Brain can be made to ‘teleport’ using lasers, landmark study finds

The brain can be made to “teleport” using lasers, a landmark study has found, as scientists are able to control our “inner GPS”. Laser beams can be directed into the hippocampus, the area responsible for memory and learning, to stimulate neurons called “place cells”, the groundbreaking research on mice reveals. Place cells become active when […]

Covid immunity may only last months, study finds

On Monday, the researchers warned that Britain is “a long, long way” from anything approaching herd immunity.  Helen Ward, a professor of public health at Imperial and the lead researcher, said: “I think what we are showing is that there is a really...