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An effective test to diagnose onset of Alzheimer’s

Knowable | 
The slow-burning fuse of Alzheimer’s creates a terrible predicament for doctors, patients and the scientists working to develop therapies: Once ...

Court cases increasingly decided with neuroscientific evidence

Atlantic | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A study of 1,600 court ...
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A new kind of sex? Strange micro-organism makes imperfect clones of itself

Wired | 
Oxytricha trifallax lives in ponds all over the world. Under an electron microscope it looks like a football adorned with tassels ...

Pre-natal neuron disorganization may cause autism

Wired | 
Nobody knows what causes autism, a condition that varies so widely in severity that some people on the spectrum achieve ...
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Memory — not perception — might be key to dyslexia

Wired | 
If auditory processing is at the core of the frustrating disorder dyslexia, then dyslexic musicians shouldn't exist. But they do ...

New bionic hand includes a sense of touch

Wired | 
Sensory feedback is what will turn future prostheses from tools into hands; a breakthrough bionic hand represents a first step ...
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