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The main method driving human connectome projects is fundamentally flawed, according to a new study in PNAS.
A new study presents compelling evidence that a technique driving large-scale connectomics efforts is inaccurate and fundamentally flawed. Read more...
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"But isn’t it better to go on brain training with the hope, if not the expectation, that scientists will someday discover that it has far-reaching benefits? The answer is no. Scientists have already identified activities that improve cognitive functioning, and time spent on brain training is time that you could spend on these other things. One is physical exercise." http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/brain-training-doesn-t-make-you-smarter/?WT.mc_id=SA_Facebook
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The NIMH's Gregory Farber came to Duke this week to talk about the President's BRAIN Initiative. Duke scientists, many of them doing human brain imaging, wondered how they might get a piece of the pie. Farber said that he expects more of the RFA's will be geared for human work in the coming years.
Following the people and events that make up the research community at Duke.
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Touching piece by Monica Coenraads. She will not rest until she finds a cure for Rett syndrome. Her work toward this goal has been amazing.
https://rettsyndrome.wordpress.com/2014/10/10/a-promise/
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We need a greater sense of urgency about how broken IT systems are, and how we can fix them immediately.
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Pieter Cohen, an internist in Massachusetts, got interested in dietary supplements several years ago, when some of his patients came to see him with unexplained — and serious — symptoms. Some went ...
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Using the ever-popular CRISPR-Cas gene editing system, researchers have created a strategy for selectively killing bacteria that cause disease or develop resistance to treatment. Read more...
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Interesting. Hindsight is 20/20, of course... http://www.vox.com/2014/9/9/6107039/23andme-ancestry-dna-testing
Thousands of people use 23andMe to seek out long-lost family members. They're not always prepared for what they find. And new changes to the service's settings could lead to even more of these revelations.
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