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‘Brain surgery has allowed me to live a full life’ – Jenny McEntegart has gone from 25 seizures a day to virtually none

Jenny McEntagart pictured at her home in Coosan Co Westmeath. Photo: Steve Humphreys ‘Brain surgery has allowed me to live a full life’ – Jenny McEntegart has gone from 25 seizures a day to virtually none Independent.ie For the first time in a decade my life can qualify as normal. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/health-features/brain-surgery-has-allowed-me-to-live-a-full-life-jenny-mcentegart-has-gone-from-25-seizures-a-day-to-virtually-none-38076529.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article38081704.ece/c4133/AUTOCROP/h342/ENNY%20MCENTAGART%206SH.jpg Email For the… Read More »

Brain-Machine Interface Can Create Synthetic Speech Based on Brain Activity

Researchers at UC San Francisco have a developed a brain-machine interface that may allow speech-impaired patients to “speak” through the device. The researchers have described the system as a stepping stone to neural speech prostheses. The system monitors the brain activity of a user and then converts this to natural sounding speech using a virtual… Read More »

Chinese scientists give monkeys human brain genes in ‘morally risky’ experiment

Their brains may not be bigger than normal, but monkeys created with human brain genes are exhibiting cognitive changes that suggest they might be smarter — and the experiments have ethicists shuddering. In the wake of the genetically modified human babies scandal, Chinese scientists are drawing fresh condemnation from philosophers and ethicists, this time over… Read More »