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I wanted to put on extra weight: DiCaprio


December 16th, 2011 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) Actor Leonardo DiCaprio wished he had put on extra weight for his role in "J. Edgar" as he felt "claustrophobic" after wearing the heavy suit for ... Read more...

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Retinal Microchip Restores Some Sight in Blind Patients


November 6th, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers in Germany have recently managed to create a battery operated microchip which was able to restore visual ability in three different patients who were blind as a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Polymer fibres to help heal hearts


June 9th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) Scientists are developing microscopic polymer fibres to help rebuild human tissue and heal hearts. While using polymers to help grow muscles may sound like sci-fi, it's actually quite ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Regenerating tendons, spinal cords and heart valves ‘possible in 10 yrs’


June 9th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): In not more than 10 years, a tendon, spinal cord or heart valve will be able to regenerate itself after an injury or disease, claimed a Queen's University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brit scientists unveil bionic hand


May 12th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): Scientists in Britain have developed a bionic hand with fingers that move and react independently.A first of its kind, the cutting-edge ProDigits provides a lifelike replacement for full ... Read more...

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Students run ‘Marathon of Hope’ for cancer patients in Mumbai


February 14th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 14(ANI): Hundreds of school children participated in a cancer awareness run organized by the Canadian-based Terry Fox Foundation in Mumbai on Sunday.The 'Terry Fox Run' also known as the ... Read more...

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Morgan Freeman’s Hand Still Recovering From Last Year’s Car Accident


December 5th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by GD
By Gina GomezDec.05, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Speculations have been running high regarding Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman with certain reports emerging that claim that the actor is wearing a prosthetic these days, following the ... Read more...

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Promise to make Delhi more disabled-friendly


July 31st, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Friday said the national capital is set to become disabled-friendly with the distribution of free artificial limbs in a series of camps to be ... Read more...

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Legless New Zealand woman swims with ‘mermaid tail’


February 25th, 2009 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 25 (DPA) New Zealander Nadya Vessey, who lost her legs in a childhood illness, now swims like a mermaid - thanks to Oscar-winning movie special effects wizards Weta Workshop, according ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Brad Pitt’s ‘Benjamin Button’ make-up shocks his father


February 2nd, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Brad Pitt's make-up of an 80-year-old was so realistic that it shocked his father when he visited him on the sets of "The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button". ... Read more...

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Josh Brolin wasnt Oliver Stones first choice to play Bush in W


September 21st, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 21 (ANI): Josh Brolin wasnt Oliver Stones first choice to play George W. Bush in his upcoming Biopic, "W."In fact, the filmmaker wanted to cast Christian Bale for ... Read more...

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Bionic arm women begins feeling sensation in lost limb


September 11th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 11 (ANI): A woman marine, who was given a "bionic arm" controlled by thought, has got an odd side-effect of her surgeryshe can feel hot and cold sensations in ... Read more...

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Wife divorces man after penis extension breaks during sex


August 4th, 2008 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 4 (ANI): A Russian mans wife is divorcing him because his penis extension broke off during sex.Grigory Toporov, 47, was fitted with the special prosthetic when he told doctors ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Brangelina twins have been born but in hiding, claim sources


June 28th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jun 28 (ANI): Rumours are rife that American actress Angelina Jolie and actor Brad Pitt may have already welcomed their much-anticipated twins.According to reports by "Entertainment Tonight", Jolie is ... Read more...

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