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Woman Gets Blood Clot in Brain After Staring At Phone For 20 Straight Hours

A 47-year-old female migrant worker developed a blood clot on her brain after staring into her phone during a 20-hour trip without taking a break.

The woman, whose name has been withheld, was traveling from her hometown in Henan Province, central China, to the city of Guangzhou when she developed the blood clot, according to video news site Kankan News, as translated by South China Morning Post.

Japanese Scientists Just Used AI to Read Minds and We Are Scared AF

A team of four scientists at Japan’s Kyoto University succeeded in using artificial intelligence to decode images of thoughts.

The study, released in preprint server bioRxiv (“bio-archive”) by researchers Guohua Shen, Tomoyasu Horikawa, Kei Majima and Yukiyasu Kamitani, used deep neural networks (DNN) to generate “hierarchical” images — visualizations composed of multiple layers of colors and shapes — based on brain activity.

Science Explains Why Asians Have Bigger Brains Than Europeans and Africans

Researchers from China may have just found the key to a mystery that has stumped scientists for decades: Why is the average Asian brain significantly larger compared to the average European or African?

According to a new study by the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Kunming Institute of Zoology, the answer may, in fact, lie with Darwinian selection in East Asian populations, reported South China Morning Post.