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Solar roadways: Better for show than practicality?

With the new solar road opening for cyclists in the Netherlands, a debate has been reignited that was initially begun by the Dutch's installation of solar panels into their roads. On the one hand, the government is trying to practice energy conservation and go "more green,"...

source: By Lauren Swan
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Walking up the gangway to board Royal Caribbean's tech-laden Quantum of the Seas, it's hard not to marvel. Billed as a smart ship, the Quantum of the Seas will make trips from New York harbor — Cape Liberty in Bayonne, New Jersey, specifically — to the Caribbean...

source: PCWorld

With the new solar road opening for cyclists in the Netherlands, a debate has been reignited that was...

source: By Lauren Swan

Time travel has been a popular science-fiction theme since H. G. Wells wrote his celebrated novel "The Time Machine" in 1895. But can it really be done? Is it possible to build a machine that would transport a human being into the past or future?

source: Scientific American

Where does humor come from in the brain? To find out, team of researchers scanned the brains of professional comedians to identify the brain activity involved in telling jokes. Compared to regular people or amateurs, professional jokesters had more brain activity in regions...

source: LiveScience

Best known for his experimental exoskeleton that helped a paralyzed man kick the opening ball for June's World Cup in Brazil, Duke University neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis presented the latest "brain-machine interface" findings...

source: National Geographic

A group of researchers has tracked the complicated history of a long-forgotten neural pathway, revealing that the brain structure — which is vital to our ability to read — was lost to neurologists for a century because of bickering and confusion.

source: The Washington Post


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