Maybe more than you think. In an effort to improve robotic swarming algorithms, an interdisciplinary team of scientists will study how the brain allows an animal to navigate and change its route while moving

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A bone-marrow transplant treated a patient’s leukemia — and his delusions, too. Some doctors think they know why

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But some clinics stray from the science and hype its benefits. Walk into Kalypso Wellness Centers in San Antonio, Texas, and you might be treated with one of five “proprietary blends” of ketamine. They’re not cheap — $495 per infusion

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With a built-in supply of a powerful cocaine-chomping enzyme, the transplant might also curb addiction

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and here’s why that’s dangerous. AI has huge potential to transform our lives, but the term itself is being abused in very worrying ways, says Zachary Lipton, an assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University

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A Turbulent Mind

September 4, 2018

Andrew Goldstein’s crime set in motion a dramatic shift in how we care for the violent mentally ill. Including for himself—when he’s released this month

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Henry T. Greely writes, “At about the time of the birth of modern neuroethics, Adina Roskies usefully divided the field into two parts: the neuroscience of ethics, what neuroscience can tell us about ethics, and the ethics of neuroscience, what ethical issues neuroscience will bring us”

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For the first time ever, scientists have 3D-printed an array of light sensors onto an eyeball-shaped surface. Eventually, a scaled-up version of the device could restore vision to the blind, or even improve the vision of sighted people

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