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A look at three low-cost tablets (To go with tablet market story)


August 12th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
1. Micromax Funbook, Price: Rs.6,999Funbook is powered with 1.2 GHz Cortex-A8 processor and 512 MB RAM. It is loaded with Android OS, v4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and has an internal storage ... Read more...

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Now a 7-inch tablet for Rs.5,399!


April 24th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 24 (IANS) Giving competition to the government's Aakash tablet, Telmoco Development Labs Pvt. has come out with a Tablet PC - Attitude Daksha - a 7-inch tablet variant ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brain size linked to early Alzheimer’s risk


December 28th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) Some people with good memories but smaller cortex - the frontal area of the brian - may have greater chances of developing symptoms of early Alzheimer's, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gene study offers clues on memory puzzle


July 10th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) Scientists have shed light on why it is easier to learn about things related to what we already know than it is to learn about unfamiliar ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Men better at watching, hearing


July 1st, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Men often take less time parking their cars and have less trouble than women in navigating in a new city -- showing they excel in what ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chronic brain inflammation ‘linked to memory loss in older adults’


April 14th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Chronic brain inflammation has been linked to some elements of memory decline in otherwise cognitively normal older adults, according to a new study.Inflammation is part of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

What prompts us to choose right over left?


March 9th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Around 90 percent of humans prefer to use their right hand for most skilled tasks, which researchers have been trying to unravel for decades. A study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why 90pc of us choose to work with our right hand rather than left


March 9th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): A new study tries to find out why a majority of us - 90 pc - are biased towards using our right hand than left.Researchers from the University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Customized health messages help quit smoking in 4 months, says study


March 1st, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): A new study has found that tailored health messages to those who smoke were more likely to kick the butt in four months.Hannah Faye Chua at the University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Life of crime begins at 3 for some kids, say scientists


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that the seeds of criminal and anti-social behaviour can be found in children as young as three.Prof Adrian Raine, a British criminologist, argued that abnormal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Transcranial magnetic brain stimulation key to treating brain disorders


January 29th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A new study has found that the activity of certain brain nerve cells can be deliberately influenced by using magnetic stimulation.The study could mean use of cerebral stimulation ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Culprit gene behind Alzheimer’s identified


January 13th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 13 (IANS) There is cheering news for Alzheimer's patients and people with Down's syndrome as Canadian researchers have identified the gene that destroys brain cells in these diseases.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Apple iPhone 5 Speculations Running Riot


January 12th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Even before Apple could launch the first CDMA version of iPhone on the network of Verizon the rumors of the next generation iPhone aka iPhone 5 ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Why Alzheimer’s patients could forget that zebras have stripes


December 21st, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): A normal person wouldn't forget that a zebra has stripes or that a giraffe has four legs because these are concepts related to semantic memory - something that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smoking can reduce thickness of the brain


December 3rd, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A new study has found that smoking can reduce the thickness of the human brain.Researchers compared cortical thickness in volunteers, both smokers and never-smokers, who were without medical ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Biological basis of brain’s ability for rapid adaptation revealed


November 23rd, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): When you detect an object flying at your head, you first move out of the way and then you try to determine what the object is. Your brain's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brain hyperactivity ‘responsible for involuntary flashbacks’


October 28th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Researchers from Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the University of Minnesota have revealed that increased circuit activity in the right side of the brain causes involuntary flashbacks ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Phantom limbs more common than previously believed


September 25th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): A new study has indicated that more than half of patients recovering from stroke may in fact experience phantom limb sensations - the vivid illusion that the amputated ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Samsung Fascinate is going to be great


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire) : Samsung made a late entry into the Smart phone market but now it has a wide range of Smart phones aimed at different budgets. The latest ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Women facing baby blues process negative emotions differently


September 20th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 20 (ANI): Your hormones have nothing to do with those recurring baby blues, for a new study has found that the brains of women with post-natal depression process negative emotions ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New Eagle chip to power nextgen super smartphones


September 13th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) You seem to think your iPad is pretty cool? Wait for a new chip that will help make even more advanced generation of 'super smartphones'. ARM Holdings, the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Samsung Releases Official Specs for Galaxy Tab


September 7th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although the news has been out for some time now that Samsung was working on a tablet that would rival the iPad, the official announcement from the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Why our brains flip over optical illusions


September 4th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 4 (ANI): Optical illusions,images that appear to be one picture for one moment, and then look something entirely different the next, have always fascinated us. But scientists, until now, had ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Samsung unveils first tablet computer Galaxy Tab


September 4th, 2010 - 2:19 am ICT by BNO News
SEOUL, KOREA (BNO NEWS) -- Samsung unveiled its Galaxy Tab, a tablet computer running on the latest version of Google's popular operating system, Android 2.2.The Galaxy Tab features a 7-inch touchscreen with ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Evidence of differences in brain’s cortex in people with autism disorders found


August 26th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): A six-year long study of brain tissue has for the first time provided physical evidence of short-range over-connectivity in the outer layer of the brain's cortex in people ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brain ‘hardware’ key to decision-making flexibility


August 24th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 24 (ANI): Flexibility in decision-making is dependent on structural features of the brain, an international research team has shown.Australian research team member, Associate Professor Scott Brown, of the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New method to reveal brain’s wiring


August 10th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): USC College neuroscientists used the power of a new method for tracing brain circuits running through a "hedonic hot spot" related to food enjoyment.The circuit tracing method allows ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why some apples grow larger than others


July 1st, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A variety of apples grow larger than others because of the absence of cell division, a new American study reveals.The research by Peter Hirst, a Purdue University associate ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Human foetuses do not feel pain before 24 weeks


June 25th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): A new study has found that human foetuses do not feel pain before the age of 24 weeks.The study was commissioned by the Government and carried out by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Health |

Dementia ‘can take away meaning of flavors’


May 16th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Dementia sufferers can lose their capacity to understand sights, sounds and words. And in some cases, researchers say, they have a harder time identifying flavors and determining whether ... Read more...

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Brain may use clot-busting drug naturally to offer protection against stroke


May 6th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): The clot-busting stroke drug tPA (tissue-type plasminogen activator) can act as a neuroprotectant and may form the keystone of an adaptive response to a reduction in blood flow, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lottery game can assess brain damage following stroke


April 29th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): A lottery game could help to assess brain damage in people who have had a stroke, say researchers.Patients recovering from stroke sometimes behave as if completely unaware of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Empathy, violence share similar brain circuits


April 10th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) Just as the human species could be considered the most violent, since they are capable of serial killings, genocide and other atrocities, they are also the most empathetic ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

How the brain stores memories for specific fears


April 3rd, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Neuroscientists are clueing into how the brain is capable of holding and retrieving memories for specific fears, revealing a more sophisticated storage and recall capacity than previously thought. ... Read more...

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