El Niño declared by US authorities

El Niño has been declared by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, marking the start of a natural climate phenomenon that will influence weather patterns right across the Pacific Ocean. In a statement, NOAA said “El Niño conditions are present and are expected to gradually strengthen into the winter”. …

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Scientists discover ‘surge of activity in the dying brain

Amplification of gamma oscillations and neurophysiological synchronization in the human brain during the dying process. Near-death experiences are deeply embedded in our culture, often including reports of white light, visits from departed loved ones and hearing voices. These shared elements raise the question of whether there is a natural phenomenon …

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Scientists identify mind-body nexus in human brain

The relationship between the human mind and body has been a subject that has challenged great thinkers for millennia, including the philosophers Aristotle and Descartes. The answer, however, appears to reside in the very structure of the brain. Researchers said on Wednesday they discovered that parts of the brain region …

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