Justin Felix

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Why people leave their bodies to medical research – and what happens

Helping find answers to hereditary diseases, training surgeons or wanting to leave an educational legacy are the reasons. But what sort of people donate bodies to science?<p>The first thing you notice as you walk into the operating theatre is the smell. There isn’t one. There’s no whiff of chemical …

Avegant's Glyph video headset will change how you see movies

Some products have a hard time ever getting to market. Some (seem to) come out of nowhere. Then there's the Avegant Glyph video headset. It initially launched on Kickstarter back in January 2014 (raising a cool $1.5-million). Along the way we've seen a ropey prototype. And then a less ropey one. …

Oldest Human Fossil Found, Redrawing Family Tree

Discovery pushes back the origin of our genus, Homo, by half a million years.<p>In a rare congruence of new evidence, two fossil jaws cast a fused beam of light on one of the darkest mysteries in human evolution: the origin of our genus <i>Homo</i>. The two lower jaws—one a reconstruction of a pivotal …

Anthropology

Why our brains see the black and blue dress as white and gold

Have you seen this dress? Depending on whom you ask, it might be black and blue or white and gold.<p>Tumblr/Swiked<p>The debate, which started after a photo of the dress was posted on Tumblr, has raised some obvious scientific questions about why people are seeing the dress in different colours. Experts …

The Brain

Bill Clinton has a rare speaking quirk, and the science behind it is fascinating

Early in his career, Tomatis discovered that the quality of our speech or singing is only as good as our ability to hear, monitor, and correct it as we produce it. Many famous singers, and announcers who were loosing their voices came to him, and he restored them by improving their brain's ability …

The Brain

Sense: A gadget to change the way we sleep

James Proud’s sleep monitoring device is a step beyond those on the market, sensing a range of environmental factors to help you get a better night’s sleep<p>■ See more from the 20 innovations for 2015 series<p>British entrepreneur James Proud, 23, presents a white sphere the size of a tennis ball …

Biology Will Create The Next Wonders Of The World

Protocells–chemicals that perform like living organisms despite not being alive–might hold the key to a new kind of construction.<p>Humans have been around for more than 200,000 years, but only now are we beginning to understand just how intimately our health and our future is connected to the …

Alan Turing