human eye

New implant makes blind mice see, gives hope to blind


August 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) A radical new implant has restored vision to blind mice, offering hope to millions of sightless humans.The mice's vision was good enough to distinguish a baby's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Apple to introduce iPad 3 in March


February 10th, 2012 - 3:01 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 10 (IANS) Apple will introduce its latest iPad 3 here next month, media reports said Thursday.The next generation iPad will have faster chips and better graphics, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Bionic eye implant ready for human trials


February 9th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 9 (IANS) Offering hope to more than 160 million people worldwide who are considered clinically blind, a bionic eye implant will be ready for human trials in 2013, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New tool to pick out hidden patterns in vast data sets


December 16th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) Researchers have developed a statistical tool that can pick out unsuspected or hidden patterns in mountains of data in a way that no other software programme ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Like Spock’s Tricorder, sensor to identify contaminants


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Nov 3 (IANS) The human eye recognises only three bands of light - red, green, and blue. Now new technology, like Spock's Tricorder in "Star Trek" is using ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Sea urchins see with their body - minus eyes


July 1st, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Sea urchins are one of the rarest of creatures who can see with their whole body, without any eyes.Previous studies have shown that they have a ... Read more...

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Green LED TVs and computers ‘a step closer to reality’


April 26th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new method for manufacturing green-colored LEDs with greatly enhanced light output, which could likely lead to a new generation of high-performance, energy-efficient display devices.First ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Low-cost molecular medicine offers hope for patients with vision loss


April 18th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 18 (ANI): Molecular medicine is beginning to provide hope for patients with declining sight when all other therapies have been exhausted, according to an expert.These low-cost preventive molecular medicine ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Algae genes could restore sight in blind


April 14th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Blind people may regain their sight thanks to a light sensitive gene taken from algae.Chemists believe they may be able to replace damaged cells in the ... Read more...

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Human cues to improve computer’s user-friendliness


March 6th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) Researchers are using human cues to improve a computer's user-friendliness by going beyond the scope of the traditional keyboard and mouse. "Our research in computer graphics ... Read more...

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New curvilinear camera adds a zoom to the ‘human eye’


January 18th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): Researchers have developed a curvilinear camera that mimics the human eye, but has the added feature of zooming.Scientists from Northwestern University and the University of Illinois in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Glowing bio-LED trees could replace street lamps


November 25th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): Trees with naturally glowing leaves could one day offer an eco-friendly alternative to street lamps.Researchers from the Academia Sinica and the National Cheng Kung University in Taipei and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Solar cells could be used to treat cancer effectively, say scientists


November 17th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Scientists are coming up new solar cell-powered cancer therapies that could make treatment faster, less painful and more effective.The new solar cells are similar to the black ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NASA reveals Saturn is on a cosmic dimmer switch


November 11th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft has found that Saturn emitted gradually less energy each year from 2005 to 2009, but its southern hemisphere consistently emitted more energy than its northern ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Patients reject robotic prosthetic arm because ‘it’s too easy’


September 24th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): Participants in a study to test the function of a robotic prosthetic arm were unhappy with the results because it was 'too easy.'University of Central Florida researchers had ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Now, security camera system that works just like human eye


September 21st, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 21 (ANI): Security in public areas and buildings is set to get safer than it ever was, thanks to an innovative camera system that works like the human eye.Researchers from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Biosynthetic corneas restore vision in humans for the first time


August 26th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Biosynthetic corneas can help regenerate and repair damaged eye tissue and improve vision in humans, according to a new study."This study is important because it is the first ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Artificial corneas restore sight for the first time


August 26th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Lab grown artificial corneas have been transplanted into patients' eyes for the first time, offering hope to millions of partially sighted people. The new technique involves growing human ... Read more...

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Device to help blind manoeuvre around obstacles developed


June 4th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): An innovative optical radar system has been developed by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev students that helps blind people manoeuvre around obstacles.The radar system incorporates a computer, two ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vodka Eyeballing Can Be Dangerous, Warn Doctors


May 31st, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The alcoholics who prefer mild type of drinks with less odor and nice taste often go for the vodka and it is consumed by millions of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mysterious New Hole Spotted In Space


May 12th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez May 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Herschel Space Observatory submitted reports which suggest that there is a hole in space, a large hole which the researchers say has been formed by ... Read more...

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Soon, prescription tattoos to monitor glucose levels


May 8th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Medical tattoos would soon replace needle sticks needed to monitor glucose levels, say scientists.Scientists from Microsoft and The Draper Laboratory are developing medical tattoos that would stop hackers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists identify genes involved in human eye color


May 7th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Boffins have identified three new genetic loci which are involved in the subtle and quantitative variation of human eye colour.The study, led by Manfred Kayser of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Researchers Feel Apple iPad Can Induce Insomnia


April 29th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Apple iPad has got its share of detractors after its release who crib about its inability to multitask and lack of support for Flash content. ... Read more...

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Charging your iPod by running


April 26th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): If you've forgotten to charge your iPod and a power plug is nowhere in sight, a simple run could help you get out of the trouble - if ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Asteroid 2010 GA6 Flies Past Earth


April 9th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez California, Apr 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Just like thousands of asteroids have crossed the Earth over the years, NASA announced today that another asteroid named 2010 GA6 flew past our planet ... Read more...

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Light from lamps could one day encode a wireless broadband signal


March 10th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): Getting a broadband connection may soon be as simple as flipping on a light switch, say researchers from Germany.According to the scientists, the light coming from the lamps ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New method predicts fate of stem cells


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute scientists have come up with a new method for predicting the fate of stem cells.Using advanced computer vision technology to detect subtle cell movements that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nanotechnology may help turn fabrics, paper into lightweight batteries


February 21st, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): An engineer has found a way to cheaply and efficiently manufacture lightweight paper batteries and supercapacitors, as well as stretchable, conductive textiles known as "eTextiles" - capable of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, non-toxic spray that protects any surface against dirt, bacteria


February 1st, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): A non-toxic spray invisible to the human eye that protects against everything from bacteria to UV radiation could soon be used on a vast range of products.Researchers clam ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hubble snaps deepest image of universe ever taken in near-infrared light


December 9th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 9 (ANI): NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has made the deepest image of the universe ever taken in near-infrared light.The image was taken in the same region as the ... Read more...

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New combo tool to look at baby’s health, heart in the womb


November 11th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) A maths model will peer into foetal health and heart accurately, giving the unborn baby better chances of survival and a healthy life. Ofer Barnea, biomedical engineer at ... Read more...

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Scientists build first optical frequency comb to display visible ‘teeth’


October 30th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 30 (ANI): Scientists have built the first optical frequency comb-a tool for precisely measuring different frequencies of visible light-that actually displays comb-like 'teeth'.It has been built by scientists at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

What helps us see in bright or low light?


October 14th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) How do our eyes adjust during a blackout, seemingly without loss of time? Vision scientists at Washington University School of Medicine-St. Louis (WUSM-SL) have identified an intricate process ... Read more...

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Cure for glaucoma soon, says new research


October 6th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 6 (IANS) Cure for glaucoma which leads to blindness may be on its way. Canadian researchers have discovered an unidentified form of circulation in the human eye which may provide important ... Read more...

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