Archeologists in the UK recently made a surprising discovery: a 2,500 year old human skull, which they think belonged to a man between 26 and 45 years old. Finding human bones is no surprise–it’s what was INSIDE the skull that was so surprising: a brain. What secrets will it reveal? On Fox News, Wynne Parry quotes archeologist Sonia O’Connor as saying, "It’s particularly surprising, because if you talk to pathologists who deal with fresh dead bodies they say the first organ to really deteriorate and to basically go to liquid is the brain because of its high fat content."
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It’s not science fiction–it’s almost here! For years, researchers have been trying to develop a car that drives itself, since most car crashes are due to human error. Now they’ve created a car that can be controlled by a driver’s THOUGHTS. German engineers have developed a car with speed and direction that can be controlled by your mind. You just think "right here" and the car will turn and plan a fresh route. In New Scientist, Paul Marks quotes the research team’s website as saying, "Our test drives showed that there is only a slight delay between the intended command and the actual reaction of the car.read more

The man who allegedly shot Representative Gabby Giffords is undoubtedly a psychopath–someone who is unable to put himself in another person’s shoes. Neurologists have found that people diagnosed as psychopathic have difficulty showing empathy, just like patients who have suffered frontal head injury of the type that affects football players. Does this mean we may find a way to "cure" these manmade monsters?
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The way to win a war? Control your soldiers’ MINDS. It sounds like a movie plot (NOTE: This special interview is just for subscribers), but it’s TRUE: The Pentagon has starting a six-year, $49 million effort to deploy extreme neuroscience and biotechnology to fight wars. And the infamous "drones" that we use in Iraq and Afghanistan may soon be put to use in civilian life. Is this the end of privacy?
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