This Doctor Plans To Transplant A Human Head. How Is That Possible? We Explain.

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An Italian neurosurgeon thinks he can pull off a head transplant in 2017... but can he, really? And should he?


A Compound Found In Beer Can Increase Your Intelligence

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Well, if you're young, it can. Is there anything beer can't do?


Did They Really Find A Woman With No Brain In China?

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Well, she does have a brain. She's just missing a very crucial part of it. We explain.


Why You Shouldn’t Be Worried About Getting On A Plane

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The news has you scared of flying? Don't be. Here's why.

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Science Has Found The Best Way To Become A Human Lie Detector

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We all claim to be human lie detectors... but here's how to actually pull it off.


Your Brain Is Playing A Constant Game Of Telephone With Your Memories


A study led by Donna Bridge at Northwestern University is the first to demonstrate that our memories are far less reliable than we think.


Study: Teenage Gamers Have The Same Brains As Gamblers

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Let's lead this with what all the other coverage won't: scientists haven't determined whether video games give teenagers gambler brains, or if they already had the gambler brains beforehand.


Scientists Can Record And Playback Dirty, Filthy Rat Memories


Recording and playing back memories has long been a staple of science fiction novels and movies where Arnold Schwarzenegger's face explodes on Mars.


Magnets Can Turn You Into A Lefty

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You know when you reflexively reach out a hand to do something without thinking like pushing a button or smacking someone you can't stand.

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Wide Awake Researchers Discover Key Mechanism Behind Sleep

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I would have thought by now that science could at least understand why and how people get sleepy before conking out and going unconscious, but apparently its complexity has only recently been grasped.

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