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6 of the most fascinating discoveries about the human brain

6 of the most fascinating discoveries about the human brain

Despite the advances in science and the giant leap it has made over the past thirty years, the brain is still one of the most mysterious organs in the human body.
Scientists have completely deciphered the human genome

Scientists have completely deciphered the human genome

By 2003, the international Human Genome Project had deciphered 92% of the human genome.
Video games are to be used to treat mental disorders

Video games are to be used to treat mental disorders

Video games have long been part of modern culture and everyday life for millions of people worldwide.

Video Games in Medicine. From RPGs for Cancer to VR for PTSD

According to statistics, about 85% of American children between the ages of 2 and 17 regularly play computer games.

What is telemedicine, and does it work?

Telemedicine is remote medicine. To the familiar word "medicine," we add the Greek "tele," which translates as "away" or "far away."

Mechanical trees are as good at absorbing CO2 as normal trees

A unique farm of artificial trees made for air purification will become operational in April this year.

Innovative technology helps to get paralytics on their feet

The technology for restoring neurons has only been tested on mice; however, scientists plan to conduct human research.

Israel discovers how to extract water from the air

Thanks to a filtration system, the water is completely drinkable.

Californian scientists test a unique artificial kidney

The prototype organ can mimic haemodialysis.

LG provides the PuriCare mask with a microphone and speaker

Now the facemask can purify the air without causing inconvenience when making phone calls.

An ultrasound patch can help to prevent heart attacks

The patch sends ultrasonic impulses into the human body and can report heart problems.

The Elite Rizer is an extremely realistic exercise bike

The bike has a feature that makes training not only more fun but also more effective.

A text-based neuroprosthesis has been developed in the USA

The neuroprosthesis can convert brain signals into text.

An Israeli company can detect COVID-19 by analysing a person’s voice

Using the VocalisCheck mobile app, Israel has learnt how to diagnose the Coronavirus by listening to a patient’s voice with an accuracy rate of 81%.

European scientists create a device that can make older people feel happier

The Nestore Personal Device has been designed to support the physical and mental health of the elderly.