'A lobotomy of the Brazilian memory': Devastating fire destroys Rio's National Museum

  1. ‘A lobotomy of the Brazilian memory’: Devastating fire destroys Rio’s National Museum  Washington Post
  2. Inferno at Brazil’s National Museum causes ‘irreparable’ damage and grief  CNN
  3. Brazil museum fire: Funding cuts blamed as icon is gutted  BBC News
  4. Millions of treasures from Brazil’s past went up in flames. The country’s future is at risk, too.  Slate Magazine
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Samsung Responds To Galaxy Note 9 Rumors, Confirms Memory Bump

  1. Samsung Responds To Galaxy Note 9 Rumors, Confirms Memory Bump  Android Headlines
  2. Why you should be excited about the Galaxy Note 9 even if you don’t plan to buy it  BGR
  3. Watch the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launch event: Live Aug 9 at 11:00 am ET!  Android Central
  4. Fortnite decision to bypass the Google Play store sparks security concerns for teen gamers  Telegraph.co.uk
  5. Fortnite Android App Release Date, Beta Invites, and More: What the Leaks and Headlines Say  NDTV
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The big picture: Mouse memory cells are about experience, not place

When it comes to memory, it’s more than just ‘location, location, location.’ New research suggests that the brain doesn’t store all memories in ‘place cells,’ the main type of neuron in the hippocampus, a structure crucial for navigation and memory. Instead, memories seem to be powered by a subset of hippocampal cells that have little to do with location and more with context or episodes.
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Scientists uncover new connection between smell and memory

Neurobiologists have identified a mechanism that allows the brain to recreate vivid sensory experiences from memory, shedding light on how sensory-rich memories are created and stored in our brains. Using smell as a model, the findings offer a novel perspective on how the senses are represented in memory, and could explain why the loss of the ability to smell has become recognized as an early symptom of Alzheimer’s disease.
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Google Chrome now consumes more memory due to a new Spectre fix

  1. Google Chrome now consumes more memory due to a new Spectre fix  Digital Trends
  2. Chrome gobbles much more RAM due to Google’s ‘Site Isolation’ protection for Spectre CPU flaws  PCWorld
  3. Google Chrome prevents sites from launching Spectre-like attacks  Engadget
  4. Google Online Security Blog: Mitigating Spectre with Site Isolation in Chrome  Google Security Blog
  5. Spectre Mitigation Increases Chrome Memory Usage, Google Says  Thurrott.com (blog)
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In memory of Neymar lying on the ground at the World Cup

In memory of Neymar lying on the ground at the World CupBrazil’s Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior has become a highlight of the 2018 World Cup — not for his skills, but for his time spent lying on the pitch. A study released this week revealed that Neymar has spent an impressive 14 minutes on the ground during the 2018 World Cup. His dramatic falls, slips, fouls, and spills have prompted countless memes, and have even inspired children to act out his most ridiculous moments. SEE ALSO: Neymar’s World Cup dive gives us the top-notch memes we’ve been waiting for In celebration of Neymar’s moments spent lying on the ground instead of playing, wasting away the world’s time, we have compiled some photos for your viewing pleasure. Brazil may be out of the competition, but at least we’ll always have these photos.   Image: NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images Image: TATYANA ZENKOVICH/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock Image: Francisco Seco/AP/REX/Shutterstock Image: Kieran McManus/BPI/REX/Shutterstock Image: Getty Images Image: TATYANA ZENKOVICH/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock Image: Kieran McManus/BPI/REX/Shutterstock Image: Andre Penner/AP/REX/Shutterstock Image: Frank Augstein/AP/REX/Shutterstock Image: Sergei Grits/AP/REX/Shutterstock Image: Ekaterina Lyzlova/AP/REX/Shutterstock Image: Frank Augstein/AP/REX/Shutterstock Image: Thanassis Stavrakis/AP/REX/Shutterstock WATCH: Neymar’s World Cup ‘injury’ gives us the top-notch memes we’ve been waiting for


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