Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Dec. 16, 2015) Eye movements and brain activity may be the key to diagnosing Alzheimer's disease earlier and more accurately, according to research led by Chilean neurologists. Roselle Chen reports.
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AP (Nov. 27, 2013) In a new study, patients paralyzed from the neck down may have gained more mobility and independence by flicking their tongues. Researchers created an experimental device that relies on tongue ... watch video
Reuters (Oct. 22, 2012) Researchers at Harvard have managed to take control of a worm's brain. After genetically engineering the microscopic worm to make its neurons sensitive to light, the scientists found they could ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Nov. 24, 2015) Biomedical engineers are developing a wearable technology capable of sensing the muscle movements used during sign language and translating them into English speech. Ben Gruber has more.
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Newsy (Apr. 3, 2014) A study has found most cereal box mascots make direct eye contact with shoppers. This increases brand loyalty and influences purchasing decisions.
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Deutsche Welle (Dec. 17, 2012) Danish social entrepreneur Thorkil Sonne set up an IT company called "Specialisterne" in 2004. It's a consulting company, that employs people with autism. Their difficulties are often accompanied by ... watch video
Reuters (Sep. 9, 2012) British scientists have paired video game console cameras with a pair of ordinary glasses to create an eye control device that will allow the severely disabled to use a computer. The device costs ... watch video
Feb. 9, 2016 In the first study to examine the severity of LGBT bullying over time and its impact on mental health, researchers found that while most LGBT teens are experiencing relief in bullying, about a third ... read more
Feb. 9, 2016 Status epilepticus -- continuous or rapid sequential seizure activity for 30 minutes or more -- is a medical emergency with a high mortality rate in both children and adults. ... read more
Feb. 9, 2016 Patients with COPD demonstrated gray matter decreases in areas of the brain that process breathlessness, fear and sensitivity to pain. The study found patients with COPD show regionally decreased ... read more
Feb. 9, 2016 Everyone marches to the beat of their own drum: From walking to talking to producing music, different people's movements occur at different speeds. But do these differences influence coordination of ... read more
Feb. 8, 2016 Mild stress stimulates the activity and heat production by brown fat associated with raised cortisol, according to a study. Brown adipose tissue (BAT), also known as brown fat, is one of two types of ... read more
Feb. 8, 2016 The long-term risk of suicide for adults who have had a concussion is three times higher than the population norm, and the risk increases further if the concussion occurred on a weekend, found a new ... read more
Mar. 18, 2015 Our opinions are affected by what our eyes are focusing on in the same instant we make moral decisions. Researchers have managed to influence people's responses to questions such as 'is ... read more
Jan. 21, 2014 Using a simple study of eye movements, scientists report evidence that people who are less patient tend to move their eyes with greater speed. The findings, the researchers say, suggest that the ... read more
July 26, 2012 New technology might allow people who have almost completely lost the ability to move their arms or legs to communicate freely, by using their eyes to write in cursive. The eye-writing technology ... read more