A botched cosmetic procedure done by a prominent surgeon allegedly left a Colorado teenager with brain damage.
Emmalyn Nguyen, 18, had her breast augmentation performed by Geoffrey Kim, a doctor from Greenwood Village, last summer. While the surgery was being performed, Nguyen reportedly suffered two cardiac arrests and brain damage.
A Chinese American startup has come under fire after netizens discovered that children have been wearing their brain-reading headbands at school.
BrainCo Inc., based in Somerville, Massachusetts developed their Focus 1 headbands to monitor concentration through built-in electroencephalogram (EEG) scanners that read and translate brain signals.
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.
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.
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.