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NASA activated Curiosity’s second ‘brain’ after it misbehaved

Tired? Sluggish? Wouldn't it be great if you could just switch your brain to a better functioning version? Well, that's a privilege you can enjoy if you're the Mars Curiosity rover. NASA's intrepid explorer has been subject to a few technical problem…
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ARM targets your brain with new implantable chips

Elon Musk isn't the only one getting into the wetworks game. Chip manufacturer ARM announced on Wednesday that it is pairing with the Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering (CSNE) at the University of Washington to develop a line of brain-implant…
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‘Interscatter communication’ could help your brain implant talk to your iPhone

Researchers at the University of Washington have created a way of letting next-gen wearables and implants communicate with the outside world using 10,000 times less power than regular Wi-Fi.

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Weekly Rewind: Facebook’s F8, your brain on LSD, and more

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it’s almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories.

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Scientists discover how your brain wakes you up

Researchers believe they've identified the part of the brain which ends light sleep, called the non-rapid eye movement (NREM) cycle, and ultimately wakes you up. Professor Antoine Adamantidis from the University of Bern and his team found a neural ci…
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How brain readers are helping MMA fighters bounce back

Brain readers are leaving the lab and finding their way into gyms, where the advanced metrics they deliver can help MMA fighters determine when it’s safe to return to the ring.

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Newly developed artificial brain cells allow robots to navigate without sensors

Inspired by human anatomy, researchers at Singapore’s A*STAR have simulated the activity of location-sensing brain cells to help robots navigate.

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