Lily Toomey


Curtin University

I'm currently completing my PhD in neuroscience. My primary focus is DNA damage to specific cell types in brains with Multiple Sclerosis. I'm really passionate about communicating neuroscience to a wider audience, and making advancements in neuroscience research accessible to all.

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With new technology, mind control is no longer science-fiction

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We can only transmit basic signals between brains, but we should consider the ethics before moving on to complex thoughts

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New study finds that too much screen time can alter children's brains

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WHO guidelines state that children between 3-4 years old should spend no more than one hour per day looking at a screen

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Miniature brains the size of a pea are sending out brainwaves for the first time

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Are they fetal brains in a jar? No. Should we still be excited and slightly concerned? Yes.

Thiago Arzua

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Can AI help diagnose depression? It's a long shot

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At the moment, machine intelligence is just as subjective as human intelligence

Alejandra Canales

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