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Authors’ day out at Jaipur lit fest (Snippets)


January 23rd, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohita Nagpal Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) Trust Indian fans to go out of their way to exhibit their excitement at meeting someone of significant import. Their love, or better call it obsession, ... Read more...

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Dead tired? Your voice could be a clue


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Acoustician Adam Vogel of University of Melbourne, Australia has found that one can make out how tired a person is just by listening to their voice.He describes a ... Read more...

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Brain wiring lets us differentiate our speech from that of others’


December 10th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): A new study has found that we have a network of volume settings that can selectively silence and amplify the sounds we make and hear.The study from the ... Read more...

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It’s easier to understand others if you imitate their accents


December 7th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): The next time you imitate someone's accent, do it well.A new study has suggested that mimicking someone who speaks with a regional or foreign accent helps us understand ... Read more...

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Kiwis ’sing in an American-influenced accent’


July 28th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, July 28 (ANI): Kiwis may talk in their regular accents, but when they croon, they do so in American accents, says a new research.AUT University culture, discourse and communication masters student ... Read more...

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Indian-origin doc in Australia charged for removing man’s bowels


May 26th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 26 (ANI): Jayant Patel, an Indian origin doctor in Australia, has been charged for removing a man's bowel during an operation.The patient Ian Rodney Vowles claimed that the doctor had ... Read more...

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Teenagers create secret online language


April 27th, 2010 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Teenagers on social networking sites such as Facebook and Bebo are creating a secret language to stop adults knowing what they are up to, researchers say. The teens ... Read more...

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Teens on Facebook using code language for privacy


April 26th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): Teenagers on social networking sites such as Facebook and Bebo are using code language to keep their activities private and baffle nosey parents or employers, say researchers.Tricky ... Read more...

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Underdogs might not be so highly motivated after all


February 11th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Members of a group or team will work harder when they're competing against a group with lower status than when pitted against a more highly ranked group, according ... Read more...

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Wireless brain-computer interfaces help produce speech


December 12th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Experts at the Boston University have developed the first completely wireless brain-computer interface.The system works by converting brain waves in FM waves, which are then decoded to produce ... Read more...

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‘Posh goes posh with Queen’s accent’


August 12th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 12 (ANI): Victoria Beckham was said to have lived up to her Spice Girls' nickname "Posh" after speaking in an accent resembling that of Queen Elizabeth II in a ... Read more...

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‘Definitely’ most commonly misspelt word by Brits


June 15th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): A new study has shown that a majority of Brits find it difficult to properly spell the word 'definitely'.The 10-letter word of English language topped the list of ... Read more...

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50 parcent of Amaricens cnt spel “embarrassed”, “liaison”


February 10th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): It seems Americans need to very work hard on their spellings, for a new study has found that majority of the adult population is unable to spell ... Read more...

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Babies who hear foreign speech easily pick up languages as adults


May 11th, 2008 - 7:07 pm ICT by admin
London, May 11(ANI): Babies who hear foreign speech in their first nine months tend to pick up languages faster in school or as adults, a new research has found.But those who ... Read more...

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Long-extinct Neanderthals speak out


April 16th, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by admin
London, April 16 (ANI): Theyve been dead for 30,000 years, but people may soon be able to hear Neanderthals speak, thanks to a computer model developed by researchers at the Florida ... Read more...

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