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Forty percent of people have a fictional first memory

Researchers have conducted one of the largest surveys of people's first memories, finding that nearly 40 per cent of people had a first memory which is fictional. Current research indicates...

Generating electrical power from waste heat

"New solid-state silicon device may one day power space missions" Directly converting electrical power to heat is easy. It regularly happens in your toaster, that is, if you make toast...

Breakthrough in construction of computers for mimicking human brain

A computer built to mimic the brain's neural networks produces similar results to that of the best brain-simulation supercomputer software currently used for neural-signaling research, finds a new study...

The ‘Big Bang’ of Alzheimer’s: Scientists ID genesis of disease

Scientists have discovered a "Big Bang" of Alzheimer's disease -- the precise point at which a healthy protein becomes toxic but has not yet formed deadly tangles in the...

50 years ago, neutrinos ghosted scientists

Tracking the neutrino The definite detection of nonterrestrial neutrinos, whether from the sun or from beyond the solar system, will yield a far deeper understanding of stellar interiors.   Update In May 1968,...

Twitter Bans Russia-Linked Accounts Following US Indictments

In response to the US' indictment of 12 Russian military intelligence officers for hacking into the Democrats' emails during the 2016 presidential campaign, Twitterhas banned accounts for both Moscow-linked DCLeaks...