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Weight loss surgery can help alleviate migraines


March 29th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A new study from The Miriam Hospital has revealed that bariatric surgery may provide an added benefit to severely obese patients besides weight loss: it can also help ... Read more...

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Scientists develop nanoscale ‘Etch-a-Sketch’ light sensor


November 15th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have created a nanoscale light sensor that can be combined with near-atomic-size electronic circuitry to produce hybrid optic and electronic devices with ... Read more...

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How visuals signals travel from eye to the brain


October 7th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): Researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies were able to trace for the first time the neuronal circuitry that connects individual photoreceptors with retinal ganglion cells, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Skinny-dipping tourist gets bitten by venomous spider on willie


May 14th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 14 (ANI): A Canadian tourist, who fell asleep on the sand dunes after skinny-dipping at a beach in New Zealand's far north, is said to have woken up with a ... Read more...

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Spider attacks sleeping nudist


May 14th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, May 14 (IANS) A Canadian tourist who dozed off naked on a New Zealand beach after a swim suffered inflammation of the heart after being bitten on his penis by a ... Read more...

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Vision originated 600 mln yrs ago in sea-dwelling hydra


March 12th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): A team of scientists at UC (University of California) Santa Barbara have discovered that vision originated in the hydra, a member of an ancient group of sea creatures, ... Read more...

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Now, colour sensors for better vision in ‘Car of the Future’


October 6th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Taking a major step towards improved CMOS sensors for most in-car camera systems, scientists have developed a new process that could provide colours to these systems.The CMOS ... Read more...

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Gene therapy improves vision for as long as one year


August 13th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): Three patients, who received gene therapy for an inherited form of blindness, continued having vision improvements even after a year, a new study has revealed.This is the ... Read more...

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Why the birds and the bees get sexed up in spring


January 30th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 30 (ANI): UK researchers have apparently solved a thirty-year puzzle: what makes birds to breed in spring?The study led by Russell Foster of the University of Oxford wanted to ... Read more...

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Newly discovered light sensors communicate directly with brain


January 1st, 2009 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 1 (IANS) Neuro-scientists have unravelled how newly discovered light sensors in the eye detect light and communicate with the brain. These light sensors are a small number of nerve cells ... Read more...

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Eyes light receptors play key role in resetting biological clock


August 16th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 16 (ANI): Eyes use light to regulate the biological clock through a mechanism that is different from the ability to see, according to researchers at the University of Virginia.The ... Read more...

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Retina transplants benefit patients with retinal degeneration


July 11th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): Retina cell transplantation has shown promising outcomes in patients with retinal degeneration, say researchers.In the study led by Dr. Norman D. Radtke of University of Louisville, Ky., ... Read more...

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Dungeon kids take first steps in magical outside world


May 17th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by admin
London, May 17 (ANI): Freed dungeon boys Stefan and Felix Fritzl have taken their first ever steps in the magical outside world.The brothers, raised by mum Elisabeth in a dungeon ... Read more...

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Boffins discover dawn of vision in animals


November 14th, 2007 - 2:22 am ICT by admin
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