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Blood-Brain Barrier Built on a Chip

Vanderbilt-led team developed ‘brain on a chip’   A $2.1M “microbrain” challenge for the purpose of studying chemical reactions in the brain was announced in…


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Prep for Full-Body Cloaking: Body Can “Feel” Invisible with VR

What is it like to be invisible? Source – Nature, “Illusory ownership of an invisible body reduces autonomic and subjective social anxiety responses” There…


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Rat Brain Cerebral Cortex is Set Up Like…A Mini-Internet

“The cerebral cortex is like a mini-Internet,” said Larry Swanson, professor at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Source –  USC…


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FTW! Stanford Bioengineers Study Concussions

Researchers at Stanford study forces to better predict mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). Sources – NIH, Stanford Magazine, Medium There has been a growing body of…


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Long Term Meditation May Slow Brain Aging

An imaging study conducted at UCLA showed that long-term meditators experienced less gray matter loss compared with persons who did not meditate. Source: MedScape (the article…


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Win a Brain-Controlled Drone?

Subscribe to the Raw Science Newsletter at www.rawscience.tv for a chance to win! The kit has an EEG headset and  requires focus in order to fly…


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Orangutan in Argentina Wins “Non-Human Person” Rights

An orangutan in an Argentina zoo won non-human personhood rights as reported by The Guardian. This means it has been unlawfully deprived of its…