Bryan R

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How My ADHD/OCD Fueled My Geekiness—and Why It Took Decades for Me to Get Help

<i>Content note for talk of self-harm.</i><p>Broadly recently published an article about how many women with ADHD or other mental disorders aren’t taken …

A Paralyzed Man’s Sense Of Touch Is Restored Thanks To A New Robot Arm

While prosthetic limbs are increasingly complex and restoring both capability and dignity to people who deal with mobility issues, there’s a frontier even the top engineers struggle with: Touch.<p>We need touch in our limbs in order to use them to their full effectiveness. Touch is the difference …

The 1,000-year-old legend behind a Japanese orbiter's stunning photos of the moon

Hundreds of luminous photos and flyover videos of the moon were recently released by Japan’s Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), and they are stunning. Taken by the Kaguya lunar orbiter between 2007 and 2008, they’re not the first high definition moon images, but they come with a beautiful …

Aerospace

What the length of your fingers say about your personality

The eyes may be the window to the soul, but the hands can tell you a lot about a person too. Whether they are calloused for instance, or cotton soft. …

McGill University

Trace your ancestral roots, easily

'Everyone has this longing to understand who they are and where they come from.'<p>Perhaps you have a hankering to find out whether you’re related to Cleopatra or the British royal family. Or maybe your curiosity to research your own past was spurred after watching TV shows like Who Do You Think You …

Genealogy

For the First Time, Researchers Bridge Quantum Computers on a Single Chip

Maybe building a full-scale quantum computer is just a matter of linking a bunch of small ones.<p>Despite the rapid emergence of mobile devices and cloud computing, it's still intuitive to think of computers as relatively self-contained systems. And, as self-contained systems, they can be relied on to …

Meet Kobi, the Roomba of lawn maintenance

As someone that hates mowing the lawn, Kobi might be my new best friend.<p>The autonomous robot uses GPS and built-in sensors to cut grass, rake, pick up leaves or plow snow. If you’d prefer a more hands-on approach to lawn maintenance, you can even take the reigns and control Kobi with a smartphone …

Here's A Robot That Will Mow Your Lawn, Rake Your Leaves, And Shovel Your Snow

Do you enjoy doing yard work? If so, this article is not for you. However, if mowing the grass, raking the leaves and especially shoveling snow aren’t leisure-time activities you look forward to, relief is on the horizon. A robot named Kobi will do all of these things for you because yard work is …

Lawn Mowing

BMW's motorcycle of the future doesn't require a helmet

BMW has unveiled a slew of concept vehicles to mark its 100th birthday, but its fourth and last example might be the most daring. Its new Motorrad Vision Next 100 concept motorcycle would supposedly be so smart that you wouldn't need a helmet, or even a padded suit. The key would be a …

The Ultimate Virtual Reality Buyer's Guide

<b>Correction appended Friday, Oct. 14.</b><p>On some level or another, virtual reality technology has been around for decades. But this year is the first time …

Virtual Reality

How The World Is Slowly Winning The War Against Malaria

By Ben Paynter2 minute Read<p>There’s no vaccine for malaria yet, but the world has been getting better at treating and preventing the deadly disease, …

Public Health

A Google Maps for the Human Body

A group of scientists has taken the first important steps towards creating the Human Cell Atlas—a complete inventory of our staggeringly diverse cells.<p>Earlier this year, Steve McCarroll announced that his team had discovered the gene that most powerfully drives our risk of schizophrenia. Known as …

Genetics