China engineers the world’s smartest rat? The mayor of Moscow wants to control the weather? Skiing robots?. What a week.
Look at the rat there, working the controls to keep Moscow’s winter at bay. Or is he smart enough to realize geo-engineering is crazy, so he’s just killing time watching videos of skiing robots on the Internet? Smart, rat. Maybe too smart.
Some stories that caught our eye:
- Isolating a neural pathway that regulates the speed of memory processing, scientists from Georgia and China have create a rat smarter than all before it
- We watched a skiing robot that can slalom autonomously–as long as it’s on the bunny hills
- Mexico City has plans for an innovative, efficient taxi that may concept that may actually see the light of day
- And finally, the mayor of Moscow plans on enlisting geoengineering to fight a rough winter
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