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Pentagon spurs new work on a brain implant to aid memory problems

It sounds like science fiction: A device that can be surgically installed in the brain to help form, store and recall memories.<p>But the Pentagon is betting tens of millions of dollars that so-called neuroprosthetics will someday be used by victims of traumatic brain injuries and other conditions to …

The Brain

Spotify is coming to Canada, finally

Canada is used to being jilted by online media providers that avoid the country like the plague, but that era may be nearing an end -- just weeks after Google Play Music got the all clear, Spotify has confirmed that it's coming to the True North Strong and Free. While the internet music service …

How El Niño fuels storms along the Pacific coast of the Americas

With the UK Met Office predicting that an El Niño event is on the cards this year, we ask expert Dr Kevin E Trenberth from the US National Centre for Atmospheric Research to explain the phenomenon.<p><b>What is El Niño?</b><p>An anomalous warming of the central and eastern Pacific ocean. Under normal …

Destroying the last samples of smallpox virus could prove short-sighted

I confess that, while I'm a middle-aged mother in a fairly typical family, I am <i>not</i> the world's best housekeeper. It is not unusual, in a rare turning of sofa cushions, for me to find several leaky biros and a small fortune in pocket change. I'm pretty sure I've discovered entire mutant food groups …

Astronomers Set Up Global System for Naming Alien Planets

The International Astronomical Union has unveiled a contest called NameExoWorlds that gives the public and astronomy groups a role in naming planets and stars beyond the solar system.<p>It's the latest chapter in a years-long controversy over how celestial objects are classified and named.<p><b>Sign up for</b> …

Bonaire: Fantasy Island, For Real!

For most visitors, a trip to the Caribbean island of Bonaire is all about the diving, but the culture Bonaire is building - both in and out of the water - deserves some attention, too. The people of this tiny island appear to have incorporated a passion for sustainability into their everyday life, …

Scuba Diving

Preview of the Slide and Clutch Camera Carrying System from Peak Design

With Peak Design launching another set of products via Kickstarter, we’re very fortunate to get our hands on the new, as yet unreleased, Slide and …

Digital Photography