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Free will may be an illusion, study says

The idea that we make autonomous choices may be nothing more than "background noise" in our brain, according to researchers at UC Davis.

By June 22, 2014

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Baffle yourself with the best optical illusions of the year

The winners of the Best Illusion of the Year contest have been crowned, so go ahead and enjoy the confusion.

By May 20, 2014

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​November brain: Guns N' Roses statistics reveal anatomy of rock

One developer and statistics pro has turned his eye to what makes up the music of Guns N' Roses, proving that when it comes to 80s rock, the hair was high, but the standard deviations were higher.

By November 20, 2014

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Musician uses science to help you see sound

A series of sound-visualisation experiments form the basis of the music video for a new single by musician Nigel Stanford.

By November 16, 2014

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Ghost in the machine: Robot simulates a ghostly presence

Researchers have designed a robot that makes humans feel the illusory presence of a non-existent "ghost".

By November 6, 2014

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Nexus 9 tablet makes entrance on Google Play

The Wi-Fi-only version is available, but you'll have to wait if you'd rather own the LTE edition.

By November 3, 2014

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Photo-sharing app protects your pics from screenshots

A new photo-sharing app uses a common optical illusion to make your sent snaps a lot harder for the receiver to screenshot.

By October 12, 2014

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3D printing creates film without film

Artist Julien Maire has combined an age-old film technique with modern technology to create something beautiful and new.

By October 14, 2014

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Suitsy: Like a onesie for grown-up men

The Suitsy is a one-of-a-kind piece of clothing that brings pajama-style comfort to the suit-and-tie world of modern business. Are you up for wearing a onesie, guys?

By September 25, 2014

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Rating the road to the wire-free PC

Commentary: Intel aims to eliminate USB, HDMI and the power cable in its quest to create the wire-free PC. But the journey will be a long one, and uneven in terms of its challenges.

By September 21, 2014