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The most high-res 3D map of the human brain

<i>(Credit: Amunts, Zilles, Evans, et al.)</i><p><b>Scientists have created the world's first 3D digital reconstruction of the human brain that shows anatomy on</b> …

The Brain

Physicists Build Super-Powerful Tabletop Particle Accelerator

Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have shrunk a high-energy particle accelerator from the length of two football fields to just 1 inch.<p>The latest tabletop particle accelerator, built by physicists at The University of Texas at Austin, can generate energy and speeds hitherto reached …

Aww: Watch A Robotic Cheetah Cub Run

The cheetah cub is the fastest quadruped under about 66 lbs.<p>A mechanical cheetah cub joins the Noah's Ark that has captivated robotics in recent years. Today Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne (EPFL)'s Biorobotics Laboratory (Biorob) published a study detailing experiments on the cheetah cub …

Rolocule Wants to Turn Your Apple TV Into a Wii, and Your iPhone Into the Controller

The iPhone can already do a lot of things, but here’s a new trick: An app released today by Rolocule Games pairs with users’ Apple TVs and turns the …

British Airways To Test Electronic Bag Tags

British Airways wants to finally replace paper tags, and maybe save you some time at the check-in counter.<p>The standard paper luggage tag--the one that requires the force of eight men to tear off your suitcase--could be a thing of the past. Next month, British Airways will launch a digitized …

From DARPA, A Virtual Tool To Revolutionize Robotics

The DARPA-funded Gazebo simulation software could make robotics accessible to everyone.<p>The DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC), the most ambitious robot competition in history, cleared a key milestone yesterday. The Pentagon's research wing announced the results of the Virtual Robotics Challenge, a …

This Goofy-Looking Helmet Is Made Of Old Newspapers

Recycled newspapers: Good for the planet, good for preventing head injury.<p>Most safety gear isn't exactly fashionable, and these helmets are no exception. As a consolation, though, at least you're saving the environment in addition to your bean: They're made of recycled newspaper.<p>The concept for the …

Tube travel: New York to Los Angeles in 45 minutes | ZDNet

Workable or not, it's nice to dream.<p>We've seen an explosion in high-speed transport across the world. The Scramjet aims to go from London to New York …

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