Paro, the World's Only Robotic Baby Harp Seal - Designed Specifically for Therapy - to be Focus of Industry Event at Vinson Hall Retirement Community in McLean, Va., June 2
- Inventor visiting from Japan specifically for event -
MCLEAN, Va., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Why is a sophisticated robotic baby
harp seal more effective than real, live dogs or cats at stimulating
positive responses from seniors with dementia and other aging-related
Caffeine keeps soldiers sharp
Caffeine can help increase reaction time and improve performance for military servicemen who must perform complex tasks or who need help staying alert for longer periods of time, according to a new report by the National Academy of Sciences. The report, by the academy's Institute of Medicine, found...
Anthropedia Foundation Charity Gala, Murten, Switzerland, in the Presence of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco
.... The evening entertainment will include a contemporary dance performance by Gildas Diquero, accompanied by Spencer Hutchings on classical guitar, the harp
and flute ensemble Duo Laverta, a performance by Sopranist Jeannivee Guthrie, and a standard jazz repertoire by Cyriel Music. Guests will also have th...
Acoustics world wide press room now open
Some specific highlights include:
WHAT MAKES A GOOD HARP?
"We show that the quality of the sound from a harp
is determined, at least in part, by the relationship between the string frequencies and how the soundboard and soundholes respond at those frequencies...
Diagnosoft(R) Introduces Its Third MRI Analysis Innovation
Company founders Dr. Nael Osman and Dr. Jerry Prince, developed harp
technology at Johns Hopkins University (JHU), where they are faculty memb...com .
Diagnosoft (R) is a registered trademark of Diagnosoft, Inc. harp
(R) is a registered trademark of Johns Hopkins University . D...
'Paro,' the Baby Seal Service Robot From Japan, Finds a New Home in the United States With Help From JETRO
...ng those discussions, right through the meeting earlier this year
that led to the formal agreement.
"Paro" is an advanced robot modeled after a baby harp
seal, used to
provide the benefits of animal therapy for those who cannot take care of
real animals and those who live in places where live animals ar...
DNA Sample Suggests Greenland was Much Warmer During Last Ice Age
... cover in that region also meant the global ocean was probably between one and two metres higher during that time compared to current levels, he said. harp
said the silty ice found underneath the huge Greenland glacier created a perfect, natural 'freezer' to preserve the prehistoric DNA.
HIV-Positive Woman To Be Congress Candidate In Assam
...d the mood is already euphoric with people saying they would do whatever is required to help me win the polls," a jubilant Goswami said.
"I shall harp
on health-related issues in my poll campaign to make pre-marital AIDS tests mandatory."
Goswami is one of the few women in India fighting to rai...