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Italian surgeon Dr. Sergio Canavero believes that a successful human head transplant can likely be performed by 2017.
Scientists performed one on a monkey in 1970, but the animal ultimately died after only nine days because its immune system rejected the new head.
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A Google program has successfully taught itself the rules to more than 49 games from the 1980s.
A team at Google has developed a way a computer can sense inputs, learn rules and successfully play a number of classic video games. That’s a step up from the Jeopardy!-winning Watson, which was taught rules.
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Bristol-based designers have created a concept 3D printer that combines facial recognition with a hot plate and layers of batter.
The concept (illustrated) was designed by Bristol-based Kinneir Dufort uses Computer Numerical Control (CNC) technology to convert online designs into numbers, similar to coordinates on a graph.
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The sun descends to the Martian horizon and sets in this 30-second movie simulation using images from the panoramic camera (Pancam) on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity.
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From the system that can scan millions of faces in real time and compare them to a database, to the prototype glasses that could help police officers identify suspects, BBC Click's Spencer Kelly looks at the technology behind facial recognition.
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If the worst-case scenario predictions about rising sea levels are accurate, the majority of London could one day be lost underwater. 
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A glimpse at the beautiful machines that make our Hops on Pointe cans. Brewed originally with the Royal New Zealand Ballet and now canned.
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With all the email, texts, tweets, and status updates of modern life, people have never been more prolific writers.
Yet penmanship is at a nadir because we do so much of this writing on a device, often with our thumbs.
Oddly, it could be a device—a robot, more specifically—called Bond that saves the humble art of handwriting.
A robot that preserves the humble art of handwriting, thanks to lots of clever programming.
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The Argus II system is working on a new implant that bypasses even the retinal layer, and implants electrodes directly onto the visual region of the brain.
Those who lost their site to things like diabetes, glaucoma or infection and who have damage to the retina can’t use the Argus II system.
What is it like to see again after years of blindness? Rose Eveleth asks a woman whose sight was restored with a remarkable new eye implant.
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The general ingredients of productivity and population density in human societies run much deeper and have everything to do with the challenges and opportunities of organizing human social networks.
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Genetically modified foods have been demonized in recent years by health advocates and environmentalists alike.
If we look at the history of food cultivation, however, it is apparent we've been eating them all along.
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ZeroUI is developing the world's first hands-free 3D modeling technology. It enables anyone to create and interact with 3D models in 3D space using their hands in a natural way similar to potters and sculptors.
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