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The potential applications are both amazing and alarming

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Why we can’t put your mind in the machine

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A.I. researchers are turning to neuroscience to build smarter, more powerful neural networks

Engineered Arts prosthetic expert Mike Humphrey checks on Fred, a recently completed Mesmer robot that was built at the company’s headquarters in Penryn on May 9, 2018, in Cornwall, England. Photo: Matt Cardy/Stringer/Getty Images


Neuroscience in the courtroom could jeopardize our privacy and civil rights

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A photo of two people standing next to each other in the dark, with light beams connecting them.
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Science has come a long way since I first held a brain in my hand

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A woman with her eyes closed, only her eyes are lit on her face. There is a pink circle graphic behind her head.
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An interview with the French neuroscientist Stanislas Dehaene, author of ‘How We Learn: Why Brains Learn Better Than Any Machine… For Now’

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Unconscious monkeys zapped in one area of the brain suddenly woke up

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Deep brain stimulation could help curb drug and alcohol addiction

Left: Frank Plummer. Photo: Kevin Van Paassen, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Right: An X-ray of Gerod Buckhalter’s brain, where scientists have placed a deep brain stimulation device. Credit: West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute


The so-called organoids could shed light on how autism and schizophrenia develop

Human forebrain organoids in a cell culture dish. Credit: Pasca Lab, Stanford University


Infection with Toxoplasma gondii has unexpectedly protective effects in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease

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