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2010-08-05 15:43:53

Humans are incessant imitators.

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2009-11-30 10:50:05

Your largest organ, the skin, plays a part in what you hear, Canadian researchers announced.

2009-09-14 11:15:52

British scientists say their finding that computers are better lip-readers than humans may lead to improved lip-reading training for the deaf. A new study by the University of East Anglia compared the performance of a machine-based lip-reading system with that of 19 human lip-readers.

2009-09-10 08:45:48

A new study by the University of East Anglia (UEA) suggests computers are now better at lip-reading than humans.

2009-04-22 09:55:00

Scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA) have created lip-reading computers that can distinguish between different languages.

2009-04-02 08:43:11

Can you read lips? You probably think you cannot. However, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and City College of New York report that what you see can improve your understanding what you hear – as much as sixfold. In fact, you lip-read more than you realize.

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2009-03-04 11:55:30

Understanding what a friend is saying in the hubbub of a noisy party can present a challenge – unless you can see the friend's face.

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2009-02-12 09:24:54

We tend to think of speech as being something we hear, but recent studies suggest that we use a variety of senses for speech perception - that the brain treats speech as something we hear, see and even feel.

2008-09-09 00:00:18

By PAUL TAYLOR Theatre LIPSYNCH Barbican LONDON ***** Robert Lepage will be called a wunderkind until the day he dies. But as he coasts into his second half-century, "the marvellous boy" has developed into a deeply mature adult.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.