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Kavli Foundation Invests $100 Million In Brain Research

One step closer to solving the mysteries of memory and mind<p>The Kavli Foundation, along with its seven university partners, announced today that it has committed $100 million to neuroscience research. The money will help fund the BRAIN Initiative, which was launched two years ago by President Obama …

Neuroscience

Fly Over Pluto's Moon In Spectacular New NASA Images

Charon is the real #SuperBloodMoon in latest New Horizons pics<p>Pluto has gotten a lot of love lately, both from scientists and the unscientific alike, thanks largely to the series of beautiful close-up images that NASA has published online following the unmanned New Horizon spacecraft's flyby of the …

Solar System

ULA needs relief on Russian engines before GPS launch bid: CEO

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Boeing, on Friday said it would not bid in a U.S. Air Force competition to launch a GPS satellite unless it received some relief from a ban on use of Russian rocket engines.<p>ULA Chief Executive …

Space Exploration

Why Is Amazon Going To Stop Selling Chromecast and Apple TV?

Android, used in Amazon's own Fire TV devices, bites Google back<p>Amazon is pulling Apple TVs and Google Chromecasts from its digital marketplace, effectively waging a war with Apple and Google when it comes to devices that can play streaming video.<p>What this means practically is that from now on, …

eCommerce

What's At The Edge Of A Cloud?

Scientists have just made a breakthrough in understanding how clouds interact with the surrounding air by studying some of the most boring clouds you can imagine in unprecedented detail.<p>"If you ask a child to draw a cloud they would draw a white puffy cloud floating in the air all by itself — and …

University of Washington

Charon: A Dark Moon With a Dark Past

Something is rotten in the state of Charon, Pluto’s giant moon. OK maybe not rotten, exactly, but it’s just not…right.<p>Before the New Horizons spacecraft took a tour of the Pluto system in July, scientists guessed they might see a few interesting features on Charon — things like craters, and more …