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Neil Burgess: How your brain tells you where you are

http://www.ted.com How do you remember where you parked your car? How do you know if you're moving in the right direction? Neuroscientist Neil Burgess studie...
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Robopocalypse Now

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Robopocalypse, see also here on Boing Boing, is a novel by roboticist Daniel Wilson, who foretells a global apocalypse brought on by artificial Intelligence (AI) that hijacks automation systems globally and uses them to wipe out humanity.Computers...

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Mimicking the brain, in silicon - MIT News Office

Mimicking the brain, in silicon - MIT News Office | science talks | Scoop.it
New computer chip models how neurons communicate with each other at synapses.
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Ariel Garten: Know thyself, with a brain scanner

Imagine playing a video game controlled by your mind. Now imagine that game also teaches you about your own patterns of stress, relaxation and focus.
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Antonio Damasio: The quest to understand consciousness | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Every morning we wake up and regain consciousness -- that is a marvelous fact -- but what exactly is it that we regain?
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Could We Transport Our Consciousness Into Robots?

If we were able to move our brains, neuron-for-neuron, into a robot, would we still be the same person?
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Brain's connective cells are much more than glue

Brain's connective cells are much more than glue | science talks | Scoop.it
Glia cells, named for the Greek word for "glue," hold the brain's neurons together and protect the cells that determine our thoughts and behaviors, but scientists have long puzzled over their prominence in the activities of the brain dedicated to learning and memory. Now Tel Aviv University researchers say that glia cells are central to the brain's plasticity — how the brain adapts, learns, and stores information.
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Why Humans Are So Smart…and Groovy | Psychology Today

Why Humans Are So Smart…and Groovy | Psychology Today | science talks | Scoop.it
Intelligence, creativity, and your pruney brain. By Mark Changizi...
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Darwinism Must Die So That Evolution May Live

Darwinism Must Die So That Evolution May Live | science talks | Scoop.it
Equating evolution with Charles Darwin ignores 150 years of discoveries, including most of what scientists understand about evolution.
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The Future: Where Sexual Orientations Get Kind of Confusing | The Crux | Discover Magazine

The Future: Where Sexual Orientations Get Kind of Confusing | The Crux | Discover Magazine | science talks | Scoop.it
Living World | sexual orientation | Sex, a biological function of reproduction, should be simple.
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Slime Mold Bio-Computer Could Solve Complex Problems : Discovery News

Slime Mold Bio-Computer Could Solve Complex Problems : Discovery News | science talks | Scoop.it
The amoeboid is distinctly no technology, but it could provide the key to designing bio-computers capable of advanced networking.
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What is the Universe Expanding Into?

By popular Space Fan request, I offer this video to help answer some of your questions regarding the expanding universe. Many of you consistently ask: If the...
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» Metaphors Can Light Up Brain’s Sensory Area - Psych Central News

» Metaphors Can Light Up Brain’s Sensory Area - Psych Central News | science talks | Scoop.it
Scientists have recently explored whether comprehending common metaphors can activate parts of the brain that provide sensory experiences.

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Tracy Metz – Nature is an Agreement « NextNature.net

Tracy Metz – Nature is an Agreement « NextNature.net | science talks | Scoop.it

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Babies with three parents possible within three years - Telegraph

Babies with three parents possible within three years  - Telegraph | science talks | Scoop.it
Babies with three biological parents could be a reality within three years
using an IVF technique which eradicates hereditary disease by using the
undamaged DNA of a third party.
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Drew Berry: Animations of unseeable biology

http://www.ted.com We have no ways to directly observe molecules and what they do -- Drew Berry wants to change that. At TEDxSydney he shows his scientifical...
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18 Things You Should Know About Genetics (infographic)

Gene Screen BC 2011 Participant. 18 Things You Should Know About Genetics is an animated film that presents fundamental background information about genetics...
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Scientist creates lifelike cells out of metal

Scientist creates lifelike cells out of metal | science talks | Scoop.it
Researcher says he has created living cells made of metal instead of carbon — and they may be evolving.
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Martin Hanczyc: The line between life and not-life | Video on TED.com

TED Talks In his lab, Martin Hanczyc makes "protocells," experimental blobs of chemicals that behave like living cells. His work demonstrates how life might have first occurred on Earth ... and perhaps elsewhere too.
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To Know, but Not Understand: David Weinberger on Science and Big Data

To Know, but Not Understand: David Weinberger on Science and Big Data | science talks | Scoop.it
The massive amounts of data necessary to deal with complex phenomena exceed any single brain's ability to grasp it, yet networked science rolls on.
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 ‘To understand is to perceive patterns’         ... - Lapidarium notes

 ‘To understand is to perceive patterns’         ... - Lapidarium notes | science talks | Scoop.it
‘To understand is to perceive patterns’ “ “Everything we care about lies somewhere in the middle, where pattern and randomness interlace.” — James Gleick, The Information: A History, a Theory, a...
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Hackers prepare space satellites

Hackers prepare space satellites | science talks | Scoop.it
Hackers unveil plans to build space satellites and a ground network of tracking stations to combat censorship of the internet.
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