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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 |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

Egypt pays $50,000 to Russian tourist for shark attack

February 15th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Egyptian Tourism Ministry has paid $50,000 in compensation to a Russian tourist, whose hand was bitten off by a shark while swimming in the Red Sea, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Wireless’ bionic hand unveiled by Scottish firm

May 6th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 6 (ANI): A Scottish firm has unveiled a bionic hand that can be programmed using wireless technology.West Lothian-based Touch Bionics said its i-Limb Pulse, which will be featured at a ... Read more...

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Now, prosthetic SmartHand that can ‘feel’

November 5th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): A team of scientists has developed what is believed to be the first artificial hand that has feeling.The device, called 'SmartHand,' resembles - in function, sensitivity and ... Read more...

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When Zac Efron got trapped in a theatre seat

June 28th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 28 (ANI): Zac Efron has revealed that he was "mortified" when he got accidentally trapped in a theatre seat during the filming of High School Musical 3: Senior ... Read more...

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Scientists make artificial fingers and hands go more touchy-feely

September 30th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 30 (ANI): People whove lost their limbs have been given a lease of life with the discovery of the bionic arm, and now researchers at the University of Southern ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Scientists give artificial fingers and hands extra feeling

September 25th, 2008 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 25 (ANI): People fitted with artificial hands will not only be able to sense touch, but would "instinctively" stop objects slipping from their grasp, all thanks to a group ... Read more...

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