'Cuff electrodes' connect the prosthetic hand to the amputee's nerves
Psychologists say their nonsensical phrase left volunteers completely baffled, with very few able to say it 10 times
Low intensity pulses of visible light are fired at the target, with each photon corresponding to a single pixel in the image
Palm-sized cubes use flywheels and magnets to snap together with future applications including emergency repairs and configurable furniture
Lavabit founder and CEO says no one should trust their private data to a US internet service provider
Scientists manipulate brains of mice to make them think fake event really occurred
By his own account, Amar Bose was an inventor first, a teacher second and a businessman third. But the company he created not only revolutionised audio technology but made his surname alone a shorthand for high-end sound systems around the world.
First appearance since arrest for attack suspect whose brother died in shoot-out
Budding philosophers, linguists, mathematicians and historians can do no better than head to Oxbridge to study, new research suggests.
Locals struggle to explain the bomber suspects’ motives
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A police officer for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been shot and killed at the campus outside of Boston, authorities said today. No arrests had been made and a manhunt was on for the shooter.
Lack of opportunity, cash and ambition stops our students learning abroad
Experts on voting security and computer technology warned Monday that New Jersey's plan to allow residents displaced by Hurricane Sandy to cast ballots by e-mail could be easily undermined by hacking or other forms of fraud.
A third runway at Heathrow would triple the number of early deaths from pollution linked to the airport, a new study claims.
The actress Dame Julie Andrews, star of Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music, is working with scientists developing artificial vocal cords that might restore her voice.