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AI Algorithm Masters Space Invaders in All-Night Gaming Session

Remember Space Invaders? The arcade game and later Atari hit pitted a lone pixellated laser cannon against a swarm of equally pixellated descending aliens. Maybe you... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/16/14

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Womb Transplant Leads to Successful Birth for Swedish Mother

In 1978, Louise Joy Brown made human history as the first “test tube baby” ever born after her mother underwent a revolutionary fertility treatment known as in-vitro... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/15/14

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Cancer Metastasis Reduced Up to 90% in Mice Using Engineered Decoy Protein

Cancer often begins in one part of the body but spreads elsewhere via the bloodstream or lymphatic system. This spreading, called metastasis, makes the disease deadly and... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/14/14

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Million Robot Revolution Delayed—iPhone Manufacturer Foxconn Hires More Humans

Terry Gou is CEO of electronics manufacturer Foxconn. He’s also a big proponent of replacing humans with robots in factories. Gou said Foxconn would replace human... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/12/14

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Artificial Spleen ‘Cleans’ Blood of Pathogens

In one of the gutsiest performances in sports history, NFL quarterback Chris Simms had to be carted off the field after taking several vicious hits from the defense... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/11/14

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This Week’s Awesome Stories from around the Web (Through Oct 11)

What’s the most fascinating, intriguing story you’ve read recently? The Hub team has put together our list of what we're reading from around the web this week. Did... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/10/14

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Last Chance to Contribute to Singularity University Documentary Crowdfunding Campaign

Time is running out to help make the upcoming Singularity University documentary, The University, as good as it can be. Last month, director Matt Rutherford announced a... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/9/14

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Navy’s Boat Drones Pack Hunt Like Wolves on Water

The US military is building a droid (er, drone) army. You’ve likely heard of flying drones—but the robot arms race won’t end there. The Navy recently demonstrated a... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/9/14

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Unlocking Big Data: Lessons Learned From The God Particle

It’s a puzzle wrapped in an enigma wrapped in a symphony. It’s the Higgs boson, the so-called God particle, the greatest physics find of the 21st century, turned into... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/8/14

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A Blood Test for Depression Moves Closer to Reality

With the recent and highly publicized death of actor Robin Williams, depression is once again making national headlines. And for good reason. Usually, the conversation... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/7/14

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New Artificial Materials Open Possibilities for Manned Space Exploration

Space exploration has many challenges, but one inconvenient fact in particular - the lack of oxygen in much of the universe - poses a real challenge to making offworld... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/6/14

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Elon Musk Is Right: Colonizing the Solar System Is Humankind’s Insurance Policy Against Extinction

Why blow billions of dollars on space exploration when billions of people are living in poverty here on Earth? You’ve likely heard the justifications. The space... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/5/14

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