Archive for June 4th, 2017:

Faces recreated from monkey brain signals

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The researchers analysed brain activity in rhesus macaque monkeys Scientists in the US have accurately reconstructed images of human faces by monitoring the responses of monkey brain cells. The brains of primates can resolve different faces with remarkable speed and reliability, but the underlying mechanisms are not fully understood.

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Trump climate deal: Modi vows to go beyond Paris accord

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Narendra Modi (left) met Emmanuel Macron in Paris Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has vowed his country will go “above and beyond” the 2015 Paris accord on combating climate change. Speaking at a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron, Mr Modi described the agreement as part of “our duty

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Trump ‘does believe in climate change’, as US ambassador to UN

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The US president’s decision led to protests against the withdrawal from the Paris agreement US President Donald Trump “believes the climate is changing and he believes pollutants are part of the equation,” says the US ambassador to the UN. He knows “the US has to be responsible for it

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