Brain-controlled chess is here

The most mental game in existence no longer requires fingers.

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  • A brain-controlled interface implements a two-step process: Identify the chess piece, then place it on the board.
  • The program was 96 percent accurate at correctly moving chess pieces.
  • This research opens up opportunities for physically impaired people to express themselves in new ways.
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Say goodbye to wrinkles with the ultimate anti-aging device

This device from Lumina NRG uses advanced LED and microcurrent facial toning technology to remove signs of aging.

  • When it comes to your daily skincare routine, the right tools can make all the difference.
  • Beyond moisturizers, serums, and toners, it's important to invest in a device that can enhance the capabilities of your beauty products.
  • The Microcurrent 3-in-1 Facial Toning Device is on sale for 63% off and helps serums and moisturizers penetrate deeper into your skin.
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We're creating pigs with human immune systems to study illness

Are "humanized" pigs the future of medical research?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration requires all new medicines to be tested in animals before use in people. Pigs make better medical research subjects than mice, because they are closer to humans in size, physiology and genetic makeup.

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Stressed-out mothers are twice as likely to give birth to a girl

New research from the University of Granada found that stress could help determine sex.

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  • A new study found that women with elevated stress before, during, and after conception are twice as likely to deliver a girl.
  • One factor could be that sperm carrying an X chromosome are better equipped to reach the egg under adverse conditions.
  • Another factor could be miscarriage of male fetuses during times of stress.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced a number of new behaviours into daily routines, like physical distancing, mask-wearing and hand sanitizing. Meanwhile, many old behaviours such as attending events, eating out and seeing friends have been put on hold.

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