facial expression

Now, a computer to lip-read and decode emotions


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 11 (IANS) A computer is being taught to interpret human emotions based on lip-reading, one which could improve our interaction with these machines and perhaps allow disabled ... Read more...

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Colorado shooting suspect makes first court appearance


July 24th, 2012 - 6:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) The Colorado theater shooting suspect, who killed 12 people and injured 58 others in the US city of Aurora early Friday, made his first court appearance ... Read more...

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Permanent dental implants for toothless available (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Patients suffering from edentulism (missing all teeth in the jaw), on rise in India due to lack of hygiene and tobacco use, can now look forward ... Read more...

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Permanent dental implants for edentulism patients


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Patients suffering from edentulism (missing all tooth in the jaw) can now look forward to permanent dental implants which they do not have to rinse or ... Read more...

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Now control your car with a wink or nod!


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Engineers have come up with a new gadget to control a car's functions using nods and winks, thanks to the infra-red sensor mounted on the dash ... Read more...

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Watts unveils Princess Diana makeover


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Actress Naomi Watts has undergone a dramatic makeover to play Diana, Princess Of Wales in the upcoming movie "Caught In Flight", and she bears a striking ... Read more...

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More terracotta warriors unearthed in China


June 11th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) More terracotta warriors were found during excavations at the mausoleum of emperor Qin Shihuang (259-210 B.C.) in China.Among the findings is a giant 2.5-metre tall ... Read more...

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Facial cues can be misinterpreted in different cultures


September 2nd, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Facial expressions, perceived as the 'universal language of emotions', can lead to misinterpretation as they are viewed in different ways by different cultures, says a new ... Read more...

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Soon, ‘emotional’ satnavs that read your mind and know how you feel!


December 30th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Cambridge University researchers are working on computer systems that sense your mood and react accordingly.Prof Peter Robinson, head of emotional robotics, believes one application could be navigational systems ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Part of brain that suppresses instinct identified


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Scientists have identified regions in the brain that "fire up" when we suppress an automatic behaviour such as the urge to look at other people as we enter ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study finds hemodynamic responses for infant’s facial expressions


November 6th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 06 (ANI): Japanese research group have found hemispheric differences in the temporal area overlying superior temporal sulcus (STS) when processing positive (happy) and negative (angry) facial expressions in infants.The ... Read more...

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WAG Minka Kelly Bags ‘Sexiest Woman Alive’ Tag


October 12th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) New York Yankee Derek Jeter is a lucky man and no one can dare deny that after the latest 'Sexiest Woman Alive' was announced. Friday Night ... Read more...

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Pregnant Muslim ordered to remove veil in court


October 10th, 2010 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) A British court asked a Muslim woman to remove burqa to show her facial expression while testifying against her husband in a physical abuse case.Georgina Richards, 36, who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Men switch off emotionally during rows


September 30th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Women may actually be right when they accuse men of 'switching off' during a furious tiff. Scientists have found that men effectively 'check out' in stressful situations, while ... Read more...

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Silent response to stress is a guy thing after all


September 29th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 29 (ANI): When stressed men look at angry faces, their brains show less activity in regions responsible for understanding others' feelings-a discovery that proves silent and stoic response to stress ... Read more...

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Japanese read voice tones while Dutch read faces to assess others’ emotions


September 16th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): Japanese people gauge others' emotions via voice tone, while Dutch people pay more attention to the facial expression to know how others are feeling, found a new study.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ronaldo strips off to advertise a watch


September 10th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 10 (ANI): Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has striped off for an ad campaign for a Spanish watch brand.The 25-year-old forward is the brand new face and the celebrity spokesman for ... Read more...

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Stopping frowning can change ability to read sad and angry sentences


July 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): Blocking frowning can take a toll on a person's ability to read emotional sentences, revealed a study.While the world can tell what you are thinking or feeling just ... Read more...

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Botox paralyzes your emotions, too


June 27th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): A well-known side effect of Botox is the inability to fully express emotions. Now, a new research has revealed another side effect of the anti-wrinkle jabs: the inability ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mug Shot of Time Square Bomber Revealed


May 20th, 2010 - 2:28 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Faisal Shahzad who has been accused of the attempted bombing of Times Square stared right into the camera with no apparent emotion on his face when ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bared-teeth motif expresses smile, not death


May 18th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Researchers have now interpreted the common bared-teeth motif on archaeological artefacts in a new light - they say it may represent the smile rather than being symbolic of ... Read more...

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Oxytocin hormone boosts male sensitivity, empathy


April 30th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Oxytocin, a hormone associated with feelings like love and trust, has been found to boost male sensitivity and empathy, says a new study. One of the effects of ... Read more...

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RGV’s ‘Phoonk2′ spooks contestant


April 16th, 2010 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Director Ram Gopal Varma has claimed that "Phoonk 2" is scarier than his earlier venture "Phoonk". He threw a challenge that anyone who could watch the film ... Read more...

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Botox can cost you your friends


April 11th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 11(ANI): Botox can result in limiting facial expressions that can eventually hamper relationships, as people using it may not be able to show their emotions completely, a new study suggest.Apparently, ... Read more...

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Giotto Frescoes Reseen In Their Glory With UV Light


March 9th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Florence, Mar 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Those who lament over paintings and frescoes in their possession losing color and detail owing to ravages of time need not lose their sleep anymore. ... Read more...

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Parkinson’s patients find it harder to recognize emotions


March 4th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Parkinson's disease patients have trouble recognizing expressions of emotion in other people's faces and voices, according to two new studies.Parkinson's is a neurodegenerative disorder that causes tremors, stiffness ... Read more...

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Yung Berg Was Not Assaulted


February 25th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Los Angeles, Feb 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American Rapper Yung Berg has reportedly denied on the web that he was robbed and beaten by some unknown rogues. Yung Berg, who ... Read more...

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Allison Reed: Ice Dancing For Republic Of Georgia


February 20th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Vancouver, British Columbia, Feb 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republic of Georgia, who suffered a great loss at the very beginning of the Vancouver Olympics Winter games is now pinning their hope ... Read more...

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Can blocking a frown keep bad feelings at bay?


January 30th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) Your facial expression may betray your thoughts or feelings. But it also impairs your ability to grasp written language bearing on emotions, says a new study. The study ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Blocking a frown may help keep bad feelings at bay


January 30th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): Facial expressions not only reveal your thoughts, but also affects your ability to comprehend written language related to emotions, according to a new study.According to study's first author, ... 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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Manipuri artists present mime on situation in state


January 4th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Jan 2 (ANI): Theatre is an artistic medium, which is often used to take a look at the social situation.A mime Theatre Repertory in Manipur is screening their new play ... Read more...

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Look at woman’s feet to know if she likes you


December 3rd, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Searching for the twinkle in her eye to tell if she is head over heels in love with you? Well, it's time you turn your attention towards her ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Saif ko gussa kyun aaya


November 16th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Saif Ali Khan is normally known for his cool headed personality but this time, the actor lost his temper. In a press conference he was asked one wired question that made ... Read more...

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Rani Mukherjee ready to Blitz over Bollywood Again!


September 5th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
A rare combination of talent and sensuality Rani Mukherjee is renowned for her stupendous professionalism. Her professionalism is not limited to her film career. She recently donned the cover page of ... Read more...

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