Archive: 10/14/2008

Blindsight: How brain sees what you do not see

Blindsight is a phenomenon in which patients with damage in the primary visual cortex of the brain can tell where an object is although they claim they cannot see it. A research team led by Prof. Tadashi Isa and Dr. Masatoshi ...

dateOct 14, 2008 in Medical research
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Teaching Nano to Swim

(PhysOrg.com) -- Ayusman Sen, head of the Department of Chemistry at Penn State, makes tiny, metallic objects do something extraordinary -- he makes them swim. Sen's work is driven by catalysis, the chemical phenomenon whereby ...

dateOct 14, 2008 in Nanophysics
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New images yield clues to seasons of Uranus

(PhysOrg.com) -- With an 84-year orbit around the sun, it isn't often that planetary scientists have an opportunity to observe the change of seasons on Uranus, a planet some 19 times farther from the sun than ...

dateOct 14, 2008 in Astronomy
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