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Soft robot that mimics biological movements designed

Harvard researchers have developed a new model to design a soft robot that bends like an index finger and twists like a thumb when powered by a single pressure source.

Dec 20, 2016, 23:02 PM IST

New smart strap turns your finger into a phone!

Move over, earphones! You may soon be able to answer phone calls just by placing your finger in your ear, thanks to a new wearable smartwatch strap developed by a Korean company.

Sep 12, 2016, 12:18 PM IST

Why routine brain health screenings is important for oldies over 70

A panel of world experts in ageing convened at Saint Louis University has advised to routinely screen those older than 70 for brain health.

Sep 13, 2015, 10:09 AM IST

England's Gary Ballance fractures finger

England batsman Gary Ballance could miss the rest of the Tri-Series against Australia and India after fracturing a finger but will be fit for next month`s World Cup, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Saturday.

Jan 17, 2015, 17:08 PM IST

You can gauge your Mr Right just by looking at the length of his fingers

 A new study has revealed that the length of a man's fingers can predict how well he gets on with women.

Dec 13, 2014, 17:17 PM IST

Angelina Jolie lets 10-year-old son buy `Swearing Finger` toy in Vegas

Angelina Jolie apparently let her 10-year-old son Pax buy a `swearing finger` toy in Las Vegas.

Mar 27, 2014, 16:38 PM IST

US doctor re-grows man`s finger bitten off by horse

A south Florida doctor used a unique procedure to re-grow a man`s finger, which a horse bit off.

Sep 18, 2013, 22:01 PM IST

US man grows new finger after horse bite

A 33-year-old man in US has undergone a `miraculous` medical procedure to grow back his index finger which was chomped down by an overzealous horse while he was feeding the animal.

Sep 18, 2013, 16:57 PM IST

Men’s finger size speaks a lot about their manhood

Men, who have shorter index fingers, as compared to their ring fingers may have longer penises, a new research has revealed.

Jul 04, 2011, 19:17 PM IST

Could Kim Kardashian soon have a sparkler on her finger?

Kim Kardashian`s alleged boyfriend, Net star Kris Humphries, has been shopping for rings.

Jan 22, 2011, 15:47 PM IST

Australian captain Ricky Ponting ‘fractures finger’

Australia captain Ricky Ponting fractured his finger during a blistering third Ashes match leaving him in question for the fourth day.

Dec 19, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Sadie Frost nearly chops off her finger

Frost nearly chopped off her finger while preparing a family meal.

Oct 21, 2010, 08:38 AM IST