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After Hugh Grant called it a “destruction of human experience”. Neuralink brain implant test suffers technical issues. TikTok set to introduce new tools to flag AI-generated content. Release year revealed for new Lord of the Rings movie. Also in this episode:

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  • Tailored psychotherapy could improve the lives of patients with MND
  • Running under a four-minute mile could be the key to a long and healthy life
  • Battery fires from discarded electronics on the rise

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