Surgeon planning a head transplant

Jul 17, 2013 by

A head transplant? No, you’re not watching the SyFy channel. A neurosurgeon named Dr. Sergio Canavero plans to carry out the project (code-named HEAVEN/GEMINI) within the next two years. He estimates the procedure would take 100 surgeons 36 hours...

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Dyslexia or Specific Reading Comprehension Deficits?

Jul 12, 2013 by

It may not be dyslexia; it may be S-RCD. Unlike dyslexia, in which the reader confuses letters and struggles with sounding out words, with S-RCD (Specific Reading Comprehension Deficits), the child reads successfully but doesn’t comprehend the meaning of...

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New study shows we may be able to erase addiction memories

Jul 10, 2013 by

It sounds like the stuff of science fiction, but a new study may show that we can erase our memories of addiction. In rats, scientists deactivated a brain pathway linked to the memories that cause alcohol cravings. By avoiding...

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