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    • Artificial Robotic Heart Muscles Keep Pigs Alive After Heart Attack

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
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    Harvard University and the Boston Children's Hospital have created a soft robotic sleeve that fits around the heart and can force blood to be pumped around the body, without ever touching it.

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    • Is VR Really the 'Magic Pill' We Need to Treat Mental Health Conditions?

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 5 mins
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    University of Oxford researchers analysed 285 previous mental health and VR studies as part of a meta-study.

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    • DeepMind's AI Has Learned to Become 'Highly Aggressive' When It Feels Like It's Going to Lose

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Artificial intelligence changes the way it behaves based on the environment it is in, much like humans do, according to the latest research from DeepMind.

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    • Google's AI Just Created Its Own Universal 'Language'

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The technology used in Google Translate can identify hidden material between languages to create what's known as interlingua.

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    • This AI Can Spot Skin Cancer as Accurately as a Doctor

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The artificial intelligence was trained on an image database of 129,000 images and performed as well as trained medical professionals.

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    • The Race to Develop Effective Counter-Drone Security Is On

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Length: 7 mins
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    In 2016, we learned of near misses with passenger jets, drugs being dropped into prisons and objects appearing in the air above sporting events — all involving small drones. In 2017, the battle will begin in earnest.

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    • Could Hackers Really Take Over a Hotel? WIRED Explains

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Reports this week claimed an Austrian hotel was hit by ransomware that locked its bedroom doors, but the claims weren't entirely accurate....

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    • A Condom-Free Male Contraceptive Takes a Step Closer After Successful Trial in Monkeys

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 3 mins
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    A condom-free form of male contraception is a step closer after the gel successfully passed a year-long trial in primates.

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    • Neanderthal Teeth Reveal They Ate Woolly Rhinos and May Have Used Plants as Primitive Painkillers

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
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    Despite being humanity's closest relatives, Neanderthals have a reputation of being brutish beasts. Analysis of preserved DNA from hardened plaque in a number of our ancestors' teeth may challenge at least some of these claims.

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    • Killer Autonomous Weapons Are Coming…but Not Yet!

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The UN is being urged to ban weapons that can think and kill for themselves.

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    • Ever Wondered How Underwater Cables Are Laid? We Take a Trip on the Ship That Keeps Us Online

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Sharks, pirates and robots: WIRED goes onboard Orange Marine's Le Pierre de Fermat as it docked in the UK to reload cable.

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    • DeepMind's AI Learned to Ride the London Underground Using Human-Like Reason and Memory

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The Google-owned company taught its AI to have memory to solve follow-up problems.

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    • Where Are the Human Clones? 20 Years Since Dolly Was Unveiled We Look at the Future of Cloning

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Cloning technology is mostly used for agriculture, so where will the technology go next?

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    • The Robot Which Uses Deep Learning to Write and Play Its Own Music

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 2 mins
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    The robot was trained on more than 5,000 songs and two million motifs, riffs and licks.

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    • WTF? Swearing Makes You Physically Stronger

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 3 mins
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    In tests, people exerted more power after they had been swearing.

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    • Here's the Science Behind Why You Get Hungry When You're Drunk

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 2 mins
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    In an 'alcoholic weekend' experiment mice ate a lot more food when they were drinking.

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    • NASA Discovers 'Extraordinary' System of Seven Earth-Sized Exoplanets That Could Host Life

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The planets all have a similar size, mass, and density to Earth as well as having the potential to have liquid water on the surface.

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    • What Is the Internet of Things?

    • By: Matt Burgess
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    From hairbrushes to scales, consumer and industrial devices are having chips inserted into them to collect and communicate data.

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    • China's Supercomputer Simulated the Universe with Ten Trillion Digital Particles

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The Sunway TaihuLight supercomputer is the world's most powerful and has a processing power of 93 petaflops.

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    • 3D Mapping Uncovers Extra Layer of Tectonic Plates

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 2 mins
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    The movement of the plates may be able to explain a series of 'globally unique' earthquakes.

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