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Elasticity in joints help ostriches run fast: Study

October 27th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): A new study has found that Ostriches-the fastest bird on the land-use tendons to store and return twice as much elastic energy per step than humans.This reduces ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How to deliver the perfect curling rock

January 20th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 20 (ANI): In a new research, scientists are analyzing the technical aspects of the game of curling to determine the best way to deliver a curling stone.University of Alberta ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, improved prosthetic legs to prevent amputees from tripping

September 16th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Rhode Island are conducting a study to develop improved prosthetic legs that could prevent amputees from tripping.The study is aimed at improving the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Researchers work on artificial legs that don’t slip

September 16th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Marjorie Brasier, on an instrumented prosthetic leg, repeatedly tripped or slipped on the treadmill. Sometimes she recovered on her own and kept walking, while at other times the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Virtual “body double” system helps aid stroke victims

January 17th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): A virtual "body double" system that could help fitness fanatics or people trying to regain movement after an illnesshas been developed.Pioneered by Dutch researchers, the Human Body ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New software that shows a woman’’s curves even while fully clothed!

October 28th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Online shopping can turn out to be more fun when you can try on new clothes on your own computerised image, all thanks to a new program ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Scientists studying if Nintendo Wii technology can help stroke patients

September 16th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): A team of British researchers is planning to assess whether motion sensors similar to those developed for video games like Nintendo Wii can help stroke patients relearn ... Read more...

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Being a teen can be a real pain in the neck Down Under

July 3rd, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 3 (ANI): Nearly half of teenagers in Australia suffer from neck and shoulder pain, reveals a new survey.The survey conducted over 1593 West Australian 14-year-olds has revealed that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pitching mound height affects throwing motion, increases injury risk

March 24th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A new study, conducted on baseball pitchers, has revealed that pitching mound height can affect an athletes throwing motion, thereby leading to potential injuries due to stress ... Read more...

Posted in World |