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Scientist transmits message into mind of colleague 5,000 miles away using brain waves

According to the researchers, this is the first time humans have sent a message ‘almost directly’ into each other’s brains.‘We anticipate that computers in the not-so-distant future will interact directly with the human brain in a fluent manner, supporting both computer- and brain-to-brain communication routinely,’ they wrote.

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Surgeons replace a 12-year-old's cancerous vertebra with a 3D-printed implant

Over five hours, the doctors removed the cancerous vertebra and implanted the 3D-printed piece between his first and third vertebrae. This involved clearing the nerves, carotid arteries and spinal chord of cancerous tissue and fixing the artificial vertebra in place with titanium screws, The doctors say the 3D-printed implant was an improvement on current methods and enabled a much quicker recovery time.

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How Does Pain Medicine Actually Work?

We’ve all taken medicine when feeling pain, whether Tylenol, Advil, Aspirin, Aleve, or another one of the big brand names. But how do these medications actually work? 840 more words

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Calling all vaginas!

CHELSEA:

Today  (and probably every other day from here on out) we are going to talk about women and their vaginas. Honestly this is a word that I probably say about 300 times a day. 773 more words

Our Bodies

Women Need to be Taught Not to Rape

Women who become pregnant after statutory rape can and do sue the boys they raped for child support. When Jane Crane raped a 15 year old boy…

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Not from The Onion: Cops Want to Give Teen an Erection and Photograph It... You Know, For Evidence

The authorities in Prince William County, Virginia, are pursuing child pornography charges against a 17 year old who exchanged nude picture texts with his 15-year-old girlfriend…

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