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Top 10 Famous Memory Masters

10: Nikola Tesla (1856 – 1943) A prolific physicist and engineer best known for developing the alternating current (AC) electrical system still used today. Tesla had a "photographic memory" and rarely found it necessary to write anything down. It's said…
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Students update classic animation technique

Computer Graphics students at Victoria University have created an alternative to an animation technique used by studios such as Disney and Pixar.   The work is the result of a collaborative project by Byron Mallett, a Master's student in the…
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How Scientists Are Learning To Shape Our Memory

Down Memory Lane  The human brain has roughly 100 billion neurons and can store about 2.5 petabytes of information. But where you put your keys last night? The answer is always suspiciously unavailable.  Sam Kaplan Roadside bombs, childhood abuse, car accidents—they…
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