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Neuroscience Has Discovered That These Two Brain Networks Are Key To Consciousness

Posted in Medicine, Science on 26th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

Scientists are working hard to uncover the mystery of why we are conscious, with teams all over the world carrying out studies on the brain aimed at cracking the consciousness code.

Airbus To Continue Work On ESA's Fetch Mars Rover

Posted in Hardware, Science on 17th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

ESA has awarded a contract to Airbus Defence and Space to go ahead on the next phase to develop the advanced Sample Fetch Rover.

Artificial Synapses And Living Cells Communicate Using Brain Chemicals

Posted in Science on 17th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

A new biohybrid artificial synapse allows living cells to communicate with electronics using electrochemical signals

CRISPR At Lightning Speeds

Posted in Science on 17th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University has developed a way to speed up the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing process by using light-sensitive nucleotides.

How A Crowdsourcing Challenge Turbocharged Brain Research During Lockdown

Posted in Medicine, Science on 10th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

Thanks to big data and machine learning, large-scale collaborations for mapping the brain have already been made possible through data-sharing, such as the Human Brain Project or the BRAIN Initiative.