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Neuroscience for kids, on the Web

Back-to-school is upon us. Dr. Amy Tiemann begins a series on high-quality educational resources for kids by recommending the site "Neuroscience for Kids."

By Aug. 18, 2007

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Upgraded cochlear implant regrows auditory nerves

Researchers at UNSW have for the first time used a cochlear implant to regrow auditory nerves and restore hearing in guinea pigs.

By Apr. 23, 2014

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Upgraded cochlear implant regrows animals' auditory nerves

Researchers at the University of New South Wales report they have used a cochlear implant to regrow auditory nerves and restore hearing quality in adult guinea pigs.

By Apr. 23, 2014

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Praying mantises wear tiny 3D glasses for science

Researchers at the University of Newcastle are exploring the computational abilities of praying mantis eyes by having them wear tiny 3D glasses.

By Apr. 28, 2014

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Google reportedly acquires AI company DeepMind for $400M

Secretive London-based company specializes in combining machine learning to build general-purpose learning algorithms.

By Jan. 26, 2014

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Selfie diagnosis: Woman captures stroke on phone as it happens

Stacey Yepes was driving home from work when she felt a sensation she knew wasn't right -- so she hit record on her smartphone.

By Jun. 19, 2014

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'RoboCop' not so sci-fi anymore

Nanosuits, powerful prosthetics, and brain-computer interfacing seemed far-fetched when the original movie hit theaters. Now, with a remake nearly three decades later, the plot is closer to reality than you may think.

By Feb. 11, 2014

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Flies run on tiny treadmills, watch videos for science

Stanford scientists set flies up on a fly-sized treadmill, showed them videos, and discovered a common thread between the insects and humans.

By Jan. 27, 2014

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Supercomputer runs longest simulation of brain activity to date

One of the world's most powerful supercomputers has finally done what had seemed impossible: successfully modelled brain activity.

By Jan. 14, 2014