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Brain’s mechanism of creating detailed and enduring memories unravelled in a new study
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Brain’s mechanism of creating detailed and enduring memories unravelled in a new study

The brain seems to have a natural mechanism in place to preserve information and avoid interference and disruption of memories.

Prolonged travel in space can make the human brain bigger, change its functions a study found
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Prolonged travel in space can make the human brain bigger, change its functions a study found

The authors said that chronic exposure to intracranial pressure during spaceflight is a possible factor, the exact cause is unknown.

Laterality in animals shows that many so-called unique traits of the human brain are found in wildlife too
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Laterality in animals shows that many so-called unique traits of the human brain are found in wildlife too

Scientists repeatedly show that the traits we consider unique and based on a superior intelligence, are found in most animals as well.

Human brain responds more quickly to aggressive or threatening voices, finds Study
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Human brain responds more quickly to aggressive or threatening voices, finds Study

In a few hundred milliseconds, our brain becomes sensitive to the presence of angry voices.

Largest brain-like supercomputer switched on after 10 years under construction
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Largest brain-like supercomputer switched on after 10 years under construction

The supercomputer was recently used to control a walking robot that interacts with its surroundings.

US researches develop 'artificial synapse' that mimics behaviour of human brain
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US researches develop 'artificial synapse' that mimics behaviour of human brain

There is a need to find the right configurations to optimise these new "artificial synapses".

Jumping genes become active in critical brain areas as we age: Study
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Jumping genes become active in critical brain areas as we age: Study

Transposon is a piece of DNA sequence with an inherent ability to move from one genomic location to another.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is on a mission to link human brain with computers in coming four years
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk is on a mission to link human brain with computers in coming four years

Tesla Inc founder and Chief Executive Elon Musk said his latest company Neuralink Corp is working to link the human brain with a machine interface by creating micron-sized devices.

Decoding the brain: Why digital-age kids have quicker minds than their parents
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Decoding the brain: Why digital-age kids have quicker minds than their parents

According to the latest findings, tech-savvy kids gain superficial memory as opposed to the deeper memory bank of their literary counterparts.

Skin cells to kill brain cancer: Researchers develop new method to fight deadly tumour
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Skin cells to kill brain cancer: Researchers develop new method to fight deadly tumour

According to the study, skin cells can be turned to embryonic stem cells, which can then move throughout the brain and kill the cancer-causing cells.

Neurons in brain interact just like friends on Facebook, says study
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Neurons in brain interact just like friends on Facebook, says study

Neurons in the brain are wired like a social network, researchers from the University of Basel say.

'Inherited viruses' probably helped humans get smarter: study
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'Inherited viruses' probably helped humans get smarter: study

Inherited viruses that are millions of years old play an important role in building up the complex networks that characterise the human brain.

First time ever: Scientists 'switch off' consciousness in a patient's brain
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First time ever: Scientists 'switch off' consciousness in a patient's brain

For the first time, researchers have been able to switch off consciousness in a woman by electrically stimulating a single brain area.

Scientists uncover how brain pays attention and ignores distractions
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Scientists uncover how brain pays attention and ignores distractions

Despite much study of attention in the brain, the cellular mechanisms responsible for the effects of attention have remained a mystery until now, researchers said.

Scientists create 'most realistic artificial human brain yet'
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Scientists create 'most realistic artificial human brain yet'

Scientists claim to have developed the “closest model” to a functioning human brain ever created and it is advanced enough to pass a basic IQ ...

New devices warn of blackouts
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New devices warn of blackouts

Two new devices are now available to monitor recurrent blackouts, which can cause death in 10 percent cases and injuries in 30 percent, a senior cardiologist said...

US wants bio-weapon to destroy human brain: Report
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US wants bio-weapon to destroy human brain: Report

A prominent political analyst has said the US has proposed a bio-weapon that would destroy the part ...

Albert Einstein's brain on display in London exhibition
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Albert Einstein's brain on display in London exhibition

Now a new London exhibition explores the human brain, and showcases brains from various eras. Right from mummified Egyptian ones to slices of Albert Einstein's brain, it's quite a display.

Albert Einstein's brain on display in London exhibition
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Albert Einstein's brain on display in London exhibition

Now a new London exhibition explores the human brain, and showcases brains from various eras. Right from mummified Egyptian ones to slices of Albert Einstein's brain, it's quite a display.

Super-human brain technology sparks ethics debate
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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 ...