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Starpath spray-on coating lights up the road

We're used to seeing solar-harvesting technology being installed primarily on rooftops, but other sufficiently irradiated surfaces, including …

Quantum Computing Takes a Gigantic Leap Forward

Quantum Computing

Scientists Identify Protein Responsible for Controlling…

<b>Scientists Identify Protein Responsible for Controlling Communication Between Brain Cells</b><p>Scientists are a step closer to understanding how some of the brain’s 100 billion nerve cells co-ordinate their communication. The study is published in the journal <i>Cell Reports</i>.<p>The University of Bristol research team investigated some of the chemical processes that underpin how brain cells co-ordinate their communication. Defects in this communication are associated with disorders such as epilepsy, autism …

Soldier controls bionic arm using power of thought

Andrew Garthwaite, wounded fighting Taliban in Afghanistan, masters prosthesis after two years of therapy<p>A soldier whose arm was blown off by a rocket-propelled grenade in Afghanistan has become the first person in the UK to master a prosthetic limb controlled by thought.<p>Corporal Andrew Garthwaite, …