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BRAIN initiative promotes exciting research on campus

Carnegie Mellon held the “Impact of BRAIN and Mind Research Symposium” last Saturday, which focused on the Brain Research through Advanced Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) initiative.

Does life extension bring immortality or immorality?

Google is funding the creation of a startup research company, Calico, that aims to extend the lives of people born 20 years ago by 100 years, bringing mixed feelings and emotions.

Analyst uses Twitter to predict outcome of football games

Research by Christopher Dyer of the Language Technologies Institute shows that Twitter analysis may be able to help gamblers beat the spread on NFL games.

Students receive 1,000 robots

Tom Lauwers, the creator of Finch and founder of BirdBrain Technologies, is distributing 1,000 robots to students and promoting computer science education.

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