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These Psychedelic GIFs Show the Future of Brain Mapping

Brain mapping in the most psychedelic visual of all.<p>In 1956, Aldous Huxley and psychiatrist Humphry Osmond were in the throes of a multi-year struggle to come up with a term to describe the mind-altering effects of mescaline when Osmond suggested the neologism "psychedelic," drawing its roots from …

We're not doomed: A supercut of robots falling down

Today's action at the DARPA Robotics Challenge has been interesting, but if there's one takeaway so far it's this: the robot apocalypse is not here yet. If you've been warily looking on as robots run, jump, wield swords and even fold themselves up origami-style, this video clip of all the times …

Articles about smart tech makes modern home ultra energy efficient on Dwell.com - Dwell

Using a combination of passive design principles and active technologies, LGA Architectural Partners forges a smart,...<p>To complement our July/August issue's Smart Home product package, we've programmed a series of panels that cover the latest...<p>Are you looking for some efficient ways to save energy …

Homework

10 magnificent minimalist GIFs by Florian de Looij

GIF: gif.flrn.nl<p>Here are some of my favorite very simple animations by artist and GIF-master Florian de Looij.<p>More from him: portfolio, and GIF …

GIF Animations

Scientists Have Located the Brain's On/Off Switch for Consciousness

Every one of us loses consciousness on a daily basis: it's called sleep. But scientists have never understood which part of the brain controls when …

Le 10 scoperte più importanti del 2013 secondo "Science"

Immunoterapia efficace contro i tumori, mini-organi artificiali e nuove tecniche di <i>imaging</i> per studiare il cervello, celle fotovoltaiche a basso …

The 40 Most Adorable Baby Animal Photographs Of 2013

A shot of pure love, straight to your heart.

Cute Animals

Moving mirrors make light from nothing

Published online<p>3 June 2011| Nature | doi:10.1038/news.2011.346<p>News<p>Researchers claim to have produced sought-after quantum effect.<p>A team of …

Butterfly Wings Look Completely Crazy Under an Electron Microscope

Destin over at SmarterEveryDay wanted to take an up-close look at the nanostructure of a butterfly's wing, so he took a few samples to be looked at …

These images show just how differently cats and humans see the world

Cats and humans have very different perspectives on the world, both literally and figuratively. Indeed, as these visualizations beautifully …

Pets

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Toddler brain scan gives language insight

<b>The brain has a critical window for language development between the ages of two and four, brain scans suggest.</b><p>Environmental influences have their biggest impact before the age of four, as the brain's wiring develops to process new words, say UK and US scientists.<p>The research in The Journal of …

Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

Advertisement<p>32 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / StudioSmart<p>A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

The Hyperrealistic Sculptures of Ron Mueck

London-based sculptor Ron Mueck, formerly a model maker and puppeteer for children's television and films, has been creating fine art sculptures since 1996. Using resin, fiberglass, silicone, and many other materials, Mueck constructs hyperrealistic likenesses of human beings, while playing with …

This Stunning Time-Lapse of New York City is a Must-Watch

New York City isn’t what it used to be. Soldiers with M-16s stand guard at Grand Central Station, walking through Times Square feels like you’re on …

Time-lapse Photography

Fascinating Facts About the Human Brain

Embed this visual<p>Transcript<p>Fascinating Facts About the Human Brain<br>Decoding your brain<br>3 lbs<br>85% of the brain is cerebrum<br>60% of the brain is fat the …

The Brain

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Twitter #Music becomes more useful with its own Spotify app

After a launch with plenty of buzz, Twitter #Music got awful quiet. There are a number of reasons for this, but the service may have just become a whole lot more useful. Twitter launched its own app for Spotify yesterday, meaning that you can use essentially the entire Twitter #Music interface …

A new way of thinking about how the brain works

My book, <i>50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know</i>, is out now, and is available at a discount price from Amazon and the <i>Guardian</i> bookshop. (And here's a lovely review by Vaughan Bell, who calls it "a concise, solid grounding in neuroscience… remarkably lucid… balanced and entertaining".) When I …

15 Fascinating Photos of Monkeys Deep in Thought

So far, we've taken a look at some incredibly expressive owls as well as some personality-filled frogs. In our search to compile the most fascinating wildlife photography, how could we not post about monkeys? The highly intelligent animals are the main subject for many photographers because they're …

Monkeys

13 News Ways To Learn In 2013

by <b>Connie Malamed</b>, theelearningcoach.com<p>In The eLearning Coach New Year’s tradition, I’m presenting another list of compelling ways to learn online …

Infographics

Numerotopy: How quantities are mapped onto the brain

Earlier this week I posted my book chapter about topographic mapping, or how sights, sounds and touch are mapped onto different parts of the brain's surface in an orderly manner. This organization is found in all of the brain's sensory systems – for example, adjacent regions of your visual field …

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Incredibly Expressive Owl Photography

Is that little owl yawning or singing? Belgian-based photographer Yves Adams has the answer as he's the one behind the adorable shot. “Little owls are CUTE!,” he states. “They make you laugh with whatever they do! But when they start to yawn, my heart melts! This picture has been taken in Spain, …

Birds