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Why big data means job growth for non-data professionals
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The wisdom of crowds is easily manipulated
Word of mouth: how microfinance programs go viral
Q&A: Moran Cerf, hacker-turned-neuroscientist, on controlling the human brain
Q&A: Sally Satel, psychiatrist, on the flaws of brain research
BBC pulls the plug on 3D TV
Cells of the future: making living tissue from dead bodies
BigBrain: the best 3D map of the human brain ever
Ten-foot plant eats sheep
Q&A: Sarah Garfinkel, consciousness researcher, on your sixth sense
Pilot a copter with just your thoughts
Is this plant the key to sustainable drinking water?
NHTSA, DOT want cars to disable your phone
Study: practice doesn't make perfect
Researchers take step towards Alzheimer's drug
Protect medical implants with a layer of bacteria eaters