Doug Ullrich

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When Sharks Ate Dinosaurs

Once upon a time, roundabout 86 million years ago, a dead dinosaur drifted out to sea. The shovel-beaked hadrosaur expired somewhere inland, and, despite the herbivore’s bulk, the gases from decomposition buoyed up the carcass just enough to float the animal out into the warm waters where hungry …

How the monkey brain assimilates a virtual limb into its body map

About a hundred years ago, the great neurologist Henry Head suggested that the brain contains maps of the body, and that these maps – which he referred to as 'schemata' – can expand to incorporate clothes, tools and other objects. "Anything which participates in the conscious movement of our …

New findings about the human genome bring us closer to schizophrenia treatment

An international team of doctors from the University of North Carolina, MIT, Harvard, and the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm have taken a major step toward pinpointing the genetic causes of schizophrenia. The mental illness affecting some 24 million people worldwide has so far proven incurable, …

How Gestural Control Could Change Everything

Samsung moves into mass production of 3D flash memory

Samsung has announced production of the first solid state drives (SSD) based on its new 3D V-NAND flash memory. V-NAND flash memories read and write …

Makerbot Digitizer set for October release

The Digitizer features a turntable-style platform, which accommodates objects measuring up to 8 x 8 inches (20.3 cm), and weighing no more than 3 kg …