DailyDirt: Building Better Brains

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Our brains are pretty important organs. Obviously, so are organs like skin and kidneys, but the human brain is what sets people apart from other animals. We still don't know that much about how our brains work, but that's not stopping some fascinating research that could extend our brains' capabilities with technology. Some of this research could help us do more with the brains we have or help keep our brains in tip-top shape as we age. Here are just a few brain projects off the top of my head. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.


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    Anonymous Coward, Sep 10th, 2013 @ 6:56pm

    I wonder when Pinky and Brain will do tonight.

     

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    DOlz (profile), Sep 10th, 2013 @ 6:59pm

    I can't decide

    "And now we can feed zombies without killing people."

    Would this be a spin-off of "True Blood" or "The Walking Dead"?

     

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    Pixelation, Sep 10th, 2013 @ 7:08pm

    Can't wait...

    "one person's mind was able to cause another person's finger to move. "

    This will bring a whole new level of fun to phone sex.

     

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    Lee Don MacDuff, Sep 10th, 2013 @ 7:45pm

    AYPWIP?

    "mice brains injected with human brain cells"

    ...the same thing we do every night, Pinky...

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Sep 10th, 2013 @ 11:00pm

    Re: I can't decide

    Ref.: L4D2 "Your Brains"

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Sep 10th, 2013 @ 11:01pm

    Re: Re: I can't decide

    Edit: The song's name should be "Re: Your Brains".

     

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    Rekrul, Sep 11th, 2013 @ 2:13pm

    I'm still waiting for full sensory recording like in the movies Brainstorm or Strange Days.

     

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