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Neuralink's Brain Chip Plan: Help the Blind See and the Paralyzed Walk

Neuralink's Brain Chip Plan: Help the Blind See and the Paralyzed Walk

Elon Musk's startup hopes to start human tests in six months for its implant that connects computers to brains.

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Mysterious Flash Is a Black Hole Spewing the Light of 1,000 Trillion Suns

Mysterious Flash Is a Black Hole Spewing the Light of 1,000 Trillion Suns

The supermassive void's extreme jet is pointed toward our planet. But don't worry, it's 8.5 billion light-years away.

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Webb Telescope Delivers Extraordinary Look at Titan, Saturn's Largest Moon

Webb Telescope Delivers Extraordinary Look at Titan, Saturn's Largest Moon

Seeing a solar system spectacle in a new light.

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From Fires to Floods, 'Weather Whiplash' Could Be Our Disturbing New Normal

From Fires to Floods, 'Weather Whiplash' Could Be Our Disturbing New Normal

After praying for rain for weeks, the US state that saw some of 2022's biggest wildfires soon found itself suffering a deadly deluge.

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These Floaters Turns Ocean Waves Into Renewable Energy

These Floaters Turns Ocean Waves Into Renewable Energy

Eco Wave Power uses wave data to determine the size of their floaters that can harvest renewable energy.

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Watch Floaters Convert Waves Into Electricity

Watch Floaters Convert Waves Into Electricity

We spoke to the CEO of Eco Wave Power to learn how its hydraulic floater units convert the movement of the ocean into electricity.

At COP27, Historic Deal Will Compensate Poor Nations for Climate Crisis Disasters

At COP27, Historic Deal Will Compensate Poor Nations for Climate Crisis Disasters

A win for vulnerable countries was offset by weak ambition in the final agreement to take necessary steps to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

Fusion Power Would Revolutionize Energy, if We Could Just Get It Working

Fusion Power Would Revolutionize Energy, if We Could Just Get It Working

Scientists and startups are edging closer to realizing a decades-old dream.

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NASA's Mars Helicopter Flies High, Sets Altitude Record

NASA's Mars Helicopter Flies High, Sets Altitude Record

It's a bird. It's a plane. It's a freakin' helicopter on Mars making history.

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NASA Spots Dwarf Galaxy 'Peekaboo,' a Time Machine to the Young Universe

NASA Spots Dwarf Galaxy 'Peekaboo,' a Time Machine to the Young Universe

The primordial cluster is in our neighborhood, cosmically speaking, but looks more like something from the dawn of time.

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NASA Orion Captures Unreal View of Moon and Earth as It Heads Back Home

NASA Orion Captures Unreal View of Moon and Earth as It Heads Back Home

Artemis I delivers another stunning portrait, and this one might look familiar.

2022 Geminid Meteor Shower Rains Down Shooting Stars as Peak Nears

2022 Geminid Meteor Shower Rains Down Shooting Stars as Peak Nears

Bright cosmic fireballs and even "Earth grazers" are on the calendar for the next week or so.

Future Mars Astronauts Could Snack on NASA's Space-Grown Tomatoes

Future Mars Astronauts Could Snack on NASA's Space-Grown Tomatoes

ISS crew members are on a mission to grow ingredients for space salads.

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76-Million-Year-Old Fossil Reveals How Armored Dinosaurs Used Their Sledgehammer Tails

76-Million-Year-Old Fossil Reveals How Armored Dinosaurs Used Their Sledgehammer Tails

Spiky ankylosaurs didn't just fight off T. rex with their impressive armaments.

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Scientists Stumble on Shark Graveyard at Bottom of Indian Ocean

Scientists Stumble on Shark Graveyard at Bottom of Indian Ocean

Voyages of Australia's RV Investigator research vessel have also discovered a never-before-seen species.

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Remains of the Last Tasmanian Tiger Rediscovered in Museum

Remains of the Last Tasmanian Tiger Rediscovered in Museum

The thylacine died many decades ago in captivity, but its story will be told anew.

A Lizard Fossil, Found in a Storeroom Cupboard, Rewrites History

A Lizard Fossil, Found in a Storeroom Cupboard, Rewrites History

An ancestor to modern snakes and lizards was gathering dust in London's Natural History Museum.

76 Million-Year-Old Fossil Settles Paleontology Debate Over T. Rex History

76 Million-Year-Old Fossil Settles Paleontology Debate Over T. Rex History

This specimen, nicknamed "Sisyphus," was extremely difficult to nudge out of its resting place.

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