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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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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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'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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Electric 'thinking cap' speeds learning

Researchers at Vanderbilt University have created a "thinking cap" that electrically stimulates the brain to increase its ability to learn from mistakes.

By Mar. 26, 2014

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World Cup to begin with mind-controlled exoskeleton kick

Wearing a state-of-the-art exoskeleton, a paralyzed teenager will make the ceremonial first kick at the World Cup in Brazil this summer.

By Jan. 3, 2014

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Spy on your own thoughts with Glass Brain

A new system for visualizing the goings-on inside the brain creates beautiful video images, letting us become neuro-voyeurs as we watch our thoughts fly around in real time.

By Mar. 11, 2014

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A little black dress that speaks to schizophrenia

U.K. design students fashion powerful garments that aim to explain the neuroscientific underpinnings of bipolar disorder, epilepsy, autism, Alzheimer's, and more.

By Apr. 5, 2013

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What can a red balloon tell us about self-control?

Researchers watch the light show that happens in the brain when study participants are faced with a risky decision in a nondescript video game.

By Feb. 5, 2014

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Meta's Spaceglasses promise mobile augmented reality

Physical and digital worlds collide when users wear Meta Spaceglasses. CNET's Sumi Das tried on a pair of the high-tech specs and offers a firsthand look at the technology that aims to take wearables to a new level.

By Oct. 30, 2013