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Now, implant warns of impending heart attack


April 15th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) A medical implant can warn users about a potential heart attack through a combination of vibrations, tones and visual signs and save lives, says a study. ... Read more...

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Smartphones could play key role in US elections


September 13th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Smartphones may play a significant role in future US elections by enabling online voting, new research claims.The study was conducted by the Human Factors and Ergonomics ... Read more...

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Less automation better for air traffic controllers


October 18th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 18 (ANI): Less automation is better for air traffic controllers, a new study has suggested."Fully automated systems are not always desirable because they tend to leave the controller out of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mid-level classroom displays may help minimise musculoskeletal strain in schoolkids


March 7th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 7 (ANI): An Australian study suggests that schoolchildren can be prevented from musculoskeletal strain by positioning classroom-learning materials at a mid-level rather than a high-level or a low-level.Published in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New NASA software to ease astronauts’ tasks in adverse space conditions


November 14th, 2007 - 2:12 am ICT by admin
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