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Controlling computers with simple eye movements

July 13th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Millions suffering from multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, muscular dystrophy, spinal cord injuries, which impacts nerve cells and amputees may soon be able to interact with computers and ... Read more...

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Scientists make volunteers experience illusion of having 3 arms

February 24th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): In an astounding experiment, scientists at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have shown that it is possible to make healthy volunteers experience having three arms at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How it may be now possible to leave your body and enter another!

February 21st, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): In a series of studies, a Swedish neuroscientist has found that the brain's perception of its own body can alter remarkably.Through the coordinated manipulation of the different ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New brain computer interface for spinal cord injury patients introduced

February 18th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): University of Pittsburgh researchers are set to place brain-computer interfaces (BCI) in patients with spinal cord injuries to test if it is possible for them to control external ... Read more...

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Patients reject robotic prosthetic arm because ‘it’s too easy’

September 24th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): Participants in a study to test the function of a robotic prosthetic arm were unhappy with the results because it was 'too easy.'University of Central Florida researchers had ... Read more...

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One armed golfer hits hole in one

August 21st, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.21 (ANI): One-armed golfer Harold Gilmore proved it was no handicap by hitting a hole in one.Harold, 65, thought his ball had gone into a bunker. But playing partner Dave Houghton ... Read more...

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When a ‘real metal right hook’ dissolved Mike Tyson into fits of giggles

April 18th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): Mike Tyson received a 'real right hook' quite warmly when he visited war hero Mark Ormrod.Royal Marine Mark lost his legs and his right arm in a landmine ... Read more...

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Mills rejected as face of new computer game after demanding six-figure sum

May 21st, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): English charity campaigner Heather Mills is said to have lost the chance to be the face of a new computer game after she demanded a six-figure payment.Mills, ... Read more...

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Becks turns pale after `ripping off injured marines hand!

March 25th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.25 (ANI): England football star David Beckham gasped in horror yesterday as he shook an injured Royal Marines hand and it came off. Becks went ghostly pale as he clutched ... Read more...

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Novel surgical technique improves artificial arms function

February 11th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): A novel surgical technique may give people with an amputated arm better control of a new artificial limb, say researchers.The surgery, called targeted muscle reinnervation (TRM), allows ... Read more...

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Amputated Brit student fitted with revolutionary bionic hand

January 20th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): A 19-year-old British student, who lost his left hand in a car accident, has got a new lease of life after he was fitted with the world''s ... Read more...

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Bionic arm gives hope to amputated soldiers

November 27th, 2007 - 7:29 pm ICT by admin
London , Nov 27(ANI): Doctors have fitted a US marine with a bionic arm that can be controlled by thought alone, giving a sigh of relief to a number of soldiers who ... Read more...

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