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New Way to Detect “Covert Consciousness” Could Aid Recovery of Brain Injury Patients

 for the first time, scientists have reported a large-scale demonstration of an approach that can help detect this function using a specialized computer analysis of routine EEG recordings from the skull,

Doctors define “covert consciousness” as “a degree of cognitive function that is important to recovery but is not detectable by standard bedside exams.” Now, however, for the first time, scientists have reported a large-scale demonstration of an approach that can help detect this function using a specialized computer analysis of routine EEG recordings from the skull,

“Puppy Dogs Eyes” Found to be the Result of Evolution

 dogs’ faces contain a special pair of muscles around their eyes that wolves lack

Whether you’ve ever owned a dog or not, there’s a look you’re probably all too familiar with; the slanted eyebrows and possibly tilted head that is used to convey everything from “adopt me” to “don’t be sad”, or what scientists have labeled “AU101: inner eyebrow raise.” It’s also the first biological evidence scientists have found that domesticated dogs might have evolved a specialized ability strictly to better communicate with humans,

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