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New robotic hand types like its human counterpart


March 4th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Engineers in US have developed a robotic hand that is capable of performing human tasks such as opening doors and typing.The researchers have been trying to create robots ... Read more...

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Robot makes debut performance on stage


November 16th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Her performance on stage might have been a bit stiff but with good reason too -- she happens to be a robot. Humanoid robot Geminoid F. acted alongside ... Read more...

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Malaria came from gorillas thousands of years ago


September 24th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Gorillas first transmitted the malaria parasite to humans thousands of years ago, according to a new research. The latest finding could help develop a vaccine for malaria, which claims ... Read more...

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Robot helping boffins to determine how we decide to trust strangers


July 11th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): American researchers are using a robot to find out how humans decide to trust strangers and if those decisions are accurate.Northeastern University psychology professor David DeSteno is collaborating ... Read more...

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Novel mouse gene could lead to new Alzheimer’s treatments


November 12th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Scientists have identified a novel mouse gene (Rps23r1) that reduces the accumulation of two toxic proteins that are major players in Alzheimer's disease: amyloid beta and tau.The ... Read more...

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Drunk fruit flies may provide alcoholism cure


November 4th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): With the help of drunken fruit flies, scientists have identified entire networks of genes-also found in humans-that play a key role in alcohol drinking behaviour.Researchers from North ... Read more...

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Common weed may help shed light on aging, cancer


October 27th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): A common weed related to cabbage, radish and mustard plant family may provide vital clues on human aging and cancer, say researchers.The research team from Texas A&M University ... Read more...

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Genetic mutation linked to hereditary neuroendocrine tumour identified


July 24th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Scientists from University of Utah have identified a genetic mutation linked to hereditary form of a rare neuroendocrine tumour called paraganglioma (PGL).Paragangliomas are rare, generally benign tumors that ... Read more...

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Dictionaries are designed to fit in the brain


May 1st, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Dictionaries may seem like a tangled web of words but they are actually designed in a form that mirrors the way our brains make sense, suggests a ... Read more...

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