By Kimberly Clark, Science Tuesday Editor A device that can control a person’s brain is often the fantasy of many science fiction enthusiasts. However, according to a recent paper in the Journal of Neural Engineering, this fantasy might be closer to reality than ever before. The paper, which is the collaborative effort of researchers at […]

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By Kimberly Clark, Features Staff Writer It was once believed that talking to oneself was the first sign of insanity. However, I am sure that you have found yourself holding a conversation alone. But you’re not crazy. Right? A recent study led by Gary Lupyan, a cognitive psychologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, suggests that […]

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By Kimberly Clark, Daily Free Press Staff Writer United States Staff Sergeant Robert Bales’ alleged actions on March 11 could not be wholly his fault. His brain could be the cause. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, traumatic brain injuries, or TBI’s, are the cause of about 52,000 deaths in the United […]

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By Kimberly Clark, Daily Free Press Staff Writer Unless you live under a rock, I’m sure that you, or at least someone you know, owns a smartphone. We love our smartphones; they are a cellphone, computer, ipod, GPS system and PDA all rolled into one compact device. Let’s not forget about those apps. From work-related […]

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By Kimberly Clark, Features Staff Writer Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays some love and the rest love to hate. I don’t care what people claim; there is no middle ground. If you happen to be one of the lucky ones blissfully in love when Feb. 14 rolls around, all the single people out […]

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