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ThinkstockScientists working on brain implant to restore lost memoryThe US government is putting up to $40 million towards the development of a brain implant that will... Getty ImagesSchizophrenia 'boosts desire for cannabis'Genes responsible for an increased risk of developing schizophrenia could also increase the... ThinkstockStress bad for the heart: studyScientists have long known that stressed people are at higher risk of heart attacks and strokes,... Getty ImagesStudy finds no link between full moon and disrupted sleepDespite persistent folklore, a new study disproves the theory that human sleep cycles are disrupted... ThinkstockSewage could tell authorities how many people are taking drugsPolice could one day analyse sewage levels to track illicit drug use in communities. Getty ImagesSimple brain scan detects Parkinson's disease with incredible accuracyA quick and simple brain scan can detect Parkinson's disease in its early stages with 85 percent... Getty ImagesSuffering five severe sunburns increases skin cancer risk by up to 80 percent: studyA new study has shown that five separate, serious instances of sunburn during adolescence could... Getty ImagesScientists discover the 'blonde gene'US scientists have located the specific bit genetic code that led Scandinavians to be blonde. Getty ImagesScientists erase and recreate memoriesResearchers have successfully erased and restored memories in mice, raising hopes that similar... ThinkstockScientists can switch brain cells off: studyUS scientists have discovered a technique that uses light to turn off brain neurons, which they say... Courtesy Fox NewsSchool bans nine-year-old who shaved her head to support friend with cancerWhen Kamryn Renfro's friend Delaney Clements lost her hair from chemotherapy, Kamryn decided to... ThinkstockSydney doctor using poo transplants to cure 'incurable' diseasesPeople with diseases like Crohn's and colitis are being treated with transplants of healthy... Getty ImagesShort people have lower IQs: studyThere is bad news for short people today with Scottish researchers finding short people tend to... ThinkstockSurprise, surprise: cyber trolls are sadistsInternet trolls who start arguments and make inflammatory remarks to provoke responses online have,... ThinkstockSaliva test could show depressionClinical depression has always been difficult to measure because of the variety of symptoms, but UK... ThinkstockShivering may be as good as exercise: Australian studyThe latest tactic in the fight against obesity and diabetes could be putting people in cold rooms... Stem cells could be used to cure baldingDoctors may soon be able to reverse balding using stem cells to kick start dying follicles or... ThinkstockScientists can now reverse ageingIn a Benjamin Button-like scientific discovery, Australian and US researchers have created a... Courtesy: Warner BrosSherlock Holmes probably has autismSherlock Holmes's attention to detail, focus and lack of understanding of social cues could make... Getty ImagesSurprising health benefits of some of our worst habitsSmoking, drinking, being sedentary might be known as the world's most unhealthy habits, but do they...
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