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Scientists Can Now Read Your Memories

Researchers have mapped rats’ memories, and humans could be next.<p>Scientists may have cracked the code of memories by successfully tracing how they …

The Mechanism Of Microbial Memory

Bacteria can learn how to survive in an environment<p>One of the most fascinating traits of biology is the ability to remember. Memory helps us to use language, orient ourselves geographically and perform various tasks. This characteristic is not only limited to humans; animals also have this ability …

Parrot Bebop drone review: bird's eye video without a sky-high price

Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>The rubber bumpers between the magnesium frame and the camera and battery body help to dampen vibrations.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/9/1423501298671/1fb5e68c-8391-4da4-ac0c-766f8719c795-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

The physics of popcorn: Watch the explosion in slow motion

It's one of the most dramatic transformations in science, and it happens in your microwave.<p>Most popcorn lovers take for granted that a simple kernel of corn can metamorphose into a fluffy treat. But to a pair of French researchers, the popping of corn presents a powerful demonstration of how the …

Broken bones and torn cartilage could be regrown in simple operation

The new discovery offers hope of a new treatment for skeletal disorders such as bone fractures, brittle bones, osteosarcoma or damaged cartilage<p>Broken bones and torn cartilage could be fixed in a simple operation which injects skeleton stem cells into damaged areas, scientists believe.<p>Researchers …

Beagle 2 spacecraft found intact on surface of Mars after 11 years

So near and yet so far. New images show that the UK’s Beagle 2 successfully landed on the surface of Mars in 2003 but failed to fully deploy its solar panels. Without these, it could not communicate with Earth and scientists lost contact.<p>The discovery images come from the HiRISE camera on Nasa’s …

Space Science

Britain could become a leader in the billion-pound drone industry

Without an overhaul of restrictive regulations, America could find itself quickly outmatched by Britain’s burgeoning drone industry. But our regulators need to act quickly

Drones