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Switch On Memory

Switch on memory? What’s not clear is why the switch flips “off” as we get older. It might help us cope with oxidative stress at the cellular level as we age.

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Nutraceutical Brain Boosting (& Free Schwag)

Let’s start by petting (or shooting) the elephant in the room. All the snarksters will assume that I’m interviewing Dr. Richard Clark Kaufman on nutraceuticals because his NEURVANA company is an h+ advertiser. Not true. My corruption is entirely based on the free schwag!

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When Grandma Beats You at Scrabble

Have you ever been beaten at the classic word game Scrabble by an 85-year-old grandmother? (I have, and I’m usually pretty good at wordsmithing.) Some elderly people with super-sharp memory don’t seem to suffer the memory loss that assails most people as they age. Why?

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Children of the Law of Accelerating Returns

The New York Times reports that the “ever-accelerating pace of technological change may be minting a series of mini-generation gaps, with each group of children uniquely influenced by the tech tools available in their formative stages of development.”

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Slicing Brains DIY

Here at h+ Magazine, we love DIYers and garage entrepreneurs who work in the “NBIC” (nano, bio, info, and cogno) fields.

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The BCI X PRIZE: This Time It’s Inner Space

Virgin Galactic and Scaled Composites recently rolled out SpaceShipTwo, a commercial passenger spaceship designed after the winning ship that captured the $10M Ansari X PRIZE for spaceflight in 2004.

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