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Who Wants A NERF Chainsaw For All Your Zombie Fighting Needs?

Nerf are not ones to shy away from bringing us hours of fun, from a quick run around with foam darts flying to safely playing out our fantasy survival scenarios, Nerf’s are not just for kids…

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Bridging a Spinal Injury with Electronics Offers Hope to Paralysis

Science is a vital element to the exploration and development of a range of subjects and techniques, one such field is of course the medical profession, huge leaps and bounds have been made over the last…

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Analysing Your Brain Could Be 30 Times Faster Than A Supercomputer

The human brain, fascinating, exciting and full of possibilities, the notion to create, form an opinion and challenge the environment which we live in, is truly exceptional. We now might be able to find answers as to…

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Almost ‘Fully Formed’ Human Brain Grown in a Lab for the First Time

Researchers from Ohio State University have come tantalizingly close to cultivating a human brain for the very first time. This technological breakthrough is designed to monitor brain activity to help understand neurological conditions such as Alzheimers…

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IBM Wants to Put a ‘Rodent Brain’ in Your Phone

Dharmendra Modha has an array of 48 circuit boards, lined 6 by 8 on a rack, each with its own processor. Modha describes this set-up as a small rodent. Or, more accurately, a digital recreation of…

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Scientists Network the Brains of Three Monkeys

A group of scientists from Duke University in North Carolina, USA, have linked together the brains of three monkeys. Using their collective brainpower, the animals were able to control an avatar arm together. Miguel Nicolelis, professor…

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Brain of a Bee Used to Pilot a Drone

Earlier this year, we brought you the story of a simulated worm brain that had been uploaded into a LEGO robot, and now it seems that The Green Brain Project is taking that idea to the…

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Mind-Reading Cap Helps Patients Control Their Prosthetic Limbs with Their Thoughts

While the ability of controlling prosthetics with your mind has been around for some time now, it required controlled electronics to be implanted directly in the patient in order to get them to work properly. The…

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Scientist Sends an Email 5000 Miles via Telepathy

Scientists have managed to send an email from India to France, a distance of about 5000 miles, using only the force of thought (and some technology). Okay, if it really is telepathy or not is a…

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Electrical Brain Stimulation Can Restore Consciousness

  Patients that are in a coma, a vegetative state or in a minimally conscious state sometimes recover spontaneously to varying degrees, most cases however, there is nothing that a doctor can do. Now a study by…

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Numenta Releases Gork, The First App to Work Similar to a Human Brain

A Redwood City, Californian-based startup company by the name of Numenta has apparently held a conference to show off their achievement, which is a piece of software mimicking the processing power of a human brain. The…

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Brain Controlled Interface Could Have A Big Impact Over The Next 12 Years

Rumors are that Intel and various tech related companies are showing interest in experimenting with and entering the brain-computer-interface market, according to Mind Solutions. The BCI is said to be a dedicated communication pathway between the…

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Chip Which Mimics Human Brains Revealed

According to Fudzilla, there is some news that a chip which works like a human brain has been developed. According to the French Tribune, the chip will appear in the shops in 2014. Scientists say that…