Mogens B

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Artwork by Rachel Ignotofsky

Essentially, this is what your brain thinks you look like. A cortical homunculus is a visualization of the primary motor cortex and primary somatosensory cortex. The size of a body region on the model is based on the amount of cortex dedicated to that site, sometimes giving absurd-looking results. This particular example represents the motor cortex. The sensory homunculus is a bit NSFW. Given the dexterity of our hands and our mouths (for eating and speaking), it is no surprise that so much brain power is given to those areas. More info: Photo credit: carmelo.dimauro via Flickr

Design Sleuth: Kelp Baskets from Inverness

A while back we featured Saltwater Oyster Depot, aquatic farmer Luc Chamberland’s restaurant on Tomales Bay in West Marin. While we watched Luc …

Maths is fun (sometimes)

In my secondary school, one of the maths teachers had a sign in his window saying "Maths is Fun". Of course, we often mocked this on a regular basis; we were adolescents and therefore knew everything, so poured endless scorn on the claims of teachers with the worldly cynicism of 14-year-olds.<p>But …


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