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Paying for YouTube - Human Brain Micro-Chips - 3D Printers, Now for Sale!

Posted By: Jon Jackson · 5/9/2013 7:45:00 AM

Paying For YouTube

YouTube could reportedly launch its paid subscription service for some of its specialist video channels as early as this week. The à la carte service, which could involve as many as 50 video channels, would offer single channel subscriptions for as little as $1.99-a-month. A paid content platform would give the Google-owned video site another revenue stream while allowing channel operators to finance different content production, such as TV shows and movies.

Brain Micro-Chips

A group of U.S. researchers believe that a microchip that will help create memories in damaged brains could be implanted into human volunteers in the next two years. The scientists from the University of Southern California, Wake Forest University, and others, have been looking into the hippocampus - the part of the brain that is vital in forming long-term memories - for around a decade. They believe that they have worked out how memories ...