Having more than 2 kids may have harmful effect on the brain
21 May 2022 | 4:08 pm
Researchers from the US and France say that having more than 2 kids could have a negative effect on late-life cognition. The researchers analyzed data from the Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe (SHARE).
21 Apr 2019
Researchers from China have inserted human brain genes into monkeys, according to a new study published in the National Science Review.
17 Jul 2019
Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk speaks about Neuralink, a company he founded in 2017 to develop a data transmission system between people and computers. “This is going to sound pretty weird, but ultimately, we will achieve symbiosis with artificial intelligence,” Musk said at a news conference Tuesday night in San Francisco.
18 Jul 2019
Neuralink CEO Elon Musk says his company is working to connect the human brain with a machine interface before the end of the year. He claims the micro processor chips will allow humans to connect with artificial intelligence.
11 Oct 2019
A French man paralysed in a night club accident can walk again thanks to a brain-controlled exoskeleton in what scientists say is a breakthrough providing hope to tetraplegics seeking to regain movement.
14 Oct 2019
Hacking the human brain: Can we trust our own thoughts?
7 Nov 2019
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has accused the Edo state government of masterminding the attack on him and his guests in his country home, Iyamho, in the state on Saturday.
12 Nov 2019
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to an Atlanta hospital on Monday for a procedure to relieve brain pressure from bleeding caused by recent falls, the Carter Center said in a statement.
26 Nov 2019
In a recent interview on the ‘Artificial Intelligence’ podcast, Musk spoke about the future plans for his neural- technology company, Neuralink.
28 Dec 2019
The World This Year: Return of the leaderless protest, NATO's 'brain death', the Greta effect
20 Feb 2020
A violinist help surgeons avoid damage to her brain during surgery to remove a tumour by playing her instrument.
21 Feb 2020
A British woman, Dagmar Turner, 53, went under the knife at King’s College Hospital in London to have a dangerous tumour removed from her brain. The complicated brain surgery saw her play her beloved violin through part of the operation, as requested by the doctors to preserve her kills.
15 Jul 2020
According to British neurologists, COVID-19 can cause serious damage to the brain and central nervous system, causing psychosis, paralysis and strokes, which are often detected in their late stages.
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In the last couple of months, tsunamis of layoffs have hit the tech ecosystem. From Twitter to Meta, and then Amazon, the once glittering ecosystem where most young people desire to work is now facing a new threat.
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France has received a request from the Burkinabe military junta to withdraw its troops from the Sahel country and will do so within a month. The success of the counterterrorism operation has been limited, experts say.
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New Delhi has banned sharing links and clips to a BBC film about Prime Minister Modi. Now universities are cracking down on students trying to screen it.
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Thousands turn out to opposition-organised protests in South Africa to express deepening frustration over the country's power crisis. Also, in a rare trial of a former president, ex-Mauritanian leader Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz appears in court on corruption charges. Finally, faced with about 15,000 tonnes of "e-waste" dumped in landfills every year, Rwanda is focusing more resources on recycling old smartphones.
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The former US president had been blocked from the social media platforms since the January 6, 2021 insurrection. Meta said it was taking measures to prevent "repeat offenders" from violating its rules.
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The Rwandan government says it had to take "defensive measures" after a Congolese combat plane violated its airspace. The Democratic Republic of Congo says the incident amounts to an "act of war."