An assay that measures 28 variables could identify individuals who need further treatment

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Last week, Ms. Bueso received a letter from the United States government that told her she would face deportation if she did not leave the country within 33 days, an order described by her doctor, lawyer and mother as tantamount to a “death sentence.”

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One way that scientists can non-invasively study the human brain is by growing “mini-brains,” clusters of brain cells each about the size of a pea, in the lab. In a fascinating progression of this line of research, a team this week reports that they observed human-like brainwaves from these organoids

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The growing science of memory manipulation raises social and ethical questions

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France and Canada are establishing an international committee to advise on the ethics of artificial intelligence. The group should be supported and shielded from undue influence.

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How many depression subtypes exist—and how they differ—is hotly debated. One way researchers are trying to settle the question is by peering into the brain

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Is it in the patient’s best interest to go through surgery if the chance of meaningful recovery is vanishingly small?

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The brains of college football players showed signs of “fraying” after a season of play

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