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Japanese ‘diet goggles’ fool wearers into eating less


June 4th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, June 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A very special new type of goggles has been unveiled in the Japanese capital. The device fools wearers into believing that the plain snacks that hold in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

3D microscopy to help crack Alzheimer’s secrets


February 19th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 19 (IANS) Scientists have edged closer to cracking Parkinson's and Alzheimer's secrets with the help of cutting edge 3D microscopy. Underwritten by neural network algorithms (artificial intelligence), the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Robots to replace human labour in China


January 16th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 16 (IANS) Technology firm Foxconn will employ one million robots to replace human labour in China in the next three years."Robots are more accurate and adaptive than workers," ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Infosys partners with Singapore varsity for staff training


September 13th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 13 (IANS) Infosys Ltd roped in Singapore Management University to develop training programme content for its employees and case studies and learning labs for the latter's graduate and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Non-invasive way of diagnosing sleep apnea developed


September 9th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 9 (IANS) Researchers are now able to screen obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with the help of recording devices, eliminating overnight stays in an expensive, specialist facility. Led by Udantha Abeyratne from ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Do social networks influence fashion trends among friends?


July 3rd, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Do friends sport the same style in shoes or see the same movies because of their similar tastes, which is why they became friends in the first place? ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Virtual world avatars provide clues to how trends spread


July 3rd, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): University of Michigan researchers in the US are analysing information regarding the virtual world Second Life avatars to study how trends or "gestures" spread across this online community. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

In pubs, cafes, the talk veers to politics (Lead)


April 28th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Sipping chilled beer at a pub in the South Extension market, Bini Philips suddenly asks her friends: "Guys, who are you voting for?" This leads to a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

In pubs, coffee joints, the talk veers to politics


April 28th, 2009 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Sipping chilled beer at a pub in the South Extension market, Bini Philips suddenly asks her friends: "Guys, who are you voting for?" This leads to a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nalanda Mentor Group holds review meeting in Bodh Gaya


February 24th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.24 (ANI): The Nalanda Mentor Group (NMG) met in Bodh Gaya on February 19 and 20, 2009. To date, four meetings of the NMG have been held: July 2007 ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Indian techie murdered in US cremated in Andhra Pradesh


November 9th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 9 (IANS) Arpana Jinaga, the techie from Hyderabad who was found murdered at her apartment in Seattle, US, was cremated here Sunday with family and friends bidding a tearful ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

How people share knowledge on Yahoo Answers


April 27th, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Have a question, just write it on Yahoo Answers, and there comes the answer. Now, a new study has found just how people share knowledge on the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Study sheds light on habits and roles of blog readers


April 10th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): A new study conducted by University of California Irvine researchers has shed light on the blog readers online habits and experiences, as well as how they perceive ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Soon, Smart Goggles that can find anything from your missing keys to iPods


March 13th, 2008 - 4:57 pm ICT by admin
London, March 13 (ANI): Soon, you wont have to go through the regular painstaking and irritating routine of searching for your missing car keys, thanks to Smart Goggle, which can track ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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