Reactivate (old) memories with a neural prosthesis

Volunteers have had significant science experience at the Wake Forest Baptist University Medical Center in the state of North Carolina in the United States. 17 guinea pigs were able to reactivate a memory thanks to implanted electrodes that reproduce the activity of the neurons linked to this particular memory. The discovery of this cerebral prosthesis is mainly intended for patients with neurodegenerative pathologies such as … Continue reading Reactivate (old) memories with a neural prosthesis

Decrease the amount of sugar in chocolate bars

Chocolate is a major consumer product that brings both pleasure and guilty feelings because of its frequently high sugar content, notably in processed products. Now there’s some good news for nutrition: last week, Nestlé announced in a press release that company research scientists have found a way to reduce the amount of sugar in chocolate by 40% in certain products without changing the taste. This … Continue reading Decrease the amount of sugar in chocolate bars