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Researchers Reveal Why Eyes See Things Changing Colour

...thickness, for the oil changes its appearance from bright green to bright red as the oil layer thickens. They say that the observed colour is neither dependent on the angl...

Lasik Device To Correct Bifocal Vision Approved

...ornea, and side effects may include sensitivity to bright lights. These may be visual disturbances such as halos around lights and night-driving glare. Other potential side effects include double vision and visual fluctuation....

More Cancer Testing Urged in Australian TV Studios

... could be learned from them. "Someone may have a bright idea but the betting is against it," he said. "Our advice from the experts said the results from the (radiation) monitors that were recovered are sufficient to establish that ionizing radiation was not the cause of the cluster," he said. However,...

Moon, Venus Pair Up, Play Hide-and-seek

...es the star being occulted may be very faint. When bright stars or planets like Venus are occulted by the mo...e event was last seen in November 2004. Both the bright objects were seemingly close to each other and the moon was seen approaching Venus as the evening pr...

Delhi Sees the Sun but Turns Cloudy Again

... a short comeback Tuesday morning as the sun shone bright over Delhi after a four-day wet spell. But with co... a.m. was a cool 33 degrees Celsius accompanied by bright sunshine. The minimum temperature was 24.8 degrees. Owing to a high humidity level of 98 percent i...

Another Sexual Attraction is Possible ...

...and desire. The cicada's songs or the butterflies' bright colours are examples of how an emitting sex attracts conspecific members of the responding sex. Moth odours (pheromones), though less conspicuous for us humans, are also signals by which females guide males towards them, even on the darkest nights. ...

Norwegians Take in the Sun in Spain on Doctors' Orders

... of the centre, Torild Thorvaldsen, told AFP under bright sunshine. The rehabilitation centre was set up and is run by three Norwegian towns -- Baerum, Stavanger and Oslo -- to treat mostly retirees in the softer Mediterranean climate for periods of up to a maximum of 12 weeks. It can accommodate a maximu...

First Bacterial Genome Transplantation Changing One Species to Another

...omosome. The new, transformed organisms show up as bright blue colonies in images of blots probed with M. mycoides LC specific antibody. The group chose to work with these species of mycoplasmas for several reasons -- the small genomes of these organisms which make them easier to work with, their lack of c...

Research Suggests Mens Sexual Behavior Adapts to Perceived Threats

...before sex occurs, through mating displays such as bright feathers or butting antlers, we are finding more evidence that there is also competition after mating occurs, says author Todd K. Shackelford. An alternative way of thinking about it is that there is not only competition between males for mates, bu...

Many Hours on Computer may Harm Eyes

...ensity comfortable to the eyes. That means not too bright or too dim. Next, you should adjust the contrast between the characters on the monitor and the background so the letters are easily read, the experts said. Finally, minimise reflected glare on the monitor by using window shades or curtains and dimm...

Many Hours on Computer may Harm Eyes

...ensity comfortable to the eyes. That means not too bright or too dim. Next, you should adjust the contrast between the characters on the monitor and the background so the letters are easily read, the experts said. Finally, minimise reflected glare on the monitor by using window shades or curtains and dimm...

Children Using Slide in Playground Treated for Exposure to Poisoning

...en with learning disabilities, investigators found bright blue paint chips loaded with lead that had fallen off a wooden lattice and littered the playground. Soil on playgrounds that are near freeways where decades of lead-bearing exhaust fumes have created lead deposits could be another source of toxicit...

India is Uncorking Its Wine Market: Expert

... rapid expansion of organised retail, India offers bright prospects to outside wine merchants....

Naresh Trehan Reinstated as Chief of Escorts After Weeklong Row

... management. "The management looks forward to a bright future for the institution led by Shivender Mohan Singh, managing director, EHIRC. This shows the deep commitment of Fortis Healthcare to build high quality healthcare in India under the leadership of Shivender Mohan Singh," it said in their statemen...

Color Vision Drove Primates to Develop Red Skin and Hair, Study Finds

...romatic color vision to respond more when they see bright colors.' So while foraging may have initially sparked red color vision, the new ability was likely 'recruited' for social purposes. 'It looks like red skin and hair became a sexual preference,' said Morris, a fish biologist who studies how physical...

Global Warming Disaster Closer Than Thought, Says NASA

...aight back into space. The disappearance of that bright sea ice and snow is uncovering more and more dark water and bare ground creating another dangerous feedback loop. These feedbacks all produce more heat, thus all reinforcing each other, leading to evermore thawing and thus releases of natural gre...

Soot-infused Snow Responsible for Arctic Warming: Study

... surfaces absorb sunlight and cause warming, while bright surfaces reflect heat back into space and cause cooling. The study, which appears in this week's issue of the Journal of Geophysical Research, further goes on to say that dirty snow has had a significant impact on climate warming since the Industri...

Vitamin D Reduces Cancer Risk

...o sunlight. In fact, only 10-15 minutes a day in a bright summer sun creates large amounts of the vitamin, Lappe said. However, people need to exercise caution since the suns ultraviolet B rays also can cause skin cancer; sunscreen blocks most vitamin D production. In addition, the latitude at which you l...

School Teen’s Sudden Death Linked To Bacterial Meningiti

...ff neck, nausea, sleeplessness, and sensitivity to bright lights, respiratory infection. They also include a reddish-purple bruise-like rash. The meningococcal bacteria can be spread by direct contact with the saliva of an infected person, through kissing or the sharing of food, drinks, water bottles, ci...

'Smart' Sunglasses With Chameleon Powers

...kers might be in the shade one moment and pop into bright sunlight an instant later. Some high-end sunglasse... can't adjust the shade. Also, the lenses may stay bright under strong midday light or get too dark in low-level evening light due to the angle of incoming ra...

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