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  1. Animals

    Like tiny Jedis, rats can move digital objects with their brains

    Rats imagined their way through a 3-D virtual world in a new study. The results hint at how brains think about places they aren’t physically in.

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  2. Brain

    Brain scans hint at how well teens will manage pandemic stress

    A study that followed hundreds of teens during the COVID-19 pandemic now suggests why some of them handled long-term stress better than others.

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  3. Brain

    Scientists Say: Deep brain stimulation

    Through wires implanted in a person’s brain, this medical treatment can help treat various conditions.

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  4. Humans

    Senses help the brain interpret our world — and our own bodies

    Most people are familiar with sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch –– but there are others. Learn about them here.

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  5. Brain

    Let’s learn about mind reading

    In the future, more advanced, less bulky mind-reading equipment could raise serious privacy concerns.

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  6. Science & Society

    These teens are using science to make the world a better place

    Finalists in the 2023 Thermo Fisher Scientific Junior Innovators Challenge are doing projects that aim to help others.

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  7. Health & Medicine

    Doctors found a snake parasite in a woman’s brain — still alive

    This worm typically infects pythons. Though this is its first known infection in humans, other types of worms also can infect the human brain.

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  8. Brain

    ‘Lucid’ dreamers could solve mysteries about sleeping minds

    People who know they’re asleep while dreaming could help study how sleeping minds create elaborate alternate realities.

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  9. Brain

    Neuroscientists decoded a song from brain activity

    The technique could help improve communication devices for people who are unable to speak.

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