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Speech recognition from brain activity

Speech is produced in the human cerebral cortex. Brain waves associated with speech processes can be directly recorded with electrodes located on the surface of the cortex. It has now been shown for the first ...

Jun 16, 2015
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Will head transplants create an entirely new person?

The world's first full head transplant could take place as soon as 2017 if the controversial plans by Italian neuroscientist Dr Sergio Canavero come to pass. Wheelchair-bound Valery Spiridonov, who has the muscle- ...

Jun 23, 2015
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Majority of adults favor ban on powdered alcohol

After this year's legalization of powdered alcohol, some states have already banned it—a move that the majority of the public supports, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital ...

Jun 15, 2015
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