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neuroscience

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Neuroscience for kids, on the Web

Back-to-school is upon us. Dr. Amy Tiemann begins a series on high-quality educational resources for kids by recommending the site "Neuroscience for Kids."

By August 18, 2007

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Science secrets of the scariest haunted houses

ScareHouse taps into neuroscience to take the experience from spooky to psychological thriller. Some visitors get so freaked they end up using their safe word.

By October 31, 2013

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RoboRoach: Control a live cyborg cockroach from your phone

In what they dub a marriage of behavioral neuroscience and neural engineering, the minds at Backyard Brains have mounted a Kickstarter project that lets you build your own cyborg out of a bug.

By June 12, 2013

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Mattel launches thought-controlled circular ping-pong game

"Concentration" meets neuroscience.

By January 8, 2009

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WiFi cameras, super-soldiers, and remote-controlled kitties

This week on the Buzz Report, point-and-shoot cameras try a new angle, we hope neuroscience doesn't get out of hand, but if it does, we have Friskies cats to watch.

By February 9, 2012

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Upgraded cochlear implant regrows auditory nerves

Researchers at UNSW have for the first time used a cochlear implant to regrow auditory nerves and restore hearing in guinea pigs.

By April 23, 2014

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Upgraded cochlear implant regrows animals' auditory nerves

Researchers at the University of New South Wales report they have used a cochlear implant to regrow auditory nerves and restore hearing quality in adult guinea pigs.

By April 23, 2014

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Happy now? This equation predicts your well-being

Can something as subjective as happiness be mathematically quantified? British researchers have formulated an equation that they say can predict moment-to-moment happiness.

By August 5, 2014

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Praying mantises wear tiny 3D glasses for science

Researchers at the University of Newcastle are exploring the computational abilities of praying mantis eyes by having them wear tiny 3D glasses.

By April 28, 2014

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Google reportedly acquires AI company DeepMind for $400M

Secretive London-based company specializes in combining machine learning to build general-purpose learning algorithms.

By January 26, 2014