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Elon Musk Is Preparing to Release “Brain Hacking Tech,” And He’s Not Alone

Elon Musk stated that updates regarding his neural lace, which is meant to augment the human mind, are coming next month. In October, Bryan Johnson …

Artifical womb: Is it the end of natural pregnancy?

Do you get turned off by the whole pregnancy thing but you still want to have babies ? An artificial womb might just be your answer. The big question …

Pregnancy

[WEB SITE] Much of what we know about the brain may be wrong: The problem with fMRI

The past decade has brought us jaw-dropping insights about the hidden workings of our brains, in part thanks to a popular brain scan technique called …

Artificial intelligence and the law

Jeremy Elman Contributor<p>Jeremy Elman is a partner at DLA Piper, and is head of DLA Piper Miami's Intellectual Property and Technology and Emerging Growth practices.<p>Abel Castilla Contributor<p>Abel Castilla is a software engineer at Codelitt.<p>Laws govern the conduct of humans, and sometimes the machines …

AI’s open source model is closed, inadequate, and outdated

Kumar Srivastava Contributor<p>Kumar Srivastava is a vice president of product and strategy at BNY Mellon.<p>Artificial Intelligence is big. And getting bigger. Enterprises that have experience with machine learning are looking to graduate to Artificial Intelligence based technologies.<p>Enterprises that …

Ciera Taylor: 'I'm happy and proud to be trans'

<b>Ciera Taylor was 14 when she told her parents she was born in the wrong body and wanted to live as a girl. Now aged 16, she tells BBC News how her family and schoolfriends have coped with her momentous decision.</b><p>Less than two years ago, Ciera sat down with her mother and father in Leicestershire and …

Apple Just Got Involved in the Partnership on A.I. So What?

On Friday, the Partnership on A.I. to Benefit People and Society announced that Apple has joined the organization as a founding member. The group, …

No one can read what’s on the cards for AI’s future

AI is now beating us at poker, but not even Google co-founder Sergey Brin can say with any certainty what the next steps for machine learning are<p>Ten days ago, in a Davos still shellshocked by Trump’s victory, one of the former masters of the universe sat down with an interviewer to talk about …

Artificial Intelligence

“Smart Needle,” the Width of a Human Hair Set to Revolutionize Brain Surgery

With some serious conditions, brain surgery remains the only option. With a brain glioma for instance, or cancer, surgery is the go-to treatment. But …

How the brain stores memories

Memory loss is gradual but, unlike computers, we have inbuilt backups<p>Every week there is a new dementia study, raising hopes that we can find a way to halt memory loss. Interestingly, in any form of dementia our memories don’t vanish immediately but fade gradually – our memory systems have a …

The Brain

How Music Affects The Brain: Using MRI to Study the Brain of a Virtuoso Violinist

<b>Until just a few years ago, violinist Jennifer Koh had no particular interest in the inner workings of the brain.</b><p>But then she suffered a concussion …

Science Says: Video Games May Improve Cognitive Abilities In Multiple Sclerosis Patients

“Video games will rot your brain,” is something I used to hear as a child. It’s not true, and in fact a newly published study claims that some video …

Scientists identify neurons that help you process emotions

Scientists just got one step closer to understanding the nuts and bolts of how your mind handles emotions. An MIT team has identified two neural connections in the brain's amygdala regions that process positive and negative emotional events. By tagging neuron groups with a light-sensitive protein, …

A Real-Time Visualization Of Electrical Activity In The Brain Is Here And It's Beautiful

Is the electrical activity in your brain different when you watch an episode of Game of Thrones on HBO and when you read the same scene in one of the books? A visualization built by the Neuroscape Lab at the University of California, San Francisco could show you the answer. The visualization is …

Game of Thrones

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Insight Into the 'Seat of Human Consciousness'

<i>Summary: Researchers believe they may have pinpointed an area of the brain that plays a role in maintaining human consciousness.</i><p>Source: Beth Israel …

Brain activity is too complicated for humans to decipher. Machines can decode it for us.

Why we need artificial intelligence to study our natural intelligence.<p>Over the past several years, Jack Gallant’s neuroscience lab has produced a string of papers that sound absurd.<p>In 2011, the lab showed it was possible to recreate movie clips just from observing the brain activity of people …

“Bisexuality is not a phase”: LGBTQ advocates slam Vogue for insensitive Cara Delevingne interview

Petitioners are calling for an apology over the magazine’s apparent dismissal of Delevingne’s bisexuality<p>The "B" in LGBTQ is there for a reason: Bisexuality is real. And this week, Vogue is learning that lesson the hard way.<p>Following the release of its July cover story on British model Cara …

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Femme invisibility is the dirty little secret of the queer community

My last three girlfriends have all told me that I look straight.<p>That’s not what you expect to hear from another woman whose clitoris you’ve licked a …

Evan Rachel Wood Just Made The Most Amazing Comments About Bisexuality

This. All of this.

LGBTQI