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19th June 2017

University opens without any teachers, No tuition fees

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University opens without any teachers,

No tuition fees

15th December 2016

WalkCar: Hands-on with Japan’s car-in-a-bag

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WalkCar: Hands-on with Japan’s car-in-a-bag

18 November 2016 Last updated at 17:27 GMT

A personal transporter that is light enough to carry in a shopping bag has been developed in Japan.

Inventor Kuniaki Sato told the BBC’s Chris Foxx that the device was aimed at commuters.

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-38026010?ocid=socialflow_twitter

 

Clay Shirky: How cognitive surplus will change the world

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Filmed June 2010 at TED@Cannes

Clay Shirky: How cognitive surplus will change the world

14th December 2016

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US advances on clean energy with first offshore wind farm
The close to $300m Block Island project, which came online yesterday, is the very first wind farm in US waters.

The $300m Block Island project, which came online off Rhode Island yesterday, is the very first wind farm in US waters. Photograph: Deepwater Wind

https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2016/dec/13/wind-farm-projects-clean-energy-environment

Scientist: Most complete human brain model to date is a ‘brain changer’

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Scientist: Most complete human brain model to date is a ‘brain changer’

​Once licensed, model likely to accelerate study of Alzheimer’s, autism, more
By: Emily Caldwell

Published on August 18, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Scientists at The Ohio State University have developed a nearly complete human brain in a dish that equals the brain maturity of a 5-week-old fetus.

https://news.osu.edu/news/2015/08/18/human-brain-model/

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12th December 2016

Unique visual stimulation may be new treatment for Alzheimer’s

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Unique visual stimulation may be new treatment for Alzheimer’s

Noninvasive technique reduces beta amyloid plaques in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office
December 7, 2016

http://news.mit.edu/2016/visual-stimulation-treatment-alzheimer-1207

2nd February 2016

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