Hearing Bilingual: How Babies Sort Out Language
Scientists are teasing out the earliest differences between brains exposed to one language and brains exposed to two.
Mind-guided robotic arm lets paralyzed man touch girlfriend
CBS News reports on a humanlike “neuroprosthesis” controlled by electrical signals from brain implants.
New Way to Gain a Clear View of the Brain
Japanese neuroscientists have devised a way to turn the brain’s opaque gray matter into a glassy, see-through substance.
Bjork Talks About How Nature Inspired Her New, High-Tech Album
The Icelandic avant musician worked with Apple to use iPhone and iPad apps to release Biophilia—a record that mimics lightning, DNA strands, crystals, and “zombie snails”
Builders of Corn Mazes Hope to Lose Visitors, and One Actually Did
Modern corn mazes are complex systems, but they are meant to be challenging, not panic-inducing, according to maze builders, and getting out should never require a police escort.
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