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Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 05:01 PM EDT

Brain Implant Helps Man Regains Use of Paralyzed Hand

Brain Implant Helps Man Regains Use of Paralyzed Hand

A paralyzed 24-year-old man has regained some use of his right hand, controlling it with signals relayed from electronic sensors in his brain. Ian Burkhart of Dublin, Ohio, can grasp a bottle, pour its contents...

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 11:35 AM EDT

NY to Combat Distracted Drivers With 'Textalyzer'

NY to Combat Distracted Drivers With 'Textalyzer'

Police in New York may soon be equipped with a "Textalyzer," a device that will determine if a driver involved in a crash was texting while driving, CNBC reported. New York Senator Terrence Murphy and Assembly...

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016 at 03:51 PM EDT

Zuckerberg Announces Facebook Chatbot Venture

Zuckerberg Announces Facebook Chatbot Venture

Facebook announced Tuesday it will let developers build chatbots – interactive, responsive messaging programs – to communicate directly with people, CNBC reports. The announcement came at its annual F8...

Monday, Apr 11, 2016 at 02:50 PM EDT

Tesla Recalling 2,700 Model X SUVs for Seat Defect

Tesla Recalling 2,700 Model X SUVs for Seat Defect

Tesla Motors Inc. is recalling 2,700 Model X SUVs after the automaker's own tests showed the third-row seats could snap forward in a crash. The recall involves SUVs made before March 26 and sold in the...

Monday, Apr 11, 2016 at 10:09 AM EDT

UK's Daily Mail in Early Talks Over Bid for Yahoo

UK's Daily Mail in Early Talks Over Bid for Yahoo

The owner of Britain's Daily Mail is in early discussions over a bid for the ailing U.S. internet company Yahoo. The Wall Street Journal first reported Sunday that the media company is speaking with private...

Monday, Apr 11, 2016 at 04:42 AM EDT

NASA's Kepler Probe Powers Down

NASA's Kepler Probe Powers Down

A NASA space probe fell into a hibernation-like mode last week leaving scientists wondering why, NBC News reports. Mission operations engineers discovered that the Kepler spacecraft went into emergency mode on...

Sunday, Apr 10, 2016 at 05:27 PM EDT

SpaceX Delivers 1st Inflatable Room for Astronauts

SpaceX Delivers 1st Inflatable Room for Astronauts

SpaceX has made good on a high-priority delivery: the world's first inflatable room for astronauts. A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, two days after launching from...

Friday, Apr 8, 2016 at 05:48 PM EDT

Netflix Hikes Prices for Standard HD Service in May

Netflix Hikes Prices for Standard HD Service in May

Netflix will raise the price for members streaming its standard HD service by $2 in May, NBC News reported. Netflix previously announced that a "substantial number" of U.S. subs will see the price hike.

Friday, Apr 8, 2016 at 12:08 PM EDT

Adobe Issues Emergency Flash Player Security Update

Adobe Issues Emergency Flash Player Security Update

Adobe issued an emergency security update for Flash Player on Thursday after researchers discovered a security flaw that hackers have been exploiting to infect computers with ransomware. The software maker urged...

Friday, Apr 8, 2016 at 07:30 AM EDT

Space Station Getting Inflatable Room, Cosmic 1st

Space Station Getting Inflatable Room, Cosmic 1st

Forget blowup air mattresses. Space station astronauts are getting their first inflatable room. It's a technology demo meant to pave the way for moon bases and Mars expeditions, as well as orbiting outposts...

USA Science and Engineering Festival Is April 16-17
The USA Science & Engineering Festival is in its fourth year and is the only national science festival. Science is celebrated all weekend with activities, symposiums, speakers, and special exhibits. Read more
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