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Researchers harness brain waves of paralysed man to restore communication

In a first, medical researchers harnessed brain waves of a paralyzed man unable to speak and turned what he intended to say into sentences on a computer screen. It will take years of additional research but the study marks an important step toward one day restoring more natural communication for people who can’t talk because […]

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Modern human brain structures emerged some 1.7 million years ago in Africa

When and where did the modern human brain evolve? An international team of researchers at the University of Zurich (UZH), Switzerland, spent a lot of time and energy to come to find the answers. They concluded that the modern human brain evolved around 1.7 million years ago in Africa, the time when the extinct human […]

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20% decrease in nitrogen dioxide pollutant can increase memory of school-kids by 6.1%: Study finds

A twenty percent decrease in pollution levels can increase the learning of school-going children and put them ahead by almost a month. Experts suggest that if the air pollution levels outside school can be decreased, then we will see a boost in the memories of students. A DailyMail report said that a research conducted by […]

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Italian woman prepares olives during brain tumour operation

Brain operation patients have been asked to play the violin or the guitar during surgery, but until now there is no record of anyone stuffing olives on the operating table. A 60-year-old Italian woman did just that during a procedure to remove a tumour from her left temporal lobe. The neurosurgeon at Ancona’s Riuniti hospital […]