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Researchers create virtual smells by electrocuting your nose
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The IEEE has showcased one of the coolest research projects I’ve seen this month: virtual smells. By stimulating your olfactory nerve with a system that looks like one of those old-fashioned kids electronics kits, they’ve been able to simulate smells. The project is pretty gross. To simulate a smell, the researchers are sticking leads far […]

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Scientists Create Healthy Mice With Same-Sex Parents
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Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences were able to make baby mice with two moms and no dad. “The aim of the Chinese researchers was to work out which rules of reproduction they needed to break to make baby mice from same-sex parents,” reports the BBC. “That in turn helps understand why the rules […]

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Twitter sunsets the ability to create Moments on mobile
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Starting on October 23rd, you'll have to go straight to Twitter's website if you want to create a Moment. The platform has killed the ability to create Moments within the iOS and Android apps, because it's apparently not seeing a lot of use. "When fe…

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Xara Cloud is an easy to use design tool to help businesses create better looking content
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Xara is on a mission to help businesses create better looking content, and in turn save us all from having to consume visually unappealing marketing and comms material. The German startup has developed Xara Cloud, a design tool that resides in the cloud and attempts to bridge the gap between professional design and business content […]

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Social Media Copies Gambling Methods 'To Create Psychological Cravings'
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Social media platforms are using the same techniques as gambling firms to create psychological dependencies and ingrain their products in the lives of their users, experts warn. From a report: These methods are so effective they can activate similar mechanisms as cocaine in the brain, create psychological cravings and even invoke “phantom calls and notifications” […]

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T-Mobile and Sprint agree to merge, create giant to rival AT&T and Verizon
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Enlarge (credit: T-Mobile) T-Mobile USA and Sprint today announced an agreement to merge, a deal that would combine the US mobile industry’s third and fourth biggest carriers to create a giant nearly as large as AT&T or Verizon Wireless. The all-stock merger deal would have T-Mobile acquire Sprint for $26 billion worth of stock, according to […]

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Scientists Create Robots That Can Assemble IKEA Furniture For You
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sciencehabit shares a report from Science Magazine: Although artificial intelligence systems may be able to beat humans at board games, we still have the upper hand when it comes to complicated manual tasks. But now, scientists have created robots that can do something even most humans struggle with: assemble an IKEA chair. Putting together a […]

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Scientists Create a Way For People With Amputations To Feel Their Prosthetics
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from Gizmodo: Prosthetic hands have gotten increasingly sophisticated. Many can recreate the complex shape and detail of joints and fingers, while powered prostheses allow for independent, willful movement. But a new study published Wednesday in Science Translational Medicine offers a potential glimpse into the future of the technology: Artificial […]

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Tesla will create 'virtual power plant' with 50,000 Australian homes
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Tesla isn't done bolstering Australia's power grid just because its giant battery farm is up and running. South Australia premier Jay Weatherill has unveiled a partnership that will provide 5kW solar panels and Tesla Powerwall 2 batteries to "at lea…

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