Brain

Scientists Generate Electricity Using Human Brain!

The topic is as interesting as the title. After decades of effort, Scientists have devised a way to generate electricity from brain. Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have designed an implantable fuel cell that can generate electricity from a fluid around the brain (cerebrospinal fluid). The result of the experiment was a success since

Top 10 Myths About Human Body

Myths, myths, myths, whatever the subject, myths are all around and are quite believed on, oddly so because they are more horrific and obviously appealing to the human mind. But science says the contrary. Today, we take a look at 10 such myths about the human body. No 10. Going out wet in winter increases

Jeff Hawkins: Brain science is about to fundamentally change computing

www.ted.com Treo creator Jeff Hawkins urges us to take a new look at the brain — to see it not as a fast processor, but as a memory system that stores and plays back experiences to help us predict, intelligently, what will happen next.TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances

Rat Brain Robot

This robot is controlled by the brain of a rat – making it the world’s first cyborg rodent. Note: This is a user submitted video under “User Submitted” Category. Although the submitted content is moderated, RealityPod does not guarantee the accuracy of information provided in posts of this particular category.

Finally a Drug That Could Give You Perfect Visual Memory

Imagine if you could look at something once and remember it forever. You would never have to ask for directions again. Now a group of scientists has isolated a protein that mega-boosts your ability to remember what you see. A group of Spanish researchers reported today in Science that they may have stumbled upon a

Top 10 Weight Loss Tips

You never know until it’s too late; you’ve gained plenty and now you want to lose it. Can’t figure out what to do? Here are some tips that should put you in the right track. No 10. Before and After photos Taking ‘before’ and ‘after’ photos to illustrate your progress is a great way of

Alzheimer’s Disease – A Quest for a Cure

Alzheimer’s Disease, the most prominent cause of dementia, is fast becoming one of the leading causes of death internationally and its occurrence is experiencing a dramatic increase. In addition to the tragic and debilitating toll on human life, it typically involves a slow and devastating deterioration of cognitive functions in its victims. This also impacts

Artificial brain ’10 years away’

A detailed, functional artificial human brain can be built within the next 10 years, a leading scientist has claimed.  Henry Markram, director of the Blue Brain Project, has already simulated elements of a rat brain. He told the TED Global conference in Oxford that a synthetic human brain would be of particular use finding treatments for

Scientific Breakthrough: Brain Implant Turns Thought Into Sound

In what could be a revolution in communication for paralysed people, a man with locked-in syndrome has “spoken” three different vowel sounds using a voice synthesiser controlled by an implant deep in his brain.

US Dept. of Defence: Mind Reading Binoculars Developed

Believe it or not, the device can read minds. It scans for brain activity in the same way thermal goggles pick up heat, in that the user will see a visual representation of it through the goggles. The next step is where it gets interesting.