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For the first time ever, scientists have reanimated a cryogenically frozen mammal brain

Researches have won a prize that aimed to prove that mammalian brains can be cryogenically frozen without decay. Are human brains far behind?
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This drone can automatically follow forest trails to track down lost hikers

A team of researchers at the University of Zurich just announced that they've developed a drone software that's capable of identifying and following man-made trails. They intend to use it in the future to help find lost hikers.
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The first legit hoverboard just got a lower price and a new video

Hoverboards have gotten a bad rap lately, what with their spontaneous combusting and faulty batteries, but now, ArcaBoard is here to set the record straight ... and also show you what a real hoverboard looks like.
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With no vaccine available, biologists consider using controversial 'gene-drive' technique to stop Zika

A gene drive to introduce mass DNA changes to the aedes aegypti mosquito species could remove the threat of Zika virus. The technology could be completed much sooner than a vaccine, but it is faced with heavy ecological controversy.
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This super-flexible search and rescue robot was inspired by the American cockroach

A prototype for a new kind of safety robot was inspired by the flexible exoskeleton of the American cockroach. The robot will report to search and rescue experts about survivors trapped under rubble, and inform extraction plans…
Computing

Think your processor is quick? It has nothing on this 7GHz, overclocked Intel Skylake

How fast is your computer's CPU? One Hong Kong overclocker managed to push his new Skylake CPU beyond 7GHz, a record for Intel's latest processor generation.
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Give up, humanity. This robot can solve a Rubik’s cube in under 1 second 0:50

There's a new arms race going on in the world, and this one involves robots. Far more entertaining than the Cold War, this supercharged and super fast competition involves a bunch of robot makers and a bunch of Rubik's cubes.
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North Korean satellite nonfunctional and ‘tumbling in orbit’ following weekend launch

North Korea successfully deployed the Kwangmyŏngsŏng-4 satellite in orbit, reports CNN. According to U.S. Department of Defense officials who were monitoring the launch, the spacecraft reached its orbit, but is tumbling and nonfunctional…
Business

Amazon may have a secret mission to take on UPS and Fedex

Amazon is reportedly considering developing its own independent shipping business that would control the flow of goods from manufacturers straight to consumers' homes, Bloomberg reports.
Product Review

M3D Micro 3D printer Review

If you were waiting to try 3D printing, the $350 Micro is your invitation.
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Google wants to deliver stuff using self-driving trucks with storage lockers

Besides the drone its developing, Google also wants to use self-driving trucks to deliver goods to customers, a new patent suggests. The trucks would contain storage lockers, with customers able to access their goods with an access code or…
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New cotton candy-inspired technique is helping scientists build artificial capillaries

A bioengineer at Vanderbilt University has successfully used an adapted cotton candy machine to electrospin systems of artificial blood vessels. These capillary systems could be used to grow organs like livers and kidneys for…