Tags » Mind-brain

Mind cloning: Imagining the brain at the 10 micron scale with subcellular resolution MRI

March 25, 2015

The brain’s connectivity matrix, or netlist if you will, is something that neuroscientists are still scratching their heads about. Some of them have already put their money where their mouth is and embarked on massive ‘connectome’ projects. 759 more words


How to Live Forever

March 03, 2015

Could technology help to make our minds last forever? Consider the following parable, about a very wealthy man I’ll call Nicolas Flamel. 1,441 more words


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


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

via “As above, so below”.


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


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