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Medieval Europe’s devastating Black Death was caused by just two strains of the disease

Ars Technica | 
The Black Death ravaged medieval Western Europe, wiping out roughly one-third of the population. Now researchers have traced the genetic ...
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How augmented reality and avatars could change the way we interact

Ars Technica | 
According to researchers at Stanford University, layering computer-generated content, like someone's avatar, onto a real-world environment will influence people's behavior ...
3-28-2019 convohallucination

Chasing the origin of hallucinations in the brain

Ars Technica | 
People under the influence of hallucinogenic drugs like LSD often experience vivid visual hallucinations. But exactly what is happening within ...
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Brain implants could control epileptic seizures with chemical stimulants

Ars Technica | 
People who suffer severe epileptic seizures may one day be able to control or even prevent them with an electronic ...
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Pinpointing the internal clock that helps us mark the passage of time

Ars Technica | 
Manmade clocks may precisely measure time, but, from a human perspective, the passage of time is remarkably fluid. It drags ...
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Explaining hallucinations through math

Quanta | 
[Researcher Heinrich Klüver] classified [hallucinogenic patterns he experienced] into four distinct types that he dubbed “form constants”: lattices (including checkerboards, ...
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Delving into theories about the brain’s balancing act

Quanta | 
Gerardo Ortiz remembers well the time in 2010 when he first heard his Indiana University colleague John Beggs talk about the hotly debated ...
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Brain’s pain processing mechanism called into question

Gizmodo | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. For many years, neuroscientists ...