Will combat vehicles use urine for fuel?

A team of Army researchers did not set out to prove that human pee could fuel U.S. military vehicles and bases in the future – but their unexpected urine discovery could transform how the armed forces get energy in the field.

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New type of microscope can peer into the brain of a living, moving creature

Researchers have developed a new microscope that can observe the brain activities in a zebrafish without affecting its behavior. The results could shed more light on how our own brains function.

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This artificial intelligence can tell when you're texting and driving

Texting while driving is an incredibly irresponsible, potentially dangerous thing to engage in. Researchers from Canadas University of Waterloo think that AI-equipped cameras could be the answer.

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Brain-like neural networks study space-time distortions at breakneck speed

Researchers have used brain-like “neural networks” to analyze key distortions in space-time 10 million times faster than conventional methods can do so.

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Is that Chanel counterfeit? Artificial intelligence scanner distinguishes real from fake goods

A new machine-learning system developed by researchers from New York University is able to distinguish genuine and counterfeit products by analyzing microscopic characteristics that are invisible to the human eye.

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It's saliva! A new ultra-thin battery is powered by spit

Innovative researchers from Binghamton University, State University of New York have developed the next step in microbial fuel cells: a paper-like battery thats activated by saliva.

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DNA breakthrough: Scientists repair genes in human embryos to prevent inherited diseases

In a major scientific breakthrough, researchers have harnessed a gene-editing tool to correct a disease-causing gene mutation in human embryos, preventing the mutation from passing to future generations.

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Paying professors: Inside Google's academic influence campaign

Google operates a little-known program to harness the brain power of university researchers to help sway opinion and public policy, cultivating financial relationships with professors at campuses from Harvard University to the University of California, Berkeley.

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Georgia Tech's 3D-printed heart valve models could be a genuine lifesaver

Researchers at Georgia Tech and the Piedmont Heart Institute have created 3D-printed heart valves designed for use in the planning of lifesaving surgeries. Here’s why they’re so exciting.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/07/georgia-techs-3d-printed-heart-valve-models-could-be-genuine-lifesaver.html

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Frighteningly accurate 'mind reading' AI reads brain scans to guess what you're thinking

Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed a deep learning neural network that’s able to read complex thoughts based on brain scans — even interpreting complete sentences.

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Sweden is testing defibrillator-equipped first responder drones

Researchers in Sweden are using a drone equipped with a defibrillator to increase survival rates after a cardiac arrest in rural areas.

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Researchers debut shape-shifting, edible origami

If you are an experimental foodie, this might be just the thing you’re looking for. Researchers with the MIT Tangible Media Group have announced the successful creation of edible, shape-shifting origami “pasta,” a food that literally changes shape when properly “manipulated.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/08/researchers-debut-shape-shifting-edible-origami.html

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Scientists just did something even Einstein didn't think was possible

Researchers just confirmed a theory originally proposed by Albert Einstein nearly a century ago, and it’s something that even the famed physicist thought was impossible.

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Study: Fitness trackers suck at measuring calories burned

Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine studied seven popular fitness trackers and discovered none of them could accurately measure energy expenditure.

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Researchers create high-speed internet lane for when disaster strikes

Researchers from the Rochester Institute of Technology have developed a new internet protocol to help emergency responders communicate without disruption when it’s most vital to do so.

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