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Cellphones do affect the brain: new study

02/23/2011, In yet another such study, the National Institute of Health finds that using a cellphone for as little as 50mn does modify the brain activity in the region near the antenna. Don’t panic yet: there’s no signs that this is actually causing harm...

Drive your car with your brain

02/18/2011, If you thought driving your car with your cellphone was amazing, wait ’til you get a hold of this – some scientists from Freie Universität Berlin have figured out a way to allow people to drive cars with brain power. Yes that’s right –...

Brain scans can tell if you’ll really quit smoking

02/01/2011, Do you have the ability to quit smoking? If you’re not sure if you’re on the right path, technology can help you find out if it’s working or not. According to some researchers at the University of Michigan, they found out that using...

Sharp PW-AC20 Brain dictionary

01/25/2011, Sharp wants you to get a new “brain” with their PW-AC20 electronic dictionary, where it will target those who want to improve their English skills and their TOEIC score. Head on here if you want to know what TOEIC (Test of English for...

Researchers try to determine if you’re a pro gamer with science

01/13/2011, Are researchers running out of things to research about? Probably not, but a group of psychology professors at the University of Illinois have been doing some research and discovered that you can tell how gifted someone is at gaming by analyzing their...

Brain Athlete device helps you concentrate better

12/16/2010,   [Sport Science & Technology Fair] Brain Athelete from B-Bridge from HIC Network on Vimeo. Hmmm, we did think that the whole “brain game” craze has died down after Brain Age on the Nintendo DS first made its debut a few years ago,...

Electrodes can determine words ‘spoken’ in brain

09/10/2010, Right now, to have words read directly out from one’s brain proves to be an impossible task, but there is a glimmer of hope that things might change down the road. After all, researchers at the University of Utah have managed to find a way to use...

Ultrasound: The Mastermind of Mind Control for U.S. Military

09/09/2010, The U.S. military wants to tap into its troops’ brains to raise alertness, reduce pain, and improve psychiatric well-being. Sounds like mind control? It is. DARPA, the Department of Defense’s research wing, has commissioned Arizona State...

MRI Brain Scans Are the New Growth Charts for Developing Brains

09/09/2010, In the latest issue of Science, researchers are saying that quick MRI brain scans may help doctors identify and treat developmental problems in children, and when the scans are taken over time, parents and healthcare providers will have a growth chart of...

Brain computer interface on parade at CeBIT

03/01/2010, Guger Technologies from Austria is currently exhibiting a brain computer interface at CeBIT 2010, where you are able to control an avatar using nothing but pure brainpower – that’s right, it could very well be the beginning of James...

Intel to insert chips in brain

11/20/2009, Intel wants to have chips (theirs, obviously) inside our brains in the future so that there is no need for a mouse or keyboard to take charge of our computers. Dean Pomerleau is the brains behind this vision, where he works for Intel on matters of...

Brain Capable Of Rewiring Its Own Circuits

07/22/2009, The brilliant boffins at UC Berkeley have discovered that the brain is a wonder organ, where it is capable of developing its own memory circuits which are activated by patients who are currently learning to use their newly outfitted prostheses, and as the...