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
Sep. 30, 2016 Interested in birding or wildlife photography? Enjoy playing Pokemon Go and catching imaginary creatures? If so, you may simply be expressing your inner hunter. So says a new study from Vladimir ... read more
Sep. 30, 2016 Two caffeine-based chemical compounds have been developed that show promise in preventing the ravages of Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s disease attacks the nervous system, causing uncontrolled ... read more
Sep. 29, 2016 From scissors and staplers to car keys and cell phones, we pass objects to other people every day. We often try to pass the objects so that the handle or other useful feature is facing the ... read more
Sep. 29, 2016 Despite the fact that influenza leads to more hospitalizations and deaths among children than any other vaccine-preventable disease, parents frequently decline vaccinating their children against ... read more
Sep. 29, 2016 Researchers report they have identified a protein that enables a toxic natural aggregate to spread from cell to cell in a mammal's brain -- and a way to block that protein's ... read more
Sep. 29, 2016 A new type of nanodevice for computer microprocessors is being developed that can mimic the functioning of a biological synapse -- the place where a signal passes from one ... 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