has found that almost 9 out of 10 sick patients calling up the swine flu hotline have been diagnosed wrongly.Merely three out of 30 ... Read more...

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New global map of Mars suggests Red Planet once had ocean


November 24th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 24 (ANI): In a new study, scientists used an innovative computer program to produce a new and more detailed global map of the valley networks on Mars, which adds to ... Read more...

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Time of day matters to thirsty trees dealing with drought


November 24th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 24 (ANI): A new research indicates that the time of the day mattes to forest trees dealing with drought.The research was carried out by Professor Malcolm Campbell, University of Toronto ... Read more...

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FAA Computer Glitch leads to flight delays in US


November 20th, 2009 - 1:45 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An FAA computer malfunction involving access to flight plans caused nationwide flight cancellations and delays on Thursday morning in the US.The computer bug that caused all ... Read more...

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Now, an emergency medical service system that predicts caller’s fate


October 21st, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 21 (ANI): Japanese researchers have come up with a computer program, which can tell if you are about to die by listening to your voice when you make an emergency ... Read more...

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Shakespeare didn’t work alone on Edward III play, Pl@giarism proves


October 12th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): A computer program designed to detect plagiarism has proved that Shakespeare was not the sole playwright of The Reign of King Edward III.Sir Brian Vickers, an expert on ... Read more...

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