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Baby Talking Is Good For Your Child

... the attention of the child and actually helps him grasp the language faster than listening to normal adult talk. Baby talk or infant directed (ID) speech helps in distinguishing the words from fluent speech. In the experiments conducted by the researchers infants were able to distinguish words from nonse...

India set to become the global knowledge hub

...right, young talent. Indian engineers are quick to grasp Six Sigma and make it their way of working," Bayman told IANS during a recent visit, referring to the strict quality standards of GE that is being mirrored at the India center. GE's state-of-the-art lab in Bangalore does R&D in areas such as engine...

Menopause pauses memory, posing unforgettable problems

... forgetfulness and the manner in which these women grasp new information. Co-author and Assistant Professor...ke, incapacity to recall but in reality the actual grasp of the information has not taken place. Miriam Weber and Mark Mapstone, both memory experts at the U...

Babies Are Born With Readymade Numerical Sense!

...al Academy of Sciences says that babies may have a grasp of abstract numerical concepts much before they walk or talk. // Reserachers at the Duke's University found that babies were able to match the number of voices they heard with the number of faces that they could see. Neuroscientists Elizabeth Br...

Drug Combinations Could Be Dangerous

...actions, complicating matters further. In order to grasp all possibilities, an enormous database must be assembled, a task that technicians in Germany are only just beginning. Patients too must be wary of interactions on their own. For example, taking certain heart medicines with certain laxatives can be...

Octarms for robots for better grasping of objects

...hant trunk. // It is said that these tentacles can grasp and grapple a wide variety of objects. Initially the robots could not do this and rely on mechanical gripping jaws. They were not good at grabbing or holding large or irregularly shaped objects. But now these tentacle-like manipulators are more ni...

The Price Paid for New Lifestyle

...in harmony withnature. We as mankind have still to grasp this definition of progress.This understanding requires tremendous maturity of the society. InIndia we perhaps made this progress many thousands of years ago and anessence of it is felt when we read some of our scriptures....

Lower Literacy Puts Poor Health In Aging

...instructions given to them by their clinicians, or grasp the importance of follow-up care. In addition, there may be elements of fear or intimidation or lack of trust in the health care establishment.’ Plus, she says, limited literacy may prevent elders from being able to properly fill out forms needed to ...

Fish Oil Capsules Could Enhance Brainpower in Children

...capsules', can dramatically boost young children's grasp of the 'three Rs', said experts. Source: IANS News...

Doctors Attitude and Costs Plays a Vital Role in Boosting Medical Tourism in India

...ndia is infinitely better. People in the US cannot grasp the quantum of work we do. We also have only 24 hours," he pointed out. He said he was increasingly seeing more patients from the West flocking to India for treatment, such as dentistry, cosmetic surgery, joint replacements and eye surgery, given t...

A boon to the paralyzed -Brain Gate Neural Interface System

... close a prosthetic hand and use a robotic limb to grasp and move objects. "This system is giving us, for the first time, the ability to look at and listen to firing patterns of ensembles of individual neurons in the human brain for extended periods of time. We hope the knowledge gained from this work w...

Feedback Loop Governing Ovarian Development Unraveled

...e fruit fly? This insect is helping researchers to grasp fundamental principles of biology and body function, explains Dr. Gilboa. "Drosophila inspires scientists in other fields and they can build on those general principles to further their work," she says. A researcher studying the challenge of infertil...

Slow Fight Against Childhood Obesity

... the press briefing. "The nation is beginning to grasp the severity of the epidemic," Koplan said. "But despite some encouraging efforts, many of them remain fragmented and small in scale. We are still not doing enough to prevent childhood obesity and the problem is getting worse.""Inconsistent monitorin...

HIV Takes Advantage of Rivalry among T cells

...y and was never able to escape the immune system's grasp to develop into AIDS." Source-Eurekalert SAV...

Snake Like Robots Designed to Assist Surgeons

...To address this problem, the steady-hand robot can grasp a needle and move it carefully in tandem with the surgeon in a technique called cooperative manipulation. In tests of the device, the researchers have successfully injected a liquid into a chicken embryo's blood vessels, resembling structures in the...

Robotic Therapy Helps Restore Hand Use After Stroke

...ith impaired hand use reported improved ability to grasp and release objects after therapy sessions using t...d by UCI researchers, HOWARD aids patients as they grasp and release common objects. The robotic device wraps around the hand and couples with a computer pro...

Unique Models Help Teach Nanoscience to the Blind

...ans to test whether the models help blind students grasp nanoscience concepts, especially the complex ways in which data are collected to produce 2-D images of nanoscale surfaces. He also wonders whether 3-D models might help sighted students - or the public, for that matter - also appreciate the nanosc...

Chemo Brain- Nothing Forgettable About It

...eople, i.e. health professionals, are beginning to grasp the seriousness of these problems and offer treatments such as drugs used to treat attention deficit disorder and alternative therapies like acupressure. “Until recently, oncologists would discount it, trivialize it, make patients feel it was all i...

Why Humans Fail to Act on Climate Change

...ed of the value of the environment, it's easier to grasp climate change and to acknowledge individual responsibility." Those who act accordingly have a good feeling when they buy products locally, for example, saving carbon emissions and unnecessary transport. Most people need to learn from their dire...

Army to Conduct Psychological Tests During Recruits to Curb Suicides

...gauge the personality of a recruit, his ability to grasp a given situation and the ratio of positive to negative traits," Manas Kumar Mandal, who heads the Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR), said at a press conference here. The Indian Army witnessed a staggering 120 suicides in 2006, as ...

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