10-Year-Old Boy Recovers Impressively After One-Sixth of His Brain Is Removed

A new case study from Pittsburgh highlights the resilience of the human brain. It details a boy who, despite losing one-third of the right hemisphere of his brain when he was six, is now a mostly ordinary 10-year-old. Though he can’t see past the left side of his face, his brain has compensated for the loss in some ways by forming new neural connections, allowing him to recognize faces and objects as easily as anyone else. Continue reading 10-Year-Old Boy Recovers Impressively After One-Sixth of His Brain Is Removed

States Suing Trump Administration, Company Over Public Release of Designs For 3D-printed Gun

Eight states are filing suit against the Trump administration over its decision to allow a Texas company to publish downloadable blueprints for a 3D-printed gun, contending the hard-to-trace plastic weapons are a boon to terrorists and criminals and threaten public safety. Continue reading States Suing Trump Administration, Company Over Public Release of Designs For 3D-printed Gun