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Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …


Why Artificial Intelligence Will Not Obliterate Humanity

It's not smart enough to turn sinister<p>Elon Musk is terrified of artificial intelligence (AI). The founder of SpaceX and Tesla Motors predicts it’ll soon be "potentially more dangerous than nukes," and recently he gave $10 million toward research to "keep AI beneficial." Stephen Hawking has likewise …

Teaching The iPhone To Drive: The Coming Singularity In Machine Vision

*This article co-authored with Los Alamos neuro-physicist Michael Ham<p>This is a story about a coming singularity.<p>For those unfamiliar, the term “singularity,” comes from astrophysics, where it’s technically the spot in a black hole where matter is crushed to a tiny point with infinite mass and no …


Paul George scores 28 as Pacers force Game 7 against Heat

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana staggered Miami with one more big punch Saturday night.<p>Now the Pacers have a fighting chance to pull off a stunning playoff …

Fake CGI always looked cooler than the real thing

Neil Emmett writes about fake computer graphics, as so often found in 1980s sci-fi movies and TV productions that were as inexpensive as they were …

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