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iCub, the Toddler Robot (w/ Videos, Pictures)

( -- A little humanoid robot called iCub is learning how to think for itself, bringing the world of science fiction to reality. The major goal of the "RobotCub" project is to study how humans learn and think, ...

dateSep 09, 2009 in Robotics weblog
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Math ability is inborn

We accept that some people are born with a talent for music or art or athletics. But what about mathematics? Do some of us just arrive in the world with better math skills than others?

dateAug 08, 2011 in Other
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Brain's master switch verified

The protein that has long been suspected by scientists of being the master switch allowing brains to function has now been verified by an Iowa State University researcher.

dateMay 07, 2010 in Biochemistry
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