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Expert reaction to study looking at long term noise exposure and associated cognitive decline and dementia in older adults

4 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

Research, published in Alzheimer's & Dementia, looked at long term noise exposure and associated cognitive decline and dementia in older adults. Dr Rosa Sancho, Head of...
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Psychologist proposes radical new theory of consciousness - ‘Mystery now solved'

Psychologist proposes radical new theory of consciousness - ‘Mystery now solved'

4 days ago   |   Daily Express

CONSCIOUSNESS is the consequence of electromagnetic energy in the brain, according to a revolutionary way of thinking about psychology, a UK expert has announced.
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‘Junk' DNA could be rewiring our brains

5 days ago   |   Oxford University

A new study by neuroscientists at the University of Oxford shows that mobile genetic elements that were active in the genomes of our ancestors could be closely linked to...
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What happens when you die: The process your brain goes through after death

What happens when you die: The process your brain goes through after death

11 days ago   |   Daily Express

DEATH remains one of the biggest mysteries with scientists knowing absolutely nothing about what comes afterwards, but what happens to your brain when you are dying?
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Opinion: It should be easy for people to receive end-of-life care at home. Why is it so hard?

13 days ago   |   STAT

“Iwant to go home with the time I have left. I want to be with my children.” Susan was sitting in the sunroom of the medical oncology floor. A hospital blanket, the ones that...
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Brain fog and trouble sleeping - why we should be ‘more concerned' about ‘long Covid'

Brain fog and trouble sleeping - why we should be ‘more concerned' about ‘long Covid'

15 days ago   |   Daily Express

BRITAIN and the international community should be more concerned about coronavirus than before, owing what is being referred to as ‘long Covid', a scientist has warned.
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Characterization of speech and non-speech auditory event related activity in children with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

16 days ago   |   Harvard

A. M. O'Brien, L. Bayet, K. Riley, Nelson, C., M. Sahin, and M. Modi. 2020. “ Characterization of speech and non-speech auditory event related activity in children with...
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Archaeology: 'Extraordinary' discovery of 2,000-year brain cells in Mount Vesuvius victim

Archaeology: 'Extraordinary' discovery of 2,000-year brain cells in Mount Vesuvius victim

17 days ago   |   Daily Express   |   2 articles

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have found well-preserved brain tissue in the remains of a man killed in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius almost 2,000 years ago.
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Long Covid Could Be 'Bigger Public Health Problem' Than Covid Deaths

Long Covid Could Be 'Bigger Public Health Problem' Than Covid Deaths

20 days ago   |   Huffington Post   |   3 articles

The effects of long Covid could turn out to be a bigger public health problem than excess deaths, an academic has warned. Those suffering with so-called long Covid have...
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Autistic-Like Features in Visually Impaired Children: A Review of Literature and Directions for Future Research

22 days ago   |   Harvard

Anna Molinaro, Serena Micheletti, Andrea Rossi, Filippo Gitti, Jessica Galli, Lotfi B. Merabet, and Elisa Maria Fazzi. 2020. “ Autistic-Like Features in Visually Impaired...
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OSIRIS-REx captures treasure trove of samples from asteroid Bennu

OSIRIS-REx captures treasure trove of samples from asteroid Bennu

After OSIRIS-REx's TAGSAM sample collector bumped into the soil of the asteroid Bennu, flight controllers repositioned the device to get a glimpse inside. They found it jam... Read more ...

More than 57 million Americans have already voted, suggesting a huge voter...

More than 57 million Americans have already voted, suggesting a huge voter turnout for 2020. But it's not clear who that would favor

Summary List Placement More than 57 million Americans have already voted with more than a week to go. The data comes from the US Elections Project which is run by Dr. Michael... Read more ...

The Big Bang Theory's Sheldon or Young Sheldon? Take our quote quiz and test...

The Big Bang Theory's Sheldon or Young Sheldon? Take our quote quiz and test your knowledge

Who said it - Sheldon, or Young Sheldon? The Big Bang Theory 's Sheldon Cooper has been a man of very many words, even when he was a youngster. In fact, spin-off show Young... Read more ...

Ameet Channa teams up with Rishi Rich for Ricky Reel justice track

Ameet Channa teams up with Rishi Rich for Ricky Reel justice track

One dark night in October 1997, young 20-year-old, Brunel University computer science student, Ricky Reel failed to return home after a night out with friends in Kingston Upon... Read more ...

NASA will share an 'exciting new discovery' about the moon on Monday. Listen...

NASA will share an 'exciting new discovery' about the moon on Monday. Listen to the announcement live

Summary List Placement NASA made a cryptic announcement this week: It has "an exciting new discovery" about the moon, but it's not going to reveal the finding just... Read more ...

SpaceX adds another 60 satellites to Starlink network

SpaceX adds another 60 satellites to Starlink network

A Falcon 9 rocket lifts off Saturday from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Credit: SpaceX SpaceX successfully deployed 60 more Starlink internet satellites in orbit... Read more ...

Doomsday machine-like explosion seen booming from the Sun

Doomsday machine-like explosion seen booming from the Sun

A HUGE explosion from the surface of the Sun has been caught on camera by NASA satellites, with some claiming it looks like a 'Doomsday Machine' from the original Star Trek series. Read more ...

Archaeology news: Maya built water filtration system which would be...

Archaeology news: Maya built water filtration system which would be effective TODAY

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have discovered a water filtration system in Mayan ruins which was so effective it would still be suitable for today, researchers have announced. Read more ...

NASA's Hubble spots intergalactic tug of war deep in the Universe

NASA's Hubble spots intergalactic tug of war deep in the Universe

NASA'S Hubble Space Telescope has revealed a spectacular tug of war between two galaxies which looks as if stars are cascading out of the centre of a star system. Read more ...

Bible archaeology news: Nails linked to crucifixion of Christ have BONES...

Bible archaeology news: Nails linked to crucifixion of Christ have BONES embedded in

NAILS which have been linked to the crucifixion of Christ have been found to have fragments of bone embedded in them, researchers have found. Read more ...