Head Transplantation: The Future Is Now, TEDx Talk by Dr.Sergio Canavero

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Controversial TED Talk from Dr. Sergio Canavero who claims the future for head transplants is now.

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Brain’s Autopilot Mapped

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Study reveals a brain network previously thought to be confined to our inner thought processes, such as when day-dreaming, is crucial for enabling the brain's autopilot system.

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Neuropixels: Hi-Def Brain Probes

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A new type of electrode for recording brain cell activity is set to revolutionize our understanding of decision making in the brain.

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Do You Hear This Silent GIF?

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A silent GIF depicting electrical pylons playing skip-rope is inducing auditory hallucinations in some people.

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Reading on Electronic Devices Hinders Understanding of Scientific Concepts

Reading on Electronic Devices Hinders Understanding of Scientific Concepts

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In a study, a group of adult readers who frequently used electronic devices were significantly less successful on a reading comprehension test after reading several scientific articles compared to those who used those devices less frequently.

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Children With Congenital Zika Virus Infection Face Serious Challenges as They Age
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The report from the CDC is the first to describe the health and developmental effects of congenital Zika virus infection in children with microcephaly through 2 years of age.

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Anti-Stress Compound Reduces Obesity and Diabetes
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Researchers find a stress protein found in muscle has a diabetes promoting effect

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Inflammation Causes Chemo Brain
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The research could lead to a new practice of identifying inflammatory biomarkers in cancer patients and then treating the inflammation with medications or exercise to improve cognition and other symptoms.

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