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Can technology reduce our need to sleep?

Our pick of the week’s science and technology stories, including the search for sleep cures, why Facebook won’t install a Dislike button and medical crises on planes.<p>A beginner’s guide to immortality<br>Venkatesh Rao | Ribbonfarm | 10 April 2013<br>“Human life is like walking into a movie halfway through, …

New mechanism for long-term memory formation discovered

Study also identifies possible gene target linked to cognitive disabilities.<p>UC Irvine neurobiologists have found a novel molecular mechanism that …

Mechanical computer flexes its muscle

A step back to mechanical computers and a step forward to artificial muscles.<p>If we go way back to the 18th century, we find ourselves in the heyday …