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How we recall the past

MIT neuroscientists have shown, for the first time, that recalling a memory requires a “detour” circuit that branches off from the original memory circuit. This low-magnification image shows that hippocampal CA1 neurons (red) and dorsal subiculum neurons (green) can be ...

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Using a camera to spot and track drones

EPFL researchers have developed algorithms capable of detecting and tracking small flying objects using a simple camera. ©istock   Using a camera to spot and track drones Author:Anne-Muriel Brouet 17.08.17 – EPFL researchers have shown that a simple camera can ...

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NASA-led Mission Studies Storm Intensification

NASA’s Global Hawk being prepared at Armstrong to monitor and take scientific measurements of Hurricane Matthew in 2016. Credits: NASA Photo/Lauren Hughes   NASA-led Mission Studies Storm Intensification A group of NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists, ...

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Seafood for Thought

Net pen aquaculture in deep coastal waters. Photo Credit: NOAA   Seafood for Thought The world’s oceans possess vast, untapped potential for sustainable aquaculture, say UCSB marine scientists By Jenny Seifert Covering 70 percent of Earth’s surface, the world’s oceans ...

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