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Earth's First Snake Likely Evolved On Land, Not In Water

Some scientists have speculated that snakes first evolved in water and that their long, slithery bodies were streamlined for swimming. But a new analysis suggests that the most recent common ancestor of all snakes actually lived on land.<p>This ancestral protosnake probably was a nocturnal hunter that …

Octopus Skin Can See Light, No Brain Needed

Look, ma, no eyes<p>Seeing without eyes might seem impossible, but for some cephalopods like octopuses, it's entirely normal.<p>They may not be able to see details, but it turns out that some cephalopods' skin contains proteins called opsins that are sensitive to light. A new study in the <i>Journal of</i> …

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Google a step closer to developing machines with human-like intelligence

Algorithms developed by Google designed to encode thoughts, could lead to computers with ‘common sense’ within a decade, says leading AI scientist<p>Computers will have developed “common sense” within a decade and we could be counting them among our friends not long afterwards, one of the world’s …

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Watch paralyzed man move robotic arm with his mind

A man who is paralyzed from the neck down can now move a robotic arm just by thinking about it.<p>Neural prosthetic devices implanted in the brain’s …

Octopuses and other cephalopods can 'see' with their skin

Octopuses and their tentacled brethren are fascinating, and even a little scary. In addition to their uniquely alien intelligence, cephalopods are known to change color based on their surroundings. That ability is thought to rely mainly on eyesight, as the creatures can visually detect basic …

Watch: Man controls a robotic arm with his thoughts

The day Erik Sorto reached out to grab himself an ice cold beer was a major step forward for brain science.<p>Sorto is quadriplegic and has been unable to move his own limbs since a bullet wound severed his spinal cord 12 years ago.<p>In the years since his injury, Sorto managed to attend college and …

Ancelotti: "Of ik blijf hier, of ik leg mijn werk een jaar stil"

De kans is groot dat het thuisduel met Getafe het laatste duel was voor Carlo Ancelotti als trainer van Real Madrid. De Italiaan is een veelbesproken persoon in Madrid.<p>De oefenmeester (55) slaagde er met <i>De Koninklijke</i> dit seizoen niet in om een prijs te winnen. En dat is natuurlijk niet genoeg bij …

Ronaldo: "Hoop dat we volgend seizoen samenwerken"

Cristiano Ronaldo maakte in het slotduel van het seizoen een hattrick en zette daarmee zijn doelpuntentotaal op liefst 48. De sterspeler neemt het tevens op voor zijn trainer.<p>De Madrilenen grepen dit seizoen naast alle prijzen en daarom ligt trainer Carlo Ancelotti onder vuur. Hardnekkige geruchten …

Ronaldo hoopt dat Ancelotti trainer van Real Madrid blijft | NU - Het laatste nieuws het eerst op NU.nl

Er wordt na een seizoen zonder grote prijzen veel gespeculeerd over de toekomst van de Italiaanse oefenmeester bij de 'Koninklijke', maar als het aan …

Enrique: "Emotioneel eerbetoon Xavi mooiste herinnering"

Xavi kreeg zaterdagavond een geweldig mooi afscheid bij FC Barcelona. Trainer Luis Enrique was onder de indruk van het eerbetoon aan de levende legende.

NASA finds distant galaxy shining as bright as 300 trillion suns

Ever tried looking at the sun with your bare eyes? Too bright, right? Now imagine looking at something with the brightness of 300 <i>trillion</i> suns. That's how intense "the most luminous galaxy found to date" is, so much so that NASA has created a new classification for it and the 19 other similar …

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