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Brain simulation breakthrough reveals clues about sleep, memory

The Blue Brain Project is a vast effort by 82 scientists worldwide to digitally recreate the human brain. While still far from that goal, the team revealed a breakthrough that has already provided insight into sleep, memory and neurological disorders. They created a simulation of a third of a cubic …

What Your Eating Habits Reveal About Your Personality

You are what you eat, or so the saying goes. But it may be more accurate to say that you are <i>how</i> you eat.<p>Last week, an unscientific but all-too-relatable listicle on broke down different personality types based on eating habits, examining the personalities of people who eat fast, …


Researchers say Anne Frank perished earlier than thought

<b>(CNN) —</b> Seventy years ago, Anne Frank died of typhus in a Nazi concentration camp at the age of 15.<p>Just two weeks after her supposed death on March 31, 1945, the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp where she had been imprisoned was liberated -- timing that showed how close the Jewish diarist had been …

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For a Memory Boost, Ditch the Laptop and Write It Down by Hand

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In our technology saturated, hyper-connected sci-fi reality, handwriting often seems like a relic of the distant past. Communication happens through email, notes are taken on tablets, and schedules are marked up on smartphones -- who has …


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