Archive: 10/27/2008

Seeing color in 'blindsight'

By manipulating the brain noninvasively in a new way with magnetic stimulation, researchers have shown that they can restore some experience of color where before there was no visual awareness whatsoever. They report their ...

Oct 27, 2008 4.6 / 5 (5) 0

In game of tennis, seeing isn't always believing

A universal bias in the way people perceive moving objects means that tennis referees are more likely to make mistakes when they call balls "out" than when they call them "in," according to a new report in the October 28th ...

Oct 27, 2008 4.2 / 5 (26) 2

Soybeans no longer a musical fruit?

Soybeans may drop off the list of musical fruit. Scientists in Singapore are reporting victory over some consumers' No. 1 complaint about soy products — the "flatulence factor" caused by indigestible sugars ...

Oct 27, 2008 3.8 / 5 (5) 1