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Sleep 'boosts brain cell numbers'

<b>Scientists believe they have discovered a new reason why we need to sleep - it replenishes a type of brain cell.</b><p>Sleep ramps up the production of cells that go on to make an insulating material known as myelin which protects our brain's circuitry.<p>The findings, so far in mice, could lead to insights …

Immune System

HDMI 2.0 officially announced: 18Gbps bandwidth, 60fps 4K, 32 channel audio

Only just after it leaked out, the folks at HDMI Licensing are announcing HDMI 2.0 officially. Arriving just in time for the wide rollout of a new generation of Ultra HDTVs, it adds a few key capabilities to the connection standard. With a bandwidth capacity of up to 18Gbps, it has enough room to …

Microsoft confirms Windows 8.1 RTM, but expect a large bug-fixing patch on release - ExtremeTech

By on August 27, 2013 at 10:23 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Microsoft has confirmed that the …

The wonderful world of wonder materials - ExtremeTech

By on August 27, 2013 at 12:00 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>In July, scientists at the …

First human brain-to-brain interface allows remote control over the internet, telepathy coming soon - ExtremeTech

By on August 28, 2013 at 7:03 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The first human-to-human, …

The Brain

How the Syrian Electronic Army hacked The New York Times and Twitter - ExtremeTech

By on August 28, 2013 at 2:13 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Yesterday, a hacker group — most …

NASA prepares to launch 600Mbps space laser system to replace conventional radio links - ExtremeTech

By on August 29, 2013 at 10:05 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>NASA is preparing to launch the …

NASA successfully tests 3D-printed rocket injector, showcases viability of 3D printing - ExtremeTech

By on August 29, 2013 at 11:57 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>While 3D printing is still very …

3D Printing

New camera sensor borrows human retina tech to capture images at 1000+ FPS - ExtremeTech

By on August 29, 2013 at 2:10 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Acquiring images as a succession …

Imaging

Element 115: How chemists discovered the newest member of the periodic table - ExtremeTech

By on August 30, 2013 at 7:44 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Thanks to the work of chemists at …

Chemistry

Intel's former chief architect: Moore's law will be dead within a decade - ExtremeTech

Intel’s former chief architect: Moore’s law will be dead within a decade<p>By on August 30, 2013 at 8:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from …

Moore's Law

Japanese maglev train begins public testing, buzzes peaceful countryside at 313 mph - ExtremeTech

By on August 30, 2013 at 10:29 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The longest, largest, and fastest …

High-speed Rail

Core i7-4960X Ivy Bridge-E review: Intel's Great Limp Forward - ExtremeTech

Core i7-4960X Ivy Bridge-E review: Intel’s Great Limp Forward<p>By on September 3, 2013 at 5:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the …

Computer Hardware

Microsoft buys Nokia's phone business for $7.2 billion in an attempt to imitate Apple - ExtremeTech

Microsoft buys Nokia’s phone business for $7.2 billion in an attempt to imitate Apple<p>By on September 3, 2013 at 7:58 am<p>This site may earn affiliate …

Windows Phone

Nymi wristband turns your heartbeat into an electronic key that unlocks your devices - ExtremeTech

By on September 3, 2013 at 11:23 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Just about every device we use …

Information Systems

iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C: Release date, colors, and hardware specs rounded up - ExtremeTech

By on September 11, 2013 at 7:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p><b>Updated:</b> Apple has now …

Mobile Technology

Microsoft buys Nokia for $7.2bn and will license patents and services - appPicker

Nokia and Microsoft have announced that they’ve entered a mutual agreement that’ll result in Microsoft purchasing Nokia’s Device and Services …