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Wireless ‘pacemaker for the brain’ could offer new treatment for neurological disorders

A new neurostimulator developed by engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, can listen to and stimulate...

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Video games can change your brain

Scientists have collected and summarized studies looking at how video games can shape our brains and behavior. Research...

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Why Robot Brains Need Symbols

Nowadays, the words “artificial intelligence” seem to be on practically everyone’s lips, from Elon Musk to Henry...

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How the brain decides what to learn

In order to learn about the world, an animal needs to do more than just pay attention to its surroundings. It also...

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Plot twist: Mitochondrial DNA can come from both parents

The vast majority of our DNA—the chromosomes in the nucleus of each cell—is just what you’d expect: a mix of...

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The ‘Geno-Economists’ Say DNA Can Predict Our Chances of Success

In 1999, a trio of economists emerged from a conference at the University of California, Los Angeles, squinting without...

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Silent and Simple Ion Engine Powers a Plane with No Moving Parts

Behind a thin white veil separating his makeshift lab from joggers at a Massachusetts Institute of Technology indoor...

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Using Wi-Fi to “see” behind closed doors is easier than anyone thought

Wi-Fi fills our world with radio waves. In your home, in the office, and increasingly on city streets, humans are...

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Molecule capable of halting and reverting Parkinson’s neurodegeneration identified

Parkinson’s disease is the second most common incurable neurodegenerative disorder after Alzheimer’s...

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Why your brain is hardwired to be bad at economics – and how to fix it

DURING the last US presidential election campaign, Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton both promised to “protect”...

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