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‘Electronic skin’ patch will do many things


August 12th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) American scientists have created little patches of 'electronic skin' that might heal wounds and monitor a patient's heart rate in the near future. "What we are ... Read more...

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Sniffiing led to smarter mammals


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) An improved sense of smell jump-started brain evolution in the ancestral cousins of present-day mammals, according to paleontologists. The findings may help explain why mammals evolved ... Read more...

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Walking robot HECTOR developed to study animal movements


April 20th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): A six-legged robot HECTOR (Hexapod Cognitive autonomously Operating Robot), designed by researchers at the University of Bielefeld's Center of Excellence Cognitive Interaction Technology, has been built to study ... Read more...

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Early symptoms of Parkinson’s disease revealed in dream sleep


March 29th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 29 (ANI): Danish researchers have discovered that very early symptoms of Parkinson's disease may be revealed in dream or REM sleep.Parkinson's disease is a brain disease best known for the ... Read more...

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New discovery may be the answer to Lou Gehrig’s death


August 18th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): A new study has raised a question: did the baseball legend Lou Gehrig actually die of the disease that has come to bear his name, or a similar, ... Read more...

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Aussies as young as 20 turning to Botox


April 29th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 29 (ANI): Botox, which is derived from botulism toxin, is no longer a wrinkle-fixer only for those over 40, as it is has emerged that Australians as young as 20 ... Read more...

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Cell transplants to cure cerebral palsy


April 20th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20(ANI): Researchers have found that cell transplants may benefit children with cerebral palsy.A unique cell type that supports and surrounds (ensheathes) neurons within the nose (olfactory system) known as olfactory ... Read more...

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Bio-engineered nerve-muscle connection to improve prosthetic hands


October 15th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): University of Michigan scientists have developed modern tissue engineering system that could improve the function of prosthetic hands and possibly restore the sense of touch for injured patients.The ... Read more...

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Even reading certain words can trigger a smile


August 8th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 8 (ANI): Just reading some words can activate a person's facial muscles and make him or her smile unknowingly, reveals a new study.Psychologists Francesco Foroni from VU University Amsterdam and ... Read more...

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Why chimps are 4 times stronger than humans


March 31st, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): In a new research, a scientist has suggested that chimpanzees are four times stronger than humans because our nervous systems exert more control over our muscles, thus preventing ... Read more...

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Bodybugg helps control weight


January 7th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
A new revolution that will effectively help you to make your weight control programme much easier.Bodybugg calorie management system is a new revolution Combined with a user-friendly web based program and one ... Read more...

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Outnumbering bad cells with good reduces neuron loss, extends life in ALS rats


October 20th, 2008 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
London, October 20 (ANI): Johns Hopkins researchers have found in experiments conducted on rat models of ALS, also called Lou Gehrig''s disease, that transplanting a new line of stem cell-like cells ... Read more...

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Leaky blood vessels may play key role in Lou Gehrig’s progression


April 8th, 2008 - 10:29 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 8 (ANI): A new study from University of Rochester Medical Centre has found that leaky blood vessels that are unable to protect the spinal cord from toxins may play ... Read more...

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Study shows how to prevent muscle weakness caused by myasthenia gravis


December 21st, 2007 - 1:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Researchers at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine have found that severe muscle weakness caused by myasthenia gravis, a debilitating autoimmune disorder, can be stopped or reversed ... Read more...

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