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Project To Map Brain Activity Outlined By President Obama
2013-02-19 12:12:38

US President Barack Obama outlines a new ambitious goal to jumpstart The Brain Activity Map Project, which will last ten years and explore the deepest, darkest, innermost regions of the human brain.

Artificial Intelligence Could Put Mankind At Risk
2012-11-26 05:28:31

Machines rising up to enslave humanity and take over the world has been a popular theme in many science fiction works, but a new academic center in the works at Cambridge University will be dedicated to studying whether or not these kinds of potential technology-related threats could actually happen.

Researchers Investigate The Listening Brain
2012-11-15 12:27:25

Listening abilities depend on rhythms in the brain

2012-11-08 00:48:42

A team of Brazilian physicists working with neuroscientists studying freely behaving rats have found that their neurons often act in precise coordination over time.

Human Brain Can Only Process So Much Information At Once
2012-10-31 05:07:15

A news study reveals that when the brain fires up the network of neurons that allows a person to empathize, the network used for analysis is suppressed.

2012-10-24 23:42:22

A team of neuroscientists have proposed a new and potentially revolutionary way of determining the neuronal connectivity (the "connectome") of the whole brain of the mouse.

Google Creates Learning Brain, Turns It Lose On The Internet
2012-06-27 07:31:00

Google is alive. Rather, they’ve connected 16,000 computers in a neural network, brought it to life, and has let it loose on the internet to “learn.”

2012-05-24 21:13:07

A molecule responsible for the proper formation of a key portion of the nervous system finds its way to the proper place not because it is actively recruited, but instead because it can't go anywhere else.

2012-05-22 21:41:23

University of Georgia researchers have developed a map of the human brain that shows great promise as a new guide to the inner workings of the body's most complex and critical organ.


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