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Explainer: what is Chaos Theory? (ScienceAlert)

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How do you explain chaos using science? Two experts explain the contradictary theory.
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Making robots more human by detecting human emotions | KurzweilAI

Making robots more human by detecting human emotions | KurzweilAI | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Stretchable transparent ultrasensitive strain sensors attached to the forehead, near the mouth, under the eye, and on the neck to sense skin strains induced by
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Cambridge University & Toshiba | Zoe the emotional avatar of the future | KurzweilAI

Cambridge University & Toshiba | Zoe the emotional avatar of the future | KurzweilAI | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Cambridge University & Toshiba | Meet Zoe, a digital talking head that can express human emotions on demand with unprecedented realism and could herald
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How birds take it in turns to lead

How birds take it in turns to lead | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Like a cycling peloton, birds solve their flocking dilemma by taking it in turns, research reveals.
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Voxel8: The World's First 3D Electronics Printer - YouTube

Voxel8 has created the world's first 3D electronics printer from the ground-up. Novel conductive materials and 3D printing technology from the Lewis Research...
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Chicks Are Like Humans: They Map Numbers Spatially - From Left to Right

Chicks Are Like Humans: They Map Numbers Spatially - From Left to Right | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Just like humans, chicks associate smaller numbers with the left side and bigger numbers with the right indicating that mapping numbers from left to rights has its beginning prior to the emergence of the concept of numbers.
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Four-finned robot swims like a cuttlefish - YouTube

Full story: http://bit.ly/1FM2GZx By copying the undulating swimming skills of cuttlefish, a low-key underwater robot is able to tackle obstacles in its way
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What are the implications of extra dimensions for reality?

What are the implications of extra dimensions for reality? | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
From World Science U, Science Unplugged provides hundreds of short video answers to a wide range of questions from "What is a Higgs Particle?" to "What happens to time near a black hole?"
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Thoughts make robot hand pinch and scoop - Futurity

Thoughts make robot hand pinch and scoop - Futurity | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Using only her thoughts, a woman with quadriplegia was able to manipulate a robot hand into four positions to reach, grab, and place a variety of objects.
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Saving information on a computer boosts human memory resources for new information | KurzweilAI

Saving information on a computer boosts human memory resources for new information | KurzweilAI | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
(Credit: iStock) The simple act of saving something, such as a file on a computer, may improve our memory for the information we encounter next, according
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Robotic-leg prosthetic allows amputees to walk normally | KurzweilAI

Robotic-leg prosthetic allows amputees to walk normally | KurzweilAI | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Amputee with robot-inspired artificial leg can walk at near-normal speed on a treadmill (credit: UT Dallas) Wearers of a new robotic leg can walk on a
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The man who hears colour

The man who hears colour | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Neil Harbisson was colour blind until an antenna was attached to his skull - now he can "hear" colours represented by musical notes.
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Scientists find 'hidden brain signatures' of consciousness in vegetative state patients

Scientists find 'hidden brain signatures' of consciousness in vegetative state patients | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Scientists in Cambridge have found hidden signatures in the brains of people in a vegetative state, which point to networks that could support consciousness even when a patient appears to be unconscious and unresponsive. The study could help doctors identify patients who are aware despite being unable to communicate.
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Artificial photosynthesis could help make fuels, plastics, and medicine | KurzweilAI

Artificial photosynthesis could help make fuels, plastics, and medicine | KurzweilAI | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Schematics of a general artificial photosynthetic approach. The proposed approach for solar-powered CO2 fixation includes four general components: (1)
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Search for extraterrestrial intelligence extends to near-infrared optical signals | KurzweilAI

Search for extraterrestrial intelligence extends to near-infrared optical signals | KurzweilAI | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Lick Observatory, home of NIROSETI (credit: Laurie Hatch) Astronomers have expanded the search for extraterrestrial intelligence into a new realm with
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Deep-brain imaging reveals which nearly identical neurons are associated with specific behaviors | KurzweilAI

Deep-brain imaging reveals which nearly identical neurons are associated with specific behaviors | KurzweilAI | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Each image is of the same exact neurons of a genetically defined group of cells. But some (left) fire while mice search for food; others (right) fire while the
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Scientists Have Created an Impossible Shape Made of Light — NOVA Next | PBS

Scientists Have Created an Impossible Shape Made of Light — NOVA Next | PBS | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Real, unmanufactured Möbius strips rarely occur spontaneously in nature. But now, scientists have rendered one out of light.
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Unboiling an Egg is Amazing, May Pave Way for Cheaper Cancer Treatments, Food Production

Unboiling an Egg is Amazing, May Pave Way for Cheaper Cancer Treatments, Food Production | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Scientists discover a way to unboil a hard-boiled egg in a matter of minutes. The discovery may help biotechnology firms develop cheaper drugs for cancer.
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The Speed of Light Can Vary

The Speed of Light Can Vary | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
By manipulating the structure of light pulses, scientists managed to slow down some photons and challenge textbook wisdom
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How one eye could save the other - Futurity

How one eye could save the other - Futurity | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Stem cells from one eye could be used to prevent a blinding scar on the injured cornea of the other, experiments with mice suggest.
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Organic matter detected on Mars | KurzweilAI

Organic matter detected on Mars | KurzweilAI | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
This self-portrait of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity combines dozens of exposures taken by the rover's Mars Hand Lens Imager on Feb. 3, 2013 plus three exposures
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Artificial Intelligence: Hawking's Fears Stir Debate : DNews

Artificial Intelligence: Hawking's Fears Stir Debate : DNews | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Stephen Hawking said the development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race. For real?
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Ancient creature discovered in the depths of the Arctic Ocean

Ancient creature discovered in the depths of the Arctic Ocean | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
In the depths of the Arctic Ocean, buried deep in the sediment, an ancient creature waited for over a million years to be discovered. Paul Valentich-Scott, from the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History (California), and three scientists from the United States Geological Survey (USGS, Menlo Park, ...
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Researchers Have Found That Plants Know They Are Being Eaten

Researchers Have Found That Plants Know They Are Being Eaten | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Vegetarians and vegans pay heed.
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