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MIT researchers develop a new, faster 3D brain imaging technique

Researchers from MIT have announced that they have developed a new way to image the brain with “unprecedented resolution and speed.” The technique allows the location of individual neurons, the tracing of connections between them, and the visualization of organelles inside the neurons over large volumes of brain tissue.

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Twitter on Android finally gets the timeline right again

The word “timeline” itself suggests something chronological in nature. Back when social networks were simpler and less assuming, that was definitely the case. These days, however, they have redefined timelines to be anything but chronological, forcing you to see something that may have happened days ago just because it’s trending

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Jack Dorsey talks NBA Twitter and Kevin Durant’s burner account

Fresh off the announcement of a new partnership between Twitter and the NBA, today CEO Jack Dorsey sat down with the league's Commissioner Adam Silver at CES 2019. They talked about NBA games coming to Twitter for the first time, which won't be like...

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This is what Twitter chat bubbles and status updates look like

Yesterday, Twitter revealed that it will launch a beta program to test new conversation features out in the open, and now the company's showing off what some of those changes may look like. At a CES 2019 press event, Twitter's VP of Product Keith Col...

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Elon Musk Tweet hints at what finished starship will look like

Sometimes it’s hard to tell when Elon Musk is joking and when he is serious.

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Hackers seize dormant Twitter accounts to push terrorist propaganda

As much progress as Twitter has made kicking terrorists off its platform, it still has a long way to go. TechCrunch has learned that ISIS supporters are hijacking long-dormant Twitter accounts to promote their ideology.

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Nikki Haley gives up 1.6 million followers to satisfy the State Dept.

Thanks to social media rules created during the Obama administration, former UN ambassador Nikki Haley has been forced to surrender her Twitter account and all 1.67 million of its followers. Haley grudgingly announced the news herself: "Due to State...

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Twitter security flaw uses text spoofing to hijack UK accounts

A Twitter security flaw gives hackers a way to post unauthorized tweets via text messaging, and British cybersecurity firm Insinia has proven its existence by hijacking some celebrities' accounts.

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10 reasons for the blue sky explosion in New York City

We’ve got the official explanation for why the sky went an unnatural blue last night in New York City. The Con Edison (NYC) electrical company’s explanation is the most feasible – that an electrical fire caused the whole mess. In our feature today we’d like to explain what really happened, first and foremost – then we’d like to explore some … Continue reading

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3D Printed robotic hand can play piano by moving its wrist

Researchers have created a 3D printed robotic hand that can play simple musical phrases on a piano by moving its wrist. The hand was developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge and uses 3D printed soft and rigid materials together to replicate bones and ligaments.

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