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Remote control of brain activity with heated nanoparticles

Two teams of scientists have developed new ways of stimulating neurons with nanoparticles, allowing them to activate brain cells remotely using light or magnetic fields. The new methods are quicker and far less invasive than other hi-tech methods available, so could be more suitable for potential …

Neurophilosophy

20 Tips for Getting More Done Every Day | Inc.com

<i>Chad Halvorson is the CEO of ThisClicks, maker of When I Work, a web-based mobile employee scheduling software.</i><p>If you're an entrepreneur or business owner, getting things done is incredibly important. You have to have vision, you have to plan, and you have to work with great people. But if you …

Seven steps to creating a brain implant

Scientists are starting to build implants they hope can cure blindness and help paralysed people walk. But how do they work?<p>The brain is one of the most delicate and complex objects in the universe, so tinkering with its activity may seem like a fool’s errand. Yet armed with a growing understanding …

Concentrate! How to tame a wandering mind

Procrastinate often? Caroline Williams does, so decided to find out if brain training could tackle her wandering mind. What she discovered could help everyone.<p>I am about to be zapped in the head with an electromagnet, once a second, for eight minutes. I fidget, trying to get comfortable in a huge …

The Brain

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Leaked documents detail 2008 NSA program to hack and remote control iPhones (video)

Part of security expert Jacob Appelbaum's Chaos Communications Congress presentation exposed NSA methods to hack systems via WiFi from long range, but we'll also point out another segment focusing on the Apple iPhone (embedded after the break, beginning at 44:30). Along with German news mag <i>Der</i> …

Robert Thurman: Love Your Enemy

President Obama speaks as shutdown ends: 'This town has to change'

Summary<p>We're going to wrap up <b>our live blog coverage</b> for the day. Here's a summary of where things stand:<p><b>• Federal employees returned to work and tourists returned to Washington monuments</b> as the government reopened after a 16-day break. “I can't believe we have been gone so long,” a broadcasting …

Obama signs up through DC health care exchange

HONOLULU (AP) — In a symbolic step, President Barack Obama has signed up for health insurance through the new exchanges created by his health care …

What The Healthcare.gov Debacle Teaches Us About How To Fix Government Software

A single change–making development open source–could have saved the new site and might change the outcome of future projects.<p>Let’s start off with the obvious: Healthcare.gov, as a web service, is a catastrophe.<p>Much has been written about CGI, the firm responsible for the site’s backend code, and …

Dream Chart Top 40 Songs: December 2013 (12/28/2013)

Mysteries of the Unseen World Official Theatrical Trailer #1 (2013) - National Geographic HD

Pushed by internet companies, utility makes progress to sell clean power in North Carolina

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Image courtesy of Apple.<p>Utility Duke Energy has made finally made some progress toward reaching a goal of selling …