A “Superman” phone booth, one of three that will remain on West End Avenue in Manhattan. Credit Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times

Pay Phones in New York City Will Become Free Wi-Fi Hot Spots

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Indian-American student wins 2014 International Children’s Peace Prize

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Africa’s largest solar farm (325,480 PV modules) is now fully operational!

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Schematic diagrams from 1880s brain atlases by Carl Wernicke (left), Heinrich Obersteiner (middle), and Heinrich Sachs (right) showing the vertical occipital fasciculus in the monkey and human brain. From Yeatman, et al. (2014).

Major brain pathway rediscovered

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A rhesus macaque walks with the aid of a pneumatically powered exoskeleton controlled by a computer reading signals from electrodes implanted in the monkey’s motor cortex. Miguel Nicolelis and colleagues at Duke University are developing similar devices that could allow paralyzed humans to walk again.
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Monkeys Steer Wheelchairs With Their Brains, Raising Hope for Paralyzed People

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9 Ways Pets Improve Our Lives

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Kaustubh Radkar wins World Iron Man title for the 10th time

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Ex-Ducati designer Terblanche joins Royal Enfield

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Space Selfie: on the way to landing, taken from about two miles above the comet

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CM Punk Joins Marvel as Comic Book Writer

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