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Attacking Alzheimer’s with ultrasound

February 24, 2015

For the first time, researchers have reversed some of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease* in mice using magnetic resonance (MR) imaging-guided focused ultrasound… 923 more words

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the miracles are no longer important, the extreme goal becomes the direct union with God.

via “As above, so below”.

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Ray Kurzweil’s Mind-Boggling Predictions for the Next 25 Years

January 26, 2015

In my new book BOLD, one of the interviews that I’m most excited about is with my good friend Ray Kurzweil. 864 more words

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Global ENIGMA consortium cracks brain’s genetic codes for aging

January 26, 2015


In the largest collaborative study of the brain to date, about 300 researchers in a global consortium of 190 institutions identified eight common genetic mutations that appear to age the brain an average of three years. 678 more words

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A Brain-Computer Interface That Works Wirelessly

January 18, 2015

A few paralyzed patients could soon be using a wireless brain-computer interface able to stream their thought commands as quickly as a home Internet connection. 863 more words

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Expanding the brain achieves super-resolution with ordinary confocal microscopes

January 18, 2015

Engineers at the MIT-based Center for Brains, Minds and Machines have developed a way to make a brain expand to about four and a half times its usual size, allowing nanoscale structures to appear sharp with an ordinary confocal microscope. 544 more words

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