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Watch out college professors, the robots are coming for your jobs

The current thinking about the automation of the workplace is that the jobs that require the most creativity will be those that are safest from the robot overlords when they come for our jobs. That might be true, but the erudite university professor with the rumpled corduroy jacket and scholarly …

Steve Wozniak: In the future, robots will keep humans as pets

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is pretty certain artificial intelligence is taking over, but he's having a hard time deciding whether that's a good …

Meet our future RoboSimian heroes

Not all robots are built for war and destruction. In fact, at this year's DARPA Robotics Challenge, professor Katie Byl and her team from the UC Santa Barbara Robotics Lab showed off RoboSimian -- a multi-limbed, ape-like robot built for rescue missions.<p>Unlike its bipedal and humanoid robot …

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Terminator: Meet the organisation trying to stop killer robots

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The Scary Way Diabetes Affects Thinking Skills And Brain Function

A growing body of research is finding that diabetes can take as devastating a toll on the brain as it takes on the body.<p>A new study published this week in the journal Neurology shows that people with Type 2 diabetes demonstrate a decline in cognitive skills and ability to perform daily activities …

'The Truth And Other Lies' Worms Its Way Into Your Brain

Book Review - Jackie K Cooper<p>THE TRUTH AND OTHER LIES by Sasha Arango<p>Sasha Arango's THE TRUTH AND OTHER LIES is like no other book you will read this summer. It is a mystery that is never concluded; a character study that is never fully formed. It is a book without heroes - just villains and inept …

Interconnected rats' brains create organic computer

Scientists have been experimenting with brain-to-brain interfaces for years. Miguel Nicolelis, a neurobiologist at Duke University Medical Center, in particular, has been making strides with his research on the subject. His team recently created a "Brainet" or a network of interconnected brains …