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How to Treat Animals with Reiki

This Reiki technique can be used to treat animals that are either somewhere else or cannot be touched for safety reasons. The length of time taken to …

Reiki Detoxification Symptoms

<b>Reiki</b>, an ancient Japanese healing technique, is becoming popular day by day. This technique provides a person with “<b>Universal Life Energy</b>” that …

Using Candles with Reiki

A Reiki candle is charged up with the energy of Reiki. When this candle is lighted, it releases an energy, which can be transferred to any living …

Three Reiki Tricks You Didn't Know

Here’s some useful and interesting Reiki “tricks” you probably aren’t doing.<p>1. <b>Reiki your mattress</b> before going to bed. Imagine it filled with a …

4 Innovative Ways To Use Reiki... Indirectly

Yes, Reiki can be used to charge various objects to bring about harmony. There are many ways by which it can bring positive changes in our lives.<p><b>Tip …

Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

Advertisement<p>32 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / StudioSmart<p>A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of …

The Mystery of the Brain: Findings of Modern Neuroscience

I'm in!<p>Who am I? It’s a powerful mantra and the centerpiece of many peoples’ search for meaning. From a scientific perspective we are often pointed …

What if we could look inside human brains? - Moran Cerf

The brain is what makes us function, yet we understand so little about how it works. We are learning more about the brain by using new technology to …

Scientists catch brain damage in the act | Canadian Association for Neuroscience

Brian MacVicar<p>Scientists have uncovered how inflammation and lack of oxygen conspire to cause brain damage in conditions such as stroke and …

How Light Wakes Up the Brain

I first learned how our eyes work in a college neuroscience class in the fall of 2002. My textbook showed colorful cartoons of the retina, lined with two types of cells that convert light waves into the electrical currency of the brain. There were rod cells, which are useful in low-light …

What did you do today? Your brain 'remembers' it cell by cell

No one will forget the amnesiac Henry Molaison.<p>An epileptic who had his hippocampus removed in 1953, Molaison lost the ability to record episodic memory. He had no idea if he'd eaten lunch. He greeted acquaintances each time as if it were the first.<p>Largely because of Molaison, who died in 2008, …

DLR's MicroSurge Robotic Surgeon Operates on Beating Human Hearts

Would you let a robot operate on your beating heart? The DLR Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics in Germany has developed a system called …

Robotics

Tiny robotic arm could operate on babies in the womb

Some birth defects in newborns could one day be a thing of the past due to new robotics technologies being developed to perform surgery on babies in the womb.<p>Spina bifida is one such disease, affecting approximately 1 in 2,500 newborns worldwide, where a lesion on the back leaves the spinal cord …

Will robots make us all redundant?

<i>The Agenda 2020 series asks experts to discuss what business leaders should be doing now to prepare their organizations to be healthy, efficient and growing by 2020. Read more at</i> tgam.ca/agenda2020<i>.</i><p>As robots and automated software take hold in the workplace, will they leave companies and consumers …

A Whole Bag Of DoritNOs: Hands-Free Robotic Arm 'Snack To Mouth' Robot Goes Horribly Wrong

This a short video of a 'hands-free snacking and gaming device' developed by the folks at Mattessons snack foods. It is a complete disaster. …

Tell Me Dave Lets You Train A Robot To Respond To Complex Commands

Sudo make me a sandwich, anyone? A new research project by a computer science team at Cornell University is using human volunteers to train robots to perform tasks. How is it unique? They’re showing robots how to infer actions based on very complex, human comments. Instead of having to say “move …

The robot that can be programmed by talking to it

Rather than requiring complex strings of precise instructions, researchers are teaching robots to understand colloquial, spoken commands.<p>When you say to a human, "Please make me some cheesy toast", there is a whole range of actions implicit in that action that are immediately understood: retrieving …

Robotics

These Human Robots Will Haunt Your Nightmares

The new humanoid robots named "Otonaroid" and "Kodomoroid" are pictured during a press preview at the National Museum of<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Yoshikazu …

Robotics

Robots From Tomorrow: Pull List #131

Welcome to Robots From Tomorrow! For this episode, the one hundred and thirty first installment of the weekly Pull List series, the guys pick a …

Pictures of the Week 6.12.14

We could travel to new worlds in NASA's starship Enterprise

NASA announced in 2012 that it was working to build a "warp drive" that could enable "faster-than-light" travel. Two years later and the space agency hasn't built a spaceship capable of such speeds yet — but thanks to artist Mark Rademaker, we now know what one could look like. The result is the …

Will Brain Training Make You Any Smarter? | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Brain training is the latest self-improvement craze. Last year over <i>one billion dollars</i> was spent on brain training programs. But are they worth the …

The Brain

Reasons Why ADHD is Becoming More Common | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Attention hyperactivity deficit disorder, or ADHD, is a common diagnosis among elementary school children based on behaviors that include an …