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Magic Leap clashes with Microsoft over augmented reality health risks

Magic Leap CEO says Microsoft's HoloLens headset may be unsafe, but he ultimately raises more questions about the potential risks of immersing ourselves in 3D worlds.

By February 24, 2015

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The 404 1,480: Where we shock ourselves silly (podcast)

Zapping your brain with spark plugs to improve your videogaming skills and other tales of transhumanism on the rise, inside Jack White's plan to singlehanded bring music back to vinyl, a startup that encourages SF residents to auction their parking spaces, and Nintendo skins deeper into financial sludge.

By May 7, 2014

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Scientists help paralyzed rats walk by 'waking up' spinal cords

A five-year study out of the University of Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology demonstrates that a simple chemical cocktail can revive the "innate intelligence" of the spinal column in rats.

By June 4, 2012

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Study: Video games aid post-stroke motor skills

Stroke patients who play video games are up to five times more likely to improve their arm motor function than those who undergo standard physical therapy, data shows.

By April 7, 2011