Tiny particles of pollution have been discovered inside samples of brain tissue, according to new research

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Do we have free will? This is a question that scholars have debated for centuries and will probably continue to debate for centuries to come

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Neuroscientists have formulated a list of the great outstanding problems in brain science that can be solved in the near future

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The MIT brain sciences department and, separately, a group of some 200 neuroscientists from around the world have written letters to The NY Times claiming that a book excerpt in the newspaper’s Sunday magazine this week contains important errors, misinterpretations of scientific disputes, and unfair characterizations of an MIT neuroscientist who did groundbreaking research on human memory

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A professor of neuroscience says it will one day be possible to live on in a computer after death

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Unlike most brain studies where scientists watch as people respond to cues or commands, Johns Hopkins researchers found a way to observe people’s brain activity as they made choices entirely on their own, pinpointing the parts of the brain involved in decision-making and action

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Chances are, you’re on Facebook right now. About 1.7 billion people—almost a quarter of the world’s population—actively use the social media platform . And though it’s free, Facebook isn’t charity. It has a product, and that product is you and me. The company cleared a tidy $5.2 billion from user-directed ads in the first quarter of 2016 alone

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June 28, 2016

Three years ago, Neil Harbisson, who is completely color-blind, had an antenna implanted in his skull that enables the artist and entrepreneur to sense color via audio vibrations. The long, metallic device, dubbed the ‘eyeborg,’ curves over the top of his head and hovers just above his eye line. It effectively made Harbisson into one of the world’s first cyborgs

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