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Study finds graspable objects grab attention more than images of objects do

Does having the potential to act upon an object have a unique influence on behavior and brain responses to the object? That is the question Jacqueline Snow, assistant professor of psychology ...

Fri 15 Dec 17 from Medical Xpress

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Jorgen Skjelvik coming to the LA Galaxy

The LA Galaxy has acquired the rights to defender Jorgen Skjelvik. The contract with the Galaxy will be in effect once Skjelvik's contract with Rosenborg BK is completed in January.  Skjelvik ...

17 hours ago from AXS

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Computer systems predict objects' responses to physical forces

Josh Tenenbaum, a professor of brain and cognitive sciences at MIT, directs research on the development of intelligence at the Center for Brains, Minds, and Machines, a multi-university, multidisciplinary ...

Thu 14 Dec 17 from TechXplore

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China’s Camera Surveillance Network Locates Reporter In 7 Minutes

China is building a massive camera surveillance network. The country calls it “the world’s biggest camera surveillance network.” It has already installed 170 million CCTV ...

Thu 14 Dec 17 from Ubergizmo

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New Harry Potter chapter written by a computer program

Twitter users are going wild for the funny chapter by Botnik Studios, in which Harry, Ron, Hermione, and the Death Eaters say and do very odd things.

Wed 13 Dec 17 from Daily Mail

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A supercomputer will discover our future medicines

Can you imagine a future where an exascale computer discovers new drugs faster, cheaper and with lower failure rates than today?

Thu 14 Dec 17 from AlphaGalileo

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Decades Old ROBOT Exploit Resurfaces With Cryptographic Assault On PayPal And Facebook

A security flaw that was first discovered in 1998 by Daniel Bleichenbacher has resurfaced, putting at risk some of the most popular websites and services, including Facebook and PayPal. Called ...

Wed 13 Dec 17 from HotHardware

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Borrowing a leaf from biology to preserve threatened languages

One of the world's 7,000 languages vanishes every other week, and half - including scores of indigenous North American languages—might not survive the 21st century, experts say. To preserve ...

Tue 12 Dec 17 from

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No, Wonder Woman Did Not Star in a Porno: AI Creates Fake Celeb Erotica

Don’t believe everything you see on the Internet: That video of Wonder Woman actress Gal Gadot having sex with her stepbrother is—you guessed it—fake. The former Miss Israel doesn’t ...

Wed 13 Dec 17 from

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