News tagged with brain activity

Scientists show universality in the brain evolution

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have uncovered a self-organizing biological principle in the brains of three very different, genetically diverse mammals -- but in all three they found the same mathematically precise "pinwheel" ...

dateNov 04, 2010 in Evolution
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The hair brush that reads your mind

(PhysOrg.com) -- One of the main techniques for measuring and monitoring mental activity, called functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS), can often be impaired because a person's hair gets in the way. But now, thanks ...

dateOct 19, 2010 in Optics & Photonics
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8 scientists share lucrative Kavli Prizes

(AP) -- Eight scientists from the U.S., Britain and Germany shared three awards worth $1 million each on Thursday for work that has helped humans explore distant corners of the universe and the tiniest particles on Earth.

dateJun 03, 2010 in Other
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