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06.08.14
Supercomputer passes the Turing test by mimicking a teenager (update: reasons to be cautious)
06.08.14

Supercomputer passes the Turing test by mimicking a teenager (update: reasons to be cautious)

After 64 long years, it looks like a machine has finally passed the Turing test for artificial int...

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12.22.12
Nature-inspired nano-material builds a better electrode, points to greener future (video)
12.22.12

Nature-inspired nano-material builds a better electrode, points to greener future (video)

From the apple falling on Newton's head to batteries made out of root extract, scientists have lon...

By N. Lee,   12.22.12
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05.26.10
British scientist becomes first human 'infected' with a computer virus
05.26.10

British scientist becomes first human 'infected' with a computer virus

Sure, a cybernetic-filled, dystopian future may sound nice and cheery, but what happens when all yo...

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08.13.08
UK researchers give robot a "biological brain"
08.13.08

UK researchers give robot a "biological brain"

It looks like a group of researchers from the University of Reading are making a solid run at the t...

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