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Science behind sleeping while you’re awake

Science behind sleeping while you’re awake

You may think you're awake but there's a good chance that part of yo...

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Bryan Johnson invests $100 million in Kernel to unlock the power of the human brain

Bryan Johnson invests $100 million in Kernel to unlock the power of the human brain

Earlier this year, former Braintree founder Bryan Johnson publicly ann...

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Brain-computer interface lets a man with a spinal injury feel robotic fingers

Brain-computer interface lets a man with a spinal injury feel robotic fingers

“Index… ring… pinky… index… middle&h...

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Controversial ‘Head Transplant’ Doctor Claims Success in Animal Experiments

Controversial ‘Head Transplant’ Doctor Claims Success in Animal Experiments

GIF A mouse scurries across the floor after having its spinal cor...

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What’s going on in the brains of people who don’t need much sleep?

What’s going on in the brains of people who don’t need much sleep?

Many people claim that they don't need much sleep, insisting that ev...

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Monkeys Text at 12 Words a Minute Using Their Thoughts Alone

Monkeys Text at 12 Words a Minute Using Their Thoughts Alone

Image: Futurama Using a brain implant, Stanford researchers have de...

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Neuroscientists Identify Schadenfreude Neurons

Neuroscientists Identify Schadenfreude Neurons

Avenue Q cast members love to sing about schadenfreude. (Image: You...

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Thought-controlled nanorobots in your body

Thought-controlled nanorobots in your body

A team of Israeli scientists devised a system by which a person can ...

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The Science of Waiting … and Waiting … for Your Page to Load

The Science of Waiting … and Waiting … for Your Page to Load

Assuming you’re not reading this on your iPhone 12s in some far ...

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LSD Can Mess With the Language Centers in Your Brain

LSD Can Mess With the Language Centers in Your Brain

Photo credit: Shutterstock The stereotype of late 1960s authors and...

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