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Students’ ideas ready for incubation in Kerala


September 5th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 5 (IANS) Making a wheelchair follow your instructions to calling an auto-rickshaw with a text message are among the many projects by Kerala's students lined up for incubation.The ... Read more...

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Controlling computers with simple eye movements


July 13th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Millions suffering from multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, muscular dystrophy, spinal cord injuries, which impacts nerve cells and amputees may soon be able to interact with computers and ... Read more...

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Looking left or right not linked to lying, says study


July 12th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) The popular notion that looking towards the right suggests lying, while the reverse eye movement indicates telling the truth, may not be true, says a ... Read more...

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Prosthetic retina shows promise in restoring sight


May 18th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) Scientist are developing a prosthetic retina which can restore sight to patients suffering from age-related macular degeneration (AMD), one of the commonest causes of blindness. The ... Read more...

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A machine that can tell when you’re lying


March 27th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) Computer scientists, taking inspiration from the human face, are exploring whether machines can detect lies.In a study of 40 videotaped conversations, an automated system that ... Read more...

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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...

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Dream content measured for first time


October 30th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, Oct 30 (IANS) Scientists have for the first time successfully analysed brain activity during dreams.They were able to do this with the help of people who become aware of ... Read more...

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Psychologists prove existence of hypnotic state


October 30th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Researchers have come up with strong evidence to show that a genuine hypnotic state exists -- a glazed look often been linked with hypnosis but rarely ... Read more...

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‘Control computer by sight’ technology is here


March 3rd, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Mar 3 (IANS) A laptop prototype has been unveiled with a device that allows a user to control the computer by sight.The eye-tracking technology monitors the user's gaze and ... Read more...

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Conservatives and liberals ’see the world differently’


December 10th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): It's common that liberals and conservatives are poles apart. And now, a new study has given another point stating the difference between the two - researchers found that ... Read more...

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Women’s luscious red lips - the biggest turn on for men!


November 25th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): Want to catch a man's eye? Forget fluttering your eyelashes or flicking your hair. All you need to do is practice your pout, for a woman's lips are ... Read more...

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Device that won’t let motorists fall asleep


November 11th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Scientists have developed a device to prevent motorists from falling asleep -- potentially saving 300,000 people from sudden deaths worldwide. The system, devised at the Fraunhofer Institute in ... Read more...

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How brain is wired for attention


November 2nd, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): Scientists have created a wiring diagram that shows how the brain pays attention to visual, cognitive, sensory, and motor cues.The study, conducted by researchers at University of Utah, ... Read more...

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How the brain forms habits


October 31st, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): A new study from MIT's McGovern Institute for Brain Research has shown that brain's habit formation appears to be an innate ability that is fine-tuned by experience- specifically, ... Read more...

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Eyetracker software to prevent drivers from nodding off at the wheel


October 14th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT in Ilmenau, Germany, have developed an assistant system that tracks a driver's eye movements and issues a warning ... Read more...

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Free gifts thrill shoppers as much as pornography


September 14th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) A coupon or a free gift with a jar of jelly or a loaf of bread thrills shoppers just as much as pornography does, says a new study. Researchers ... Read more...

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Bargain shopping ‘feels as good as sex’


September 14th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 14 (ANI): It is often said that retail therapy really works for those who have a poor love life - and now a new study has discovered why.The research ... Read more...

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How eyes move when mind wanders while reading


August 31st, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): Eye movements can indicate if you zone out while reading, says a new study.Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh recorded eye movements during reading and found that the ... Read more...

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Culture affects how our brain works


August 4th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Where you grow up can have a big impact on how your brain works, according to a study by psychological scientists Denise C. Park from the University of ... Read more...

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Scientists test Japanese dolphins’ visual capacity with plasma TVs


July 24th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 24 (ANI): Japanese scientists are testing visual capacity of dolphins by screening nature movies on big screen plasma TVs in front of their tanks.Researchers from the Umikirara Aquarium in ... Read more...

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Soon, eye movement-based lie detector test


July 17th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Our eye movements have long been thought to reveal whether we are telling the truth or lying. Now a group of University of Utah researchers are using eye-tracking ... Read more...

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A mobile that will operate with gaze of an eye


June 13th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Dass Helsinki, June 13 (IANS) In the not so distant future you would only need to look at your spectacles intently to read your mobile messages or watch a video clip, ... Read more...

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It’s official: Men look at women’s breasts first


June 12th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 12 (ANI): Women often say that men tend to ogle at their breasts and their face is the last thing they notice, and now a scientific study has found evidence ... Read more...

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Software to measure emotions of Internet users


June 10th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 10 (IANS) While most people have gut reactions to websites, a group of scientists is developing software that can actually measure those emotions and more. Aude Dufresne, professor at ... Read more...

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Soon, software to measure emotional reactions to Web


June 10th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Canadian scientists are developing new software that can measure emotional reactions to Web.Aude Dufresne, a professor at the University of Montreal Department Of Communications, led a team of ... Read more...

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Training in eye movement can reduce road accidents


June 9th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Thousands of people are killed and maimed in road accidents every year, all because of distracted drivers. These incidents can be reduced with the right application of motion ... Read more...

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New computational model could tell how the brain recognizes objects


June 9th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Scientists at MIT's McGovern Institute for Brain Research have developed a new computational model to describe how the human brain visually identifies objects.The model accurately predicts human ... Read more...

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Scientist decodes secret of Rembrandt’s appeal


May 29th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 29 (IANS) Rembrandt may have pioneered a technique that guides the viewer's gaze around a portrait, creating a "calmer" viewing experience, says a new study. Renaissance artists used various techniques to ... Read more...

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Secret behind Rembrandt’s ‘magic’ uncovered


May 29th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): A University of British Columbia researcher has found the secret behind what makes Rembrandt's masterful portraits so appealing.In the study, Steve DiPaola has argued that Rembrandt may ... Read more...

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Blinking eyes indicate a wandering mind


April 30th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): You tend to blink more often when you're daydreaming or when your mind is wandering off, concludes a new study.Cognitive neuroscientist Daniel Smilek, of the University of Waterloo, ... Read more...

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Scientists steer car with eyes


April 26th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) Believe it or not, it's now possible to steer a car through your eyes using a new software. So say scientists. At the former Berlin Tempelhof Airport, ... Read more...

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Now use eye movement to play computer games


March 29th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) In an invention that could go a long way in helping the disabled, students have developed a computer game that can be operated by eye movement. The students, from ... Read more...

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Dating a sexy partner can make you seem more attractive


February 27th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Want to look attractive? Well, forget designer suits, cool watches and cars, and simply pair yourself up with a hot partner.That's the conclusion of a new study.To come ... Read more...

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Asians, Caucasians recognise faces differently


January 27th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): In a study on Caucasians and Asians, the researchers found that people of different races recognise faces differently.PhD student Caroline Blais, of the Universite de Montreal Department ... Read more...

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Why England soccer team keeps losing in penalty shootouts


December 12th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Ever wondered why England's soccer team keeps losing on penalties? Well, University of Exeter researchers may help you figure it out.In a new study, the boffins have shown ... Read more...

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