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Continue Reading... Two Brain Networks—Both Key to Consciousness
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Two Brain Networks—Both Key to Consciousness

One of the most recent studies showed a clear relationship between two brain networks critical to consciousness…

Continue Reading... AI Just Discovered a New Antibiotic to Kill the World’s Nastiest Bacteria
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AI Just Discovered a New Antibiotic to Kill the World’s Nastiest Bacteria

Penicillin, one of the greatest discoveries in the history of medicine, was a product of chance. After returning from summer…

Continue Reading... Could a USB-C Charger’s Chip Get You to the Moon? This Guy Did the Math so You Don’t Have To
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Could a USB-C Charger’s Chip Get You to the Moon? This Guy Did the Math so You Don’t Have To

Comparing today’s computers to their famous ancestors is a popular pastime. As we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the moon…

Continue Reading... Blind Woman Sees with New Implant, Plays Video Game Sent Straight to Her Brain
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Blind Woman Sees with New Implant, Plays Video Game Sent Straight to Her Brain

It’s been over a decade since artificial retinas first began helping the blind see. But for many people, whose blindness…

Continue Reading... This Is What an AI Said When Asked to Predict the Year Ahead
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This Is What an AI Said When Asked to Predict the Year Ahead

“What’s past is prologue.” So says the famed quote from Shakespeare’s The Tempest, alleging that we can look to what…

Continue Reading... Microsoft’s Moonshot Plan to Reverse Its Lifetime CO2 Emissions by 2050
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Microsoft’s Moonshot Plan to Reverse Its Lifetime CO2 Emissions by 2050

In a press conference on January 16, CEO Satya Nadella announced that not only does the company plan to be carbon negative by 2030, but if it succeeds, the move will effectively cancel out its lifetime CO2 emissions by 2050.

Continue Reading... World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Will Power 4.5 Million Homes
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World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Will Power 4.5 Million Homes

Renewable energy statistics just keep topping each other. Solar power is getting cheaper. Battery storage capacity is getting better. And…

Continue Reading... Mojo Vision’s Augmented Reality Contact Lenses Kick off a Race to AR on Your Eye
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Mojo Vision’s Augmented Reality Contact Lenses Kick off a Race to AR on Your Eye

The digital world has been creeping closer to your face. Was a time when a laptop was about as personal…

Continue Reading... Would You Want a Personal AI That Knows Everything About You?
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Would You Want a Personal AI That Knows Everything About You?