Scientists Have Connected The Brains of 3 People, Enabling Them to Share Thoughts

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Scientists Have Connected The Brains of 3 People, Enabling Them to Share Thoughts
Neuroscientists have successfully hooked up a three-way brain connection to allow three people share their thoughts – and in this case, play a Tetris-style game. The team thinks this wild experiment could be scaled up to connect whole networks of people, and yes, it’s as weird as it sounds. It works through a combination of […]
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Scientists Develop BrainNet: the Social Network for Telepathic Brains

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Scientists Develop BrainNet: the Social Network for Telepathic Brains
The world’s first social network for brains has been created by a group of scientists at the University of Washington, allowing an unprecedented level of communication directly between users’ connected minds. The system uses standard EEG equipment to detect and analyze brain activity in one user’s brain, after which a technique known as transcranial magnetic […]
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Neanderthal Brains To Be Implanted in Robots to Create Cyborg Cavemen

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Neanderthal Brains To Be Implanted in Robots to Create Cyborg Cavemen
While “Neanderthal Cyborg Cavemen” would be a great name for a band, it sounds like a bad thing to create in a lab which is on a college campus filled with kids tired of playing beer pong. Yet that’s exactly what’s happening at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine where researchers […]
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These Extinct Hominins Had Tiny Brains But Could Still Talk

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These Extinct Hominins Had Tiny Brains But Could Still Talk
OK, get your “guys with tiny brains” jokes ready. Researchers have finished piecing together bone fragments found in South Africa in 2013 and determined that they came from an extinct relative of modern humans who was stuck with a tiny brain but still had the ability to talk. What good is talking if the sound […]
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Scientists Working on Making Miniature Neanderthal Brains

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Scientists Working on Making Miniature Neanderthal Brains
In the category of “This can’t be a good thing,” making mini human brains is probably near the top of the list. If that’s the case, where would you place ‘making mini Neanderthal brains’? Didn’t Neanderthals already have mini brains? Believe it or not, researchers in Germany are planning to use Neanderthal DNA to create […]
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MRI Scans Show That Reptilian Brains Love Music

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MRI Scans Show That Reptilian Brains Love Music
Are you worried about the Reptilians? Would you like to get on their good side or at least have a game plan to fight back when they show up at your door? Then make sure you have some classical music cued up on your cellphone or stereo at all times. A new study used MRI […]
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Pig Brains Can Be Kept Alive Outside the Body. Human Brains Might Be Next.

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Pig Brains Can Be Kept Alive Outside the Body. Human Brains Might Be Next.
In a step that could change the definition of death, researchers have restored circulation to the brains of decapitated pigs and kept the reanimated organs alive for as long as 36 hours. The feat offers scientists a new way to study intact brains in the lab in stunning detail. But it also inaugurates a bizarre new possibility […]
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