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Brain interfaces aren’t nearly as easy as Elon Musk makes them seem
Neuroscientists just brought pig brain cells back to life, changing our view of death
Space changes your brain in bigger ways than we thought
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Lack of sleep looks the same as severe anxiety in the brain
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