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DailyDirt: Braaiiins...

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Halloween is here, so what better time to talk about human brains? Zombies are always looking to eat fresh human brains, and evil scientists need to re-stock their supply of replacement organs, too. So here are just a few links for any parties that might be interested in getting their...
DailyDirt: Braaiiins...

Scientists discover how our brains categorize and map everything we see

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If not for our brains, our eyes wouldn’t be able to process anything. Considering how much time we spend with our eyes open, our brains are constantly dealing with an influx of visual data. The brain needs to store that data somewhere, and thanks to scientists over at the University...
Scientists discover how our brains categorize and map everything we see

Engadget Podcast 307 - 08.24.2012

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We almost called this episode of the Engadget Podcast Mr. Biggs And The OnDead, but our boss said she'd take away our tickets to IFA if we did that, so we'll go with the traditional numeric structure. Just know that we tried. Hey, at least it's Friday, right? Hosts:...
Engadget Podcast 307 - 08.24.2012

MIT's Brainput reads your mind to make multi-tasking easier

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With so much information readily available at our fingertips, a multitude of devices to access it from and an increasing outside demand for our divided attention, it's easy to short-circuit on the productivity front. But there's a bright spot on the horizon as emerging research out of MIT is...
MIT's Brainput reads your mind to make multi-tasking easier

AI robot: how machine intelligence is evolving

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No computer can yet pass the 'Turing test' and be taken as human. But the hunt for artificial intelligence is moving in a different, exciting direction that involves creativity, language – and even jazz'I propose to consider the question "Can machines think?"' Not my question but the opening of Alan...
AI robot: how machine intelligence is evolving

The King William's College quiz 2012

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Who was known as the Queen of the Blues? Where are the branchy trees white with rime? And what truth was officially revealed on the anniversary of Marx's birth? Yes, it's that time of year for truly testing the grey matterGeneral knowledge paper 2012-2013, sat by the pupils of King William's...
The King William's College quiz 2012
Dangerous minds: new research unravels the brains of psychopaths
Reshaping the brain: scientists reprogram neurons after birth

Smart As... - review

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PS Vita, Sony, cert 3, out 31 OctoberThe biggest surprise of Sony's brain-training puzzle package Smart As... is its power - running the Unreal Engine software, this is a low-demand game on, effectively, the same platform as physics-heavy action-shooter Dishonored. As a result, it looks unexpectedly pretty.Beyond the gloss there...
Smart As... - review

This week's games news

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Ace Combat Assault Horizon: Enhanced Edition | Brain Training 3D | Power Rangers: Super SamuraiGames out this week include arcade-style flying game, Ace Combat Assault Horizon: Enhanced Edition (below) (PC) in which you take to the skies of Miami, Dubai and Russia among others; Brain Training 3D (3DS) brings a...
This week's games news

Video of protein movement within a neuron shows how our brains renew themselves

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If, like us, you spend most of your time wondering exactly what's going on in other people's heads, then this video is for you. Okay, so it might not reveal the reason why that jerk cut you off at the junction, or why that co-worder didn't show up to...
Video of protein movement within a neuron shows how our brains renew themselves

All-weather motorcycle helmet heats and cools your face, protects grey matter (video)

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Bob Averill, who introduced us to the world of underwater hamster care, had a couple of other projects to show us during our visit to Portland, Oregon, including the All-Weather Motorcycle Helmet. What, you ask, makes a motorcycle helmet "all-weather?" Why, built-in heating and cooling, of course. Averill started...
All-weather motorcycle helmet heats and cools your face, protects grey matter (video)
Technique to create transparent brains could transform neuroscience
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