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“Mindwriting” Technique Helps Paralyzed Patient Use Brain Activity To Write

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A new study has reported a technique allowing a paralysis patient to create text on a screen by simply thinking about handwriting the relevant letters of the alphabet.

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DNA Repair Hotspots and “Super-Agers”: An Interview With Fred “Rusty” Gage

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Fred “Rusty” Gage is president of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. After his recent plenary at the British Neuroscience Association’s Festival of Neuroscience, we spoke with Gage about his research into how our DNA repairs itself and how Alzheimer's disease causes neurons to undergo and identity crisis.

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Mirror’s Image: Could a Simple Flip Produce a More Effective Ketamine-Based Antidepressant?

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While S-ketamine has now become licensed as the antidepressant nasal spray Spravato, research into its mirror molecule has been more limited. Now, drug developers say that R-ketamine could potentially deliver a more targeted action with fewer side effects than its more popular twin.

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Celebrating World Parkinson’s Day

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Technology Networks wanted to acknowledge World Parkinson's day, in efforts to share the amazing research and discoveries that have come to light over recent years to enable progression for diagnosis and treatment of the disease.

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Esophageal Cancers Resurrect Ancient Retroviruses Embedded in Our Genome

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Scientists have discovered that many esophageal cancers turn on ancient viral DNA that was embedded in our genome hundreds of millions of years ago.

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The Weirdness of Our Dreams Could Explain Their Function, Suggests New Theory
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A new theory that takes inspiration from artificial intelligence has suggested that the weirdness of dreams is essential to their purpose.

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Songbird Forebrain Circuits Mirror Those Seen in Mammals
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Neuroscientists have examined neurons in a songbird's forebrain and have discovered a landscape of physiology, auditory coding and network roles that mirrored those in the brains of mammals.

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Zona Incerta Is Identified as the Site of Curiosity in the Brain
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Researchers have discovered a new brain circuit underlying curiosity and novelty-seeking behavior.

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Three Psychology Experiments That Pushed the Limit of Ethics

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We examine three studies that psuhed the limits of what experimental scientists can consider ethical in the wake of the Deep Time experiment's conclusion.

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Teach Me in 10 Hub Page
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At Technology Networks we understand the importance of time. That's why we've launched Teach Me in 10 a video series that challenges scientists to present and summarize their research area, a scientific concept, or technology in ten minutes or less.

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Clinical Trials Explained
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This article delves into the ins and outs of MS clinical trials, focusing on reasons for participation, eligibility and the evolution of MS clinical trials.

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Exploring Mental Health in Academia
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In this article, we explore why academia and research can be hard on an individual's mental health, speaking directly with the individuals and organizations that are championing mental health discussions in this space, and highlight areas where we're perhaps falling short and could improve.

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