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A fleet of 25 new workers rolls through the hallways of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, delivering meals and medicine, among other tasks formerly completed by humans.
A man in Sweden has become the first recipient of a mind-controlled prosthetic arm that is directly interfaced with muscle, bone and nerves.
Google's personal assistant can understand you as you switch from your native tongue to a second or even third language, a milestone more difficult than you might think.
A type of MRI scan reveals the size and set-up of a part of the brain that appears to be smaller in children with dyslexia.
It's been tested on only a handful of kids, but using MRI with a diagnostic dye to look for cancer may work just as well as using PET and CT scans.
Dave Everett has been building robots for over 40 years. We catch up and ask: is the technology of Pacific Rim even plausible?
Nikon releases the results of its annual Small World Photomicrography Competition, and algae, larva, and bat embryos have never looked so good.
Google's senior vice president of "people operations" reveals that grade point averages mean nothing in hiring. Oh, and Google's going to stop its silly brain teaser tests too.
Using MRI to measure brain activity, researchers at Stanford find that kids with autism have a weaker connection between language and reward centers than kids without autism.
A study of 7- to 19-year-olds found that using a mobile phone doesn't increase the risk of developing brain cancer -- but still recommends using a hands-free kit if you're worried.