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Real-life Benjamin Button case: Brothers ageing in reverse

May 02, 2012

Real-life Benjamin Button case: Brothers ageing in reverse

Two brothers appear to be ageing in reverse after contracting a bizarre condition which makes them behave like kids again. #BuzzPatrol #Nervous system #Leukodystrophy #Michael Clark #Matthew #The Myelin Project #Potato Head
Super-human brain technology sparks ethics debate

Mar 01, 2012

Super-human brain technology sparks ethics debate

A British ethics group has launched a debate on the ethical dilemmas posed by new technologies that tap into the brain and could bring super-human strength, highly enhanced concentration or thought-controlled weaponry. #TechBuzz #Brain #Neuroprosthetics #Neural engineering #Nervous system #Nuffield Council on Bioethics

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Super-human brain technology sparks ethics debate

Aug 26, 2014

Video Game Can Help MS Patients Prevent Falls

Falls are a serious concern for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system, in which the body's immune system attacks the protective covering or sheath surrounding nerve fibers.  The risk for serious he...
Super-human brain technology sparks ethics debate

Aug 31, 2014

U.S. Open offers new feature this year: free cellphone-charging stations

The U.S. Open has a promising solution to one of modern life's irksome challenges: the dying cellphone battery. Charging stations have popped up at this year's tennis tournament, where users can plug in their cellphone and lock it in its own cubbyhol... #Guam #Hoboken
Super-human brain technology sparks ethics debate

Aug 28, 2014

Tapeworms: A diet plan with a long list of health risks

What is typically only an issue in underdeveloped countries (and in the occasional case of eating undercooked meat), tapeworms recently made headlines when the story emerged of a Florida woman who willingly fed her teen daughter the tiny parasites. I... #Florida #Discovery Channel