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3D camera for any outdoor shooting developed

Based on functionality of human eye, researchers, including an Indian-origin researcher, have developed an inexpensive, faster 3-D camera, the Microsoft Kinect, that adapts well to any environment such as outdoors and produces high-quality images. It functions by sensing the user’s gestures, giving an enhanced feeling of total immersion into any game. Doing away with the need for controllers and joysticks, ...

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Feijoas, blackberries stand out in fighting inflammation: New Zealand study

Feijoas and blackberries outshine 10 other fruits with their anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties, according to New Zealand’s University of Auckland researchers. Other 10 fruits in the basket studied include mangoes, elderberries, cranberries, blackcurrants, red raspberries, strawberries, green and black grapes, plums and pears. It identified fruit compounds with an anti-inflammatory effect through certain chemical pathways that could be tested further ...

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Health Byte: Why Chocolates Cheer You, Keep You Happy?

In a report sounding more like an advertisement for chocolate-makers of the world, Mirror.co.uk has brought out its positive side though doctors warn against too much consumption of chocolates made with sugar. But a little bit of sugar in moderation isn’t as terrible as one thought, say researchers, citing the good effects such as preventing ageing and ensuring proper blood ...

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Early Puberty Tends to Increase Risk of Depression Among Girls, More Than Boys

With the average age of puberty among girls coming down to early teens, a new study suggests kids who enter this stage early than their peers face depression, isolation and loneliness, requiring counselling from the parent or public health assistants. Though depression affects all sexes and age groups, it shows up highly among girls than boys, the researchers said in ...

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