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Scientists Link Monkey Brains to Create Monkey “Brainet”

Single brain-machine interfaces are already an incredible technology, and we’ve seen them at work with robotics and even flying quadrotors. But scientists at Duke University Medical Center recently upped the ante by completing an experiment involving multiple brains controlling a single machine at once – or, in this case, a virtual robotic arm.

Art Bell Hosts Reddit AMA, Is Asked Anything

July 14, 2015 Entertainment

Art Bell hosted an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit this evening, in preparation for the launch of his new show, Midnight in the Desert, on July 20, 2015. He answered a variety of questions about everything from Midnight to his favorite paranormal stories. And in a mysterious turn of events, ...

Open Lines: “BerenstEin”

So, parallel universes. Outside of time travel, I can’t think of anything that grabs my imagination in quite the same way. Bizarre accounts of people visiting from other worlds. John Titor and his worldline divergence. That little phenomenon we’ve dubbed the Berenst#in Bears problem. It’s wild stuff, let me tell you.

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2015: The Year of a Robot Wedding…and a Robot Duel?

July 2, 2015 Inventions & Tech

On June 27, 2015, a historic event took place: Yukirin and Frois got married. Not a huge deal, on the face of it, I know. But there’s one tiny detail that makes this wedding more peculiar than others. Yukirin and Frois are robots. The bride, Yukirin, is a robotic version of ...