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iPhone 5 pre-orders top record 2 million in first 24 hours


September 18th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by BNO News
CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Apple received more than two million orders for its new iPhone 5 during the first 24 hours of pre-orders, exceeding the initial supply and more than double ... Read more...

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Scientists say that blindness can be simply cured by an injection in the eye


July 26th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have recently discovered that there is a possibility for curing blindness. US scientists have discovered a chemical that can be injected in the eyes that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rumor has it that iPhone 5 is going to have a 4-inch display


May 21st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are rumors that the size of the screen of Apple’s iPhone 5 handset will increase to 4 inches. Anonymous sources have pointed out that the ... Read more...

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Eye operation helps blind Briton to see


May 4th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) A 54-year-old Briton, who has been blind for 20 years, was able to see a sudden pulsating light in his left eye after doctors implanted a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Apple’s new iPad launched in India


April 27th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Apple's new iPad, with a price tag of Rs.30,500-Rs.50,900, hit the Indian market Friday.The tablet features a new retina display, Apple's new A5X chip with ... Read more...

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New iPad sales top 3 mn: Apple


March 20th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, March 20 (IANS) Apple announced Monday that three million new iPads have been sold since the product's launch last Friday."The new iPad is a blockbuster with three million ... Read more...

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New iPad to go on sale Friday: Apple


March 15th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, March 15 (IANS) Apple Wednesday made an official announcement that the third-generation iPad will arrive at Apple's retail stores and its online store Friday in the US and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Apple plans new-generation iPad event


February 29th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 29 (IANS) Apple Tuesday announced an event March 7 that may see the introduction of the company's next generation of iPad tablet computer.The event will take place ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Apple to introduce iPad 3 in March


February 10th, 2012 - 3:01 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 10 (IANS) Apple will introduce its latest iPad 3 here next month, media reports said Thursday.The next generation iPad will have faster chips and better graphics, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Is Apple going to announce the release date of iPad 3 soon?


February 9th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Francisco, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a lot of speculation always about upcoming Apple products and the latest product that is on everyone’s mind is the iPad 3. Some sources ... Read more...

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Grapes can stave off age-related blindness


January 15th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) Eating grapes seem to slow or help prevent the onset of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a condition affecting millions of elderly people worldwide. AMD is a ... Read more...

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Eye rich source of flexible adult stem cells


January 9th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) Patients need not look any further than their own eyes to obtain perfectly matched neural (nerve) stem cells, say scientists. Researchers have identified adult stem cells ... Read more...

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Device mimicking retinal circuits could help blind see


December 27th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) A novel device that mimics the action of retinal circuits could, within a decade, help the blind see. Sheila Nirenberg, professor of neuroscience at Cornell University, ... Read more...

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Yellowing of eye lens behind sleep disorders


September 1st, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Yellowing of the eye lens that absorbs blue light may be causing sleep disorders among the elderly, says a study.Blue light is a portion of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Innovators from across India awarded


August 12th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Vijay Bhaskar Reddy left his high flying job in a leading multinational company in Bangalore to help farmers troubled by erratic power and water supply. ... Read more...

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Eye test may help to detect Alzheimer’s disease


July 18th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists say they are investigating a new simple eye test which promises to provide a way to detect Alzheimer’s disease. The approach has been carried out on ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Sea urchins see with their body - minus eyes


July 1st, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Sea urchins are one of the rarest of creatures who can see with their whole body, without any eyes.Previous studies have shown that they have a ... Read more...

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Blind man’s sight restored after 55 years


June 18th, 2011 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 18 (IANS) A man in New York, who was blind in one eye for 55 years, has got his sight back.The patient - now 63 - was ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Scientists trick brain into experiencing itself as doll-size


May 27th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Imagine shrinking to the size of a doll in your sleep. When you wake up, will you perceive yourself as tiny or the world as being ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Near infra-red light can heal damaged vision


April 20th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 20 (IANS) Applying gentle near-infra-red light can undo damage caused by exposure to bright light, which may end in vision loss otherwise.Krisztina Valter of the Vision Centre and ... Read more...

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Now, a new eye jab that could cure blindness!


April 17th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 17 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new eye injection, which they claim could cure blindness.The treatment, which costs 2,000 pounds, could stop the onset of blindness and can also help ... Read more...

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Algae genes could restore sight in blind


April 14th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Blind people may regain their sight thanks to a light sensitive gene taken from algae.Chemists believe they may be able to replace damaged cells in the ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel to launch iPhone 4 in the India


April 11th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Telecom giant Bharti Airtel Monday said it will launch Apple's iPhone 4 in the Indian market in the coming months.iPhone 4 is the ... Read more...

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Oz’s first bionic eye a step closer to reality


April 1st, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 01 (ANI): Australia's first bionic eye is a step closer to reality after scientists developed a microchip to be inserted into the retina of vision-impaired patients.The microchip, the engine of ... Read more...

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Drug-carrying microbot roams through eye


March 11th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): A new system that effectively delivers drugs to the eyes, using a microbot, could offer hope to thousands of patients who suffer from conditions like age-related macular degeneration, ... Read more...

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‘Control computer by sight’ technology is here


March 3rd, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Mar 3 (IANS) A laptop prototype has been unveiled with a device that allows a user to control the computer by sight.The eye-tracking technology monitors the user's gaze and ... Read more...

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Now a billboard that profiles people, flashes ads as per their tastes


March 1st, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): Advertisers are developing digital posters that will recognise people's faces and respond by flashing ads that are according to their tastes.The technology is so sophisticated that it ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Drugs to treat age-related blindness


February 7th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Scientists have come up with new ways to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD) -- the most prevalent type of blindness among the elderly -- after figuring out one ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Study identifies key mechanisms in geographic atrophy


February 7th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): A new study from researchers of the University of Kentucky has discovered a molecular mechanism implicated in geographic atrophy, the major cause of untreatable blindness in the industrialized ... Read more...

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Light blue wetsuit may save divers from colour-blind sharks


January 20th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) Wearing a light blue wetsuit against a blue sea will make you less likely to become the victim of a shark attack as they are completely colour blind ... Read more...

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Apple To Launch Next Versions Of iPhone And iPad


January 19th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The rumors about the upcoming iPad 2 and iPhone 5 are gaining momentum with each passing day. Apple has been tight lipped about the launch of ... Read more...

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Apple iPhone 5 Speculations Running Riot


January 12th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Even before Apple could launch the first CDMA version of iPhone on the network of Verizon the rumors of the next generation iPhone aka iPhone 5 ... Read more...

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Mr Sangermano amazes doctors by sneezing out bullet


January 11th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Turin, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man miraculously survived a gunshot to the head with no major injury.What makes the incident very interesting is the fact that the man managed to sneeze ... Read more...

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NY court rules golfers not obliged to shout ‘fore’ to warn of wayward shots


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Golfers are not legally obliged to shout 'fore' to warn fellow players of wayward shots, according to a ruling in the U.S.According to the Daily Mail, the case ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

BMW ad ‘burns’ logo on to cinegoers’ eyelids


December 21st, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) BMW has come up with an innovative, albeit spooky, way of making sure viewers remember its latest ad - it is imprinting the firm's logo on people's retina.The ... Read more...

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