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Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System
2014-04-27 04:18:45

A few decades ago, instruments capable of tapping into a person’s nervous system to help restore movement, sensations or cognitive function seemed impossible. Now, however, researchers have released a how-to guide for those interested in building their own brain-machine interfaces.

2008-07-04 09:00:30

The city of Grapevine, TX will remember the 33 flight crew members lost on September 11, 2001 in a moving dedication ceremony beginning at 10 a.m. today. The first significant national 9/11 Flight Crew Memorial will be dedicated at 1000 Texan Trail by Mayor William D.

Word of the Day
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.