Just north of Medellín, the discovery of a disease-causing mutation in a previously unstudied family is rewriting history and upending racial myths

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Most people can easily determine when a loved one is feeling sad or anxious. But, imagine waking up one morning and your loved one lost the ability to recognize and empathize with your feelings

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“There is very little data to justify how these drugs are being used and why they should be in the top 10 in sales,” a researcher said

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I am the least reliable narrator when it comes to the story of my brain exploding. This is because, from the time right before I suffered a freakish brain hemorrhage last year to the time I regained full consciousness roughly two weeks later, I remember nothing

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What happens when an algorithm can ask neurons what they want to see?

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Rejection Kills

April 30, 2019

The brain makes no distinction between a broken bone and an aching heart. That’s why social exclusion needs a health warning

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A potential aid for ALS and stroke patients. “Speaking one’s mind” is getting literal: A device that detects electrical signals in the brain’s speech-producing regions created synthetic speech good enough for listeners to mostly understand complex sentences

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Neil Levy writes, “Neuroethics is exciting. It is fascinating to consider the deep issues it raises and the future possibilities it explores. I worry, however, that the focus on the exciting possibilities of present and future neuroscience obscures more pressing ethical issues.”

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