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Panther Population Rising in Rajasthan

...hrine near here. In March, two panther cubs were sighted in the Sariska reserve, which has been in news for the disappearance of tigers. Meanwhile, the Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India is planning to conduct a five-year study on panthers in Sariska from June. "This is the first time in the co...

Bioparasite Envisioned To Control Terror Of Fire Ants

...the country like Virginia and California. They are sighted in places like ranches, open pastures, croplands as well as urban lawns. Known scientifically as Solenopsis invicta , humans and livestock fear them for their stinging bites. The massive fire ant colonies destroy crops, damage farm and elec...

Researchers Find How the Brain Hears Shapes

...eir research, Amir Amedi and his team taught seven sighted volunteers to use a device called The vOICe, which converts visual details into sound, using pitch to represent up and down, and volume to reflect brightness. The team then performed fMRI scans of the volunteers' brains, plus those of two expert bl...

Software System to Improve the Function of Retinal Implants

...g dialog process are being performed with normally sighted volunteers. The camera images are translated by th...sual prostheses within a few months. In normally sighted humans, a kind of natural Retina Encoder is already integrated in the retina: specifically, four lay...

Unique Models Help Teach Nanoscience to the Blind

.... He also wonders whether 3-D models might help sighted students - or the public, for that matter - also appreciate the nanoscale. "A two-dimensional image is great," he says. "But if you can touch something - everyone enjoys that." Greenberg first conceived of the models during a visit to the Indiana Sch...

RNIB Receives £25,000 to Help Blin

...en granted £25,000 for helping blind and partially sighted people in the Lothians to return to work. The Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) received a £25,000 donation// from banking giant Barclays and the grant will help in launching the charity's Positive Steps programme, which provides motivat...

CRPF To Issue Contraceptives To Fight AIDS

...rce. The official added that the trend was mostly sighted in Delhi, Tripura, Assam, Jammu and Kashmir, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh. "We do not think that they were infected when they were living in our high security camps," he said. "We believe that when these personnel go on leave, some o...

Chicken Dishes Back On Airline Menus

...chicken sausage and chicken breast with toast were sighted on many flights Wednesday morning. "Many of the flights have asked us to get poultry back on the list," said Sunil Taneja, director business development, TajSats catering service, one of the country's biggest meal suppliers to the airlines industry...

Visually impaired prefer specially enhanced TV

...duct, RazorVision, which enhances video for normal sighted TV viewers. DigiVision, the company that developed the Belkin device and holds a patent pending on the technology, has shown interest in creating another version of the product for visually impaired viewers based on results from this and other image ...

Mysterious Death Of Seabirds Triggers Bird Flu Concern

... the island. "There's a report of dead birds being sighted on Bountiful Island. We have no idea of how many there are – that's one of the things being investigated. When we get an idea of the cause we will be in a position to take whatever steps are necessary," said Australian Quarantine and Inspection Servi...

Imported Plants Could Deadly Harbor Mosquitoes, Says Report

...said that although these Tiger mosquitoes had been sighted in the country, there were no reports of any illnesses so far. Bob Mayho, policy officer at the institute was of the opinion that there was no need to panic and that these insects would not 'colonize' Britain....

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