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Fighting dementia with gaming

A mobile game that challenges a gamer’s spatial navigation has generated the largest-ever dementia study.

A mobile game that challenges a gamer’s spatial navigation has generated the largest-ever dementia study.

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Interact with Virtually Real Art in London

Its creators promise an exhibition unlike any other: visitors to the Royal Academy of Arts in London will be soon allowed to do something most galleries would frown upon – interact, walk through, and

Its creators promise an exhibition unlike any other: visitors to the Royal Academy of Arts in London will be soon allowed to do something most galleries would frown upon – interact, walk through, and

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How mobile phones are helping the blind to see

Mobile phone cameras are connecting their blind users with helpers ready to "be their eyes" in a phone app that can transform partially-sighted users' daily lives.

Mobile phone cameras are connecting their blind users with helpers ready to "be their eyes" in a phone app that can transform partially-sighted users' daily lives.

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Making the most of precious water in Morocco

Morocco is at the forefront of eking the best out of poor soils and a harsh climate where water is scarce, and is boosting its rural agriculture with innovative, environmentally-friendly projects

Morocco is at the forefront of eking the best out of poor soils and a harsh climate where water is scarce, and is boosting its rural agriculture with innovative, environmentally-friendly projects

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Brain implant allows paralysed monkey to walk

It’s being hailed as a major medical breakthrough: partially-paralysed monkeys have learned to walk again thanks to a brain implant that uses wireless signals to bypass broken nerves in the spinal cor

It’s being hailed as a major medical breakthrough: partially-paralysed monkeys have learned to walk again thanks to a brain implant that uses wireless signals to bypass broken nerves in the spinal cor

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Creating solar energy from trash

Electricity and hot water are a given in many parts of the world, but in the marginalised town of Garin, north of the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires, there used to be…

Electricity and hot water are a given in many parts of the world, but in the marginalised town of Garin, north of the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires, there used to be…

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Tel Aviv hosts alternative fuel summit

Air quality in cities is getting worse according to a recent UN report which says pollution leads to the deaths of more children every year than malaria and HIV/AIDS…

Air quality in cities is getting worse according to a recent UN report which says pollution leads to the deaths of more children every year than malaria and HIV/AIDS…

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Avatars help schizophrenia patients silence tormenting voices

People with schizophrenia are volunteering for a European research project to help the control and perhaps even silence the tormenting voices in their heads by confronting a computer avatar of…

People with schizophrenia are volunteering for a European research project to help the control and perhaps even silence the tormenting voices in their heads by confronting a computer avatar of…

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Tesla goes all-in on self-driving

Electric car maker Tesla says all of its models will be equipped to be fully self-driving with that technology fully operational by the end of 2017.

Electric car maker Tesla says all of its models will be equipped to be fully self-driving with that technology fully operational by the end of 2017.