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glowing red neurons shown in a cross section of a mouse spinal cord

Electrical zaps can ‘reawaken’ lost neural connections, helping paralyzed people walk again

People with paralyzing spinal cord injuries can walk again with the help of medical devices that zap their nerves with electricity. But the designers of these new implants weren’t completely sure of how they restored motor function over time — now, a new study provides clues. The new study of humans and lab mice, published …

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This wearable device is helping workers beat extreme heat  CNN

This wearable device is helping workers beat extreme heat CNN

Dubai CNN — It’s noon and temperatures are soaring above 50 degrees Celsius. In many countries, this would spark a heat warning, but in Dubai’s sweltering summer, it’s just another day. And for workers at an aluminum smelter, it can get even hotter. At Emirates Global Aluminum (EGA), the metal is produced through a process …

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Wharton's Jeremy Siegel says the Fed needs to hike rates only by another 100 basis points

Economists are divided on the risk of a US recession. And the jobs data isn’t helping

Is the US economy showing no signs of a recession or hurtling inescapably towards one? Is it in fact already in one? More than a month after the country recorded two successive quarters of economic contraction, it still depends on who you ask. Steve Hanke, professor of applied economics at Johns Hopkins University, believes the …

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Curveball machine helping Phillies' offense, bringing players closer together

Curveball machine helping Phillies’ offense, bringing players closer together

They’re out there just about every day, swinging, sweating and, yes, laughing. Kyle Schwarber is always there. Rhys Hoskins, Alec Bohm and Bryson Stott, too. Nick Castellanos, Jean Segura, Nick Maton, they’re known to stop by, as well. Jason Camilli is a constant presence. Ninety-five degrees, 100-degree heat index, he’s out there, at 3 o’clock …

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‘Britney was broken. I’ve been broken and it’s horrible’: Elton John on helping Britney Spears sing again

This July, in a small basement studio in Beverly Hills surrounded by candles, colored lights, keyboards and her new husband, Britney Spears rebooted her music career. Six years since her last album, and nine months since she was freed from the conservatorship that had ruled her life for 13 years, she was at the home …

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'Stray': How a virtual orange tabby is helping real cats

‘Stray’: How a virtual orange tabby is helping real cats

NEW YORK (AP) — The virtual cat hero from the new video game sensation “Stray” doesn’t just wind along rusted pipes, leap over unidentified sludge and decode clues in a seemingly abandoned city. The daring orange tabby is helping real world cats as well. Thanks to online fundraising platforms, gamers are playing “Stray” while streaming …

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