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Scientists 'inject' information into monkeys' brains 18.12.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
When you drive towards an intersection, the sight of the light turning red will make you step on the brake. This action happens due to a chain of events inside your head. Your eyes relay signals to the visual centres in the back of your brain. After those signals get processed, they travel along a pathway to another region, the premotor cortex, where the brain plans movements. Signalling the brain Now, imagine that you had a device implanted in your brain that could shortcut the pathway and inject information straight into your premotor cortex. That may sound like an outtake from The Matrix. But now two neuroscientists at the University of Rochester, USA say they have managed to introduce information directly into the premotor cortex of monkeys. The results of the experiment were recently published in the journal Neuron. Although the research is preliminary, carried out in just two monkeys, the researchers speculated that further research might lead to brain implants for people with strokes. "You could ...
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Educationist Dr. Gaurav Nigam awarded 'National Gaurav Award 2017' 18.12.2017 Sify Finance
[India], Dec 18 (ANI-NewsVoir): Dr. Gaurav Nigam, a well-known educationist, paediatrician, founder and CEO of iCare, an organization working in the area of new-age child health care; and
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From pop culture posters to quirky T-shirts, Delhi Comic Con comes to an en... 18.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
From pop culture posters to quirky T-shirts, Delhi Comic Con comes to an en...
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Singles beware of cuffing season 18.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
Singles beware of cuffing season
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Stalinist stories: The Soviet Man of Steel's fictional forays (Column: Bookends) 17.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
There are just a handful of statesmen who have greatly influenced the course of the 20th century -- for good or bad. But can we categorise leaders on this moral standard -- for the most evil may have done some good, or vice versa. We could try the more tangible measure of success and failure, but how much importance should be given to the means they used? How about their literary presence?
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The year when Indian fiction reflected the burden of society (2017 In Retrospect) 17.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A novel that takes its readers into the abyss of poverty and patriarchy, thereby narrating the sordid uses of power and the agony it unleashes; a dystopian satire that draws a telling portrait of our times; and finally an international bestseller from India weaves together a writer's experiences as a social and environmental activist -- all of this in fiction.
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More trouble for Sanjay Leela Bansali's Padmavati; this time over... 17.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
More trouble for Sanjay Leela Bansali's Padmavati; this time over...
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DNA-OUT OF PRINT Short Fiction Content 2017 – 8th Runner-up 17.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
DNA-OUT OF PRINT Short Fiction Content 2017 – 8th Runner-up
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DNA-OUT OF PRINT Short Fiction Content 2017 – 9th Runner-up 17.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
DNA-OUT OF PRINT Short Fiction Content 2017 – 9th Runner-up
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DNA-OUT OF PRINT Short Fiction Content 2017 4th runner-up 17.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
DNA-OUT OF PRINT Short Fiction Content 2017 4th runner-up
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DNA-OUT OF PRINT Short Fiction Content 2017 3rd runner-up 17.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
DNA-OUT OF PRINT Short Fiction Content 2017 3rd runner-up
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DNA-OUT OF PRINT Short Fiction Content 2017 17.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
DNA-OUT OF PRINT Short Fiction Content 2017
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DNA-OUT OF PRINT Short Fiction Content 2017 - 1st Runner-up 17.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
DNA-OUT OF PRINT Short Fiction Content 2017 - 1st Runner-up
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The Great Audit Festival 16.12.2017 Hindu: Open Page
If there is a will, there is a way to sweep irregularities under the carpet
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Took inspiration from Jaya, Madhuri for 'Piya Albela' character: Sheen Das 16.12.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Television actress Sheen Das says that she took inspiration from actresses Jaya Bachchan and Madhuri Dixit-Nene for her character in "Piya Albela".
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In the write space 15.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
India’s literary landscape is exciting says Namita Gokhale, who has just launched her first Young Adult book, Lost in Time
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'Maayavan' review: Science fiction or science lesson? 15.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Maayavan’s basic premise is great. But its execution on screen quite isn’t
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Heavy is the head 15.12.2017 Hindu: Home
The Crown, Netflix’s most expensive show yet, returns with a stronger, more dynamic sophomore season
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Maayavan review: Science fiction or science lesson? 15.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Maayavan’s basic premise is great. But its execution on screen quite isn’t
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OnePlus 5T 'Star Wars' edition phone in India for Rs 38,999 15.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Celebrating its third anniversary in India, Chinese smartphone player OnePlus has now introduced OnePlus 5T "Star Wars" special edition smartphone in collaboration with science-fiction film "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" for Rs 38,999.
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