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The Age of Neuroelectronics

Source: Wireheading Every so often, when some new scientific paper is published or new experiment revealed, the press pronounces the creation of the first bionic man—part human, part machine. Science fiction, they say, has become scientific reality; the age of … Continue reading

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RCMP cameras with crime photos found in trees

Source: CBC A B.C. man has seized two surveillance cameras he says RCMP had hidden in trees near his trailer home, and they are full of images from crime scenes and investigations. Dion Nordick of Grand Forks told CBC News … Continue reading

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Tai Chi increases brain size, benefits cognition in randomized controlled trial of Chinese elderly

James Mortimer EurekAlert Tampa, FL (June 19, 2012) — Scientists from the University of South Florida and Fudan University in Shanghai found increases in brain volume and improvements on tests of memory and thinking in Chinese seniors who practiced Tai … Continue reading

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Omega-3 DHA Improves Literacy In ADHD Children

Prevent Disease According to new research from Australia, increased levels of the omega-3 DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) is associated with improved literacy in children with ADHD and learning disabilities. DHA has previously been found to alter the function of the brain … Continue reading

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Brain Food: Berries Can Slow Cognitive Decline

Alice Park Time Its spring, which means it’s the season for fresh, juicy berries. And that’s good news for your brain. Researchers report in the journal Annals of Neurology that women who ate berries more frequently over a period of … Continue reading

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Memory in Adults Impacted by Versions of Four Genes

Science Daily Two research studies, co-led by UC Davis neurologist Charles DeCarli and conducted by an international team that included more than 80 scientists at 71 institutions in eight countries, has advanced understanding of the genetic components of Alzheimer’s disease … Continue reading

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East Timor: a lesson in why the poorest threaten the powerful

John Pilger johnpilger.com Milan Kundera’s truism, “the struggle of people against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting”, described East Timor. The day before I set out to film clandestinely there in 1993, I went to Stanfords map shop … Continue reading

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Future States — Play | Offbeat | PBS Film Festival

PBS “Future States — Play, ” a film in the PBS Online Film Festival’s Offbeat category. The film imagines a not-too-distant future where video games have become indistinguishable from reality. These fully immersive games are nested inside each other like … Continue reading

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Learning Best When You Rest: Sleeping After Processing New Info Most Effective

Science Daily Nodding off in class may not be such a bad idea after all. New research from the University of Notre Dame shows that going to sleep shortly after learning new material is most beneficial for recall. Notre Dame … Continue reading

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Berries may prevent age related memory loss

Press TV A new study conducted by at Tufts University researchers has found that regular consumption of berries may boost brain function and prevent age related memory loss. Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables has always been tied to healthier … Continue reading

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