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Video games make you insensitive

November 2nd, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Syndey, Nov 2 (IANS) Video games make you insensitive and kill core human values such as warmth, open-mindedness and intelligence, claims new research that says people identify with the aggression ... Read more...

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Virtualisation poses challenges to disaster recovery plans: study

December 25th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 25 (IANS) Indian enterprises face challenges in protecting and recovering data as they increasingly adopt virtualisation and cloud computing, a study by global security solutions provider Symantec Corporation revealed."Virtualisation is ... Read more...

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Artificial bee eye could improve visual navigation in mobile robots

August 7th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Scientists have created an imaging system that mimics a honeybee's field of view.The lightweight system could change the way we build mobile robots and small flying vehicles.The artificial ... Read more...

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Virtual humans ‘influence ethical decisions in gender-specific ways’

May 14th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Researchers at the Indiana University School of Informatics have discovered that virtual humans are increasingly taking on roles that were once reserved for real humans.The study explores ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Virtual conferences to replace real-life trade shows

April 22nd, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): A growing number of businesses may soon opt to attend virtual conferences over the traditional trade shows.According to virtual events technology company ON24, their survey found 87 per ... Read more...

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Violent 3D computer games can help teach people fire safety

February 4th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 4 (ANI): 3D models of buildings used in violent computer games can help create fire safety awareness amongst people, says a new study.According to lead author Dr Shamus Smith, ... Read more...

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Nintendo Wii holds rehabilitation benefits too

September 24th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): Nintendo Wii, the popular gaming system, not just combines fun and exercise, but also holds rehabilitation benefits for those suffering from cerebral palsy, says a new study.The ... Read more...

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