Archives for October 25, 2013

Spinal Cord Injuries: Walk by stimulating areas of the brain

Stimulating a set of neurons deep in the brain has allowed rats with severe spinal cord injuries to walk almost normally again, a group of Swiss researchers reports in Science Translational Medicine this week. The rats were not completely paralyzed, but had damage to 70 to 80 percent of their reticulospinal fibers, so they had […]

Bitcoin Digital Currency Better Than Gold

It is always the government paper fiat money that gets corrupted throughout history,” Shishido will later tell us. “Bitcoin is not just a new digital currency. It is actually about liberty. via For Bitcoin’s Biggest Believers, Digital Currency Is Better Than Gold | Wired Enterprise |

Your Liver May Be Eating Your Brain | LiveScience

Your liver could be “eating” your brain, new research suggests.People with extra abdominal fat are three times more likely than lean individuals to develop memory loss and dementia later in life, and now scientists say they may know why. It seems that the liver and the hippocampus the memory center in the brain, share a […]