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Are you ready for a robot that learns on the Internet?

August 2, 2011 by Amara D. Angelica

A robot said to think, learn, and act by itself (credit: Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Molecular cut and paste

July 28, 2011 by William Mcewan

Future Science book cover

The Singularity is Far: A Neuroscientist’s View

July 21, 2011 by David J. Linden

SingularityIsFar

Google is destroying your memory

July 15, 2011 by Amara D. Angelica

(Credit: iStockphoto)

How to preserve competing memories by zapping your brain

July 12, 2011 by Amara D. Angelica

(Credit: iStockphoto)

Sex and the Red Queen hypothesis

July 12, 2011 by Amara D. Angelica

Off with their heads! (Credit: Walt Disney Pictures)

Thinking quantitatively about technological progress

July 11, 2011 by Anders Sandberg

Production growing exponentially (credit: Béla Nagy, Santa Fe Institute)

Grow a new eye

July 11, 2011 by Amara D. Angelica

EyeTanya

Can taking probiotics improve your mental health?

July 6, 2011 by Amara D. Angelica

Gastrointestinal system (credit: iStockphoto)

How to measure emotions

July 6, 2011 by Amara D. Angelica

Q Sensor Curve is designed to wear on the wrist, so it is comfortable and unobtrusive to wear all day at work, play, or sleep. This makes it ideal for long-term measurement in clinical and therapeutic research. (Credit: Affectiva)

Stoner alert: McDonald’s gets you legally high

July 5, 2011 by Amara D. Angelica

(Credit: McDonald's)

How to remote-control a robot on another planet

July 4, 2011 by Amara D. Angelica

justin_the_robot

How your memories can be twisted under social pressure

July 4, 2011 by Amara D. Angelica

False memories show a strong co-activation and connectivity between two brain areas: the hippocampus and the amygdala (credit: Weizmann Institute)

Are you ready for robots with sensitive skin?

June 30, 2011 by Amara D. Angelica

The physics of Jackson Pollock

June 30, 2011 by Amara D. Angelica

Jackson-Pollock

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