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Are virtual neural networks more efficient than the human brain?
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Are virtual neural networks more efficient than the human brain?

This article is from the Special issue of Sciences et Avenir n ° 199 dated October-November 2019. March 2016, Seoul,…
For the first time, the brain activity of a paralyzed patient has been converted to text
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For the first time, the brain activity of a paralyzed patient has been converted to text

Hundreds of thousands of people are now speechless due to illnesses or accidents. Although brain-computer interfaces currently exist to help…
Pesticides responsible for brain damage in children
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Pesticides responsible for brain damage in children

Some of you may remember the ban on chlorpyrifos pesticides in the European Union, announced in 2019 and going into…
“The brain does not take a vacation”
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“The brain does not take a vacation”

This article comes from the magazine Sciences et Avenir – La Recherche n ° 893 dated July and August 2021.…
Virtual reality: “motion sickness” can be read in the brain
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Virtual reality: “motion sickness” can be read in the brain

This is a recurring criticism of virtual reality: it can cause feelings of nausea and dizziness. Known generically as “motion…
Yes, video games can benefit your brain
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Yes, video games can benefit your brain

The video games are often accused of being addictive and damaging the brain. There are however scientific studies which attribute…
Structures Discovered in Brain Cancers May Help Fight Tumors
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Structures Discovered in Brain Cancers May Help Fight Tumors

Malignant brain tumors, such as glioma, seriously affect the prognosis of patients because of their complex location. Indeed, located within…
“My installation is based on the Heart, Body and Brain rule”
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“My installation is based on the Heart, Body and Brain rule”

the essential La Cité de l’Espace welcomes artist and astrophysicist Caroline Gueye as part of the Africa 2020 Season. Of…
A new brain implant that detects and relieves pain instantly
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A new brain implant that detects and relieves pain instantly

The device is still experimental and has only been tested on mice. However, the first results are very promising: this…
Curiosity neurons identified in the brain
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Curiosity neurons identified in the brain

The spontaneous desire to explore the world around us corresponds to an instinct already present in mice reveals a study…
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