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How Much Would It Cost To Build a Bionic You?

Well this is an interesting start to an article, in a world where machines are fast evolving with the aim of becoming the new humans of choice, what would be the theoretical financial cost if you…

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Do We Inhabit Within A Giant Hologram?

The principles which govern our universe is still open to debate within the science community, from quantum mechanics, which is a theory suggesting that of a formalism underlying the description of all physical systems to the…

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NASA Seals Six People In Dome To Simulate Mars With No Escape

The research and developments behind various space projects are astronomical in size and financial costs; the planning which is needed to achieve various missions is meticulous in its nature. The obsession with finding life on other…

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Scientists Claim the Internet Isn’t Rotting Kid’s Brains

Just like TV and video games, the internet does not “rot kid’s brains”, scientists have decided. Or, at least, there’s in no evidence that using the internet has any detrimental effect on the development of a…

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A Robot Passed the Self-Awareness Test and This Is How It Did It

When talking about robots and self-awareness, I think most people would just freak out, but there are some people who would be extremely excited and interested about these things. But I don’t think freaking out would…

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3D Printed Robot Can Jump 20x Its Own Height!

An evolutionary trend is beginning to develop as traditional ways of manufacturing are being replaced by the world of 3D printing. From Guns to toys, the notion of being able to physically build a product in…

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Damaged Robots Use Algorithm to Adapt and Keep Moving

We all love robots, they’re awesome creatures that can do fantastic things in today’s, ever-developing world. Well, now your little friend can take a hit and recover from the damage. It does make me wonder if…

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Google Wants to Predict the Calories in Your Food

We’ve heard that Facebook is keen on finding talented people in the AI field by opening a new research lab in Paris, but what is Google up to with its own AI research? The latest news…

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Beoing Develops EMP Weapon

EMP, a term used to describe what was once a weapon only in film and books. Electromagnetic pulse weapons were imagined as a counter to electronic tools of warfare, or even everyday life. They were imagined to…

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Scientists Say Cigarette Butts Are Great for Storing Energy

I’m sure many of our readers smoke, it might not be great for your health, but it’s a common fact that quite a lot of people do it anyway. However, while the cigarette may be bad…

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7yr Old Girl Gets 3D Printed Robohand – Only Cost $50 to Produce!

3D printing has revolutionized the world of prosthetics, making prototyping and modifications of prosthetics a much quicker process, while also drastically reducing the cost of creating the required components. After losing her left hand at just…

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New Exoskeleton Boots Make You More Efficient

Walking with a spring in your step, something that is about to become a very literal thing. The new exoskeleton technology doesn’t need advanced robotics or a medical procedure to enjoy its benefits. It slips on…

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Welcome to the Future – Boeing Patents Laser Forcefield!

Boeing just patented the technology for a “method and system for shockwave attenuation via electromagnetic arc,” which is a fancy was of saying force field. While we’re still a long was from having the kind of…

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This Cockroach’s Nervous System Can Be Remotely Controlled

This isn’t quite mind control, but it’s not far off. Researchers from Texas A&M University have effectively managed to hijack the nervous system of a cockroach, giving them the ability to control its movements. Many cockroaches have been remotely…

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Homer Simpson Predicts Mass of Higgs Boson 14 Years Before It Was Discovered

The Simpsons has many claims to its name. It’s one of the most popular TV shows in the world and has run for an incredible 26 seasons with more on the way. Now it’s going down…

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Watch: Blind Man Uses Bionic Eye to See Again

Allen Zderared lost his sight more than 10 years ago, but thanks to new technology that has led to the development of a ‘bionic eye’, he can now ‘see’ again. The Guardian captured the moment he saw his wife…

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Three Austrian Men Receive First Bionic Hands

Gentlemen, we can rebuild him. We have the technology. We have the capability to make the world’s first bionic man. The well-known quote spoken during the opening sequence of The Six Million Dollar Man is not…

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Watch: Solar-Powered Ray Can Melt Metal

Kevin Moore and Grant Reynolds from the Science Channel looked at one of their favourite childhood pastimes – burning things with the rays from a magnifying glass – and wanted to magnify it. They wanted to magnify the ray so much…

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First Video of a Laser Beam Travelling Through The Air

Light travels fast. Very fast. So much so, that it just seems instant to us. But, for the first time ever, we can see for ourselves that it isn’t and that it does indeed travel. Researchers…

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OK Go Plans to Release Album on DNA

Innovative rock band OK Go, famous for spectacular home-made music videos, wants to encode the band’s fourth album, Hungry Ghosts, on DNA. Lead singer Damian Kulash, who studied computer science at university, recalls the fork in…

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Ever Wanted to Make Your Own AA Battery?

Have you always found going to a shop to buy AA batteries for remote controls, toys or clocks a labourious and wasteful task? Well now you can make your own with this handy tutorial! Just be…

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GCHQ Launches Kids Cryptography App

GCHQ, the Government Communications Headquarters of the UK, otherwise known as Britain’s NSA, has launched a an app targeted at kids with the intention of teaching them about cryptography. The organisation that spends most of its…

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President Obama Writes His First Ever Line of Code

Barack Obama just finished his first ever line of code. The “Coder-in-Chief” wrote a line of Javascript with 20 middle school students as part of the Hour Of Code programme by Code.org. Code.org and The Hour of Code…

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New Website Lets You Browse Einstein’s Papers Free

Digital Einstein is a new website that opens up all of Einstein’s papers for free. The site includes not only scientific papers, but personal letters, memos and even divorce papers. The New York Times reports that…

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Student Hacks Microscopes – Saves £100,000

A student at Brunel University in London has saved £100,000 by hacking USB microscopes. The PhD student needed a highly sophisticated microscope for his research into cell movement. However, the best microscopes available for this type of…

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Harvard Academics Build Robot That Teaches Kids How to Write Code

Harvard researchers have built a $10 robot that has been designed to teach children how to write code. The small AERobot can be connected to a computer via USB and programmed in a specially modified language…

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You can now Listen to Wi-Fi – Reports Claim

  Nope, we’re not talking about the screeching sounds of a Dial-Up modem from the 90’s – you can (apparently) hear WiFi with the help of some fancy hearing aids. In comes Frank Swain, not exactly…