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Playing tricks on invasive rats may help keep birds from vanishing
Paralyzed rat walks with the help of a robotic harness and chemical injection

GLBenchmark rats out possible Acer Iconia Tab A220 with Tegra 3, Jelly Bean

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Device testing site GLBenchmark has a knack for sniffing out real products before manufacturers are ready to parade them, so our ears perked up when we saw a certain Acer Iconia Tab A220 pop up on its list. According to system and test specs, the alleged slate of unknown...
GLBenchmark rats out possible Acer Iconia Tab A220 with Tegra 3, Jelly Bean

Why Are YouTube Users Abandoning Ship?

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During my keynote at this year’s Vidcon conference in late June, I talked about the flight of users I’m seeing from YouTube, and I commented on how I thought the site’s direction was misguided. It certainly got people talking. One of the top execs at YouTube chastised me for even...
Why Are YouTube Users Abandoning Ship?

Swiss Scientists Rewire Injured Spinal Cords, Paralyzed Rats Walk Again

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Swiss scientists find a way to treat spinal cord injuries and have disabled rats walking within weeks....
Swiss Scientists Rewire Injured Spinal Cords, Paralyzed Rats Walk Again

Apple's Battle Over China iPad Trademark Evidently Interminable

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Apple’s battle with Proview over the iPad trademark in China continues to drag on with no end yet in sight. It’s been a little over three months since Apple appealed to the Higher People’s Court of Guangzhou a lower Chinese court ruling that found it erroniously purchased the iPad China...
Apple's Battle Over China iPad Trademark Evidently Interminable

Rats ARE like the Borg

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The reaction caused by the recent news that technologically linked rat brains can communicate across continental distances resulted in reassurances that we are in no danger of creating a rat-version of the Borg. But rats have a lot in common with the Borg. We have every reason to fear.The news...
Rats ARE like the Borg
The perverted world of webcam hackers
Mind-reading rats connect across continents via "brain-net"

Study: Addicted rats 'starved themselves' rather than give up junk food | news-press.com | The News-Press

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Study: Addicted rats 'starved themselves' rather than give up junk food | news-press.com | The News-Press
Lasers used to turn off cocaine addiction in rat brains, may translate into human therapy

Fool Us Twice: More April Fools' Tomfoolery [Videos]

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As All Fools' Day continues, more reports of tomfoolery are coming in, so here's a quick video update. Scope Releases Bacon-Flavored Mouthwash WestJet Loves The Pets AerLingus: Flight Boarding By Clan Sony Features Products For Non-Bipeds Womp Rats Are Easy If you find any more humorous attempts to tickle, post...
Fool Us Twice: More April Fools' Tomfoolery [Videos]

All Sweeteners Are Not Created Equal: Rats Consuming High Fructose Corn Syrup Gain Significantly More Weight Than Rats Consuming Sugar, Even When Caloric Intake is Equal

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All Sweeteners Are Not Created Equal: Rats Consuming High Fructose Corn Syrup Gain Significantly More Weight Than Rats Consuming Sugar, Even When Caloric Intake is Equal

Notre Dame students highlight method for 3D printing skeletons of living animals

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Can you really claim to love your pet if you haven't printed out its skeletal structure for your mantle? Sure everyone expresses themselves in different ways, but the "3D Printing of Preclinical X-ray Computed Tomographic Data Sets" outlined by a team of Notre Dame students and a rep from...
Notre Dame students highlight method for 3D printing skeletons of living animals

A Great New Idea You'll Never Use: NYC's Required QR Codes For City Buildings

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This week, the New York City Council passed a bill that requires all city buildings with permits of any kind--think restaurants, bars, and daycare centers--to provide QR codes that link back to more detailed information. So by fall 2013, you'll be able to whip out your smartphone, scan a code,...
A Great New Idea You'll Never Use: NYC's Required QR Codes For City Buildings

Why You Won't Quit Your Job

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When I began writing Passion & Purpose in 2009, I met Susan, a young woman on the brink of quitting her investment banking job to pursue her lifelong passion of starting a nonprofit. A year later, when I asked how her new venture was going, I was surprised to hear...
Why You Won't Quit Your Job

Fracture Putty: It Heals, Bounces, Molds, Stretches, Snaps & More!

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Broken bones could heal in a matter of weeks, thanks to a new concotion developed by researchers at the University of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Center: “Fracture putty.“ A stem-cell-infused gel, fracture putty induces rapid bone healing by producing a protein essential to bone formation. And it does so very quickly....
Fracture Putty: It Heals, Bounces, Molds, Stretches, Snaps & More!

How lasers can switch off cocaine addiction

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Researchers find that, at least in rats, when they shine a laser light on a region of the brain associated with impulse control and decision-making, they can turn cocaine-seeking behavior off or on. [Read more]...
How lasers can switch off cocaine addiction
Learning in your sleep can really stink

Island Once Overrun by Rats Now Buried in Bunnies : TreeHugger

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Island Once Overrun by Rats Now Buried in Bunnies : TreeHugger

Scientists help paralyzed rats walk by 'waking up' spinal cords

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A five-year study out of the University of Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology demonstrates that a simple chemical cocktail can revive the "innate intelligence" of the spinal column in rats. [Read more]...
Scientists help paralyzed rats walk by 'waking up' spinal cords
Atomic bomb tests confirm formation of new brain cells

Alt-week 02.16.13: robo-rats, a young black hole and a computer that cannot crash

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Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven days. Seven days, 26,000 lightyears, 637 languages, two groups of terrorised rats and one computer that never, ever crashes. We're light on intro, heavy of the numbers. You know the drill by...
Alt-week 02.16.13: robo-rats, a young black hole and a computer that cannot crash
'Dishonored' encourages player creativity when going for the kill

Rats and High-Fructose Corn Syrup

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Rats and High-Fructose Corn Syrup
Holy, Womp rats! Check out this amazing full-scale Lego creation of an X-Wing Fighter
Apple Employees Are Sending Out Resumes To Work At Startups Like Never Before (AAPL)
Blind moles may smell in stereo, new study suggests
Charity trades rats for cellphones in South African township

Is It Time to Stick a Fork in Palm?

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Poor Palm — the news coming out of the company just gets worse and worse. Lackluster sales of its webOS handsets and a mass exodus of key executives at the company. It’s like rats leaving a sinking ship in droves. Analysts are quick to point out what Palm has done...
Is It Time to Stick a Fork in Palm?
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