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Uploading human brain for eternal life is possible – Cambridge neuroscientist

People could “live inside a machine” by turning their brain into a program code once a computer capable of recreating some 100 trillion connections …

Neurophilosophy

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New Mexico inmate seeks $140,000 for not being allowed to worship Satan, lawsuit says

A state prison inmate says New Mexico correction officials aren't allowing him to practice his religion and properly worship Satan behind bars.<p>KRQE-TV reports that Bernard Pritchard recently filed a lawsuit in state court alleging the chaplain and deputy warden at the Southern New Mexico …

Scientists hail new '3 parent baby' technique

New technique to create '3 parent babies' shows promise, experts say<p>Experts are to investigate a new technique to create “three-parent babies” which could be safer and more effective than current methods being tested in British laboratories.<p>The Government last month asked the fertility regulator to …

Genetics

Sizing up a new particle accelerator, and the 'cosmic stupid' limit

Even if you assume you have the technology and the money to do it, how big should any successor to CERN’s Large Hadron Collider be? Physicists are trying to work it out<p>Somehow, you have to like a paper which contains the phrase<p>Now, let us assume that the effective cross section for the inelastic …

Monterey researchers take first-ever known video of mysterious black seadevil

A research team conducting a dive in Monterey Bay off the coast of California have captured first-ever video of a rarely-seen denizen of the deep called the black seadevil.<p>The creature was spotted this week in the dark, deep waters 1,900 feet below the surface by researchers with the Monterey Bay …

Face blindness – when you can’t recognise a familiar face

In a winning essay for the Wellcome Trust science writing prize, Kate Szell reports on research into prosopagnosia – face blindness<p>Last month, Kate Szell was judged the winner of the Wellcome Trust’s science writing prize in category B for “anyone with a non-professional interest, including …

Millennium Ark: Increasing Tornadoes

July 13, 2005<br>Sydney Morning Herald<p>Terrified … Gary McKinnon says his forays into secret Pentagon networks were never politically motivated.<p><b>Photo</b>: …

Heavily pregnant woman and her partner caught having sex in hospital bed while waiting to have their baby induced

• <b>Heavily pregnant woman and partner caught having sex on maternity ward</b>• <b><br>Cleaner heard moaning coming from a private room and told her bosses</b>• <b><br>But the</b> …

Update 4: Shooting incident to be investigated by three retired members of the judiciary

<i>(Last updated 7.10pm adding Dr Muscat's letter to Dr Busuttil and board of inquiry's terms of reference)</i><p>An inquiry board made up of three retired …

United Kingdom

Stand aside Lewis! Incredible moment 16-tonne transporter JUMPS over moving F1 car in record-breaking stunt

• <b>Stuntman Mike Ryan jumped the truck a record 83 feet and 7 inches</b>• <b><br>He hurtled towards the ramp at 70mph before clearing the Lotus F1 car</b>• <b><br>Martin Ivanov</b> …

Updated: Young man jailed nine years for attempted robbery

Jonathan Felice, 25, was this afternoon jailed nine years after jurors found him guilty of breaking into the home of an elderly woman and slightly …

Crime
Immigration