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Brain implant restores paralyzed man's finger movements for first time
Brain implant restores paralyzed man's finger movements for first time
U.S. researchers announced Wednesday the invention of a brain implant that allowed a man with paralyzed arms and legs to restore his finger, hand...
It lives (almost): A fake brain is born
It lives (almost): A fake brain is born
It looks like a failed attempt at a very small rainbow birthday cake, with six concentric circles of colour. But it's actually one of the greatest...
New frontiers: Brain expansion and deep waters
New frontiers: Brain expansion and deep waters
Still waters run (very) deep
Brain has specific radar for snakes, find scientists
Brain has specific radar for snakes, find scientists
The report in the journal Science offers new evidence to support the notion that primates evolved vision skills that enable them see...
Left-right brain myth busted
Left-right brain myth busted
Is your desk organised? Do you turn your head to the right when someone asks you a question? Do you read instructions for assembling something?...
Unravelling myriad secrets of the brain
Unravelling myriad secrets of the brain
It is the most sophisticated computer on Earth – faster and more complex than any super computer – but scientists still do not fully...
[From our archives] 'Smart drugs' rife at universities
[From our archives] 'Smart drugs' rife at universities
'My brother's mates at varsity used to ask me for pills, and whenever I would say no [he] would steal a few tablets anyway," Melissa* says. "One of...
Mind-reading breakthrough as brain scanners boast success
Mind-reading breakthrough as brain scanners boast success
Scientists have picked up fragments of people's thoughts by decoding the brain activity caused by words that they hear.

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