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Aaron Hernandez"s Brain Will Be Studied for CTE

The brain of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez will be donated to an academic center that studies a brain disorder linked to playing football......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceApr 21st, 2017

Your Brain Power Is Unlimited. You Just Need Fish Oil Supplements to Boost It

Your Brain Power Is Unlimited. You Just Need Fish Oil Supplements to Boost It.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

India leads in adopting biometric technology among 11 countries surveyed by HSBC

20 percent of the survey respondents in India think that technology to transfer money through brain signals will be available in the next year. The post India leads in adopting biometric technology among 11 countries surveyed by HSBC appeared first o.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related NewsJun 21st, 2017

Views from Canadian COOs: Digitizing the Enterprises to Accelerate DX Maturity

This IDC Survey presents the results from IDC's Worldwide Functional Area Technology Spending Survey. In this survey, Canadian executives in the operations function are studied to understand this group's views on digital transformation (DX). IDC beli.....»»

Category: servicesSource:  idcRelated NewsJun 20th, 2017

How many dimensions does the human brain think in? Research says up to 11

You may have never wondered how many dimensions the human brain thinks in, but if you have, the real answer could be more than you’re expecting. It's as many as eleven. At least, that's what new neuroscience research claims. The post How many dimen.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2017

Supreme Court turns down EFF’s “Dancing Baby” fair use case

The law against bogus DMCA takedowns will remain tough to enforce. Enlarge / Prince performing on stage during the 1984 Purple Rain tour. (credit: Richard E. Aaron/Redferns) The Supreme Court has decided not to take up the case of Lenz v. Un.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017

Google’s Tensor2Tensor makes it easier to conduct deep learning experiments

 Google’s brain team is open sourcing Tensor2Tensor, a new deep learning library designed to help researchers replicate results from recent papers in the field and push the boundaries of what’s possible by trying new combinations of.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017

Psychiatric medication protects developing mouse brain from birth defects

A clinically available anxiety drug safely and effectively protects against brain defects caused by the mouse version of a common human virus, finds new research......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017

Single-gene mutations that lead to atopic dermatitis identified

Researchers have identified mutations in a gene called CARD11 that lead to atopic dermatitis, or eczema, an allergic skin disease. Scientists discovered the mutations in four unrelated families with severe atopic dermatitis and studied the resulting.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017

Treating autism by targeting the gut

Therapies to change the bacteria in the gut, through diet, pro-and prebiotic supplements, fecal matter transplants or antibiotics, could treat autism. A review of six decades of research linking the gut to brain development could pave the way for che.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017

Early stress confers lifelong vulnerability causing alterations in a specific brain region

A new study establishes mechanism by which an early window of exposure defines the response to stress in adulthood......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017

Why do those with autism avoid eye contact?

Individuals with autism spectrum disorder often find it difficult to look others in the eyes as they find eye contact uncomfortable or stressful. Now a study has shed light on the brain mechanisms involved in this behavior......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017

Distant brain regions selectively recruit stem cells

Stem cells persist in the adult mammalian brain and generate new neurons throughout life. A research group reports that long-distance brain connections can target discrete pools of stem cells in their niche and stimulate them to divide and produce sp.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017

Viral vectors for gene transfer travel longer distances in the brain than thought

Gene transfer with laboratory-produced viruses is seen as a hopeful therapy for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's patients. A team or researchers investigated how far these viruses spread in the brain and which cells they infect. Some of these viruses trav.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017

Lack of "editing" in brain molecules potential driver of cancer

A “significant” lack of ‘editing’ has been observed in microRNAs in brain tissue of brain cancer patients, report investigators......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017

A no-brainer? Mouse eyes constrict to light without direct link to the brain

Experimenting with mice, neuroscientists report new evidence that the eye's iris in many lower mammals directly senses light and causes the pupil to constrict without involving the brain......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017

A single sensor could hold the key to the future of the smart home

In the not so distant future, your smart home may not depend on a number of disparate smart appliances -- instead, it could just depend on a single device that gives all your appliances a brain. The post A single sensor could hold the key to the futu.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 17th, 2017

Could the future of our smart homes come down to a single device?

In the not so distant future, your smart home may not depend on a number of disparate smart appliances -- instead, it could just depend on a single device that gives all your appliances a brain. The post Could the future of our smart homes come down.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 17th, 2017

Watching this mind-bending projection mapping demo will melt your brain

What do you get when you cross some cutting-edge tech with the world’s worst acid trip? Probably something like the setup created by French creative studio Theoriz. No virtual reality headset necessary. The post Watching this mind-bending projectio.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 16th, 2017

How the Rubik"s Cube became a million dollar idea

BBC business presenter Aaron Heslehurst explains how the Rubik's Cube became a million dollar idea......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsJun 15th, 2017

More amyloid in the brain, more cognitive decline

The amount of amyloid plaques in a person's brain predicts the rate at which his or her cognition will decline in the next four years, outlines new research......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 15th, 2017