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Brain-zapping helmet could ‘cure’ dementia in major breakthrough

Brain-zapping helmet could ‘cure’ dementia in major breakthrough

Zapping the brain with infrared light could boost dementia patients’ memory and muscle control, a study claims. Durham University sci [...]
Microsoft kills LinkedIn China after platform censored posts at government’s request

Microsoft kills LinkedIn China after platform censored posts at government’s request

Microsoft is shutting down the Chinese version of LinkedIn after facing scrutiny for censoring academics and journalists at the behe [...]
‘Virtually painless’ needle-free injections developed in Netherlands

‘Virtually painless’ needle-free injections developed in Netherlands

AMSTERDAM, Oct 13 – Researchers in the Netherlands are developing laser technology to enable “virtually painless” injections without [...]
NASA plan for Wi-Fi on the moon tested to span Cleveland’s digital divide

NASA plan for Wi-Fi on the moon tested to span Cleveland’s digital divide

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A new study from NASA reveals how a proposed lunar Wi-Fi network could impact communities that lack reliable internet [...]
Scientists in Estonia use peat to make cheap batteries for electric vehicles

Scientists in Estonia use peat to make cheap batteries for electric vehicles

TARTU, Estonia, Oct 11 – Peat, plentiful in bogs in northern Europe, could be used to make sodium-ion batteries cheaply for use in e [...]
Swiss scientists create VR map of cosmos: ‘Google Earth but for the universe’

Swiss scientists create VR map of cosmos: ‘Google Earth but for the universe’

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The final frontier has rarely seemed closer than this — at least virtually. Researchers at one of Switzer [...]
Japanese scientists work up an appetite for lab-grown Wagyu beef

Japanese scientists work up an appetite for lab-grown Wagyu beef

TOKYO, Oct 8 – Japan’s famed Wagyu beef, a delicacy that can cost more than $200 a pound at some top restaurants, could become much [...]
Implanted device stimulates patient’s brain, treats severe depression, researchers find

Implanted device stimulates patient’s brain, treats severe depression, researchers find

A woman with severe depression saw near-immediate relief when treated with a surgically implanted device to stimulate the neural circuit [...]
AI used to predict which animal viruses are likely to infect humans: study

AI used to predict which animal viruses are likely to infect humans: study

Artificial intelligence (AI) could be key in helping scientists identify the next animal virus that is capable of infecting humans, acco [...]
New e-scooters technology could ban dangerous riders and reduce accident risk

New e-scooters technology could ban dangerous riders and reduce accident risk

Many have been critical of the road safety aspects of e-scooters following a number of incidents around the UK over the past few months. Voi UK is [...]
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