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DARPA developing memory-restoring neural prosthesis

An implantable brain chip currently in development could help wounded veterans recover memory function after traumatic brain injuries.

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IBM spends $3 billion to push the far future of computer chips

Big Blue sets a five-year plan to figure out the manufacturing technology for the great-grandchild of today's chip tech -- and the even more different generations beyond that.

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Cinnamon might slow Parkinson's, research suggests

The tools to slow the progression of Parkinson's disease might one day come from the kitchen cabinet instead of the medicine cabinet, according to a new study.

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Transformer jet is like the Optimus Prime of planes

BAE Systems unveils fascinating new concept aircraft that transform, self-heal, can 3D-print UAVs, and have concentrated laser beams to disable enemy missiles.

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Fruit fly astronauts set to live for generations in space

Some tiny astronauts are scheduled to fly up to the International Space Station to help scientists model the effects of long-term space exposure on humans.

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Universe's missing photon sources baffle scientists

There's 400 percent more light in intergalactic space than sources could produce, say researchers. Could dark matter be the cause?

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NASA's Voyager I hit by third solar 'tsunami'

After traveling for 37 years, Voyager I is recording pulses from the sun that confirm it has entered a different region near the edge of the solar system called interstellar space.

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Newfound biggest bird ever was 'more like a dragon'

It didn't breathe fire so far as we know, but when the newly dubbed species Pelagornis sandersi flapped its massive wings 25 million years ago, it would have been quite a sight.

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Biohackers crowdfund milk-protein vegan cheese, minus the cows

A vegan-cheese project on Indiegogo aims to replicate cheese from cows' milk without involving any mammals.

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'Ultrasound of stellar embryos' determines age of stars

You can find out how old a baby star is simply by listening to it, say researchers at Europe's KU Leuven.

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10 ways your memory fails you

From recall distortion to the Google effect, this video explains 10 of the more prominent ways our brains alter or misconstrue memories.

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Watch two planes almost collide on runway

A Russian pilot has to abort landing as an Argentinian plane wanders across the runway at Barcelona airport. How can this happen?

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