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# Brain Scan

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# Mystery
Scans on US diplomats posted in Cuba show 'something happened' to their brains
Cuba has rejected the results of a study by the University of Pennsylvania.
# The Brain
A woman was missing part of her brain for 24 years - and nobody noticed
The woman had been nauseous and vomiting for a month before going to her doctor.
# Brain Scan
Scientists have almost found a way to predict our decisions
The new technique uses brain scans to monitor the decision making process, and although it has only been used on small sample, the results are promising.
# Music
Teenagers' brains could predict the pop hits of the future
Scanning the brain activity of teenagers while they listen could help pick future chart-toppers – but their own preferences are useless, a new study has found.
# Phantom Pain
Scientists unlock mystery of 'sympathy pain': when we feel somebody else getting hurt
Some people are so good at imagining other people’s pain that they physically feel it themselves – and it’s linked to the ‘phantom pain’ amputees suffer in their missing limbs.
# Autism Scan
Autism diagnosis in 15 minutes
A new technique for detecting autism could lead to a diagnosis of the disorder within minutes.