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Jan 22 2016 | World Economic Forum
As neuroscientists decipher the workings of the brain, new questions will be raised about decoding memories, ascertaining intentions and defusing criminal behaviour. What if neuro-evidence is invited into the courtroom?
Jan 22 2016 | Yahoo! News
Then, in May 2013, Paul received the diagnosis that made that confrontation even more direct. The doctor became the patient, an unsettling experience that he bore with a mix of optimism and reflection. He wrote: “Shouldn’t terminal illness, then, be the perfect gift to that young man who had wanted...
Jan 21 2016 | Worldview
Will neuroscience revolutionize the practice of criminal law? Might it fundamentally change the criminal justice system by undercutting the notion of “free will” once and for all?
Jan 20 2016 | The Atlantic
Part of it depends on whether they believe personality is fixed or constantly changing.
Jan 19 2016 | World Economic Forum
Learning about how ants organize their collective behavior may help us to understand other systems.
Jan 19 2016 | World Economic Forum
Imagine a world with less expensive and more resilient crops, plants that can meet the world’s need for liquid biofuels, no more malaria-carrying mosquitos, real blue roses, living woolly mammoths, unicorns and a few devastating new plagues.
Jan 19 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
About 400,000 people in the United States are affected by multiple sclerosis (often referred to by the acronym MS), an autoimmune disorder in which rogue immune cells attack the insulating layer surrounding many nerve cells in the central nervous system.
Jan 11 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
The Stanford Neuroscience Health Center officially opened its doors.
Jan 8 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Now we can start asking interesting questions about impulse control and gambling.
Jan 6 2016 | Inside Bay Area
That lottery fever sweeping the country in anticipation of Saturday night's record $900 million Powerball drawing? Scientists have a name for it: dopamine.