Researcher finds that sign-language exposure impacts infants as young as 5 months old

While it isn’t surprising that infants and children love to look at people’s movements and faces, recent research from Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf studies exactly where they look when they see someone using sign language. The research uses eye-tracking technology that offers a non-invasive and powerful tool to study […]

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Sensex Slumps 1,708 Pts Amid Selloff, Nifty Below 14,350; Dr Reddy’s Surges 5% After Sputnik V Approval

Equity benchmark Sensex plummeted 1,708 points on Monday following an across-the-board selloff as spiking COVID-19 cases in the country spooked investors. The 30-share BSE index sank 1,707.94 points or 3.44 per cent to end at 47,883.38. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty plunged 524.05 points or 3.53 per cent to finish at 14,310.80. IndusInd Bank was […]

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Macy’s posts nearly $4 billion in losses, doesn’t expect another shutdown

Macy’s Inc reported a staggering $3.58 billion quarterly loss on Wednesday as coronavirus-related store shutdowns resulted in a $3 billion impairment charge. The global health crisis has forced brick-and-mortar retailers to tap credit lines, lay off employees and suspend dividends and buybacks in a bid to stay afloat. “While our stores are reopened, we expect […]

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