1. Fast Facts: Smartbit Transcranial Electrical Stimulation (TES)

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    Alexander Sack, neuropsychologist at Maastricht University, explains what Transcranial Electrical Stimulation (TES) is.

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    • Fast Facts: Smartbit Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

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      Neuropsychologist Alexander Sack explains what Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is.

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      • Fast Facts: Smartbit Duchenne

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        Annemieke Aartsma-Rus, assiociate professor in Human Genetics at the Leiden University Medical Centre explains what Duchenne is.

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        • Fast Facts: Playing hide and seek with the Duchenne gene

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          One in five thousand boys are born with Duchenne. It is a serious genetic defect which causes continuous and irreversible damage to muscle tissue. Duchenne is mostly diagnosed when children are around…

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          • Fast Facts: Enhancing the brain

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            Although cognitive neuroscience has yielded increasing insight into the mechanisms underlying attention and working memory, the challenge remains to translate these insights into applications permitting…

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            • Fast Facts: An almost perfectly smooth baby universe

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              In search for the smallest building blocks of matter, science has gone far beyond the limits of the visible by using mathematical models. At the University of Groningen, string theorist and cosmologist…

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              • Fast Facts: Smartbit Global Inequality

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                Ewout Frankema, economic historian at the Wageningen University, explains global inequality.

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                • Fast Facts: Smartbit Economic History

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                  Ewout Frankema, economic historian at the Wageningen University, explains economic history.

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                  • Fast Facts: The end of global inequality

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                    Africa has long been regarded as the lost continent. However, in the past decade, Sub-Saharan Africa has become the fastest growing region of the world. How should we interpret that growth? Will it…

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                    • Fast Facts: Optimize your health

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                      Your actions and thoughts affect your health. But we actually still know very little about the interaction between psychology and medicine. Is it possible to use your behaviour and thoughts to feel…

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