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‘Chameleon’ technology that could make tanks look like a cow!


January 20th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): A new technology that has been developed by scientists at BAE Systems in Sweden can make a tank 'disappear', 'sweat' or even look like a cow.The system will ... Read more...

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Why birds fly into power lines


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that birds fly into power lines because they have 'blind spots' in their field of vision.Experts discovered that cranes, bustards and storks were unable to ... Read more...

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What prevents zebrafish from biting off more than it can chew?


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): Scientists may have found why it is easier for us to spot movement of small objects in our field of vision, than to notice other things.University of California ... Read more...

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How to reduce stress when horses are first ridden


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): Scientists have for the first time examined the stress suffered by young horses when they are trained to be ridden.Horses are frequently subjected to situations that would be ... Read more...

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New treatment for severe eye disease found disease


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Washington, July 22 (ANI): Researchers may have found a new treatment for retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a severe neurodegenerative disease of the retina that ultimately results in blindness.University of Massachusetts Medical School ... Read more...

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Daily dose of nutrients could save your sight


July 2nd, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Regular healthy eating could not only cut health care costs, but also prevent vision loss due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and other sight-robbing diseases.Agricultural Research Service ... Read more...

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Just like humans, chicks too count from left to right


June 23rd, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): A new study has revealed that chicks count exactly like humans do - from left to right.Rosa Rugani of the University of Trento, Italy, and her colleagues trained ... Read more...

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Woman fined in France for driving in burka


April 24th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Apr 24(ANI): A 31-year-old woman has been fined 18 pounds for driving while wearing a burka in Nantes, France.The woman was pulled over by police and told that her face veil ... Read more...

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French woman fined for driving while wearing Islamic veil


April 23rd, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 23 (DPA) A French woman who was driving while wearing an Islamic full-body veil was stopped by police in the city of Nantes and fined 22 euro ($29), Europe 1 ... Read more...

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Migraine sufferers process visual cues poorly in messy environments


April 9th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): Migraine sufferers may process visual cues badly in an environment with a lot of visual distractions, says a new study.In the study, published in the April issue of ... Read more...

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Stem cell therapy may help restore sight in retinitis pigmentosa sufferers


February 25th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Scientists have successfully used mouse embryonic stem cells to replace diseased retinal cells and restore sight in a mouse model of retinitis pigmentosa.According to the research team ... Read more...

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Rapid rise of India, China redefining global and regional situation, says Nirupama Rao


February 22nd, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Cynthia ChandranLondon, Feb.22 (ANI): Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Monday said that with the rapid rise of China and India, the global and regional situation is being re-defined.Addressing at ... Read more...

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Neural thermostat that keeps brain running efficiently found


January 14th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Scientists from Yale University claim to have found a neural thermostat that helps brain run efficiently.The neuronal thermostat regulates activity in the visual cortex, while processing a flood ... Read more...

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Kenny Rogers music helps stroke patients’ brain recovery


December 21st, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 21 (ANI): Music can be as good as medicine, at least that's what the curious case of Mike Pensom suggests.Pensom, who has a stroke depleted vision, can apparently see better ... Read more...

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Scientists discover new inherited eye disease


December 12th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Iowa have found a new inherited eye disease that affects the macula, which is part of the retina.With the findings, which have been ... Read more...

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Half a brain girl, 10, has power of two eyes in one


July 21st, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): A 10-year old girl born with half a brain has developed the power of two eyes in one - all thanks to a massive reorganisation of the brain ... Read more...

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Listening to pleasant music ”could help save stroke victims” sight”


March 24th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Listening to enjoyable music could help save damaged sight in stroke victims, new research suggests. According to the study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy ... Read more...

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Terminator Salvation producer defends Christian Bales on-set rant


February 3rd, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Soon after Christian Bale made headlines because of his on-set rant, an associate producer of the upcoming movie Terminator Salvation has claimed that the actor was a ... Read more...

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Why its difficult to catch a ball coming from straight ahead


August 5th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Aug 5 (ANI): Ever wondered why it is so difficult to catch a ball coming straight towards us? Well, the answer has just been found by BBSRC researchers at ... Read more...

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Even 60 milliseconds exposure to brand names can affect your shopping


July 18th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): You decide not to go anywhere but the free market. Your best laid plans however, take a tumble when you spot Tiffanys at end of the road, ... Read more...

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New-age binoculars to help soldiers detect danger


June 25th, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London , June 25 (ANI): Soldiers are believed to be equipped with an inherent ability to detect approaching signs of danger, but looking through a binocular limits their field of vision. ... Read more...

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Working alone may be the key to better productivity


February 21st, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Working alone might be the key to better performance at work, says a new study that showed that colleagues could slow down your productivity, even if their work ... Read more...

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Now, contact lens that project telephone display directly on the retina


February 3rd, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Washington have created a contact lens, which is capable of projecting a telephone display directly on to the retina.The development of the lens ... Read more...

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