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Tony Wyss-Coray: How young blood might help reverse aging.

August 27, 2015

Tony Wyss-Coray studies the impact of aging on the human body and brain. In this eye-opening talk, he shares new research from his Stanford lab and other teams which shows that a solution for some of the less great aspects of old age might actually lie within us all.

Mind & Brain

Our universe may be a Matrix-like computer game designed by aliens, says NASA scientist

August 17, 2015

Everything you have ever done or will do could simply be the product of a highly-advanced computer code.

Every relationship, every sentiment, every memory could have been generated by banks of supercomputers. 967 more words

Mind & Brain

What the Next Generation Needs to Thrive in Exponential Times

July 27, 2015

By Peter Diamandis

How do you raise kids today during these exponential times?

Should they learn a second language… in a world of instant translation? 1,084 more words

Mind & Brain

Harvard-Singapore team unveil potential Parkinson's cure

July 19, 2015

A team of international scientists announced a medical breakthrough in Singapore on Thursday that could improve millions of lives: existing anti-malaria drugs have the ability to treat Parkinson’s disease, according to new research by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Harvard Medical School’s McLean Hospital. 363 more words

Biology

Is the brain a computer?

Introduction

Gary Marcus recently caused a bit of a storm in the Twittersphere with his New York Times article Face It, Your Brain Is a Computer… 6,232 more words

Cognition

In 'Self/less,' a man cheats death by transferring his mind to another body — here's how close we are to making that reality

July 16, 2015

In the new movie “Self/less,” which comes out Friday, July 10, a wealthy man dying of cancer (played by Ben Kingsley) cheats death by transferring his consciousness to the body of a younger man (Ryan Reynolds). 1,095 more words

Medicine