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Collapsing a leading theory for the quantum origin of consciousness

Collapsing a leading theory for the quantum origin of consciousness

The Gran Sasso low radioactivity lab. Credit: Massimiliano De Deo, LNGS-INFN The origin of consciousness is one of the greatest mysteries of science. One proposed solution, first suggested by Nobel Laureate and Oxford mathematician Roger Penrose and anesthesiologist Stuart Hammeroff, at Arizona State University, in Tucson, attributes consciousness to quantum computations in the brain. This …

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Stephen Curry leading the Warriors to another NBA title would stir up a new round of GOAT debates

Stephen Curry leading the Warriors to another NBA title would stir up a new round of GOAT debates

SAN FRANCISCO — The Golden State Warriors are closing in on a fourth NBA championship. Which means Stephen Curry is closing in on something even more impressive: The legacy of LeBron James, and the surprising spoils that come with such a chase. Because even if he doesn’t catch LeBron — and he may — Curry …

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'Smart' Contact Lens Could Help Treat a Leading Cause of Blindness, Scientists Say

‘Smart’ Contact Lens Could Help Treat a Leading Cause of Blindness, Scientists Say

A flexible contact lens that senses eye pressure and releases a drug on-demand could help treat glaucoma, the second leading global cause of blindness worldwide. The compact wireless device, which has been developed by a team of Chinese researchers and tested in pig and rabbit eyes so far, appears to detect and reduce rising eye …

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