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Like Cigarettes And Alcohol, Surgeon General Says Social Media Needs Warning Labels

Posted in Online, Science on 18th Jun, 2024
by Alex Muller

"The mental health crisis among young people is an emergency-and social media has emerged as an important contributor," Murthy argues.

Researchers developing ultra-sensitive blood test with potential to revolutionise diagnosis of Alzheimer’s

Posted in Medicine, Science on 13th Jun, 2024
by Alex Muller

Researchers at the University of York are using light-based technology to develop a simple and cost-effective blood test for Alzheimer’s disease.

New Glioblastoma Treatment Reaches Human Brain Tumor and Helps Immune Cells Recognize Cancer Cells

Posted in Medicine, Science on 11th Jun, 2024
by Alex Muller

Novel immunotherapy is first-in-human treatment for this brain cancer.

Google And Harvard Map A Tiny Piece Of The Human Brain With Extreme Precision

Posted in Medicine, Science on 27th May, 2024
by Alex Muller

In the new study, scientists mapped a cubic millimetre of human brain tissue from the temporal cortex-a nexus that's important for memory, emotions, and sensations.

Scientists Are Working Towards A Unified Theory Of Consciousness

Posted in Medicine, Science on 27th May, 2024
by Alex Muller

By defining multiple aspects of consciousness, immediate responses versus internal thoughts, it’ll be clearer how to explore and compare results from different experiments. For now, the global neuronal workspace theory mostly focuses on the “inner experience” that leads to consciousness, whereas others try to tackle the “outer experience” what we immediately experience.