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Scientists re-create a devastating tornado using a supercomputer simulation

Scientists used a supercomputer to re-create a supercell storm in an effort to understand its structure and mechanisms. Most importantly, they wanted to know why certain storms create such intense tornadoes.
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Neuroscientists can tell if you knowingly committed a crime based on brain scans

Neuroscientists have found that brain images reveal whether someone committed a crime knowingly or recklessly. It may seem like a small distinction but it could have a significant impact on the burgeoning field of “neurolaw.”

WebMD’s Health Pregnancy Study to recruit participants via Apple’s Research Kit

WebMD's Pregnancy health app will soon offer more than medical advice. The company's tapping Apple's ResearchKit to recruit participants for the Health Pregnancy Study, a long-term effort to track symptoms and impacts.

With its 93-mile range, Stealth’s P-7 electric bike takes you there and back again

Electric bikes offer a solution for city cycling by mixing manual pedaling with a powered ride. The new Stealth P-7 stands out from the pack with an impressive range, versatility, and durability.

The BarkBath gets your dog clean without making a mess of your bathroom

Cleaning a dog in the bath can be stressful for the owner as well as the animal. The portable BarkBath is a $150 machine that its maker claims can get the job done quickly and without making a mess.

Google Assistant can now help you operate the Neato robotic vacuum

For anyone who owns one of Neato Robotics' Botvac Connected series, the company has announced integration with Google Assistant. Now users will be able to control their robot vacuum with their voice.
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Hold on tight! Video shows passenger jet pilot fighting extreme winds

YouTube has numerous videos showing aircraft coming in to land in windy conditions, but this one is different in that it shows the pilot close-up in the final stages before the plane's wheels touch down.
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This Valkyrie R5 humanoid robot is put to the test with Mars colonization on the horizon

Northwestern University has a Valkyrie R5 robot that is now undergoing agility tests in a Massachusetts warehouse to prepare for the NASA's Space Robotics Challenge finalist round this June.
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The Halo Sport headphones supercharge your brain to make you better at sports

Can headphones that shock your brain make you a better athlete? We tried out the Halo Sport neuropriming headphones and saw some pretty interesting results.
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Who says you can't change? Coal mine in Germany becomes hydroelectric battery

The Prosper-Haniel hard coal mine once provided fossil fuels that drove German industry. But now, it's getting a brand new identity and essentially becoming a battery for the storage of solar and wind energy.
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DARPA is calling for proposals to detect minuscule magnetic forces in the body

DARPA is calling for proposals for its AMBIENT program for sensors to detect tiny magnetic signals from the brain and body. The greatest challenge is the earth's magnetic force, which DARPA calls 'the biggest buzzkill.'