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Why nursery rhymes are best for your child’s brain: Speaking in a sing-song voice helps babies to learn language, study finds

Parents should use nursery rhymes and sing-song speech to help young babies learn language, according to experts. The slow, rising and falling rhythm of nursery rhymes like Humpty Dumpty, much like the relaxed sing-song speech parents use with young infants, helps babies to identify the individual words within sentences, evidence suggests. Scientists have now concluded

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Meet the ancient Egyptian mummy with an abnormally large brain: Scientists reconstruct the face of a 14-year-old elite who suffered from a rare medical condition 2,300 years ago

The face of an ancient Egyptian mummy with an abnormally large brain has been revealed for the first time in 2,300 years.  The mummy was an ancient Egyptian elite, and was just 14 years old when he sadly died. Minirdis was the scion of a holy family and, before his death, was set to inherit the

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First-ever known case of ‘ZOMBIE’ deer disease confirmed in Yellowstone National Park: Officials warn of fatal brain virus that makes animals drool and unafraid of humans

The first case of ‘zombie’ deer disease has been reported in Yellowstone National Park after a deer carcass tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). The fatal brain virus leaves animals confused, drooling and uncoordinated, reducing their fear of humans. The US National Park Service has warned patrons to report any sightings of sick or dead wildlife

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Delving inside the mind: Incredible graphics reveal what each section of your BRAIN does – with more than 70,000 thoughts processed every single day

With an estimated 86 billion neurons, the 3lb organ between your ears may be one of the most complex objects in the universe. All that complexity allows the brain to process more than 70,000 thoughts every day – but creates quite a headache for neuroscientists. Research has identified hundreds of different brain areas and, the closer scientists

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Brain drain casts a dark shadow over Turkey’s future

Sky-high inflation and currency collapse have hit the economy hard, while Erdogan has eroded rights and freedoms. ADVERTISEMENT Huseyin Buyukdag says he loves Turkey and his job as a teacher.  But with the rampant economic crisis and growing repression in his country, he and his wife have decided to try and find a better life

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Would YOU sign up? ‘Thousands of people’ want to have a portion of their skull removed and one of Elon Musk’s Neuralink brain chips implanted, report claims

The idea of having a portion of your skull removed and a brain chip implanted might sound like the stuff of nightmares.  But ‘thousands of people’ have expressed an interest in doing just that, according to a new report.  Elon Musk‘s company, Neuralink, has a vision of treating conditions such as paralysis and blindness by

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