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This Is The First Bear To Get Brain Surgery

Meet Champa, the first bear to have brain surgery. Rescued Laotian bears are often brought to a sanctuary in northern Laos that’s run by the Australian nonprofit Free the Bears. Despite being on an endangered species list...
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A Harvard Neuroscience Scheme To Change Decisions In Your Brain

This week at the British Neuroscience Association, Harvard scientist Gabriel Kreiman described a rather diabolical-sounding experiment: He wants to reverse someone’s decision to push a button before the person is even awa...
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Oh, Lord: Samsung Announces Enormous Phone Called "Galaxy Mega"

Somewhere at Samsung’s sprawling campus, deep in the headquarters of the mobile phone division, there is a PowerPoint slide with a simple line graph. On one axis is “sales,” and on the other is “screen s...
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Long-Necked Giant Was Fastest-Growing Dinosaur

During the Jurassic Period, nearly 200 million years ago, a dinosaur called Lufengosaurus roamed what is now the Yunnan Province in southern China. The long-necked plant eater was the biggest guy around at the time, at almost 3...
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Cash Raised Through Crowdfunding Tripled In Three Years [Infographic]

Do you remember the moment when crowdfunding became A Thing? Sites like Kickstarter have been around for a few years now, and the amount they’ve grown in that time is bananas, as this infographic from Statista shows. From...
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5 Ways Hackers Could Kill You Right Now

Click to launch the gallery. The internet is abuzz with news that it is now possible to hijack an airplane with an Android. This arrives hot on the heels of an announcement that the Department of Defense is classifying some cyb...
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Who Or What Left This 60,000-Ton Ancient Artifact Under The Sea?

Put on your tin-foil hats and special anti-Illuminati underwear. A recently discovered mysterious ancient rock structure under the Sea of Galilee, possibly built in the same era as Stonehenge, has archaeologists stumped. To a c...
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Iranian Scientist Says He Has A Future-Predicting Machine

Ali Razeghi, a 27-year-old businessman and scientist in Tehran, has registered “The Aryayek Time Traveling Machine” with Iran’s Center for Strategic Inventions. Razeghi told a state news agency that the machin...
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9 Percent of Americans Say They’d Bonk A Sexbot

A poll conducted by the Huffington Post and YouGov focused on the desires and ethical questions surrounding the most pressing issue of our immediate future: sex with robots. To be fair, the poll also asked Americans about robot...
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