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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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Apr. 20, 2016) A technology that utilizes infrared cameras to track eye movements is capable of diagnosing a concussion in one minute, potentially of great use to those who hurt their head during contact sports. ... watch video
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
July 29, 2016 Patients carrying certain mutations that cause Long QT Syndrome, a rare cardiac rhythm disorder, have an increased risk for developing seizures and have more severe cardiac ... read more
July 29, 2016 A new research replication project, involving 24 labs and over 2,100 participants, failed to reproduce findings from a previous study that suggested that self-control is a depletable ... read more
July 28, 2016 In psychiatric clinics with an exclusively open-door policy, the risk of patients committing suicide or absconding from treatment is no higher than in clinics with locked wards. This has been ... read more
July 27, 2016 Adolescence is both a time of rapid neurobiological changes and of the initiation of drinking – alcohol is the most commonly used substance among students in grades eight to 12. Binge-drinking ... read more
July 29, 2016 Teenagers who have easy access to drugs and alcohol in the home are more likely to drink and do drugs in their early and late 20s. That's according to the one of the first studies to look at how ... read more
July 28, 2016 Thinking about the future helps overcome relationship conflicts, according to a study. The research also, say the researchers, has potential implications for understanding how prospection, or ... read more
July 27, 2016 An FDA approved drug to treat renal cell carcinoma appears to reduce levels of a toxic brain protein linked to dementia in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases when given to animals. This finding is ... 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
Nov. 9, 2011 The brain likes stereotypes -- at least for movements. Simple actions are most often performed in the same manner. A mathematical model explains why this is the case and could be used to generate ... read more