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Half Your Brain Stands Guard When Sleeping In A New Place
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Ian Burkhart prepares for a training session in Columbus, Ohio. To move muscles in Burkhart's hand, the system relies on electrodes implanted in his brain, a computer interface attached to his skull, and electrical stimulators wrapped around his forearm. Lee Powell/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Technology Helps A Paralyzed Man Transform Thought Into Movement
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I know the way to Khan's place. The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Beam Me Up, Scotty? Turns Out Your Brain Is Ready For Teleportation
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Science writer Jo Marchant investigated the healing power of the mind for her new book, Cure. Jutta Kuss/Getty Images hide caption

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How Meditation, Placebos And Virtual Reality Help Power 'Mind Over Body'
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The routines that students learn at Dance for PD classes in Venice, Calif., can be quite challenging, instructors say. Courtesy of Joe Lambie and Laura Karlin hide caption

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Dance Returns The 'Joy Of Movement' To People With Parkinson's
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Jeffrey Iliff (left), a brain scientist at Oregon Health & Science University, has been studying toxin removal in the brains of mice. He'll work with Bill Rooney, director of the university's Advanced Imaging Research Center, to enroll people in a similar study in 2016. Courtesy of Oregon Health & Science University hide caption

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Lack Of Deep Sleep May Set The Stage For Alzheimer's
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Forgot Something Again? It's Probably Just Normal Aging
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Many hospitals haven't fully implemented guidelines put forth in 2010 to minimize errors in the determination of brain death. Caiaimage/Sam Edwards/Getty Images hide caption

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Researchers Find Lapses In Hospitals' Policies For Determining Brain Death
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Age takes a toll on our internal clocks. Universal Stopping Point Photography/Getty Images hide caption

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As Aging Brain's Internal Clock Fades, A New Timekeeper May Kick In
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An image from the Allen Institute's Brain Explorer shows gene expression across the human brain. Courtesy of Allen Institute For Brain Science hide caption

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A Genetic Map Hints At What Makes A Brain Human
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The Brain's GPS May Also Help Us Map Our Memories
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