Laurent Tremblay

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This DIY Team Is Trying To Build 1,000-MPG Autonomous Vehicles

Meet project Elcano. For now it's just a self-driving electric tricycle, but its makers have far more ambitious plans using the power of crowdfunding.<p>Google's self-driving car doesn't come cheap. Minus the price of the vehicle itself, the Silicon Valley's autonomy-enabling equipment costs about …

Watch A Professor Control Another Professor's Mind From Across Campus

The first human brain-to-brain interfacing has been used to play a video game.<p>Hello, mind control! Researchers at the University of Washington say they've created the first non-invasive brain interface between two humans--i.e., they've basically achieved telepathy.<p>Previous work has allowed basic …

Algoraves Are The Nerdiest Way To Get Your Dance On

Algorithms make the music, you make the party.<p>Nerds, gather at the dance party! It's time to algorave. Meaning the DJs will be spinning algorithms, not just dropping beats.<p>At an algorave, DJs compose musical algorithms live to create "sounds wholly or predominantly characterised by the emission of …

How Astronauts Train at the Bottom of the Sea

Since 2001, planners at NASA's Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) program have been sending people to live in Aquarius, an underwater laboratory three and a half miles south of Key Largo, Florida. Last month, during NEEMO's 16th mission, three astronauts lived there for 12 days, testing …

With Nymi Wristband, Your Heartbeat Unlocks Your Devices

Could be convenient<p>Here's a twist on knowing thy heart. A startup is looking to manufacture a wristband that recognizes its wearer by his or her heartbeat. The wristband, called Nymi, then communicates with wearers' other devices—laptops, tablets, smartphones—to unlock them when their owners pick …

Flashback Friday: Self-surgery - not for the faint of heart. - Seriously, Science?

By Seriously Science | July 19, 2013 10:00 am<p><i>Today’s post isn’t exactly funny, but it is bizarre, awe-inspiring, and a little frightening. Here are</i> …

Souvenirs de Lac-Mégantic

<b>À la une du journal, j’aperçois la maison de ma jeunesse debout, toute d’une pièce, celle du voisin complètement décimée. L’image du haut des airs</b> …

The 3D Printing Revolution You Have Not Heard About

From bones to guns, 3D printing’s route to mainstream consciousness (and media notoriety) has largely consisted of fantastic objects made using the technology.<p>Not many, however, have reported of a prosaic, medical object made using this technology. If you wear a hearing aid, chances are that you …

Kenichi Ebina Performs an Epic Matrix- Style Martial Arts Dance - America's Got Talent

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BEHIND THE SCENES WITH the Canon EOS 6D: Photographer Justin Lowery [Sponsored Post]

What Inspired them? What Enabled them?<p><b>Justin Lowery</b><p><b>What Inspires You?</b><br>"I am inspired to showcase the natural world, which I view as God's creation. The art is already there—I just have to find it and express it in a simple, elegant composition that refines my vision and makes a statement. My goal is …

How We Read Online: Is RSS Due For A Revival?

How an unlikely company is planning to revive an unlikely tool.<p>This week, Digg announced that the first version of the new Digg Reader will begin rolling out next week, with all users having access to it by June 26th. This sounds like a small event--a startup releasing an RSS reader. But it's …

England, Meet Your New Giant Sheep-Eating Plant

It's huge and spiky and about to bloom in Surrey.<p><i>Puya chilensis</i> is a very large bromeliad, native to the mountains of Chile. Bromeliads are spiky, mostly tropical, mostly New-World plants, the best-known of which is probably the pineapple. But while the pineapple is delicious, <i>Puya chilensis</i> is a …

The best science and technology pictures of the week

The most stunning images from this week in the worlds of science and technology, including the planet’s largest solar-powered boat, the Paris Air Show and the aftermath of a forest fire.<p><b>More stunning image galleries:</b><p>Astronaut photography, a tiny helicopter and a hovering bike<p>Rocket launch, a …

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Globule et télescope » Découverte de neurones qui régulent les fonctions cardiovasculaires

Personne ne doute des limites des connaissances actuelles des scientifiques en matière de fonctionnement du cerveau, malgré l’accélération des …

700 nouveaux neurones par jour

Attention, lorsque vous aurez terminé de lire cet article, un neurone aura été créé dans votre cerveau. C'est la conclusion d'une étude réalisée par …

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Up Close With the Ocean's Underwater Critters

Yes, There is a Rat on Mars... - Out There

By Corey S. Powell | June 5, 2013 1:13 pm<p>…and there is also a human figure, several faces, a bunny rabbit, a gun, a small chair, a large forest, and …

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Your Brain Knows the Difference Between Phony Smiles and Real Ones - D-brief

By Breanna Draxler | June 12, 2013 1:40 pm<p>Smiling comes in two distinct forms: genuine and polite. The genuine kind are those that result from a …

High Tech World Triggers a Modern-Day Syndrome - Collide-a-Scape

By Keith Kloor | June 13, 2013 10:32 am<p>Oh, for the days:<p>Remember when everyone used to be really, really worried about power lines? …

Reminders of Home Make Us Forget Our Second Language - D-brief

By Breanna Draxler | June 17, 2013 2:00 pm<p>When living in a foreign country, immigrants often find comfort in seeing things and people from home. But …

Book Review: Brainwashed - Neuroskeptic

By Neuroskeptic | June 18, 2013 12:59 pm<p><b>Brainwashed</b>, by Sally Satel and Scott O Lilienfeld. Basic Books.<p>I wanted to dislike this book.<p>You see, I was …

A Personal Academic Journal - Neuroskeptic

By Neuroskeptic | June 7, 2013 4:30 pm<p>Why is a major academic publisher printing a journal that seems a lot like the newsletter of the editor’s fan …

Tectonic Plates' Movement Begins to Bring Europe and Americas Closer - D-brief

By Breanna Draxler | June 19, 2013 10:55 am<p>A simplified tectonic map of Atlantic Ocean (A) and the location of the study area (B). <i>Image courtesy of</i> …

New Hologram Technology Means Clearer, Cheaper Displays - D-brief

By Gemma Tarlach | June 19, 2013 12:10 pm<p>Coming to a TV screen near you… Maybe. <i>Credit: D. Smalley</i><p>Evil masterminds of the world: Don’t you just hate …

Flame Broiled Alaska - ImaGeo

By Tom Yulsman | June 19, 2013 12:19 pm<p>Wildfire smoke plumes are visible in this image captured by NASA’s Terra satellite on Tuesday, May 18. Click …