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Kudzu - Rock Band or Cuddly Doll

Neither, kudzu is a fast growing vine that has various nutritional and medicinal uses (it even helps with hangovers - I kid you not. Look it up!) the US Natural Resources Conservation Service encouraged southern farmers to use from 1935 -1950 for control of ground erosion. The problem is that this Japanese import grows completely out [...]

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Robots with Biological Brains

Scientists at the University of Reading in England have created a robot that receives input to, and processes responses from, a brain made of rat brain cells. The robot knows how to steer to avoid colliding with objects.
I don’t really understand what all the hoopla is about. Americans did this in the 1980s. Doesn’t anyone remember Ronald [...]

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