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Lab-grown HUMAN ‘mini-brains’ learned to control muscles

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A miniature brain grown in a lab from human stem cells has developed a mind of its own – or at least enough awareness to send out neural ‘tendrils’ to connect to the spinal cord and muscle tissue of a mouse, then flex that muscle. “We like to think of them as mini-brains on the Read More

Lab-grown HUMAN ‘mini-brains’ learned to control muscles of their own free will

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A miniature brain grown in a lab from human stem cells has developed a mind of its own – or at least enough awareness to send out neural ‘tendrils’ to connect to the spinal cord and muscle tissue of a mouse, then flex that muscle. “We like to think of them as mini-brains on the Read More

Lab-grown HUMAN ‘mini-brains on the move’ hook up to muscle of their own free will

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A miniature brain grown in a lab from human stem cells has developed a mind of its own – or at least enough awareness to send out neural ‘tendrils’ to connect to the spinal cord and muscle tissue of a mouse, then flex that muscle. “We like to think of them as mini-brains on the Read More

Nostalgia for coups past? Brazil’s Bolsonaro visits CIA before Trump on first US trip

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has made his geopolitical priorities clear, dropping by CIA headquarters for a clandestine chat on his first visit to the US before even meeting with President Donald Trump. Bolsonaro’s visit was not published on his agenda and members of the press were barred at the door while the president and his Read More

Nebraska nuclear plant still at full power as floodwaters recede

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(Reuters) – Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) said its Cooper nuclear plant in Nebraska continued to operate safely at full power on Monday as the Missouri River floodwater around the plant receded following a late winter storm last week. FILE PHOTO: Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) Cooper nuclear power station is seen in an undated Read More

Historic blizzard wanes as it barrels east after pounding parts of U.S

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DENVER (Reuters) – A blizzard of “historic proportions” that hit the U.S. Rocky Mountain and Plains states this week was moving eastward on Thursday as it weakened, hurling hurricane-force winds, tornadoes and heavy rain on its way, weather officials said. “While the storm has reached its lowest pressure and will gradually weaken over the next Read More

Historic blizzard wanes as it barrels east after pounding parts of U.S.

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DENVER (Reuters) – A blizzard of “historic proportions” that hit the U.S. Rocky Mountain and Plains states this week was moving eastward on Thursday as it weakened, hurling hurricane-force winds and heavy rain on its way, weather officials said. “While the storm has reached its lowest pressure and will gradually weaken over the next few Read More

U.S. business spending on equipment increases strongly in January

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods rose by the most in six months in January and shipments increased, pointing to solid business spending on equipment at the start of the year. FILE PHOTO: Caterpillar machines are seen at a construction site in New York City, U.S., October 17, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Read More