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  1. Comment - Blogs

    Future science or silly trend?

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 10:54am by Stephen Quinn

    ... Stephen Quinn Wacky head-wear based on research into brainwave patterns reveals our mood Is this the latest craze in headgear? A Japanese device shows your mental state via a pair of ears that change direction based on your mood. Neurowear is the name of a project to develop fashion items and gadgets using brain waves and other biosensors.  How does it work? Brain activity creates ...

  2. All the rage

    Posted Jun 10th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... type. I am no brain scientist, but I believe a different part- the more reptilian sections- of our brain are triggered by, or triggers, those instant responses. That is why the internet is full ... gratification, delays responses and forces the thinking parts of the brain to formulate a considered reaction. Just as road rage poses a mortal danger to road users, so our propensity for angry reactions ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    British parents of brain tumour boy taken from hospital arrested in Spain

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:44am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Madrid Parents of brain tumour boy arrested in Spain Ashya King, the five-year-old British boy with a brain tumour who was taken from hospital without medical consent, has been found in Spain with his parents, who have been arrested, according to Spanish police. "Ashya King was found in a hotel 3km from de Velez Malaga [in southern Spain] ...

  4. Sport - China - BOXING

    Algieri's brains and brawn combination is unlike other opponents Pacquiao has faced

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 08:48pm by Unus Alladin

    ... a masters in clinical nutrition- he also holds a bachelor of science degree in health care management- Algieri is armed with brains and brawn. He's been a promoter's dream. Charismatic ...

  5. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    ‘Brain’ on a microchip getting closer with TrueNorth breakthrough

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 10:19pm by MCT

    ... 'brain' on a chip Computer science is edging close to manufacturing a brain, or at least an electronic cognition machine that operates as closely as possible to the speed and efficiency ... in that direction. He envisions a world populated with sensors that can process data at brain-like speeds, serving as guides for the blind or instant detectors of industrial toxins. "The impossible has ...

  6. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Telepathy experiment sends first mental message from India to France

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:29pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Telepathy test sends first brain-to-brain message For the first time, scientists have been able to send a simple mental message from one person ... University experts instead amounting to a brain-to-brain email, sent via the internet. "It is kind of technological realisation of the dream of telepathy, but it is definitely not magical," ...

  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    US study focuses on how infants' brains respond to language

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 04:51am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... at the University of Washington in Seattle had a group of seven- and 11-month-old infants listen to a series of syllables while sitting in a brain scanner. Not only did the auditory areas of their brains ... be mentally exercising the pivotal parts of their brains in preparation. Study author and neuroscientist Patricia Kuhl says her results reinforce the belief that talking and reading to babies from ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Rare fossils in China show brain structures of prehistoric predators

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:54am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Strange creatures' nerve structures captured for first time in fossils in China Inside the brains of prehistoric predators Researchers on Wednesday described fossilised remains unearthed in China showing in fine detail the brain structures of a bizarre group of sea creatures that were the top predators more than half a billion years ago. The fossils show ...

  9. News - World - MEDICINE

    US$40m towards brain implant that could restore soldiers' memories

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 08:22pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Implant could restore injured soldiers' memories US military researchers have awarded US$40 million towards developing a new kind of brain implant ... Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) said. The hope is that some day, a wireless, implantable device will bridge gaps in the injured brain and make it easier to remember events, places, ...

  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    More than 100 scientists threaten to boycott 'premature' project to study brain

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 11:39pm by GDN

    ... 'doomed' human brain project The world's largest project to unravel the mysteries of the human brain has been thrown into crisis with more than 100 leading researchers threatening to boycott the effort amid accusations of mismanagement and fears that it is doomed to failure. The European Commission launched the €1.2 billion (HK$12.6 billion) Human Brain Project (HBP) last year ...




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