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Most people can hear so easily that it is difficult to understand how much information our brains need to process and decode. It must take in
Scientists enable a blind woman to see simple shapes
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Scientists enable a blind woman to see simple shapes

A team of scientists from the University Miguel Hernndez in Spain, the Netherlands Institute of Neuroscience (Netherlands), and the John A. Moran
We May Have Just Discovered Why Stressful Events Loom So Large in Memory
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We May Have Just Discovered Why Stressful Events Loom So Large in Memory

It is possible that you have noticed that stressful situations leave a greater imprint than those of peace and contentment on your memory. New
Artificial insect-inspired ‘brain’ can guide robotic dog through maze
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Artificial insect-inspired ‘brain’ can guide robotic dog through maze

Robotic dogs can be guided by a synthetic, insect-inspired brain that uses less energy and is lighter than traditional approaches. Opteran
Bubbles in blood open the brain for world-first cancer treatment
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Bubbles in blood open the brain for world-first cancer treatment

Arrows in MRI images depict tumours before and after treatment. SUNNYBROOK HEALTH CENTRE Doctors have demonstrated that medicines can be safely
Your unique pattern of brain activity can be spotted in 100 seconds
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Your unique pattern of brain activity can be spotted in 100 seconds

A functional brain connectome Enrico Amico Each person has a different pattern of brain activity, which can be identified by spending less than two
Early Warning Signs of Dementia Could Be Lurking in Our Blood
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Early Warning Signs of Dementia Could Be Lurking in Our Blood

We can detect dementia earlier and better prepare for its effects. Researchers recently discovered specific microRNAs, regulatory molecules that
Injecting Algae Into Suffocated Tadpoles Brings Their Brain Cells Back to Life
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Injecting Algae Into Suffocated Tadpoles Brings Their Brain Cells Back to Life

Special types of bacteria and microalgae have the ability to release large amounts of oxygen into our atmosphere. These organisms are believed to be
It Only Takes 100 Seconds to Get an Identifiable 'Fingerprint' of Your Brain
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It Only Takes 100 Seconds to Get an Identifiable 'Fingerprint' of Your Brain

Our brains produce unique patterns of activity. These patterns are so unique, we can use brain connectivity map to identify individuals as reliable
Our Sense of Smell Gives Us a Startlingly Fast Warning System For Danger
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Our Sense of Smell Gives Us a Startlingly Fast Warning System For Danger

A new study has shown that our sense of smell is exceptionally sensitive and alert to danger. Two experiments by the Karolinska Institute in Sweden