Drew Scott

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Illuminating neuron activity in 3-D

Researchers at MIT and the University of Vienna have created an imaging system that reveals neural activity throughout the brains of living animals. …

Turning light into matter

Stuart Gary<p>Related Stories<p>Diamonds are a laser's best friend, Science Online, 05 May 2014<br>• Could the Higgs have an anti-particle?, Science Online, 10 …

Defend Your Cubicle With A Nerf Sentry Gun

You'll be the undefeatable champion with this one<p>Tell workplace pen thieves and pranksters how you really feel with a barrage of foam darts. This project hacks a Nerf gun to automatically fire at large heat signatures. Simply replace the toy’s trigger system with a servomotor, wire up a home …

The Trick That Makes Google's Self-Driving Cars Work

Google is engaging in unprecedented, massive, ongoing data collection to transform intractable problems into solvable chores.<p>Google's self-driving cars can tour you around the streets of Mountain View, California.<p>I know this. I rode in one this week. I saw the car's human operator take his hands …

Rocketing solar winds may spark lightning as they buzz Earth

The activity of the sun may have more of an influence on lightning storms on Earth than was previously thought, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers at the University of Reading in England found that when an especially fast-moving solar wind washed over the Earth, there was a corresponding uptick in …

Are 'Lucky Streaks' Real? Science Says Yes

Bettors are more likely to win once they're on a winning streak, for a precisely ironic reason.<p>Maybe you're not a gambler, but you probably have a grasp of the concept of a "hot hand" or a lucky streak. I've wondered before--is this a real phenomenon? My own experience suggests it could be, but one …

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$20 Android smartphones coming in the next few months, says ARM

Companies worldwide have shipped more than 50 billion ARM-based chips since 1993, with 10 billion of them in 2013 alone. Many of those chips ended up in smartphones and tablets, but ARM’s designs are also used for everything from servers, to laptops, to smartwatches. So if anyone in this world has …

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