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Infrared light heals vision damaged by Parkisnon’s


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 3 (IANS) A non-invasive treatment with a soft infra-red light can protect and heal the damage to the human retina in Parkinson's disease, says a study."Near infra-red light ... Read more...

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Scary pictures not to dissuade Russian smokers: Poll


May 13th, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 60 percent of Russian smokers say they will not give up their habit when grim graphic images depicting the impact of smoking on health ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Film study should be included in school curriculum: Benegal


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Renowned filmmaker Shyam Benegal Thursday said study of film language should be included in the school curriculum either at the primary or secondary level to ... Read more...

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Jobs demise a great loss: Ratan Tata


October 6th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata Thursday mourned the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, calling it a "huge loss"."His untimely death is a huge ... Read more...

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Blind can develop bat-like sonar to see


May 26th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) Blind people can develop 'sonar', learning to navigate like bats by 'seeing' objects from sounds reflected off them.Some become so skillful at listening to the returning ... Read more...

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Cuba celebrates 50 years of electroacoustic music


April 1st, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Havana, April 1 (IANS) Cuba is all set to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the composition of the first piece of electroacoustic music by a national artiste.Beginning April 27, Cuba's ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Brain cells can play with complex computer images


October 28th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) A handful of brain cells can play around with complex visual images on a computer screen, scientists have discovered.The study found that when volunteers had their brains ... Read more...

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Mind control over computers may soon be possible


October 28th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A new study has shown that it is possible to manipulate complex visual images on a computer screen using only the mind.The study found that when research subjects ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Love map of the brain’ shows how heart rules the head


October 16th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 16 (ANI): Being in love can spread electricity through your brain, literally, as a new study suggests.A US scientist has shown that being in love can spark a torrent of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, security camera system that works just like human eye


September 21st, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 21 (ANI): Security in public areas and buildings is set to get safer than it ever was, thanks to an innovative camera system that works like the human eye.Researchers from ... Read more...

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Verbal cues improve visual detection


July 13th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): An observer can detect an image displayed too quickly to be seen, only if he or she first hears the name of the object, according to cognitive psychologists ... Read more...

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Vision problems may play spoilsport in viewing 3D movies


May 20th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Vision problems may play spoilsport for many in watching 3D blockbusters, experts say. Movies like "Avatar" and "Alice in Wonderland" have already left their mark on the 3D screen, ... Read more...

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Nityananda bound devotees with non-disclosure agreements


April 23rd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 23 (IANS) Sex-scam tainted Swami Nityananda was interrogated by police Friday as new evidence surfaced that the self-styled god-man had made his disciples to sign non-disclosure agreement about sexual acts. The ... Read more...

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Americans turn to Al-Jazeera for raw images of war: Study


April 20th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Phoenix, Apr 20(ANI): A new study has found that most of those who use the English-language Al-Jazeera website are from the U.S., Canada, the U.K and Australia.According to the study by Shahira ... Read more...

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Blind Brit soldier learns to ’see’ with his tongue


March 16th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 16 (ANI): Lance Corporal Craig Lundberg was blinded by a grenade in Iraq but new technology has helped him to "see" with his tongue.Lundberg, 24, who lost his sight ... Read more...

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Psychiatrists call for ban on ‘glamorising’ of eating disorders


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0London, February 23 (ANI): Psychiatrists are urging a ban be put on the "damaging portrayal" of eating disorders in advertisements and various other publications.The Royal College of Psychiatrists' (RCPsych) Eating ... Read more...

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Alexander wore ‘linothorax’ - armor made from laminated linen


January 12th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 12 (ANI): Alexander the Great's body armor was made of layers of linen laminated together, according to a new research.Experts suggest that the conqueror's soldiers also wore similar attires.The reconstructive ... Read more...

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Depressed people can’t sustain positive feelings


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): People who suffer from depression cannot sustain activity in brain areas related to positive emotion, according to a new study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.The research has overturned ... Read more...

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Google Launches “Fast Flip”


September 16th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey According to the sources, Google on Monday launched an experimental new content browser termed as "Fast Flip". The newly launched Fast Flip is actually a content browser that reportedly enables ... Read more...

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Troops fight their way into last LTTE-held areas


April 24th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 24 (DPA) Government troops fought their way into some of the last Tamil rebel-held areas in north-eastern Sri Lanka Friday, with special focus on locating the hideout of the rebel ... Read more...

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Brain control ‘memory’ via a region that grabs images


April 3rd, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): A special region of the brain's visual cortex, which is in charge of distinguishing between background and foreground images, called V2, is what makes brain cells remember things, ... Read more...

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Tennis players failing Hawk-Eye challenge


January 30th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.30 (ANI): The world''s leading tennis players have been exposed as poor judges in contentious line calls at the Australian Open, feels Hawk-Eye. By the end of the day session on ... Read more...

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Pajama online gamblers at greater addiction risk than casino goers


October 15th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Online gamblers are at an increased risk of getting addicted to the game than their casino going counterparts, shows a new study.The study found that online gamblers ... Read more...

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Implantable prosthesis to restore retinal-disease caused vision loss developed


May 30th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 30 (ANI): A new technique - a fully implantable visual prosthesis - developed by Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems IMS in Duisburg, may offer a ray of ... Read more...

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Smoking induces hearing problems in teenagers


January 3rd, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 3 (ANI): Teenagers who smoke, or whose mother used to smoke while bearing the child, are at a very high risk of hearing problems and understanding what is being said, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brains “irrelevance filter” identified


December 10th, 2007 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 10(ANI): Swedish researchers believe they have uncovered the "irrelevance filter" in the brain that weeds out unnecessary information, thereby only leaving those details essential to form a good memory.The researchers ... Read more...

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A fearful expression prompts faster reactions than a smile


November 14th, 2007 - 2:13 am ICT by admin
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