peripheral vision

Discovery may help target Alzheimer’s better


July 26th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 26 (IANS) Panic disorders and Alzheimer's can be treated more effectively by targeting a new brain area that specialises in peripheral vision, according to a research.Researchers led by ... Read more...

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Regular checkup must to detect glaucoma


March 14th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Regular eye checkups after 40 years are the only defence against glaucoma, the second most common cause of blindness, say experts.Glaucoma is responsible for up ... Read more...

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Forget speed breakers, plant more trees to deter rash driving!


March 9th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): Councils in the US have been urged to plant rows of trees after a Department for Transport study found that they are as effective as speed cameras in ... Read more...

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Deaf adults ’see better’ than hearing people


November 11th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A new research at the University of Sheffield has revealed that deaf adults can react more quickly to visual cues than those who can hear well.Dr Charlotte Codina, ... Read more...

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Why deaf have ’super vision’


October 11th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): Researchers have found reasons for the enhanced abilities in the remaining senses of deaf people.Researchers at the University of Western Ontario, led by Stephen Lomber of the Centre ... Read more...

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People born deaf can develop super-vision


October 11th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) People born deaf can develop a kind of super-vision to compensate for lost hearing. Scientists believe the brain adapts to the loss of hearing by rewiring itself ... Read more...

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Now, lightweight specs with display to give you travel directions


October 9th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): A pair of lightweight glasses, which overlay the wide digital content, such as directions or a travel guide, was showcased for the first time in Japan.The headgear, created ... Read more...

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Cricket broadcast to get revolutionary with 3D for Boxing Day test


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jun 2 (ANI): Cricket coverage will take a technological leap with the Boxing Day Ashes Test set to be broadcast in 3D.The revolutionary coverage for the oldest sporting rivalry involving an ... Read more...

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The crowding effect is anything but random, say experts


March 5th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 5 (ANI): A new study suggests that crowding effect in vision is not as random as it has been thought to be - the phenomenon makes the world appear more ... Read more...

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Saffron in curry helps keep vision sharp


February 6th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) It is one food colouring that you won't mind giving to the family. Research has shown that saffron, which gives chicken korma and paella their yellow colour, helps ... Read more...

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ESPN’s Erin Andrews on stalker case: I’ve been humiliated


December 16th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 16 (ANI): American sportscaster Erin Andrews appeared in the court to testify against her stalker, saying she has been humiliated ever since her nude videos stormed the Internet.Michael David ... Read more...

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There’s no such thing as a ‘break’ in curveball


October 28th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Curveballs do not break, claim neuroscientists at USC and American University.In an award-winning demo, Zhong-Lin Lu, a professor of cognitive neuroscience at USC, along with USC alumni Emily ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Secret behind the title song ‘What’s Your Rashee’


September 18th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Although it's a delight to see Hurman Baweja surrounded by twelve Priyanka's in the title song, it has also equally amazed the audience. She is seen with him in the same ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Taconic Car Crash Drunk Mom: A ‘High’ To Die For?


August 5th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by GD
Arguably the worst automobile tragedy in Westchester County in the past seventy-five years, the head-on collision between a Chevrolet trailblazer that was struck straight-on by a ford minivan full of kids below ... Read more...

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Why batters find it hard to hit a curve ball


June 8th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): A psychologist has created an animation that explains why a type of baseball pitch called a "curve ball" often fools batters and is quite hard to hit.One of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Partially sighted people can use undamaged parts of eyes to read and see


April 10th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10 (ANI): If experts are to be believed, it is possible to teach partially sighted and registered blind people to read and see faces using the undamaged parts of their ... Read more...

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Spacing, not size of letters, matters when it comes to reading from a distance


September 26th, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 26 (ANI): Its not the size of the letters, but spacing between them, which makes it hard for us to read a book from a distance, according to New ... Read more...

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You wont catch a cold standing in the rain


April 24th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by admin
London, April 24 (ANI): Do men ogle the opposite sex more than women? can we catch a cold by standing out in the rain? Is it possible bacteria in poo could ... Read more...

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Device that wakes up dozy drivers


November 14th, 2007 - 10:29 am ICT by admin
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